|From Mexico, Con Amor: Vive Latino 2012|
Since 1998, the Vive Latino music festival has drawn thousands of Latin music fans to Mexico City for performances by Spanish-language artists. At this year's event, the crowd was 200,000 strong and the lineup was diverse.
|Mayan Doomsday Scenario 'Exploited for Cash'|
Final preparations are being made around the world for New Year celebrations, but there a different scene unfolding in Mexico and Honduras. Doomsday countdown clocks are ticking in those countries where, according to a Mayan prediction, the world will end in 2012.
|Mexico's Presidential Race Kicks Off|
Mexico's presidential campaign began Friday with three main candidates vying for the prize in the July vote: a young ex-governor with movie-star looks, the country's first major female candidate and a messianic former mayor who once preached revolution and now talks about love.
|Movie: Yulene Olaizola's 'Paraisos Artificiales'|
New York Times
Slow, deliberate and art house ready, "Paraisos Artificiales" (Artificial Paradises), the first feature by the Mexican director Yulene Olaizola, teeters between the dreamy and the soporific.
|Mexico's Angels Hit Back at Gang Violence|
With unemployment at nearly 20 per cent among Mexican youth, many young people turn to a life of crime. With more than 400 street gangs in Ciudad Juarez city, in Chihuahua state, it has become a prime recruiting ground for drug cartels. But a group has come forward with a unique idea to fight this scourge.
|Central American Presidents Hold Drug Legalization Summit|
In a historic meeting in Antigua, Guatemala, three Central American heads of state attended a regional summit to discuss alternatives to the current drug prohibition regime, which has left their countries wracked by violence.
|Secrets of the Ancients - Mexico's Olmec Heads|
The Olmec civilization in Mexico sculpted massive stone heads 3000 years ago — 500 years before Rome was founded. These statues weighed up to 40 tonnes and were made from stone that came from the Tuxtla mountains more than 160 kilometers away.
|The Pope's Mexico Visit Continues Amid Election Season|
One week before the Mexican presidential election campaign gets underway, the timing of the Pope's visit - is more than suspect. The Vatican also wants the next government to put a lid on the growing tolerance towards gay marriage and abortion, both now legal in the capital, Mexico City.
|The Importance of Mexico's Elections|
Inside Story Americas
How will Mexicos drug war and growing poverty impact the upcoming 2012 elections? Inside Story Americas, discusses with guests Manuel Camacho Solis, Christopher Wilson and Daniel Brito.
|Popes Arrival Sparks Surprising Emotion|
The streets of Leon, where the pope will stay during his three-day trip, took on a carnival atmosphere, with entire blocks exploding in yellow confetti when he passed in his bulletproof popemobile.
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