Geographer Tony Burton of Geo-Mexico looks at National Statistic Institute data, which seems to indicate that the homicide rate in Mexico finally began to decline in 2012. I wish we had access for data from 2013.
The folks over at Geo-Mexico continue their endless flow of fascinating information with this post on Tarahumara farming practices.
I’m not one to knock the pleasure of sipping a margarita while staring at the azure sea, but I do wish that more travelers would stray away from the coasts to see Mexico’s amazing highlands. Although I love the casual coastal scene, the inland has so much to offer in terms of history, architecture, cuisine, and the finer aspects of Mexico’s culture. SF Gate recently listed the state of Querétaro as one of the five safest states in Mexico. Not only […]
By Richard Rhoda and Tony Burton Review by Felisa Rosa Rogers Growing up in a parochial school system, I was under the impression that the subject geography was limited to identifying countries by their shapes. Richard Rhoda and Tony Burton’s Geo-Mexico: The Geography and Dynamics of Modern Mexico drove the last nail in the coffin of my childhood misconception. Although it has its share of maps, the volume illustrates both the richness of geography as a field of study and […]
We are in the process of moving content from the old site. In the books section we started with a review of one of my favorite Mexico resources. All of my previous reviews are still available in the archives, which, as Lorena would like me to remind you, are a veritable gold mine of Mexico info.