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A Fisherman vs Businessman on Living

04/02/2013

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Fisherman in Hammock, Photo by GAB

Anonymous Author Last Modified: 15:20 p.m. EDT, 4 February 2013 An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and […]

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Jason deCaires Taylor | MUSA

18/07/2012

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Jason deCaires Taylor Installation, Photo by Eco Desen Volvimento

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:46 PM EDT, 18 July 2012 CANCUN, Mexico – Today, one of our readers emailed photos of an underwater installation by Jason deCaires Taylor. The sender stated that the installation was a tribute to the slaves who were thrown overboard to drown during the Middle Passage of the slave trade […]

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Battles Dementia

07/07/2012

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One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Photo by Chris John Beckett

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 02:51 AM EDT, 7 July 2012 CARTAGENA, Colombia – Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian writer and winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature is reportedly suffering from senile dementia. Born in 1928 in the small town of Aracataca, Colombia, he began his career as a journalist and throughout the […]

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Mexico female presidential candidate Vazquez Mota embraces role

21/02/2012

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Josephina Vazquez Mota

Originally posted on Northern Barbarians's Blog:
Josefina Vazquez Mota, candidate of the ruling PAN, doesn’t hesitate to play the so-called gender card at chosen times. She trails the leader by a wide margin. By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Mexico City – “I will be the first woman president of Mexico.” Thus declared Josefina Vazquez…

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Frida Kahlo | The Thorned Princess

18/05/2011

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Frida Kahlo, Photo by Ge

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:43 AM EDT, 18 May 2011 “I paint myself because I am often alone and I am the subject I know best.” – Frida Kahlo MEXICO – Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo are two painters who lived extraordinary lives defying conventional standards of conduct and mores of their day.  Frida […]

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