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April 17, 2014
Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper — now the world’s most widely grown spice crop — reports an international team of researchers, led by a plant scientist at the University of California, Davis. Results from the four-pronged investigation — based on linguistic and ecological evidence as well as the more traditional archaeological...
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A freak spring hailstorm has caused havoc for thousands of people trying to leaving Mexico City for Easter weekend. The heavy storm hit Wednesday evening on the mountain pass west of Mexico City, halting all movement on the main highways toward cities such as Toluca, Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta. Thousands of people spent the night...
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In the next two weeks, Mexico’s lawmakers are expected to release a series of Mexico energy reform bills, known as the secondary laws, that should begin to delineate how the revolutionary energy reforms approved last December will be implemented. Prior to the reforms, Mexico had the most closed energy regime of any country in the...
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Last month, the art and auction website Artnet posted a video interview with Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, on the occasion of the opening of Permission To Be Global: Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition debuted last December at the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation in...
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You’ll visit the 16th century mountain village of El Tuito and soak in its rich history and cooler mountain air. Along the way, you’ll stop for a tour of the world famous Vallarta Botanical Gardens. You’ll visit regional highlights that give you unique insight into the area and the lives of the residents.
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Mexico’s gold medal at the London Olympics was supposed to be a good sign for the national team as it looked ahead to the World Cup 2014. Instead, the Mexicans barely qualified. Despite all the problems of 2013, Mexico coach Miguel Herrera says his team can go deep — very deep — into the tournament...
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