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Stanford project to focus on police accountability, citizen trust in Mexico | Stanford News

A new Stanford research project will examine the nature of police corruption in Mexico and make recommendations for reforming that country’s law …

In Napa, Mexican Americans have gone from migrant workers to vineyard owners. Here are 10 Latino-owned wineries to visit.

In Napa County, around 95% of farmworkers are originally from Mexico. Yet, with so many Latinos working on the vineyard fields, why are they so …

24 drink, taco and dinner specials for Cinco de Mayo

With Cinco de Mayo just days away, dozens of restaurants and bars in Chicago and suburbs are readying drink and food specials to mark the Mexican army's victory over France during the Battle of Puebla in 1862 -- or did you forget that part? Regardless, here's a selection of places where you can …

Tequila Agave May Combat Osteoporosis

Researchers say the plant promotes new bone formation.<p>The agave plant, that spiky succulent with fleshy leaves, is most famous for being the star …

Tecate, Tequila & Topo Chico: 5 Cross-Cultural Tips for an Authentic Cinco de Mayo

The 5th of May, or <i>el Cinco de Mayo</i> in Spanish, becomes a more popular holiday in the United States every year, highlighting the strength and bond of Mexican-American culture. Celebrations are not particularly widespread in Mexico, and mainly take place in the Mexican state of Puebla. In Peñón de …

What makes a good bar? Ask one of Mexico's oldest cantina owners.

It’s Friday, so maybe you’ll head out for a drink tonight and check into your favorite bar, see your favorite bartender. For some in the town of Tequila, Mexico, that means stopping by a beloved watering hole and saying hi to one of the oldest bar owners in the country.<p>Tequila is located about an …

Retiring in Mexico: More Affordable Than Ever

If you've been to Mexico, it probably was to visit some of the country's beautiful beaches.<p>Puerto Vallarta, Mexico<p>But there's much more to Mexico than beaches. It's one of the biggest and most culturally and geographically diverse countries in the world... and it's right on your doorstep.<p>And today, …

Mexico

You've Probably Never Heard of America's Best Mexican Fast Food Chain

When it comes to the leader of the pack in fast Mexican food, a few chains spring to mind: Chipotle, Taco Bell… Okay, that's about it. And with …

Every Single Thing You Need to Know About Mexican Street Food

Breakfast<p><i>Depending upon the neighborhood, these options are available from 7 a.m. (or earlier) until noon.</i><p><b>Juices:</b> On street corners all over DF, you'll see simple supermarket carts or small stands set up, where vendors sell fresh juices, most commonly orange and grapefruit<i>,</i> at prices ranging from …

Stolen radioactive material found in Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> A stolen industrial device containing radioactive material has been recovered in Mexico, more than two weeks after it went missing.<p>In late February, Mexican authorities issued an alert for six states in central Mexico following the theft of a pickup truck that was carrying the radioactive …

Mexico’s Private Jet Sales Outpace Brazil's Amid Economic Growth

Mexico is cementing its lead as the world’s second-biggest market for private jets, snapping them up at a faster clip than bigger Latin American …

Why the Power of the Latino Social Community Will Disrupt Hollywood

Two weeks ago today, Dr. Grisel Acosta emailed the main account for Latino Rebels to let our group know that her personal blog post about “Boyhood” …

Immigration Reform

Mexican Chefs Keeping the Country's Rich Kitchen Traditions Alive

<i>Mexico City, Mexico</i> - Delicious home-made corn tortillas filled with chilli sauce and grasshoppers as a starter, roasted iguana for the main course …

Why is the U.S. bringing down the hammer on FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption

MLB Opening Day: In Pictures

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Roca Patrón Tequila-Cured Salmon

It's frigid outside and the February dog days aren't over yet, but luckily my own culinary vacation has come early. This month my kitchen is crossing sunny borders into the <i>caliente</i> flavors of Mexico with <b>Patron Roca Cured Salmon</b>. Sit back and get ready to take a bite of your spring break.<p>On my …

TDDA designs a rooftop bar in Mexico City

Taller David Dana Arquitectura have designed the Balmori Rooftop Bar in Mexico City.<p>From the architect<p>The creative process for this Project …

Tasting Notes: 1800 Milenio

Tequila comes with a lot of tradition: since the early 1500s, Spanish conquistadores in Mexico produced the drink as a substitute for brandy, with …

Mexico Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa Denies Brazil with Career-Defining Performance

Things have rarely been straightforward for Guillermo Ochoa.<p>A hotshot goalkeeping prospect for Club America, he won the 2005 Clausura title and 2006 CONCACAF Champions Cup before being jettisoned into the Mexican national team as a 20-year-old.<p>Success at the Gold Cup followed three years later, but …

Soccer

Brazil vs. Mexico: World Cup Group A Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa turned in a sparkling individual performance as Mexico held hosts Brazil to a scoreless draw in a thrilling World Cup Group A encounter Tuesday evening at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza.<p>The result leaves the teams tied atop Group A with four points each heading into …

Soccer

What Are the Pueblos Mágicos? The Best Reason to Visit Mexico

Deep in the heart of rural Mexico, you'll find the <i>Pueblos Mágicos</i>, a select group of Mexican villages whose cultural, historical, or natural treasures have been deemed, well, magical. They transport travelers to a realm of colonial churches, surrealist gardens, virgin beaches, and mountaintop …

Arizona Officials Face Tough Task Wooing Visitors From Mexico

Mention Arizona and many Mexicans grimace.<p>It’s still widely viewed here as the most anti-Mexico state in the U.S., even if the tough anti-migrant law …

A tequila transition

We both like tequila, but we don’t use it as much as we should. It isn’t used much in the classical cocktail canon apart from in Margaritas, which …

Review: Baron Tequila Platinum

Baron is a new brand of 100% agave tequila, triple pot-distilled from organic agave. (While it’s specifically billed as gluten-free, note that all …

How to Cook Lobster Mexican-Style, According to Chef Shannon Bard

Chef Shannon Bard from Zapoteca in Portland, ME, brings together Mexico and Maine in lobster tacos.<p>We never say no to lobster, pretty much as a rule, but when we heard about <b>Chef Shannon Bard</b> from Zapoteca restaurant in Portland, Maine, and her <b>chipotle chile lobster tacos</b>, the combination gave us …