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June 18, 2015
A 12,000-year-old female skull found in the Mexican Caribbean could be the oldest human remains ever unearthed in the Americas, Mexico’s top public university announced Thursday. The skull was excavated inside an underground cave along the coast of Tulum, in Mexico’s eastern state of Quintana Roo, and could date back to between 10,000 and 12,000...
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The Riviera Nayarit’s Beach Cleanup Network (RLP by its acronym in Spanish) is celebrating its first year of activity along the coast of Nayarit, including its beaches, rivers, islands and streams. The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) would like to thank each and every one of the citizens who have participated in this...
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Jeralean Talley, the world’s oldest-known person, has died in Michigan 26 days after her 116th birthday, a family spokeswoman said on Thursday. Born on May 23, 1899, Talley climbed to the top of a list kept by the Gerontology Research Group, which validates the agesof the world’s longest-living people, after Gertrude Weaver died at 116...
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Measures,like creating biological corridors and protected areas, are tightened to protect jaguar, an endangered species. The statement was issued by the Alliance WWF-Telcel, the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP) and the Institute of Ecology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Alejandro del Mazo, CONANP head, said that the conservation of jaguar...
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Mexico now deports more Central American migrants than the United States, a dramatic shift since the U.S. asked Mexico for help a year ago with a spike in illegal migration, especially among unaccompanied minors. Between October and April, Mexico apprehended 92,889 Central Americans. In the same time period, the United States detained 70,226 “other than...
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The 110 Mexico City public schools participating in the SaludArte program to fight obesity and promote healthy eating must start urban gardens, the head of the capital’s government, Miguel Angel Mancera, said. Mancera made the announcement Wednesday during Cocinando, an event at city hall aimed at fighting childhood obesity, telling participants that the goal was...
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The once-embattled Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez has taken down a billboard made of soldered, seized guns reading “No More Weapons,” one of the most visible reminders of its violence-laden recent past. The stark, black-and-white sign was erected by the government of former president Felipe Calderon on the side of a border-crossing bridge in...
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