April 16, 2016
ecuador earthquake

Powerful 7.8 earthquake hits Ecuador coast (video)

A powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday, cracking buildings and rattling homes as far away as the capital of Quito. The U.S....
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mexico torture

Mexico’s defense secretary formally apologizes for torture

Mexico's defense secretary formally apologized to the country Saturday for a video-recorded incident of torture involving two soldiers and a federal police officer. Gen. Salvador...
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El Penol

Mexican artists exhibit in Colombia’s Historical Museum of El Peñol

The Mexican artists Alejandro Quijano (Yucatan) and Jorge Luis Hurtado (Sinaloa) participate in the exhibition "Presencia y Testimonio," which opens today at the Historical Museum...
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stupid internet

How misinformation on the internet is making us dumber

In the hours since I first sat down to write this piece, my laptop tells me the National Basketball Association has had to deny that...
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monarch butterfly

Mexico and US working to preserve the Monarch Butterfly and Vaquita Whale

The head of the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat), Rafael Pacchiano Alaman, reiterated his willingness to work with the United States on environmental...
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How Mexico City is saving the tiendas from OXXO

In most parts of the world, but most evident in the so-called "Third World," unequal commercial competition is a pervading problem which has slowly crept...
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What’s really happening with the Marietas Islands?

According to Dr. Amilcar Cupul, research professor at the University Center of the Coast (CUC), the case of the Marieta Islands is similar to that...
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