DAMAGED BUT UNDAUNTED,  MORELOS BECKONS TOURISTS, October 3, 2017­­­

On September 19, 2017, an earthquake struck Mexico causing severe to moderate damage in Mexico City and the states of Puebla and Morelos. The estimated 7.1 Richter-scale quake damaged about 150 thousand homes, some completely destroyed. Government sources confirm 366 lives lost, including 225 in the capital and 74 in Morelos.   Mexican first responders, the army,…

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…

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,…