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March 30, 2016
Sea levels could rise 50 cm (20 inches) more this century than had been expected, according to a report published on Wednesday which found that Antarctic ice will melt faster than previously thought. Climate scientists at two U.S. universities said the most recent U.N. report on the effects of global warming had underestimated the rate...
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us retirement
Denial is not just a river in Africa. It also is a powerful driver of how Americans think about their prospects for a secure retirement. A new survey of retirement confidence published on Tuesday confirms that many workers lack realistic plans for making ends meet in retirement. It also suggests there is a disconnect between...
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Robert De Niro
When celebrity and science collide, harmful side effects may occur. The latest case happened last weekend when the Tribeca Film Festival pulled a documentary from its program by a discredited former doctor whose research into the connection between vaccines and autism has been debunked. After festival co-founder Robert De Niro initially defended the film’s inclusion,...
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colombia rebels
Colombia and the country’s second-largest rebel group announced Wednesday that they will hold peace talks, heightening expectations for a definitive end to a half-century of political violence in the Andean nation. The government has been in exploratory talks in Ecuador with the National Liberation Army, or ELN, for more than a year. Negotiators for the...
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egypt hijacked plane
First the hijacker of the Egypt airliner said the women could leave. All the children, too. Then the man in the suicide vest agreed that all Egyptians and others from Muslim backgrounds would be allowed to escape from the plane. That left five Western men – at least one of whom thought they were about...
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mexican military
CIUDAD DE MEXICO (AP) — Un grupo de derechos humanos anunció el miércoles que un tribunal militar absolvió a seis soldados acusados de ejecutar a más de una docena de sospechosos de ser narcotraficantes durante un supuesto enfrentamiento en 2014. Una investigación del Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Pro determinó que la sentencia no...
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hiv organ transplants
Surgeons in Baltimore for the first time have transplanted organs between an HIV-positive donor and HIV-positive recipients, a long-awaited new option for patients with the AIDS virus whose kidneys or livers also are failing. Johns Hopkins University announced Wednesday that both recipients are recovering well after one received a kidney and the other a liver...
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PROFECO puerto vallarta
The Jalisco Department of the Federal Consumer Protection Agency (Profeco) today reported that 25 businesses in Puerto Vallarta have been suspended for failing to comply with consumer laws. In a statement the delegate of the state’s PROFECO, Gabriela Vazquez Flores, said the unit started operating in order to verify good business practices and prevent consumers...
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vallarta spring vacation
Planning a warm weather break but don’t want to settle for an average holiday? If so, then let loose and have the time of your life at Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit, two neighboring regions in Mexico whose sun-soaked activities and attractions make for a spring destination unlike any other. While there is plenty to see and...
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mexico economy
Mexico’s economy grew by 0.6 percent in January from December in seasonally adjusted terms, the fastest pace in five months, figures from the national statistics agency showed on Tuesday. Growth was driven by a pickup in industrial activity, which advanced by 1.2 percent from the previous month, while the service sector expanded by 0.2 percent,...
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Kia Motors expects to start production at its first Mexico factory in the first half of this year as planned, despite local government calls for a change to an investment deal reached with the South Korean company. The new government in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon is demanding Kia renegotiate some of the incentives...
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An international panel of experts that picked apart the Mexican government’s account of what happened to 43 students who disappeared in 2014 will cease work in the country by late April, a senior government official said on Tuesday. The 43 student teachers went missing from the southwestern Mexican city of Iguala in 2014, and their...
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oyster festival
El domingo 3 de abril de 2016 a las 12 horas en la Playa El Punto se realizará la XVI edición del Festival del Ostión en Bucerías, Riviera Nayarit, un evento hecho por los buzos para las comunidades costeras y los visitantes. El Festival del Ostión lo organizan los 40 integrantes de la Sociedad Corporativa...
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oyster festival
Playa El Punto will be the place to be on Sunday, April 3, 2016 for the XVI edition of the Oyster Festival in Bucerías, Riviera Nayarit an occasion created by the divers themselves for the coastal communities and their visitors. The Oyster Festival is organized by the 40 members of the Sociedad Corporativa de Producción...
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