One of my favorite web references is published by the University of Texas. I reviewed their site in the People's Guide, but as this recent message on Mexico Connect's General Forum suggests, it's well worth a reminder.
Posted by Bill on November 17, 1999:
"The University of Texas has one of the best "link" sites I've come across for Mexico. It links many subjects/sources, such as: Mexican Telephone Yellow Pages; Mexican Zip Codes; a copy of the Mexican Consitution of 1917, in English; etc. Some travel and tourism links are also provided. This may be helpful to some of you." http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/mexico/
Did You Feel Anything?
Servicio Sismologico Nacional, Instituto De Geofisica, Unam
It's entirely in Spanish, but if you're interested in earthquakes, check it out. I've translated their main index below. With a dictionary at hand, you should be able to quickly get an idea of what's happening. If nothing else, you can check the bottom of the home page to learn the location, time and severity of Mexico's most recent quake. I've included a recent one....
Ultimos Sismos Recent Earthquakes
Reporte Semanal Weekly Report
Acerca del SSN About (this organization, site)
Acerca de Sismos About Earthquakes
Notas Informativas Informative Notes
¿Sintió un temblor? Did you feel an earthquake?
SismoTel Earthquake "Phone Line"
Comentariossismo más reciente
99/11/15 08:33:59 Lat: 16.23 Lon: -98.12 Prof: 7 km
Mag: 3.7 Epicentro: COSTA GUERRERO-OAXACA
80 Million Monarchs Visit Mexico
Excuse the alliteration, but opportunites like this don't appear that often: beginning this month, many millions of monarch butterflies migrate to the mountains of Michoacán, Mexico. This year, the butterflies that survive the 3,000 mile flight will find a newly constructed parking area inside the forest reserve known as the "Thematic Butterfly Park". In addition to vehicle parking, there is a playground, restrooms and "zones for the disabled", the mirador will allow visitors to admire the butterflies without leaving their cars and tour buses.