Topics :: Mexico

A Surreal Art Garden in the Mexican Jungle

By Teresa de Miguel Escribano | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Discover Las Pozas, a dreamy, little-known garden of surreal art, where sculptures evoke the ruins of ancient Greece but are overrun by exotic jungle plants. It was created by the late Edward James, a British multimillionaire and arts patron.

The Many Colors of CancĂșn

By David Perry | Sunday Mar 16, 2014
From white sands to white tequila, CancĂșn offers respite for travelers craving a tropical getaway with roots in ancient Mayan culture.

Loreto: A Quiet Gem on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula

By Karen Schwartz | Friday Feb 28, 2014
Efforts to turn the seaside village of Loreto into a major destination have been going on for years. So far, though, the results have been limited, and that in itself makes it worth visiting.

Gay Mexican Prisoner Blinded in Vicious Jail Attacked

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
A gay prisoner in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, reportedly had both of his eyes gouged out in an attack by his cellmate on Dec. 23.

Mexican Lawmaker Asks to Ban Gay Unions in Public

Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
A state legislator in Mexico is causing a stir by asking authorities not to allow gay weddings in public spaces because it confuses children in a state that just approved same-sex civil unions.

Mexican Lawmaker: Gay Marriage is Wrong Because Gays Don’t Face Each Other During Sex

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 19, 2013
A Mexican lawmaker made headlines this week when she said that same-sex couples should not have marriage rights because they do not face each other when having sex.

Mexican State Approves Same-Sex Civil Unions

Wednesday Jul 31, 2013
Lawmakers in Mexico’s western state of Colima have approved a change in the state’s constitution that legalizes same-sex civil unions.

Mexico’s First Gay Mayor Elected Amid Machismo and Drug Violence

Thursday Jul 18, 2013
Mexico’s first openly gay elected mayor is set to take office in a rough-and-tumble part of Zacatecas state known for cowboy boots, embossed belts and drug gang shootouts.

Cancun’s Culinary Makeover

By Alejandra Ramos | Thursday May 9, 2013
EDGE writer Alejandra Ramos heads to Cancun and trades cheap tequila and beer pong for Michelin star dining, luxurious spa treatments and an immersive tour of the Cancun-Riviera Maya Food and Wine Festival.

Lost in Time: Zipolite, Mexico

By Jody Kurash | Monday Mar 25, 2013
A sleepy town with one main street and no ATMs, Zipolite (pronounced ZEE-poe-LEE-tay) is one of many tiny coastal pueblos that dot the Pacific in Mexico’s Southern state of Oaxaca and the perfect relaxing getaway.