Findings from Arizona State's Chavez reveal Mexico City's street food hub is in middle-income areas, challenging norms. Tacos mingle with prosperity, as research uncovers a culinary odyssey with health implications. A global taste-test awaits in Phoenix and Navajo.
The capital of Mexico, Mexico City, is located at a high elevation and is home to a large population. The city is famous for its historic murals by Diego Rivera housed in the Palacio Nacional and the baroque Catedral Metropolitana de México, built by the Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century. The Plaza de la Constitución, also called the Zócalo, is the city's large central plaza where you'll find all of these.
The Third International Congress on the “Right to the City” brings together global experts, pushing for inclusive, eco-friendly, and democratic urban spaces. Cities aim to embrace citizens, ensure equitable access, and tackle pressing issues for a brighter, more vibrant future.
Urban heat islands, sizzling city hotspots, are causing temps to soar in over 1,692 cities globally, impacting 70% of the population. To fight back, cool roofs, green spaces, and regulations are essential.
Santiago Taboada, Benito Juárez Mayor, shifts to the opposition's mayoral race in Mexico City for 2024. Despite corruption scandals and feuds with political heavyweights, Taboada eyes the top job.
Mexico City faces a growing subsidence crisis due to excessive groundwater extraction, increasing earthquake risk. Over 21 million people are at risk in the affected areas. Urgent action and a multidisciplinary approach are needed to address this pressing issue.
In September 1847, Mexico City, deserted by its leaders, fell to American forces, marking a bleak chapter in Mexican-American relations. The occupation witnessed brutal public punishments, violence, and a violation of civilian sanctity by American soldiers.
The recent shooting near Terminal 1 of the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) has thrown a spotlight on the pressing challenges facing public security in the metropolis. An agent was seriously injured, an alleged cargo-truck robber was detained, and passengers were thrown into chaos.