Mexico is a country where violence often dominates headlines. But in recent years, its capital has experienced something of a contemporary arts boom. Mexico City's annual Zona Maco festival has grown to become Latin America's largest art fair -- and…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane, Susana Seijas, Monica Wise Robles
Muralism in Mexico represents one of the world's great art movements. Sparked partially by a trio of renowned painters in the 1920s, Mexico's vibrant tradition of public art now reaches well beyond its borders -- as seen in a recently…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane, Susana Seijas, Monica Wise Robles, Sam Weber
In our news wrap Friday, city crews in Seattle tried to clear away protesters’ so-called “occupied zone” but were blocked when demonstrators chanted their resistance and lay down in front of heavy equipment. Police stood by but did not intervene.
An art installation by the London-based Mexican artist reflects the way we’re all shaped by our aspirations, and whether we have the keys or not.
By Joshua Barajas
By Luis Gómez Romero, The Conversation
Shattered by powerful back-to-back earthquakes, Mexico is facing daunting damages across six states. Now Chiapas and Oaxaca, the country's two poorest states, which were hit first, fear neglect.
Search-and-rescue missions continue across Mexico City in the wake of the massive earthquake that struck the country Tuesday afternoon. There is a rush to bring machinery in and clean the rubble, but some worry that an abrupt clean-up would erase…
Hundreds of rescuers worked Wednesday night to find four women believed to be trapped in the rubble of a collapsed apartment building in the La Condesa neighborhood in Mexico City. Volunteers removed the rubble by hand, carrying it away in…
Hundreds of rescuers in Mexico continued to search for survivors Thursday after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday left at least 270 dead. A collapsed school in Mexico City sparked a desperate search for a girl that gripped the country,…
By Larisa Epatko
Volunteers formed lines to carry buckets of debris away from damaged sites. Other helpers distributed bottles of water to work areas and neighbors cooked food for the rescuers.
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