Tag Archives: One Hundred Years of Solitude

The Little Town that Could, and Did, and Then Didn’t, and Now Wants to Again

  By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS As a tourist destination, Iguala, the little town in the northeastern corner of the Mexican coastal state of Guerrero, gets a bad rap. Irreparably linked to the 2014 disappearance of 43 rural teachers’ college students who were allegedly disappeared by government forces in the nearby town of Ayotzinapa after they had commandeered a bus to travel

Read more

Gabo the Pilgrim

By MARK LORENZANA Full disclosure: Although I’ve read a few of the major works of beloved Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez (“One Hundred Years of Solitude,” “The Autumn of the Patriarch” and “Love in the Time of Cholera”), I have never read his short story collection “Strange Pilgrims.” So when the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) in Mexico City invited

Read more

Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO Jacobson’s Hearsay Interview Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson probably regrets giving an interview to reporter J. Jesús Esquivel that ran on Sunday, May 3, in Mexico’s weekly magazine Proceso. Esquivel mangled the information so badly that Jacobson had to send a set of tweets to claim that she didn’t say what Esquivel said she said.

Read more