Like so many other Mexican kids raised in this country, I found myself listening to the countless pearls of advice from my father whenever I did something wrong. Cautionary tales and parables were a plenty in the Cortes household, especially dichos.

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A young man sits in front of a television screen, waiting for a satellite signal to finally stop being so shitty for once. Tonight is Thursday, which means that today, this young man trapped in the little Mexican village gets to be connected with the English-speaking world via The Jonathan Ross show on BBC Mexico, […]

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In Chiapas, it’s indigenous people versus the Mexican government. Recently a spunky group of graduate students from DePaul visited Chiapas to explore sustainable development in the region.

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Take the Pink Line to 18th street on a nice sunny day and proceed to walk eastbound. You will be encountered immediately by a variety of ethnically themed shops, bodegas, galleries, and of course cafes. This written tour starts where it all began, for me at least, on the corner of 18th and Bishop. Café […]

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