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Video Highlights from Expo Milan 2015

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Mexico Pavilion

Mexico brought to Expo Milan 2015 a mix of tradition and innovation to talk about the connection between food, diversity and heritage. CPD takes you on a tour inside the Mexican Pavilion with the theme "The Seed for the New World."

Highland Park's Sister Cities Program Wins Top Honor

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For more than a dozen years, Highland Park residents Carol and Rick Wolfe have been practicing the kind of people-to-people diplomacy that former President Dwight Eisenhower had in mind when he launched the Sister City movement in the 1950s. [...] The foundation has won the 2015 Best Overall Program award in its size category from Sister Cities International. 

America Ferrera Pens Open Letter Thanking Trump for ‘Straight Talk’

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Actress America Ferrera has penned an open letter to Donald Trump in response to his controversial comments about Mexican immigrants. Ferrera has been an advocate for Latino causes and a prominent supporter of Democratic candidates for years. Her tongue-in-cheek post puts a unique spin on the uproar over Trump’s claims that “rapists” and “drug dealers” have entered the U.S. border illegally from Mexico. 

Movie Shot in Mexico City Takes on Trotsky's Assassination

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — It's a tale of love, betrayal and history's most famous murder by ice pick. The plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky, the Soviet revolutionary-turned-exiled dissident, in Mexico City in 1940, is at the heart of "El Elegido" ("The Chosen"), an upcoming movie that's set to wrap shooting in this capital in the coming days.

Cannes: Passion, Social Drama Dominate Mexico’s Film Culture

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Since last year, a second wave of Mexican cineastes has emerged, some of whom straddle both auteur and mainstream genres. In contrast to the high-art, radical or minimalist features that have characterized much of the early New Mexican Cinema, these filmmakers are exploring both worlds.

Looking East / Maid Culture Gets Warm Welcome in Mexico

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The lecture at UNAM was packed with about 500 students, with many people standing. Around the end of the lecture, I invited Hitomi to the stage and with her spoke to the audience about why maid cafes have become one of the icons of Japan’s pop culture and why they attract foreign visitors.In a nutshell, these cafes seriously entertain their customers by providing them with an experience which is completely different from their daily lives.

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