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Mexican Handcraft Masters | Copper

Watch on Vimeo A brief documentary about local artisans in the state of Michoacan. Craftsmen forge reclaimed copper by hand to create one of a kind vases and sculpture. Runtime: 5 min.

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Heart of Agave

on thefern.org 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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British Virgin Islands | Wildlife & Heritage

This mini-documentary explores the wildlife, history and heritage of the British Virgin Islands, which includes Tortola and Virgin Gorda. A famous stopping point for Christopher Columbus during his second journey to the New World, the BVI are a treasure trove for wildlife, a home for endangered iguanas, red-footed tortoises and flamingos. Runtime: 9 min.

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Standardization and Canonization in Mexican Mariachi Music

on academia.edu 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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The Story of Vanilla

on fantes.net 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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Cruel ships of prosperity

on aeon.co For more than two centuries the huge profits and profound suffering of the Manila Galleons — Spanish colonial trading ships linking the ...

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