Students from Saratoga H.S. CA, and others enjoy Xochicalco. Photo courtesy of Universidad Internacional.

STUDY ABROAD: WHY CHOOSE MEXICO? ITS PREEMINENCE & ITS IMPEDIMENTS

This post has been revised to reflect the improved State Department advisory for Cuernavaca, Morelos, January 2016. This is an expanded and illustrated version of a paper delivered August 6, 2015, at Universidad Internacional in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, at the 2nd International Congress, Latin America: Tradition & Globalization.   Click on the photos to enlarge them. For…

The facade of MAIC on Avenida Morelos. Photo courtesy of the museum.

A NEW JEWEL ADORNS CUERNAVACA’S CENTRO HISTÓRICO. EL MUSEO DE ARTE INDÍGENA CONTEMPORÁNEO

Cuernavaca’s cultural life just received a momentous boost. A sensational new museum opened to the pubic on Avenida Morelos 275, next door to the church of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. The Museo de Arte Indígena Contemporáneo is a project of the Patronato Universitario of the Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, UAEM for its initials in Spanish. Both…

SECURITY TOPS THE AGENDA IN MORELOS

 SECURITY TOPS THE AGENDA IN MORELOS                    Cuernavaca, Mor. Feb.21, 2015 The State of Morelos and its capital Cuernavaca have emerged as leaders in Mexico’s quest for improved security. The state and the “city of eternal spring” have long been beacons for national and international tourism. But foreigners have been more reluctant visitors in recent years,…

Jim and Mayor Jorge Morales Barud after the ceremony.

JIM HORN HONORED IN CUERNAVACA

                  IDENTIDAD MORELOS presents RECONOCIMIENTO to JIM HORN At a celebration of the 5th anniversary of its constitution, the civic organization Identidad Morelos presented  reconocimientos to several residents for their efforts in promoting the identity of Cuernavaca and the State of Morelos. Jim Horn was recognized for his guidebook to Cuernavaca, published since 1981, his…