Charrería, Intangible Cultural Heritage in Jalisco

Despite the fact that the United Nations recognizes charrería—Mexico’s traditional rodeo-like competitive sport—as one of our country’s Intangible Cultural Heritages, it wasn’t recognized as such by the state of Jalisco until this weekend. Informador.mx reports that it was yesterday, during the 60th anniversary of Guadalajara’s annual Charro Parade, that governor Enrique Alfaro made the announcement….

Puerto Vallarta September Casting Call

Julio Toledo, a Mexico-based casting agency is seeking extras for a production that take place in Puerto Vallarta from September 23 – 27. They are looking for men and women of all ages and ethnicities, and apparently they will hire over 300 extras throughout the process. This is an international production, and there will be…

Orégano

A new Caribbean cuisine restaurant in Versalles.

Meet the New 200 Peso Bill

A new $200 MXN bill will begin circulating this week, according to the Bank of Mexico. The bill commemorates both the bicentenary of Mexico’s independence and the centenary of the beginning of Mexico’s revolution. The bill is made of cotton paper, measures 141 x 66 mm. and is designed vertically. The front of the bill…