There at the mic in the center of this shot is Jose Narro, a surgeon and the current rector of the UNAM, the university's equivalent of a president or chancellor, addressing guests at the third edition of Pase Usted, on the open-plan 28th floor of the Torre Latinoamericana. Pase Usted is a sort of rolling salon where a few distinguished speakers address a general theme -- and everyone else drinks and eats for free. The topic on Thursday night: Health.
With the spectacular views, the flowing mezcal, beer, and bites courtesy of Contramar, you can't expect everyone to come away with enlightened new perspectives on the pressing issues facing contemporary Mexico -- the country is by and large obese and undernourished -- but you can at least hope for a bit of osmosis to happen. Previously, Pase Usted tackled the Mexican republic's upcoming Bicentennial, and Sustainability. The next topic is City. Go the site for more, and to sign up.