The best of Mexico - 15th April
In this new series, we'll be looking at best of the last two weeks for news and content regarding Mexico and the UK!
1. Vice Mexico series
First off, if you're a Spanish speaker, we really recommend checking out the new VICE series, “Todo Bien” (All good).
Susana Medina, a writer/marketer with Vice and Corona, travels around the world discussing Mexico with Mexicans doing amazing things abroad.
2. Mexico-US politics update
In political news, Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto issued a statement to Mexicans about their relationship with the United States with Donald Trump’s constant comments. Peña Nieto warned Trump directly, “We will not allow negative rhetoric to define our actions”. You can watch the full, quite interesting statement here.
3. Nature - Mexican salamanders
Katie Garrett, a Natural Science filmmaker, wrote this great blog post about Axolotls, a type of salamander in Mexico, “Axolotls are really fascinating not only due to their developmental biology, but also their ecology and cultural significance”
4. Frida Khalo exhibition
Last but not least for out compilation, tickets are now available for the Victoria & Albert exhibition, “Frida Khalo: Making Herself Up”. The exhibition opens in June and it shows a collection of Frida’s personal artefacts, showing a new look into her iconic life, these items have never been shown outside of Mexico before so don’t miss it!