ICE CREAM IN SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, CHIAPAS

I think that the image above shows several aspects of the beautiful, colonial city of San Cristobal de las Casas in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, one of the country's poorest.  The prevalence of the Mayan people and their culture is evident throughout the city.  Here, a Mayan lady looks in her purse for... Continue Reading →

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BORDER KIDS

The mood on Latin America Focus has been somewhat sombre of late with the focus being on the missing Ayotzinapa 43, the commemorative march for the student massacres of 1968 and a trip down memory lane way back to 1520 and la noche triste in the lotería mexicana series.  With that in mind I thought that it was time... Continue Reading →

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