Here’s a roundup of news from Spanish-language media.   The Trump-bashing continues of course.   The ´proposal to abolish current automatic  birthright citizenship has attracted attention. And I ran across an interesting article on what Latinos in the United States miss about Latin America. For the entire article click here. Article by Allan Wall, published […]

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Allan on August 24th, 2015

The Mexican economy has stalled, and the value of the peso has dropped to  17 pesos per U.S. dollar. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published August 24th, 2015, on

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Allan on August 17th, 2015

On July 11th, 2015,  Mexican drug baron Joaquin “el Chapo” Guzman escaped from prison in a mile-long tunnel specially constructed for his escape. The question is, where is Chapo now? With his vast wealth and extensive connections, Chapo could be anywhere. The DEA thinks Chapo is back in his home state of Sinaloa.  And it […]

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Allan on August 3rd, 2015

My family and I recently returned from our annual summer visit to Mexico.   We usually visit twice a  year, at Christmastime and in the summer. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published August 3rd, 2015, on

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Allan on July 31st, 2015

I recently returned fron a trip to Mexico. and found some articles in the Mexican media which relate to the mass immigration of Mexicans to the United States. Years ago, it was the Mexican media which helped me to become a writer on immigration, when I saw how it was viewed from south of the […]

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Allan on July 20th, 2015

Mexican drug baron Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman recently escaped from a “maximum security prison” in Mexico, through a mile-long tunnel specially constructed for his escape. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tweeted that “The U.S. will invite El Chapo, the Mexican drug lord who just escaped prison, to become a U.S. citizen because our ‘leaders’ can’t say […]

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Allan on July 15th, 2015

I write from Mexico, where I’m currently visiting, and the Mexican media still has an obsession with Donald Trump. It’s a little strange when you think about it.  After all, Donald Trump is a candidate for president, who hasn’t even won his party’s nomination, which is still a ways off.  And besides, why should Mexicans […]

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The Mexican chattering class has been known to call Americans “racist”, especially when there is  talk about controlling the border, which is something Mexicans don’t want us to do. Meanwhile, south of the border,  a white Mexican official was revealed as having mocked an indigenous Mexican leader, and the official kept his job.  Just imagine […]

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The vaquita, an aquatic mammal which only exists in one small area of Mexico, is on the verge of extinction.  Can it still be saved? The vaquita, which in Spanish means “little cow,” is a type of porpoise endemic to Mexico. It’s the smallest and rarest type of porpoise.  Its scientific name is Phocoena sinus. For […]

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Allan on June 22nd, 2015

Mexico held its mid-term elections on June 7th, 2015. This election completely replaced the entire 500 seat Cámara de Diputados (Mexican equivalent of our House of Representatives) with completely new representatives.  The new representatives are to take office on September 1st. The Mexican Senate was not up for a vote in this mid-term, as all […]

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