Tag Archives: Rome

AMLO Tells UN General Assembly to Follow Mexico’s Example

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS After arriving hours earlier in New York City to a mixed crowd of avid supporters and equally-avid opponents, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on Tuesday, Nov. 10, made a beeline straight to the UN Headquarters at United Nations Plaza to lecture the General Assembly on the evils of corruption, which he has repeatedly called “the

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Italy Cancels Auction of Mexican Artifacts

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF An auction of 17 alleged pre-Columbian Mexican artifacts was cancelled just hours before it was slated to be held on Thursday, Sept. 16, Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) announced Sunday, Sept. 19. The auction, which had been organized by the internet sales site Casa Bertolami Fine Arts in Rome was halted

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Ara Pacis Mexicana

By MATT SEDDON In 13 B.C., the Roman Emperor Augustus built an altar to peace on the outskirts of Rome. He had just returned from squashing resistance to the empire in what is now Spain and France. The altar – called the Ara Pacis Augustae – was beautifully carved with images that reinforced Roman notions of the Pax Romana, the

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