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April 5, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC, April 4, 2014 — A joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aims to improve access to clean water and wastewater infrastructure for U.S. communities along the Mexico border. This initiative is part of the organizations’ ongoing partnership to increase the sustainability of rural drinking water...
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The Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 is one of the most beloved and hated bands in the Spanish-speaking world. Its members are politically outspoken and opinionated. They’ve also undergone an unusual evolution: They went from making raunchy club hits to becoming Latin America’s premier political troubadours. When the group first surfaced in the mid-2000s,...
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MEXICO CITY: Most of Mexico’s central bankers were convinced that a spike in inflation has likely passed while the majority said short-term risks to growth had increased, minutes released on Friday showed. Central Bank board members voted at their March 31 meeting to hold their benchmark interest rate at a record low of 3.50 percent....
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Several local businesses have joined together to create fundraising events for Vallarta Pride 2014, scheduled to take place from May 22nd through the 26th. A Page in the Sun will hold a book reading by Maurice Monette, author of the novel Confessions of a Gay Married Priest, on Friday, April 4th,...
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Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered an end to efforts to revive moribund Mexicana airlines through bankruptcy proceedings, saying no credible new investor has expressed interest in the carrier. Before it stopped flying in 2010 because of financial problems, Mexicana was among the world’s oldest continually operating airlines. Mexicana began...
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The Associated Press By BRIAN SKOLOFF NOGALES, Ariz. – Roman Catholic leaders made a rare visit to the border and celebrated Mass on Tuesday in the shadow of the fence separating the U.S. and Mexico, offering Holy Communion through the steel barrier to people on the Mexican side as they sought to bring attention to...
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It’s good to be number one, even if it’s only in Latin America. Just ask Carlos Slim. The Mexican billionaire may have lost his place as the world’s richest man to Microsoft’s Bill Gates, but he still sits atop the pile in his regional turf, according to Forbes magazine. While there are 114 billionaires in...
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