Mexico

Two Dozen Pilot Whales Die After Tragic Beaching

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK

Two dozen pilot whales have died after becoming beached in Mexico, despite hours of desperate rescue efforts by residents and the military. The 24 wha...

A Mayan Pyramid and a Mayan Chocolate Story ~ Uxmal, Mexico‏

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

Suddenly, we found ourselves standing in front of the 100-foot 'Pyramid of the Magician', spellbound. Dusted with enchanting legends, the miraculous pyramid is said to have been constructed by a magician-god, Itzamna, in one night.

A Very British Hacienda ~ Dzbikak, Yucatan, Mexico

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

Atop the central entrance of the hacienda, the Union Flag was waving on the gentle tropical breeze in Yucatan, Mexico. It was a wink to our arrival but more than that, it was an invitation to delve into the details of this beautifully eccentric and most cleverly designed British-owned Hacienda Dzibikak.

That Moment When Ex-Mexican President Drops F-Bomb On Trump

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK

It is one of the most nightmarish experiences of broadcasters - even the most seasoned and veteran journalists dread it. Overshadowed only by drop...

Heavenly Haciendas ~ San Antonio Millet, Tixkokob, Mexico

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

La Hacienda San Antonio Millet, one of the older haciendas of the Yucatan state in Mexico and just 23km from the city of Merida, opened its gates and greeted us, a family of five, into what would be a paradisal sojourn.

Incredible Footage Of El Chapo Arrest Reveals Epic Battle Between Drug Lord And Marines

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK

Mexican authorities have released footage of marines using an arsenal of weapons to blast their way into the property housing the world's most wanted ...

Mexican Drug Lord's Capture Was 'Due To Secret Interview With Sean Penn'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.01.2016 | UK

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's secret interview with US actor Sean Penn helped authorities locate his whereabou...

A Month in a Mexican Cancer Clinic with Sam

Amanda Nicol | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Nicol

When Sam called me, she was scared and my heart went out to her. I didn't know then that we'd soon become friends and hang out together for a month in Mexico, walking, eating, shopping - even whale watching.

Thousands Raised To Help Families Of Missing Australian Surfers 'Bring Them Home'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

As fears grow for the safety of two Australian surfers who went missing in Mexico, fundraisers have managed to collect thousands of dollars to help th...

Ingenious Drug-Smuggling 'Super Tunnel' Complete With Railway Unearthed By Police

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK

An ingenious tunnel system, including a railway, lighting and ventilation, used by drug smugglers has been discovered on the US-Mexico border. The ...

'Strongest Hurricane Ever Recorded' Makes Landfall In Mexico

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK

The strongest hurricane ever recorded in the western hemisphere made landfall in Mexico on Friday evening, hitting the continental coast with winds of...

Dia de Los Muertos, Mexico ~ Altars and Altering Perceptions on Death

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

This year will be the eleventh 'Dia de los Muertos' that I have experienced in Mexico. This festival, which honours the dead on the first two days of November, held me captive the very first time I witnessed it. I was attracted not only to the bold imagery offered but also to the spirit of remembering the dead in a respectfully celebratory manner.

Eerie Images Show 400-Year-Old Church Emerge From Reservoir

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK

The ghostly shell of 400-year-old church has begun to emerge from the waters of a drought-stricken reservoir in Mexico. The building, known as the ...

Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Guzman Reportedly Cornered

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK

The world's most powerful drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman is reportedly cornered in a rugged mountain range, according to Mexican authorities that are sai...

Egyptian Forces Kill 12 After Mistakenly Opening Fire On Tourists

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK

Egyptian security forces killed at least 12 people when they mistakenly opened fire on a group of tourists while pursuing "terrorist elements". Ten...

Having The Largest Penis In The World Is Proving A Huge Headache For This Man

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT A 52-year-old Mexican man is claiming the record for having the longest penis in the world. Roberto Esquivel Cabrera'...

Greece - A New Victim of 'Structural Adjustment'. Reviewing the Latest Bailout and Its Traps

Lucy Bell | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Politics
Lucy Bell

The third Greek bailout deal has prompted a predictably mixed response in the British media, from positivity and cautious optimism to downright negati...

Shocking Attack On Mexican Uber Drivers Captured On Video

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

Uber drivers have been viciously attacked by traditional taxi operators during tense protests held across Mexico City this week. See the full video...

Astonishing CCTV Shows Drug Lord Strolling Casually Out Of Mexico's Most Secure Jail

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

The moment that notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmanbroke free from prison has been caught on CCTV. Footage shows how the Sinaloa cartle...

Mexican Drug Lord Breaks Out Of Maximum Security Prison For The SECOND Time

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

A Shawshank-style prison break has seen Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escape from his cell in his second getaway from behind bars. Th...

Lost for Words: Endangered Complexity in the Languages of Mexico

Lucy Bell | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK
Lucy Bell

Eighty percent of the world's population speak just 83 of our 7000 languages. With over fifty percent of these projected to be lost by the end of the century, indigenous communities and linguists are working together to preserve some of the world's most endangered communication systems and unravel some of their complexities while there is still time.

Narco State: Inside Mexico's Drug Cartels

Stuart Ramsay | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK
Stuart Ramsay

The Mexican authorities and the United States drug enforcement agencies are struggling to even remotely control the trafficking of drugs across Mexico's borders. Like a multinational company it is driven by the market. For now the demand is high. So the supply keeps coming...

You Thought Spanish Was Hard? Discovering the Complexity of Indigenous Languages in Mexico

Lucy Bell | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Lucy Bell

The case of inflectional classes in Oto-Manguean languages, however, is just one small example of the vital role indigenous languages play in informing our understanding of language. Not all indigenous languages enjoy the same status as those of Mexico, yet each one is as valuable as the next.

Student Cheerleaders Perform Controversial Nazi-Themed Routine

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Eyebrows were raised after a cheerleading squad performed a Nazi-themed routine at a dance competition, resplendent with military outfits, swastikas a...

Can Robot Elephants Replace Circus Animals?

Douglas McPherson | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Tech
Douglas McPherson

In an increasingly sanitised and digitalised age, the interaction of trainer and animal in the sawdust circle provides something real and raw that no other form of entertainment can offer. Rather than demeaning animals, it impresses all ages with their skill and intelligence, and enhances our relationship with nature.