By Matikas Santos
If 11-year-old Martina Ysabelle Perez had not decided to submit her artwork even though there were problems with the illustration board she painted on, she would not have won against 3,200 other entries in an international art competition hosted by Mexico.
The Mexican government says fishermen found two rare conjoined gray whale calves that died shortly after being born.
Without Batting An EyelashBy Maurice Arcache
It was a wedding straight out of a romantic movie, dahlings, when Seattle-based Bea Zozobrado exchanged I do’s with her longtime American boyfriend Garry Jordan at the Sunset da Mona Lisa in picturesque Cabo San Lucas in Mexico.
Latin Americans around the region are honoring their departed loved ones with Day of the Dead celebrations, blending pre-Columbian rituals with the Roman Catholic observance of all Saint’s Day on Nov. 1 and All Soul’s Day on Nov. 2. The holiday known in Spanish as “Dia de los Muertos,” is especially popular in Mexico, [...]
Kitchen RescueBy Reggie Aspiras
Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is one of Mexico’s most popular fiestas. The feast days coincides with our celebration of All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days.
Maria Susana Flores walked up to the microphone in a sequined black dress, showing the judges of the Sinaloa Woman beauty contest the smile and the strut she had perfected in pageants since preschool.
A federal prosecutor says a Mexican beauty queen killed in a shootout between suspected drug traffickers and soldiers likely fired a gun during the clash in the Pacific coast state of Sinaloa.
By Mark Stevenson
Mexican archaeologists say they have determined that the ancient Mayas built watchtower-style structures atop the ceremonial ball court at the temples of Chichen Itza to observe the equinoxes and solstices, and they said Friday that the discovery adds to understanding of the many layers of ritual significance that the ball game had for the culture.
Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, arguably best known for his “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” is suffering from senile dementia, his brother says.
By Ino Manalo
For a Filipino, visiting Mexico is like coming home. Strangely, inexplicably, we will feel that we have journeyed far away without leaving our shores at all.