14. 06. 2012
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Indigenous style is suddenly chic in Tulum, Mexico

The indigenous Mayan people of southern Mexico have always been known for their skills and craftsmanship. Now, Ariane Dutzi, a Tulum transplant, is making a splash in the world of Mexican fashion, turning...

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14. 06. 2012
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Off-the-beaten-path: Eco-tourism drawing visitors to Costa Chica, Oaxaca

Once the centre of Mexican turtle hunting, the Costa Chica – an area of the Pacific Coast in the state of Oaxaca – is now drawing tourists for a different reason: its no-frills...

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14. 06. 2012
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Mexican Olympians have their sights on London gold

Mexican sport is set to flourish at the Summer Games, according to 2012 London Olympics delegation head and Mexican Olympic Committee member Jaime Cadaval. “Mexico is on the right track, this generation will...

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14. 06. 2012
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A Texas-sized triumph as Mexico tops Brazil

The Mexican national football team stunned Brazil in Arlington, Texas on Sunday with a 2-0 victory. First half goals from Premier League duo Giovani Dos Santos of Tottenham Hotspur, and Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez of...

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31. 05. 2012
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Acclaimed Mexican director Carlos Reygadas takes home Best Director prize at Cannes

Prolific Mexican director Carlos Reygadas made quite a splash at the Cannes film festival this May. The Mexico City-born director, known for his fiery temperament and his unconventional filmmaking style, took home the...

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31. 05. 2012
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Mexican footballer Chicharito honoured by UNICEF

Mexican national football team and Manchester United star Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández is no stranger to receiving accolades for his performances on the pitch. Now he’s receiving accolades for his performance off the pitch....

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31. 05. 2012
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Mexico Mourns a Literary Legend

Carlos Fuentes, Mexico’s most celebrated novelist, died last week at the age of 83. The controversial globetrotting author – who spent much of his life writing in London – will always be remembered...

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31. 05. 2012
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Traveling to the Heart of Mayan Mexico

Deep in southern Mexico, near the Guatemalan border, sits the Mexican state of Chiapas. Amidst the overgrown jungle of this beautiful, remote region sits the remains of the once-great Mayan civilisation. The breathtaking...

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31. 05. 2012
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Mexico City has Beatlemania!

It would appear that Beatlemania is still alive and well in Mexico. On Dia de les Madres (Mother’s Day), Paul McCartney took to the stage at the Zocalo in Mexico City and put...

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31. 05. 2012
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at the Bowes Museum

The lives of legendary Mexican painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera – on display at the Bowes Museum

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were the original Mexican artist odd couple. Their tumultuous relationship spanned decades and has inspired books and films. Now in the beautiful Bowes Museum in the Yorkshire Dales,...

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