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January 15, 2016
zika mexico
U.S. health officials on Friday issued a travel warning for 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America where infection with Zika, a mosquito-borne virus, is a risk. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in particular cautioned pregnant women not to travel to those areas as Zika has been linked...
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Rebellious crowds of townspeople in a rural area in central Mexico are defying police and soldiers to steal diesel from illegally tapped pipelines, creating what officials call an imminent threat of tragedies like fires that have burned dozens of people at other sites in Mexico. The sight of a crowd of men, women and youths...
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Watching her hold an audience in the palm of her hand, it’s hard to believe that three years ago, Brittany Kingery sat behind a desk in a state government office building in Olympia, Washington. Reviews of her performances back then might have said that she “follows directions, and works well both independently and as part...
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A former leader of Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and erstwhile ally of President Enrique Pena Nieto has been arrested in Spain, Mexican and Spanish officials said on Friday. Humberto Moreira, who was PRI chairman in 2011 before he stood down after a debt scandal was uncovered in Coahuila, the northern state he had...
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In my last article, I shared my experiences commuting on the bus and this week I am continuing my travel theme.  Driving daily in a new country is an intense cultural experience that quickly changes you from tourist status to resident as you adapt to a new environment. Although it is generally more convenient to...
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