In the Bible there is the saying, “To everything there is a season.” I am a big believer in that, because I also believe that change is the only constant in life. When 2016 came to a close I realized that I had been writing my column, The Page Turner, for over five years. That
The Page Turner
In the novel The Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens wrote “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….” It was meant to describe 18th-century France and England. But, that phrase kept coming to my mind as I thought about this year that has now come to an end. There
A few years ago Linda and I visited the state of Chiapas. The city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas was our home base for the first part of our visit to the state. From there we visited several indigenous communities. It was from our visits to these indigenous villages that we heard of Sergio
When a person thinks of religion and México, they think of Catholicism. This is not surprising in view of the fact that according to the Pew Research Center, México has the largest number of Catholics in the world, after Brazil. Not that the Catholic religion is in jeopardy, but México is home to a quickly
Who would have thought that the first feminist in the New World would come from México, and especially in the 1600s?
Whether Kahlo’s affair with Trotsky was the cause of Kahlo’s and Rivera’s divorce is open for debate.
At age 35 Rivera returned to México with a clear understanding that his art should serve his countrymen, not the wealthy.
To say Diego Rivera was larger than life is almost an understatement.
The victims of this dispute are the children of México. They are caught in an educational system that cannot be defended and one that is growing worse.
The Star of David is not limited to synagogues. It is found on numerous religious temples and buildings, many of which were constructed long before the 19th century.
I want to talk about what the Mexican government has done to stabilize its economy and the peso, the status of México’s economy and what I think the future holds for the peso.
What caused the peso to drop almost 47 percent in a little over two years, what is the Mexican government doing about it and what about the future of the Mexican peso?
Malinalli has been cast as traitor, victim, survivor, a bridge between two cultures and the mother of México.
It is the annual event that stretches the hours of evening sunlight and irritates those who’d rather leave well enough alone.
“Singers don’t come any more real than Lola Beltrán. She’s a world-class singer, up there rubbing shoulders with Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf.”