To the left is a fiesta huipil from northern Oaxaca. Carla Fernandez recently visited the region to look for fabrics she might use in future designs; at right, a Quetzalcoatl feathered-serpent fiesta huipil worn by a weaver in San Lucas Ojitlan.
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Rosa Mexicano's Chipotle Marrow Matzo Balls. When tequila meets Manischewitz in the same glass, Passover will never be the same. At Rosa Mexicano restaurants, the Passover menu is inspired by the cuisine of Mexico's nearly Jews.
For Cubans In Key West, A Longing To Fill In 'Gaps Of Who We Are'
Cuba is 90 miles away from the southernmost point in the United States, in Key West, Fla. "There used to be a ferry that ran between the two islands every day," says Gregorio Garcia, who emigrated in "I hope they operate it again someday."
Cuba is one of the world's last remaining communist states. Cuba's allies in China and Vietnam also maintain firm one-party rule, but have prospered by introducing market principles to their economic models.
Carlos Fuentes, one of the most influential writers in the Latin American world, died Tuesday at a hospital in Mexico City. He was Fresh Air remembers the prolific author with excerpts from a 1987 interview.
The Second Most Dangerous Country For Land Mines Begins To De-Mine