April 5, 2016
Governor Phil Bryant
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. The measure also clears the way for employers to cite religion in determining workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom and locker...
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Top Zika investigators now believe that the birth defect microcephaly and the paralyzing Guillain-Barre syndrome may be just the most obvious maladies caused by the mosquito-borne virus. Fueling that suspicion are recent discoveries of serious brain and spinal cord infections – including encephalitis, meningitis and myelitis – in people exposed to Zika. Evidence that Zika’s...
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Carlos Manuel Sada Solana
Mexico nominated a new ambassador to the United States on Tuesday, a little over a half-year after his predecessor took up what many consider the country’s most important overseas diplomatic post. The new top envoy to Washington will be Carlos Manuel Sada Solana, who is currently consul general in Los Angeles, the Foreign Relations Department...
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capoeira festival san pancho
The 5th Capoeira Festival will take place in San Pancho, the Cultural Capital of the Riviera Nayarit from April 7-10, 2016. This year the guests of honor are mestres Paulinho Velho and Everson from Brazil, and Marcia Cigarra, from Mexico. This capoeira martial arts cultural encounter will be held at the Bodega del Circo de...
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house hunters international
House Hunters International, the acclaimed HGTV show airing in more than 50 countries, returns to Puerto Vallarta in April to shoot its seventh episode. This installment features Roger Dubois, well-known real estate agent at Tropicasa Realty, along with his buyers Jason Baker and Felipe Perez. In 2015, Roger Dubois joined locally-owned Tropicasa Realty to share...
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ford mexico
Ford Motor Co. plans to build a new $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Mexico, creating about 2,800 jobs and shifting small-car production from the U.S. at a time when moving jobs south of the border has become a major issue in the U.S. presidential campaign. The company announced the plant in the San Luis...
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