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August 7, 2014
“Whip me if you dare,” was Lubna Hussein’s defiant message to judges in Sudan, where the former journalist was arrested for the crime of wearing trousers. Hussein soon attracted international attention as a symbol of women’s oppression in countries with strict interpretations of Islamic law. She was arrested at a restaurant in Khartoum in 2009...
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ABOUT GUACAMOLE: Guacamole dates back to the Aztecs – The Aztecs referred to guacamole as ahuaca-mulli which translates roughly to avocado sauce or avocado mixture. This concoction was very similar to what you might fix now in your own kitchens today. Avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole are a New World food that became quite...
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Mexico has passed laws to open its oil, gas and electric industries to private and foreign investors after 76 years of state control. Now comes the hard part. Experts say Mexico’s hopes for tens of billions of dollars in outside investment, and possibly a shale gas boom like the one occurring across the border in...
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Dr. Mehmet Oz said diet sodas can fuel heart attacks, hamper weight loss, slow metabolism, and give you a thick waist on the Aug. 6 episode of the Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Oz said the dangerous combination of caramel coloring and artificial sweeteners in diet sodas increase the risk of high blood pressure, high blood...
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Mexico still owes the U.S. water and lots of it, according to officials. As of July 26, Mexico has failed to deliver to the U.S. at least 361,000 acres feet of water, which puts the country more than a year behind in overall volume to remain on pace to comply with the 1944 Water Treaty...
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As the amendment of Article 27 looms large and seems ever more likely, real estate in Mexico is enjoying greater attention from worldwide investors who see it as a way to realize huge returns while also providing a financial hedge against more traditional investment vehicles. In fact, the reasons to invest in real estate are...
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A report published by Wealth Daily and written by investment research specialist Carl Delfield charts Mexico’s clear path to economic success over the coming months and years as China’s growing economic challenges help shift the complicated trade and investment relationships that exist between this Asian giant, Mexico and the U.S. “According to consultant AlixPartners, Mexico...
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Mexico’s Congress approved a comprehensive energy reform that will break more than seven decades of state monopoly and dramatically expand the role of foreign and private companies in the country’s oil and gas industry. The package of new laws approved late Wednesday will now go to the desk of President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has...
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