DISAPPEARANCE OF AYOTZINAPA 43: ONE YEAR ON

September 26 2015 marked one year since the disappearance of the 43 teaching students from the Rural Normal School at Ayotzinapa.  Thousands of people, led by the families of the disappeared, took to the streets of the Mexican capital in a mass demonstration.  Under grey skies and drizzle which grew gradually heavier, the march progressed... Continue Reading →

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OBSERVATIONS FROM A PULQUE PILGRIMAGE

It's just after 1pm when I leave my sixth floor apartment in the Mexico City Historic Centre and walk a couple of blocks to Pulquería La Antigua Roma (Ancient Rome) on the corners of calles Allende and República de Perú.  It's an old school, no-nonsense place with plastic chairs in a square room with just four small... Continue Reading →

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