Day

October 6, 2014
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) urged the Mexican government to avoid donating money to the charity organization known as Teleton, the biggest NGO in the country for handicapped people. The CRPD also urged the government to develop its own state social programs for people with disabilities and warned...
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Deforestation is down in the Mexican forest that is the winter home of the Monarch butterfly, and scientists also hope to see a rebound in the annual migration after it fell to historic lows last year, an expert said Thursday. Omar Vidal of the World Wildlife Fund said two to three times more Monarchs may...
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State officials worked Monday to determine whether 28 bodies found in a clandestine grave are students who were attacked by police suspected of drug gang links. President Enrique Pena Nieto called the deaths “outrageous, painful and unacceptable.” Guerrero State Prosecutor Inaky Blanco said the bodies are badly damaged and that genetic testing could take two...
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For decades, expatriates from Canada and the U.S. have been crossing the border into Mexico looking for something better. Their reasons vary, but among them are less taxation, more personal freedoms, a lower cost of living, a higher quality of life, warmer weather, and a slower pace. In fact, there are more U.S. residents living...
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World traveler, writer and chef Anthony Bourdain took to his blog in an effort to uncover the underlying currents that make up the often complex, yet never ending love affair between the U.S. and Mexico. As a whole, Americans make no secret about their love for Mexican food and drink, happily consuming enormous quantities of...
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A moderate earthquake in Mexico rattled a large part of central and southern Mexico as well as neighboring Guatemala Saturday afternoon. There were no reports of damage or casualties. The tremor struck at 2:16 p.m. CDT in the interior portion of Mexico’s state of Veracruz, not far from the Oaxaca state border. The epicenter was...
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Mexico auto production and exports rose in September compared with the same month last year, the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) said on Monday. Mexico auto production output was up 10.7 percent in September, while shipments were up 2 percent for the month, AMIA said. Mexico’s rising auto fortunes were solidified earlier this year when...
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