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Mexican Handcraft Masters | Stonemasonry

Watch on Vimeo A brief documentary about the methods of stonemasons, whose work decorates architecture in the state of Michoacan. Local artisans share the process and traditions of their craft, including the use of hand tools and a visit to the nearby quarry for raw material. Runtime: 5 min.

Get To Know Acapulco, Mexico

Standardization and Canonization in Mexican Mariachi Music

on Born in Jalisco, the mariachi ensemble has for seventy years been a central symbol of the Mexican nation. This scholarly article trac...

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Heart of Agave

on How a renegade optometrist in Mexico's Jalisco is defying Big Ag and saving Mexican farms — with the finest (organic) tequila you’...

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Chilaquiles sandwiches would be the only reason we’d get up in the morning, too

Guadalajara’s lonches — sandwiches, on soft baguettes, filled with things like pierna (pulled pork leg) and chilaquiles (soggy tortilla chips cov...

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Monarchs by the Millions: Welcome to Butterfly Forest

The largest insect migration in the world ends each year in Michoacán, Mexico. Millions of monarch butterflies travel from the United States and Canada to pass the cold months in the towering trees of this beautiful forest. On their incredible journey, the butterflies travel around 2,800 miles. Runtime: 2 min.

Get To Know Acapulco, Mexico

The Story of Vanilla

on An excellent resource for learning about Mexico's vanilla, the original source of the world's supply. (Note: This links directly to a P...

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Beyond The Maquiladora: A Look At Mexico’s Startup Scene

Mexico already boasts one of the more dynamic startup scenes in Latin America — with Mexico City, Monterrey and Guadalajara at its center. If Mexic...

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The MUNCHIES Guide to Carnitas

The key to eating this Michoacán-native dish is to leave your comfort zone and go after every part of the entire hog. Don’t be afraid to get ...

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