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Daniel Hernandez

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  • Jose Clemente Orozco, master muralist, shines in an overwhelming exhibit in Mexico

     
    The Mexican muralist Jose Clemente Orozco (1883-1949) is the subject of an immense and exhausting survey up now at a downtown Mexico City museum, the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso. A total of 358 pieces fill more than a dozen exhibit halls, including...
  • Pop star Kalimba freed in Mexico, in a case that grabbed headlines

     
    A judge in a city on Mexico's Caribbean coast ruled there was insufficient evidence to try pop singer Kalimba on rape charges, ordering him released and ending a case that for weeks generated snickering front-page headlines in the Mexican press. Kalimba...
  • The Echo hosts 'Down and Delirious' book party

     
    Writer Daniel Hernandez and Slake threw a rollicking book party at the rock club The Echo on Thursday night. DJs? Yep. Bands in crazy outfits? Yep. Typical for an LA book event? Not exactly. The book is Hernandez's "Down and......
  • Chicano activist and educator Sal Castro wows the crowd with his past -- and presence

     
    Chicago activist and educator Sal Castro dominated the Festival of Books panel a bout California and the history and identity of Chicanos....
  • A 'Surfing Madonna' appears in San Diego

     
    Where did she come from? Who made her? Will the city decide to keep her around? Residents of a laid-back beach community in San Diego County have been gathering day after day before a striking mosaic mural that appeared unannounced on a bridge wall,...
  • Abel Quezada drew the idiosyncratic soul of Mexico

     
    Above: "There go some low-class people." "I make illustrated texts," the Mexican cartoonist Abel Quezada once remarked. "People like calling them cartoons in order to define my profession, but I consider myself someone who draws. Drawing for me is a...
  • Retired general who led campaign against drug gangs killed in Mexico

     
    A recently retired Mexican army general who oversaw a controversial military operation against drug-trafficking was shot dead in a Mexico City suburb over the weekend, the military said in a statement (link in Spanish). A tough-talking career soldier,...
  • 'Narco tank' is latest find in cartels' armored vehicles

     
    Authorities in the Mexican state of Jalisco have discovered a so-called narco tank, an abandoned armored vehicle believed to have been used by drug cartels. It looks as though it belongs in a "Terminator" movie. The "narco tank" was seized after a...
  • MEXICO: Withering heat prompts warnings

     
    Extreme temperatures are gripping much of Mexico, prompting warnings from health officials and causing concern among some residents over the absence of seasonal rainfall this week. Temperatures soared above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in 11 states (link in...
  • Man's death sparks protests among blacks in Mexico

     
    Shortly after midnight on May 11 in central Mexico City, Isaac Chinedu, an immigrant from Nigeria, became involved in some kind of confrontation with a group of police officers on a dark side street. The encounter escalated, and Chinedu was severely...
  • Video: Kindergarten teacher leads children in song during shootout in Mexico

     
    In the video, the frightened but determined voice of a schoolteacher is heard as she attempts to maintain calm among a group of kindergartners lying on the floor before her, asking them to join her in a singalong as gunfire shatters the air outside. The...
  • U.S., Mexican governments reject report calling for drug legalization

     
    The governments of the United States and Mexico promptly rejected this week the conclusions of a high-profile international report calling for the "legal regulation" of some drugs. In separate statements, the governments signaled that they would not...