GUATEMALA, MEXICO, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL

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 […]

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HOW THE ZAPATISTA BALACLAVA BECAME A TOURIST ICON (TRANSLATION)

The twentieth anniversary of the indigenous uprising in the southern Mexican state has just passed.  On January 1 1994, the date that the NAFTA (North-American Free Trade Agreement) came into effect, the EZLN ( Zapatista Army of National Liberation) led by the enigmatic Subcomondante Marcos took control of the city of San Cristobal de las Casas […]

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