The World’s Thirst

In 1993, in my novel “La Leyenda de los Soles” (Legend of the Suns), I foresaw a city without water in 2027, the year that coincides with the next “Fuego Nuevo” (New Fire), that the original Mexicans used to commemorate every 52 years, specifically on the “Cerro de la Estrella” (Hill of the Star), now […]

Desperate Letters

Sending a letter to a public official in Mexico is like putting a message in a bottle and throwing it into the ocean. One does not expect to receive a reply, nor even a receipt of acknowledgement from the obscure bureaucrat who receives the letter at the gatehouse and throws it into some miserable cabinet […]