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February 2, 2016
The central bank reported Tuesday that money sent home by Mexicans overseas hit nearly $24.8 billion last year, overtaking oil revenues for the first time as a source of foreign income. Remittances were up 4.75 percent from 2014 when they totaled $23.6 billion, the Bank of Mexico said. They had never before surpassed petroleum since...
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Russia’s first major exhibition dedicated to Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo has opened in a St. Petersburg museum. The exhibition that opened Tuesday in the Faberge Museum features three dozen works by Kahlo, famous for her poignant self-portraits. The paintings come from various collections in Mexico, and officials said it took four separate planes to...
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A new method to render male mosquitoes infertile by nuclear radiation could help reduce populations of the insect carrying the Zika virus that is linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil, the U.N. atomic agency said on Tuesday. Experts from the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency are to meet Brazilian officials on Feb. 16...
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We all like to moan and complain about how there is not enough money in our budgets at the end of the month. Well, here is a simple step that could save a family of four $1,500 a year: Stop wasting food. It sounds flippant, but it is not. About 40 percent of the food...
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The Mexican government is letting the parents of two more sick girls import a cannabis-derived medicine for their treatment. The Federal Health Commission says in a statement that it has authorized the parents’ requests to bring hemp oil into the country. In a landmark decision last year, a judge ordered the government to allow the...
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