Category Archives: Mexico

Original Recording of Porfirio Díaz

We have covered Porfirio Díaz before in our SoFiA category. He is a controversial figure in Mexican history, former conservative president with a ruling style considered very repressive. So repressive that it was one of the main reasons for the … Continue reading

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Where does North America begin?

As a European, I’m familiar with the common misconceptions about countries south of the USA. There are for example always the same discussions about Mexico not being North America. Such a judgement might be coming from ignorance, but it is … Continue reading

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The Big Picture covers Mixteca

The Big picture of boston.com covers the Mixteca region today, especially the little town San Miguel Cuevas. The Mixteca region, which covers parts of the Mexican states Guerrero, Oaxaca and Puebla, has been hit hard by emigration to the USA. … Continue reading

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Just a picture…

I just loved this picture posted today by hedonism101 on reddit.com. So much in fact, that I wanted to share it with you, although it’s a bit blurry.

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Get a deeper understanding of the relationship of Maximilian and Benito… with a comic

Via Reddit, I stumbled upon a funny comic that tries to give a deeper understanding of the difficult relationship between Maximilian I. (covered here and just yesterday here) and Benito Juarez (covered here). The historical authenticity might not be the … Continue reading

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