Category: People

The MEXICO Report Announces Call for Nominations for 2014 Real Heroes of Mexico Awards, 3rd Edition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOS ANGELES – (March 12, 2014) – Today, The MEXICO Report, an internationally recognized blog showcasing positive news about Mexico, travel and philanthropy, announced its call for nominations for the 2014 ‘Real Heroes of Mexico’ (third edition) awards.…

Graduate of Baja Orphanage Will Run LA Marathon March 9 to Support Corazon de Vida Foundation

From an Orphanage in Baja to the ASICS LA Marathon 22-year-old Grecia Joseely Guzman Gonzalez will join TEAM CDV and run to support the orphanage in which she was raised LOS ANGELES –  On Sunday, March 9, 2014, 22-year-old Ensenada-native…

Segment on Corazon de Vida Featured on NBC’s Life Connected

NBC Los Angeles recently featured Corazon de Vida, a non-profit organization serving the children of Baja California, and its founder, Hilda Pacheco-Taylor on its “Life Connected” series. I have the honor of serving on the Board of Advisors of Corazon de Vida and…

The Mother Teresa of Mexico: Meet Ora Anekananda Hernandez, One of the 2013 Real Heroes of Mexico

The Mexico Report’s Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Ora Anekananda Hernandez Interlomas, Mexico City “Since I lived in Mexico for the past 31/2 years,I have met many people. However, the most amazing and inspiring person I have met was Ora…

Image & Style Magazine Features The Mexico Report’s “Real Heroes of Mexico” Program

Image & Style Magazine featured The Mexico Report’s grassroots community project, “The Real Heroes of Mexico” in a recent issue.  Started in 2012, this program has blossomed into a thriving annual event where anyone can nominate a person who is…

2014 International Women’s Conference, We Move Forward, Set for March 7-9 in Isla Mujeres

We Move Forward 2014, the third Annual International Women’s Conference has been set for March 7-9, 2014 in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. The 3-day event celebrates women through workshops, speakers, yoga, dance and more, focusing on body, mind and soul. This year,…

Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Jose Carlos Leon Vargas and Aurelia Annino of Oaxaca

Showcasing a hero-a-day from The Mexico Report’s 2013 Real Heroes of Mexico: Website: http://www.si-kanda.org “Jose Carlos and Aurelia started Sikanda in 2009 and have been working 24/7 to transform the lives of the city’s trash pickers, building eco houses, capacitating…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Pete Noll

  The Mexico Report presents The 2013 Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Pete Noll Oaxaca, Oaxaca Website: http://www.puentemexico.org/peterunspittsburgh2013.php  “Pete Noll’s involvement in Latin American began as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala from 1998-2000, from there he went on to work…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Don Sergio Castro Martinez, Healer, Humanitarian in Chiapas

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The Mexico Report Presents the “2013 Real Heroes of Mexico” Meet Don Sergio Castro San Cristobal de Casas, Chiapas Website: http://www.yokchij.org/ Don Sergio received the “Real Heroes of Mexico” award in 2012 and 2013. “Considered a hero in Chiapas, Sergio Castro…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Julieta Villacaña Cárdenas of Oaxaca

From The Mexico Report’s “2013 Real Heroes of Mexico”, meet Julieta Villacaña Cárdenas Oaxaca, Oaxaca Website: http://www.huboaxaca.org/ “Julieta is a hero. To see her at eight months pregnant, waddling from social project to social project, you do not question her dedication,…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Romayne Wheeler

2013 Real Heroes of Mexico: Romayne Wheeler Ejido of Munérachi, SW of Creel, Chihuahua Website: http://www.romaynewheeler.org.mx/ Photo by Charles Graham “The magnificent Sierra Madre of Mexico (including Copper Canyon), is the mountainous refuge of 60,000 indigenous Tarahumara, known for their…