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Surreal Mexico: five extraordinary historical characters

The artistic juxtaposition of the absurd and the real is a familiar sight in Mexico—the great Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez described it is a country where surrealism “runs through the streets.” Fittingly, the nation has produced its fair share … Continue reading

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Seven meetings that shaped Mexico

Mexico, according to Malcolm Lowry, is “the meeting place of mankind itself,” where European and Aztec civilization first made contact. Every year, many Mexicans gather at their family graves to meet with the spirits of departed loved ones. In business … Continue reading

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