It’s after midnight at Bar Añejo in Manhattan. Añejo means ‘aged’. On this night--in this place--it means “the nectar of a Mexican plant that’s been lovingly grown, and you’re about to sip it.”
When Linda Machado was growing up in New York in the 1950s and 1960s, she thought she knew her family history. Her dad was Irish, her mother’s family was Portuguese, from the Azore islands.
Mexican immigrants in the U.S. make less on average than immigrants from any other part of the world, according to new research based on U.S. Census and labor data.
The Mexican Supreme Court overturned an Oaxaca state law prohibiting same-sex marriage. The ruling may have a wide-ranging influence, leading to the legalization of gay marriage in Mexico.
The unanimous ruling is aligned with Mexico City, where gay marriage has been legal since 2010.
Some are citing this week’s decision as evidence that Mexico is paving the way for gay marriages to be recognized not only throughout the nation, but other Latin American countries as well.
The federal government has finally closed a long, contentious chapter with American Indian tribes.