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August 11, 2014
The Oscar-winning comedian and actor Robin Williams has died at 63, according to police in Marin County, Calif. A statement from the assistant chief deputy coroner of Marin County announced on Monday that the Coroner Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must...
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Losing the fight against same-sex marriage at home, leading U.S. Evangelical Christians are joining in the culture wars in Latin America as cheerleaders for opponents of gay legal partnerships, abortion and pornography. One of the Americans is veteran legal crusader Mat Staver who was both a disciple of late Moral Majority co-founder Jerry Falwell and...
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About 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of contaminated wastewater have spilled into rivers from a mine in northern Mexico, and federal officials announced Sunday they are restricting water supply to cities and towns in the country’s north, including the Sonora state capital of Hermosillo. The National Water Commission said it was monitoring chemicals in...
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Regenestem, a division of the Global Stem Cells Group, Inc., has announced the launch of a new stem cell treatment center in Cozumel, Mexico, offering the most advanced protocols and techniques in cellular medicine to patients from around the world. A team of stem cell medical professionals led by Rafael Moguel, M.D., an advocate and...
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The Sportfishing Association of California (SAC) has been working with diplomatic officials in Mexico’s National Aquaculture and Fishing Commission (CONAPESCA) since the ban on bluefin tuna fishing was announced July 14th, and received some good news today. Ken Franke, the President of the SAC released the following press release; “This afternoon the SAC legal office...
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A team of Mexican Social Security Institute, or IMSS, doctors removed a 60.2-kilo (132-pound) tumor from a 51-year-old woman’s ovaries, health officials said. No intra-abdominal tumor this size has been documented before in the world, Moises Aaron Nuñez Gonzalez, director of IMSS Medical Unit No. 26 in the Cabo San Lucas Subzone, told reporters. The...
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I’m staring at the face of Mexico, literally. Five hundred faces, in fact. The owner of Casa de la Cuesta in San Miguel de Allende explains how his collection of Mexican ceremonial masks so overflowed his bed-and-breakfast, he opened a Mask Museum next door. Grotesque horned faces, whose wigs were made from horse hair or...
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