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October 22, 2015
Civil Protections have begun evacuations ahead of Hurricane Patricia throughout the coastal areas of Colima, Jalisco, and Nayarit, including an estimated 20,000 in the area of Vallarta-Nayarit. A total of 50,000 people are expected to be evacuated before Friday afternoon, according to civil protections in the three states. The City of Puerto Vallarta has established...
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A year ago a new art form was born in San Pancho’s Plaza del Sol: a mural made from recycled bottle caps that followed the numbered patterns from ancient Huichol bead art. This year, the creation was redone and we’re here to give you the scoop. Ramiro González was the artist who came up with...
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The plague was spreading nearly 3,000 years before previously thought, scientists say after finding traces of the disease in the teeth of ancient people – a discovery that could provide clues to how dangerous diseases evolve. To find evidence of the prehistoric infection, researchers drilled into the teeth of 101 individuals who lived in Central...
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A TV comic and a former first lady are facing off for Guatemala’s presidency on Sunday, and the winner will face a tide of public anger at politicians that has already driven the last elected president and vice president from office in disgrace. The country will have either its first female president or its first...
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UPDATE: This story was published Thursday, October 22 at 9 AM. Hurricane Patricia is now a Category 5 storm expected to make landfall between Puerto Vallarta and Colima on Friday, October 23. Read more about Hurricane Patricia here. ORIGINAL STORY: Patricia has strengthened to a hurricane as it nears Mexico’s Pacific coast and forecasters say...
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