Tags: Streets

Teachers' Day in Mexico City Brings an Army of Police into the Streets The Historic Center has undergone a radical metamorphosis since I first visited Mexico City over 25 years ago. Many of its buildings were severely damaged (and much of the damage in poorer sections never repaired) in the massive 1985 earthquake. Read more…

Mexico City Closes Some Historic Streets for James Bond Film Officials in Mexico City says they will close off some parts of the historic downtown district to allow a production team to film parts of the new James Bond thriller "Spectre." The city of 8 million people is known for its heavy traffic, which might…

Thousands March in Mexico City Streets for Missing Students Two Mexico City police officers were hurt and 15 protesters arrested in clashes near the airport, Mexico City Public Safety Minister Jesus Rodriguez said in interview broadcast on Radio Formula. Officers prevented demonstrators from setting fire to an … Read more on Bloomberg

The new snack craze on Mexico's streets starts with Doritos, and goes from there MEXICO CITY — The streets of metropolitan Mexico City (population 20 million) are many things, not all of them pleasant. They are crowded, yes. Malodorous, at times. Dirty, sure. They are also one of the world's great incubators of snack-food … Read…

Sharks swim beneath the streets in Mexico City's new aquarium And here, three stories below the street, there is a new horror to contemplate: the brand-new, subterranean Acuario Inbursa, Mexico City's first aquarium and perhaps the only place in the world where it would be possible to be trapped underground and … Read more on Washington…

Riot police on the streets of suburban LA to control Mexico fans celebrating … A fan sports a luchador-style mask while watching the Mexico-Croatia match in Mexico City. They did it! Fans are seen in Mexico City after the big game on Sunday. They're on to the next round! A Mexican fan dressed in a…

Naked riders take to the streets demanding cycling rights in Mexico In Mexico City the sprawling metropolis has tried to raise its green credentials with a series of bike-friendly policies, an estimated 8 million vehicles continue to clog city streets on an average day making a bike ride downtown no easy feat. "We are ……

Theater project braves Mexico City's mean streets MEXICO CITY — Few outsiders dare venture after dark into Tepito, a neighborhood known as Mexico City's main clearinghouse for contraband ranging from guns and drugs to counterfeit sneakers. But a theater project led by one of Mexico's best-known … Read more on Pueblo Chieftain

Mexico City: Citizens Take to Streets Against #LeyTelecom All links in Spanish. Mexican citizens took to the streets in a demonstration in downtown Mexico City on April 10, in response to President Enrique Peña Nieto's proposed law on telecommunications. According to expert analyses, passing the proposed … Read more on Global Voices Online

Striking teachers spawn chaos on Mexico City streets after losing fight to … MEXICO CITY — Thousands of striking teachers seized two of Mexico City's central thoroughfares on a double-pronged march to the president's residence Wednesday, spawning choking knots of traffic chaos after definitively losing their battle to block … Read more on Washington Post

Mexico City Residents Disapprove Of Teacher Protests Blocking Streets Against … Mexico City residents are fed up with protestors who have blocked roadways and lawmaking chambers and swamped public squares in an attempt to kill a government plan for education reform, says a survey undertaken by newspaper El Universal. About half … Read more on Latin…

Naked cyclists bring Mexico City streets to standstill Thousands of naked cyclists have ridden through the streets of Mexico City to mark the World Naked Bike Ride. The event is to raise awareness of the importance of cycling for exercise and as a way to reduce fossil fuels. Organisers say riding naked … Read more…

Mexico City's residents and pooches take back the car-saturated streets As one of the most populated and congested cities in the world Mexico City residents would normally have a hard time enjoying a day of bike-riding through the centre of the CBD. Apart from a couple of hours each Sunday – that is – when…