Dr. Robinson discusses his lifetime
commitment to activism and (small ¨d¨)
democracy, as a professor, researcher
and filmmaker analyzing and documenting
the lives of poor and indigenous
Northern North Americans are not crossing an ocean to “get culture” and
“find meaning,” but rather are moving south for a marvelous variety of
personal and family reasons. They are not leaving their continental
home, but in a way extending it.
Last week, Inside México spoke with former US Ambassador to Mexico James R. Jones. As Ambassador Jones was being interviewed, the Mexican newspaper El Universal reported that the Obama administration had chosen Cuban born diplomat Carlos Pascual to fill the post recently vacated by Ambassador Antonio O. Garza. The report has yet to be officially confirmed.
Inside México had the opportunity to speak with one of Mexico's leading public intellectuals about the phenomenon of "baby boomers" retiring to Mexico. Dr. Jorge Castañeda, who served for three years as the country's Foreign Minister under President Vicente Fox, believes that the largest ever out-migration of Americans will benefit both nations.
A man from Guatemala is robbed along Mexico's southern border; a Mexican boy is forced into voluntary leave by U.S. immigration authorities and lands penniless in Nogales; a Honduran woman is beaten, raped and abandoned by the guide she paid to help her reach Phoenix. Injured, marginalized, scared, humiliated and exhausted, these are some of the human beings you will meet at a Grupo Beta field office. More >>
Professional photographer, Allen Craig Schlossman, shares with Inside México some of the photos he has been able to capture over the past week while Mexico City has undergone precautions to avoid spreading the swine flu. More >>
It might be difficult to imagine what $347 billion in combined, annual U.S.-Mexico trade looks like, but taking a glance at the World Trade bridge that connects Laredo, Texas to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas is a good place to start. More >>
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