Mexico – College Essay

Mexico Country Profile Country Formal Name: United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicans). Short Form: Mexico. Term for Citizen(s): Mexican(s). Capital: Mexico City (called Meexico or Ciudad de Meexico in country). Date of Independence: September 16, 1810 (from Spain). National Holidays: May 5, commemorating the victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla; September 16, […]

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Mexico against war justicies violation of human rights

Calderon got himself in a war hard to win. He says he has been pretty successful but the country says otherwise. The drug problem in Mexico is not new and has been getting worse these last few years. Plus the problem has been growing with the drug related murders, which are increasing rapidly each year. […]

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Something’s Rotten in Hondo

There are a few ethical issues in this case. The first one involves whether or not George and his Ardnak plant should schedule the heavier emissions work at night so they can mislead the EPA into knowing the true levels of emissions that their plant actually puts off like the other Ardnak plants do (Fraedrich, […]

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Partido Revolucionario Institucional

The PRI, or Partido Revolucionario Institucional, was Mexico dominant ruling party for 71 years, after which it was defeated at the polls by the National Action Party (PAIN). The PAIN presidential candidate, Vicente Fox, beat the PRI candidate, Francisco Labastida, in the presidential election to become the first President that came from a party other […]

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Mexico Manufacturing and Child Labor

The articles referenced below allude to Mexican child labor inequities in the textile and other industries. While Mexico, with the assistance of the US, has made strides in correcting child labor, forced labor and human rights abuses, there is still much to be desired to eradicate child labor altogether in Mexico, due to several factors […]

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Las Desaparecidas de Juarez

Located in the state if Chihuahua, Juarez is the 5th largest city in all of Mexico with almost two million people (Juarez-Mexico). The population of Juarez is not the what people from Mexico and all over the world talk about but instead they talk about the mass murders of young women, and female children which […]

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Environmental Degradation in Mexico and Mexico City

Most people who find themselves concerned with the history of Mexico relate to famous figures, monumental events, tide turning battles, or topics about a class and time period, but what concerns me is what Mexico City’s future will be like due to the environmental degradation around the Basin of Mexico. There is an important interrelationship […]

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The Day of the Dead

Each autumn and on the 1 st of November, Mexicans celebrate what is called “the Day of the Dead”. Mexicans are mixing Christianity with ancient cultural influences such as old Spanish culture . They believe that on that day, dead people return to be with their families. Celebrations start at homes and then spread into […]

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Cancun, Mexico

Often sited as one of Mexico’s if not the world’s premier tourist destinations, the coastal city of Cancun, often noted for its pristine beaches, tourist destinations and vibrant night life, is truly a one-stop shop for all tourists from all walks of life. As part of the Yucatan Peninsula (Cancun Image, 2007). , Cancun offers […]

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Malintzin’s Choices

Malintzin, also referred to as Malinche and Dona Marina, remains a significant conundrum in the history of the conquest of Mexico. Commonly viewed as a traitor by the indigenous people and their descendants, her name has been tarnished and continues to yield a negative connotation. With minimal and, often, conflicting documentation of Malintzin’s life, historians […]

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