Virgin of Guadalupe flag carried by Miguel Hidalgo during the Mexican War of Independence.
As Americans commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, Mexicans look on with melancholy at what they see as a period of exasperating estrangement from the United States, a country they once admired and trusted but now fear…The perception that 2001-2011 was a lost decade in U.S.-Mexico relations is a conclusion borne of three developments that continue to undermine relations between the two nations…
Today In Latin American History
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata was born in the state of Morelos on August 8, 1879.
Now that’s a ‘stache.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art just debuted a new section on their website that contains high-res downloads of unrestricted images from their collection. Above, ‘Censer,’ a ceramic sculpture from Mexico, crafted c. 1400-1521.
This is all kinds of awesome.
Drug violence in northern Mexico has led nearly half the 9000 residents of Guadalupe Distrito Bravo to abandon the town — which is also entirely without police officers. Read the full story here.
Untitled, 2010, by Jeff Williams. Purple chalk on a brick kiln in Chilchota, Michoacán. A full sequence of images can be found on Jeff’s blog.