“Black Mexica” Learn about the African presence in Mexico, from the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors, in 1519, to the American slaves who migrated to Mexico in 1810, when slavery was abolished in that country. Presented by Dr. Gloria Arjona at 7 p.m. at the Central Library, Donald Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut St. via […]

Archaeologists exploring the ties between ancient cultures in the Southwestern U.S. and central Mexico have turned their attention to some unusual artifacts excavated in Arizona: more than 50 mirrors encrusted with the brilliant mineral pyrite, crafted in distinctly Mesoamerican styles.The mirrors were originally unearthed in the 1930s and 1960s, during excavations of a major settlement […]

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THE STORY BEHIND THE ‘BOOM’ OF MEXICAN HEROIN Alberto Najar BBC World, Mexico City Aug 19, 2013 [Google translation, with some editing for clarity, from the Spanish original.] In recent days a, question travels through government security offices and newsrooms of various media Mexico: why has violence increased in the mountainous…

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THE STORY BEHIND THE ‘BOOM’ OF MEXICAN HEROIN Alberto Najar BBC World, Mexico City Aug 19, 2013 [Google translation, with some editing for clarity, from the Spanish original.] In recent days a, question travels through government security offices and newsrooms of various media Mexico: why has violence increased in the mountainous areas of states like […]

“The Mexican countryside is not the same twenty years after the North American Free Trade Agreement NAFTA. Rural Mexico is on fire, and not just because of the “bad guys”–the drug cartels and groups of hit men and thugs.Criminal violence is not the only kind of violence, nor is it the factor that unleashed the […]

The truth is, academia is not a way station where rationality overcomes prejudice, but a site for the enactment of oppression essentially no different from any location. Under the rubric of what we assume is an honorable profession dedicated to making the world a better place, all the irrational competition and hatred that is race, […]

Google translation: Father and son die in Temazcal bath Zacatlán Father and son died Saturday afternoon in the town of Jilotzingo, belonging to the district of Zacatlán. The deceased were inside a Temazcal bath, in which they went to sleep. The incident took place in the afternoon at a well-known address where the bodies of […]

Echoes of ’68: Youth Massacres, Repression and Resistance Jolt MexicoBy fnsnews | Published October 1, 2014“Never Forget October 2!” The slogan captures the spirit of the annual commemorations of the military-police massacre of hundreds of protesting students during the Olympic Games in Mexico City back on October 2, 1968. In 2014 new killings of Mexican […]

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Originally posted on Mexika Resistance:
Mexika.org is proud to present a series of articles which serve to articulate the goals and positions of Yankwik Mexikayotl. Please subscribe to our site for more. ­THE PROBLEM WITH INDIGENEITY By Tlakatekatl In a recent essay, I introduced a working definition for the emerging paradigm of Yankwik Mexikayotl (link),…

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