April 1, 2016
dangerous selfie

Why do people risk their lives for a selfie?

Why do people risk their lives – or the lives of others – for the perfect selfie? Michael Weigold, University of Florida 2016 hasn’t been...
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Mexico central bank unanimous in rate hold

Mexico's central bank was unanimous in its decision to keep interest rates on hold last month, but most board members flagged the risk of a...
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Puerto Vallarta’s cruise terminal planned as theme park

Puerto Vallarta's Port Authority (API) will begin a series of renovations and new construction projects to develop Mexico's only 'theme' cruise terminal. The plans call...
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Grand Marshalls for Vallarta Pride 2016 announced

The Vallarta Pride 2016 Organizing Committee is pleased to confirm the participation of Idan Matalon and Myriam Montemayor as Grand Marshalls for this LGBTTI pride...
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Historic Texas Alamo to undergo first renovation in a century

The Alamo, the highly recognizable monument to Texas independence, will have its first major renovation in a century in a project overseen by a Philadelphia...
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Ballet star Carlos Acosta returns to Cuban roots

Global ballet star Carlos Acosta returns to his Cuban roots when his new dance company takes to the stage next month. Since retiring last year...
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North Korea to pursue nuclear and missile programs

North Korea will pursue its nuclear and ballistic missile program in defiance of the United States and its allies, a top Pyongyang envoy said on...
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Women soccer champs demand equal wages

Five top players for the World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team have filed a federal wage discrimination complaint claiming they are paid less than...
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Tucker the turtle undergoes experimental treatments

Seattle veterinarians will test a rescued sea turtle on Friday to see whether treatment in a hyperbaric chamber, typically used for decompression sickness in human...
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Islas Marietas and Sayulita make USA Today Top10 List

Some of the world’s most beautiful beaches can be found in Mexico, where there are approximately 450 of them lining its expansive coastlines. Among them:...
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Mexico’s proven oil and gas reserves fell 21 pct last year

Mexico's proven oil and gas reserves dropped 21.3 percent in 2015, the oil regulator said on Thursday, as the state-run oil company, Pemex, cut back...
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Mexican desert mangroves – Valuable in dealing with climate change

Scientists have long known that mangroves provide vital barriers against storms and that these forests can store vast amounts of carbon. An article published today...
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