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May 18, 2014
The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease — and hold down the price of your morning cup. At issue is a fungus called coffee rust that has caused more than $1 billion in damage across Latin American region. The fungus is especially deadly to Arabica...
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A tropical system is looking to take shape off of the coastline of western Mexico over the next few days. Though this system will likely be slow to develop, there is uncertainty in the exact track into next week. Currently, some clouds off to the southwest of Acapulco, Mexico, are spinning a bit and continues...
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The International Monetary Fund expects Mexico’s economy to show an upturn in the coming months and grow 3 percent in 2014, the director of that organization’s Western Hemisphere Department said. Alejandro Werner, a former Mexican deputy finance secretary, told CNNExpansion that there is a high probability of a “positive surprise” after the weak results in...
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A sea of white chefs in aprons and scores of racing waiters set a pair of Guinness world records in Mexico City, organizers said Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). Decked out in their pressed whites, 3,634 chefs crammed the base of the capital’s landmark Angel of Independence victory column. That was enough to shatter the old...
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Mention Mexico and you usually hear Cancun, Cozumel and earlier ports I used to fly into as an airline pilot like Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta and Zihuatanejo with the sand and beaches. But you don’t know the essence of Mexico until you visit the heart of it, Mexico City. In previous columns, I’ve mentioned slow-paced, courteous...
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BMW AG plans to announce in July that it will build its first assembly plant in Mexico and has earmarked two regions where the site could be built, Automobilwoche reported on Sunday, without citing the source of the information. With numerous free trade accords, a cheap and able labor force and proximity to the lucrative...
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