News, features, and commentary from the biggest city in the Americas, Mexico City.

Christmas in the Zócalo (VIDEO)

Scenes from the Zócalo, the ice skating rink, and the people  in Mexico City’s Centro Histórico, the final days before Christmas.

December 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Public Transportation: Bogota vs. Mexico City

By Darren M. Popik (BOGOTA) — I’m sure it’s a tough job being mayor of a city. And it’s got to be an even tougher job running one of the … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Toilet Seats? Who Needs ’em? Mexico’s Lousy Public Restrooms

By Fritz Schtickelmeyer — While out for a stroll in my neighborhood yesterday, I decided to wander into my local El Palacio de Hierro department store. I had just finished my third … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · Leave a comment