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Locals usually see tourists as a way to boost the economy. But at a certain point, resentment starts to build.
In 1967 a Mexican reporter told the CIA he had met Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico City just before the JFK assassination. New research and recently declassified intelligence pokes a hole in his story.
The Aztecs had a shining city on a lake, with canals, causeways and aqueducts – until the Spanish came. Mexico City is still suffering the consequences of their bad public health decisions.
Investigation of the brains of children and young adults who died suddenly in Mexico City revealed amyloid plaques similar to those found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Director Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ has received 10 Oscar nominations. Here, a sociologist explains the hidden historical and cultural context of the film.
Mexicans want leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador to transform the country. But the months leading up to his inauguration sent worrying signs about how he he will use the massive power of his office.
Big data from smart phone and credit cards can uncover the daily rhythms of city life, for all its residents.
Mexico City desperately needs a new airport. It also needs more green space. One landscape architect thinks the Mexican capital’s new Norman Foster-designed international airport can be both.
Stand by for drones, robots and sensors to the rescue.
Many of Greater Mexico City’s 22m residents aren’t receiving the help they need.
An expert in post-disaster reconstruction explains what works, and what doesn’t, when it comes to rebuilding a city.
Can the U.S. recover its once positive image among Mexicans? Trade, immigration and cultural ties stand to suffer.
US elections surfaced fears of Mexicans crossing into the US. But their numbers are actually in decline. Why are they choosing to stay in Mexico? Two migration experts went there to find out.
Tiny particles of a mineral known as magnetite may be causing havoc with our health.
Mexico City is suffering through an air quality crisis this spring, but institutional corruption is making the proposed solution – restricting car usage – ineffective.