Tag Archives: Mexico

News: Indonesia’s Widodo, Russia-Ukraine, France Exits Mali, Mexico Cartels

As Indonesia celebrates its independence day, we discuss President Joko Widodo’s plan to act as a diplomatic bridge between Russia and Ukraine. Plus: French troops officially leave Mali, cartel-driven violence in Mexico and the latest aviation news.

Views: Puerto Vallarta In Western Mexico (4K)

Puerto Vallarta is a resort town on Mexico’s Pacific coast, in Jalisco state. It is known for its beaches, water sports and nightlife scene. Its cobblestone center is home to the ornate Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church, boutique shops and a range of restaurants and bars. El Malecón is a beachside promenade with contemporary sculptures, as well as bars, lounges and nightclubs.

Cover Previews: World Archaeology – Aug 2022

Below the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico lies a submerged world of extraordinary beauty. Caves once created a subterranean labyrinth that the earliest human settlers seemingly associated with magic. After these passageways flooded at the end of the last Ice Age, they created reservoirs that proved essential for the success of Maya cities. Now a fascinating project is revealing the remarkable range of archaeology preserved in this underworld.

Goddesses and spiritual beings also display an impressive range, in this case of powers. There can be a tendency for modern audiences to focus on a single attribute – Venus as the goddess of love, for instance – but this obscures the remarkable breadth of gifts they could bestow on worshippers. An exhibition examining the nature of feminine power provides an opportunity to consider the divine and the demonised.

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Morning News: Southern Ukraine Strategy, Missing In Mexico, Friendly Smells

The city remains Ukraine’s only provincial capital to be taken by Russian forces—can Ukraine overcome its shortages of manpower and firepower to retake the province?

Mexico’s official missing-persons list has topped 100,000; our correspondent describes the skyrocketing total and piecemeal efforts to slow its rise. And research suggests that people choose their friends at least in part by smell

Magical Towns: Cholula & Puebla, Southern Mexico

@Eva zu Beck takes you on a journey to Cholula and Puebla, two cities in central Mexico designated as Pueblos Mágicos, or Magical Towns. These are places that offer visitors a very special experience, owing to their typical historic character and in some cases, colonial-era architecture. As well as a spectacular pyramid and a miniature volcano, the towns are a great place to experience the Danza de los Voladores, or Dance of the Flyers.

360° Views: Mexico City – Capital Of Mexico (16K)

Mexico City is the densely populated, high-altitude capital of Mexico. It’s known for its Templo Mayor (a 13th-century Aztec temple), the baroque Catedral Metropolitana de México of the Spanish conquistadors and the Palacio Nacional, which houses historic murals by Diego Rivera. All of these are situated in and around the Plaza de la Constitución, the massive main square also known as the Zócalo.

Island Walks: Cozumel In Southeastern Mexico

Cozumel, a mostly undeveloped Mexican island in the Caribbean Sea, is a popular cruise ship port of call famed for its scuba diving. At Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, there’s diving spots around a section of the Mesoamerican Reef and the Museo Subacuático de Arte’s submerged sculptures. Chankanaab is an eco park surrounding a lagoon with underwater caverns, home to dolphins, manatees and sea turtles.

Art Fair Tours: Zonamaco 2022 In Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City Art Fair: Zonamaco 2022

ZⓈONAMACO is the largest art fair platform in Latin America. It was founded in 2002 by Zélika García, with four events that take place annually at Centro Citibanamex, in Mexico City.

ARTISTS & GALLERIES MENTIONED: About the Fair (0:00) Gabriel Rico, Eduardo Sarabia: Gallery OMR (0:49) Carlos Aires, Omar Barquet: Zilberman (2:13) Darío Escobar: Galería RGR (3:12) Jeppe Hein, König Gallery (3:47) Zhivago Duncan, Colector (4:05) The Hole (4:53) Yoshua Okón: Proyectos Monclova (5:45) Richard Prince: Gagosian (6:39) Olivia Steele: Maia Contemporary (7:07) Frida Orupado: Gallery Nordenhake (7:48) Juan Uribe, Héctor Madera: SGR Galeria (8:09) Furiosa (8:40) Jon Young, Carl Kostál (9:00) Los Bravú, Lyle O. Reitzel (9:47) Dr. Lakra, Kurimanzutto (10:41) Alex Hubbard, Larry Johnson: House of Gaga (11:59) Guadalupe Maravilla, Carlos Alejandro Motta: P.P.O.W (12:36) Miguel Angel Madrigal, Jeffly Gabriela Molina: Galeria Enrique Guerrero (13:10) Dan Lam, Hashimoto Contemporary (13:44) Gabriela Kraviez, CarrerasMugica (14:16) Boris Viskin, Galería Ethra (14:53) Josh Reames, Grip Face: Cerquone Gallery (15:30) Caleb Hahne, Yves Scherer, 1969 Gallery & Cassina Projects (16:19) Le Laboratoire (16:49) Anna Segovia, Lucía Vidales: Galeria Karen Huber (17:49) Donna Huanca, Charlie Billingham, Ana Prata: Travesía Cuatro (18:38) Erick Medel, Seasons LA (19:54) Piers Alsop, Neon Gallery (20:32)

Green Design: ‘Living The Noom’ In Cancun, Mexico

Living the Noom apartments look like giant bamboo bird cages bursting with green plantings. On top, shared roof decks boast deck chairs and community gardens where residents can grow food for the community or host a picnic. A pool sits on the axis between the apartment buildings, creating a natural landscape of green and blue.

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Aerial Views: Mexico City – Capital Of Mexico (4K)

Mexico City is the densely populated, high-altitude capital of Mexico. It’s known for its Templo Mayor (a 13th-century Aztec temple), the baroque Catedral Metropolitana de México of the Spanish conquistadors and the Palacio Nacional, which houses historic murals by Diego Rivera. All of these are situated in and around the Plaza de la Constitución, the massive main square also known as the Zócalo.