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April 21, 2016
mexico ambassador to US
Carlos Sada has been approved by the Mexican Senate as the country’s next ambassador to Washington. Mexico has failed to pay proper attention to its relationship with the United States and will be more proactive in countering negative publicity it has suffered during the U.S. election campaign, its new ambassador to Washington said on Thursday....
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solar impulse 2
Two pilots are slowly carving their way into a new future of solar-powered flight as one of them embarks on the latest leg of their around-the-world journey in a plane powered only by the sun, known as the Solar Impulse 2. After some uncertainty about the winds, the Solar Impulse team took off from Hawaii...
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target transgender bathroom
Target Corp (TGT.N) said on Tuesday that transgender employees and customers could use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity, becoming the first big retailer to weigh in on an issue at the center of a heated national debate. The move came after North Carolina last month became the first U.S. state to require...
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mexico air travel
A key committee in Mexico’s Senate on Thursday ratified a deal with the United States that would boost competition in air transportation, a Senate spokesman said, paving the way for expansion of the world’s second largest cross-border market. The deal, which both governments have already signed and modifies a 1960 agreement, would open up new...
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trouble sleeping
The old adage about sleeping with one eye open in an unfamiliar place may not be too far off the mark. A new study suggests that one half of the brain remains on high alert during the first night of sleep in a new space. Over the course of three experiments on 35 young, healthy...
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mexico marijuana
El presidente Enrique Peña Nieto firmó y envió al Congreso de la Unión una iniciativa de reforma a la Ley General de Salud y al Código Penal Federal que de aprobarse se autorizaría el uso de medicamentos elaborados a base de mariguana o ingredientes activos. También autorizaría la investigación clínica con fines de registro para...
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Muere el cantante de música pop Prince
El cantante de música pop, Prince fue encontrado muerto hoy en su casa de Paisley Park, Minnesota, reportaron sitios especializados en noticias del espectáculo y en las cadenas de televisión de Estados Unidos. Múltiples fuentes relacionadas con el intérprete confirmaron la muerte de Prince, a los 57 años de edad, informo TMZ, un portal de...
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mexico oil
A marked rise in U.S. oil options volatility for contracts expiring in 2017 has sparked speculation among traders that the market is preparing for Mexico’s annual hedging program, worth billions of dollars and one of the largest by a nation across commodities markets. The state-run producer typically buys put options for a portion of its...
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mexico marijuana
The Mexican government took the first step in the legalization of marijuana. President Enrique Peña Nieto sent to the Senate an initiative to reform the General Health Law and the Federal Penal Code to allow medicinal use and avoid the criminalization of consumers. With the approval of these changes, the use of herbal medicinal marijuana...
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Muere el cantante de música pop Prince
U.S. pop star Prince, the 57-year-old whose hits included “Purple Rain” and “Kiss,” was found unresponsive on Thursday at his Minnesota home and was later declared dead, U.S. media reports said. A local sheriff’s office official would not confirm the identity of a dead person found at Prince’s property, and Reuters was not able immediately...
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mexico city
Mexico City is using the internet to allow residents to take part in democracy. The city is asking more than 9 million residents to help draft the new constitution through social media. This type of citizen involvement in the drafting of a constitution is unprecedented in Mexico, and probably in the world. Residents are able...
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marietas islands closed
The Tourism Ministries of Puerto Vallarta, State of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit disagree with the decision to close ‘Love Beach’ at the Marietas Islands for coral regrowth and allow time for environmental rebound. Ludwig Estrada, Regional Director of Tourism, stated there is an agreement to control the number of visitors each day and better management...
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dallas cheerleaders
The Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders’ sixth visit to the Riviera Nayarit has been a complete success, and their participation in the Fashion Show, which took place for the third time at the Marival Residences, was the crowning moment of their stay in the Destination. “The most important aspect of their stay is everything they do while...
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