Tag: Mexico

7.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexico

April 18, 2014 

Residents of Mexico City and surrounding areas woke up to the violent rumblings of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake. While buildings were damaged during the shakedown, no reports of casualties have been reported as of yet. Mexico is no stranger to big earthquakes. In 1985, an 8.1 swept through the country, leaving nearly 100,000 deaths in….


The Hippest Winery In Mexico

April 02, 2014 

Architects Alejandro D’Acosta and Claudia Turrent, are the creative minds behind the hippest winery in Mexico.  The Mexican wine industry has grown dramatically in the past years, and the Guadalupe Valley is considered the  Napa of Mexico. Baja California’s wineries are a big tourist attraction and with the husband and wife team creating a Star….


The 2014 WRC Corona Rally Guanajuato

March 11, 2014 

The world rally championship has several championships throughout the world which pits drivers and production based cars against some of the toughest and most varied conditions on the planet. Established in 1973, the WRC is considered one of the most challenging motorsport championships in the world. The Annual WRC Corona Rally championship takes place in Mexico in….


Mexican Drug Lord Killed For A Second Time

March 10, 2014 

Mexican drug lord Nazario “El Mas Loco” Moreno Gonzalez has been killed in a shootout with police…four years after he was reported dead. The government took him down in a gun battle in Michoacan after discovering that he was still alive. Gonzalez founded the La Familia drug cartel that spun off the weird and violent….


Drug Kingpin Chapo Guzman Arrested

February 22, 2014 

The Notorious Mexican drug King Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman  was captured in a hotel in the city of Mazatlan.  Chapo was found with a female and both were arrested without resistance. The arrest of “El Chapo” is a big blow to the Sinaloa cartel and the most important arrest for both Mexico and the U.S…..


Sonoran Government Bans Stupid Baby Names

February 18, 2014 

In a landmark piece of legislation the government of the Mexican province of Sonora has released a list of banned baby names. The names on the document will no longer be accepted on any birth certificates in the state. The idea is that it will help cut down on bullying. I believe that this is….


Mexico’s Axolotl Nearing Extinction

January 31, 2014 

Sad days for the axolotl, an amphibian indigenous to Mexico also known by the unflattering alias “water monster”. The creature, which was once found in abundance in Lake Xochimilco, has apparently disappeared from its natural habitat. A recent survey of the lake revealed no living axolotls loitering in its murky waters. Those that are known….


The Jersey Shore Invades Mexico

Jersey Shore
January 29, 2014 

Sorry guys. The diagnosis isn’t good. Not only has “Jersey Shore” returned, but it has spread to Mexico. The show, currently and uncreatively titled, “Mexico Shore”, will feature an entirely new cast and air in September 2014. Doesn’t that country already have enough to deal with? Drug cartels. Immigration problems. Now beer pong fights and….


Hubertus Von Hohenlohe’s Mariachi Ski Suit Is Pretty Epic

January 28, 2014 

Mexican Alpine skier Hubertus Von Hohenlohe will be representing the cultural history of his home country at the Sochi Olympics with a specially designed Mariachi themed skiing suit. The outfit looks not unlike the specific mariachi outfits worn by Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, and Martin Short in the Three Amigos. Normally, Olympic skiers just wear….


Club León wins the 2013 Liga MX Apertura Finals

December 16, 2013 

With Club León 2 goal advantage in the first game on Thursday night, Club America needed to play a perfect game to have a chance to repeat as Liga MX Champion. Both teams started the game strong but thirteen minutes into the first half, Mauro Boselli scores the first goal putting León on top 1-0. When….