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November 3, 2014
The DOJ’s General Inspector indicated that Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) agents have marked the grenades that were purchased by arms trafficker Jean Baptiste Kingery so that they could put a trace on them once they entered Mexico. “Mexican soldiers exchange gunfire with members of a drug cartel. After the battle, the soldiers recover 15...
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Mexico is among the top five business-friendly regulatory environments in Latin America, while Brazil suffers from a complex and time-consuming process for essential business tasks, according to a World Bank Group study. The annual World Bank Group report released on Oct 29 analyzes regulations that apply to an economy’s businesses in 10 categories including trading...
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British drinks company Diageo says it is selling its Northern Ireland whiskey brand, Bushmills, to tequila king Jose Cuervo in a swap deal that will give Diageo sole ownership of an upmarket Mexican tequila maker, Don Julio. Diageo says it made the swap because it already owns two dozen Scotch whisky brands and wants to...
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As the State of Jalisco reevaluates police forces in municipalities, 52 police in Puerto Vallarta join over a thousand state-wide who have been deemed as unfit for civil protection. The evaluation is a test of “Control and Confidence” being required by the state for police in all state municipalities. In Puerto Vallarta, 152 police failed...
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Charles, the heir to the British throne, and Camilla arrived at the Mexico City airport at 1:15 p.m. on the jet bringing them from Colombia, which they had been visiting since last Tuesday. On Sunday, the royal couple were scheduled to see the picturesque town of Real del Monte, where the basis for the relationship...
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Hurricane Vance continues to strengthen over the eastern Pacific Ocean, about 500 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. It became a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale Sunday evening with winds of 105 mph. Vance earlier became a Category 1 hurricane Sunday morning, making it the 14th hurricane of 2014 within the Eastern...
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