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April 17, 2016
earthquake ecuador
Aid began to flow in Sunday to areas devastated by Ecuador’s strongest earthquake in decades and the death toll continued to rise as people left homeless hunkered down for another night outside in the dark. Officials said the quake killed at least 246 people and injured more than 2,500 along Ecuador’s coast. Vice President Jorge...
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dead turtle puerto vallarta
Preliminary studies indicate that intake of toxins in seaweed is the possible cause of the death of 84 turtles and a dolphin found on coast of Puerto Vallarta, said the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection of Jalisco. Reports indicate the investigation was conducted by the Interdisciplinary Research Center for Regional Integral Development (CIIDIR) of the...
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artesanas mexicanas
Toronto, 17 Abr (Notimex).- Las artesanas de Chiapas y Guerrero se están empoderando a través de sus bordados, los cuales se han colocado en mercados que los valoran y pagan un precio justo, dijo a Notimex Ana Paula Fuentes, exdirectora del Museo Textil de Oaxaca y quien trabaja con dos cooperativas de artesanas. “El camino...
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artesanas mexicanas
The artisans of Chiapas and Guerrero are becoming empowered through their embroidery, which have been placed in international markets, said Ana Paula Fuentes, former director of the Textile Museum of Oaxaca and who works with two cooperatives of artisans. “El camino de los Altos” is the name of the cooperative in San Cristobal de las...
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mexico tunnel
A cross border tunnel was discovered near Calexico Friday, marking the second such discovery in three weeks, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. An El Centro Sector Border Patrol agent first found the hidden tunnel around 11:30 a.m. while conducting routine patrol duties along the border, the release stated. The...
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imf
Global finance officials are vowing to try to reinvigorate a lackluster global economy and urging governments to embrace free trade and do more to fight tax evasion. Concluding biannual meetings by the world finance leaders, the 189-nation International Monetary Fund said in a statement that it would work toward “strong, sustainable, inclusive, job-rich and more...
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April 17th marks the birth of Puerto Vallarta’s most famous artist, Manuel Lepe. The city marks this day as an official day of observation for Lepe and his work that has become internationally known. This year, the city of Puerto Vallarta presented a postal stamp to commemorate the artist and hopes to have it approved...
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legacy puerto vallarta
In 1963 in the Bay of Banderas of Puerto Vallarta, “The Night of the Iguana” (1964), directed by John Huston and starring Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr and Sue Lyon began filming. But this destination also served as the setting for one of the most scandalous Hollywood romances. “The Night of the Iguana” aroused...
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