R. Chox

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Honduras wrestles with poverty and crime at ballot box

<b>The short drive to Renaciendo juvenile detention centre outside Tegucigalpa is a vivid illustration of the dual challenges facing Honduras.</b><p>The first is poverty.<p>On the outskirts of the capital lie sprawling, chaotic shanty-towns of small brick shacks which snake up the hillsides. Beyond the city …

Honduras

Long Weekend Bliss in Mexico City

I tend to get very animated about new discoveries. Like the best chocolate cake (EVER!) from Delirio, a delicatessen in Roma, Mexico City. Bites of this cake, called Tarta Helena, melt in your mouth and linger there. I wanted to find Chef Monica Patiño, give her a high five, and beg for the …

My Favorite Things About Mexico

After I returned from Mexico, I met a good friend for lunch and she asked me how my trip had been. “It was a game changer,” I replied. “It reminded me why I love traveling so much.”<p>I meant what I said. Mexico wowed me in so many big ways, from the level of sophistication I saw in hotels and …

Kidnappings soar in Mexico, with police often among the perpetrators

Even amid an unprecedented rash of kidnappings in Mexico, the snatching of John Jairo Guzman stood out.<p>Assailants shoved the 41-year-old Colombian …

The best books on Mexico: start your reading here

Our literary tour of Mexico starts with its bloody revolution and ends with political disappointment and the fight for a better future<p>Fuentes's epic novel uses one woman's life and loves to sweep through 100 years of Mexican history. Laura Díaz – daughter, sister, wife, mother, lover – comes of age …