Chiapas


To be Mexican is to work work work trabajar trabajar trabajar the Chiapas taquero tells the film maker as he follows him from early morning prep to his route through the varrio with tacos al canasta. It’s Friday, and that means ceviche. Bonus footage: A welder/metal worker.

worm1If you’ve been looking for info on how they catch, cook and eat worms in Chiapas, you are in luck! Como Cocinar Zats is the how-to video you’ve been looking for! You’re welcome. [Mas…]


It’s dry in Mexico, too, but it’s not all bad. Low waters in a Chipas reservoir have revealed a sunken treasure. Discovery.com reports: [Mas…]


El Pozol, una bebida típica del estado mexicano de Chiapas, está hecha a base de maíz, agua y azúcar. Hay de distintos sabores, uno de ellos es el cacao. // Pozol is a typical Mexican beverage, it is made with corn, water and sugar. Also, it can be prepared with cocoa.

How to make Mexican tortillas|Cómo hacer tortillas mexicanas (video)

by Barney Asada August 27, 2015 Cultura
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Este vídeo fue grabado en Chiapas, México. En él podemos ver la forma tradicional de hacer las tortillas, hechas por los mismos miembros de la comunidad de Petalcingo. Vuélvete un experto e impresiona a tus amigos. // This was recorded in Petalcingo, Chiapas, Mexico. We can see how native people of this community prepare traditional […]

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The best part of waking up? Chiapas in your cup! (photo)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 23, 2014 Cultura
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Even in Bel Air, they know wassup.

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Subcommandante Marcos retires, will work on restaurant

by Santino J. Rivera May 29, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from CHIAPAS, MX) Subcommandante Marcos, leader of the Zapatista rebels (EZLN) in southern Mexico, has announced that he is leaving the group’s leadership. He said he no longer spoke on behalf of EZLN but will instead focus on his restaurant empire in Chicago.

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Street art of San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, MX (photos)

by HABLO PICASSO March 31, 2014 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Professor Gary Burnett just uploaded a brilliant set of photos he shot in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, where the 1994 Zapatista (EZLN) uprising was centered. The profe has a good eye for political and surreal street art.

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Welcome to the Indian Store – Dream Catchers are on sale today (video)

by Barney Asada January 20, 2014 Cultura
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The Indian Store has everything the White Man needs — dream catchers, spirit animals, books on coyotes and WiFi signal boosters. [F-bombs.] Video by the 1491s. Previously on the 1491s:

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Latino filmmaker claims Zach Braff stole his Kickstarter funding

by Lalo Alcaraz April 29, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Actor and film director Zach Braff has raised $2 million in three days to fund a follow-up to his 2004 film, Garden State. Over 30,000 Kickstarter backers pledged $2.1-plus million to Braff’s Wish I Was Here, with 25 days left in the campaign. Not everyone is pleased with the results of […]

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