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May 5, 2016
mexico interest rates
Mexico’s central bank is expected to hold its key lending rate steady on Thursday after peso gains tamed concerns about higher inflation. All 25 analysts surveyed said they expect the Banco de Mexico to keep the benchmark interest rate MXCBIR=ECI at 3.75 percent. The central bank is due to announce its decision at 1300 local...
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LGBT laws
Federal authorities told North Carolina’s governor on Wednesday that a new state law limiting restroom access for transgender people violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act. In a letter to Republican Governor Pat McCrory the Justice Department said North Carolina was “engaging in a pattern or practice of discrimination against transgender state employees.” The letter, seen...
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cell phone health
Parents who turn to smartphones and tablets to break up the tedium of caring for an infant around the clock may be teaching their babies to have a short attention span, a small study suggests. That’s because when parents stop focusing on playtime with their baby to concentrate on other things like tiny screens, their...
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trump president
A maverick Mexican state governor on Wednesday tipped presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to win the upcoming U.S. election, likening his own shock victory last year to the billionaire’s ascent. An outspoken rancher known as “El Bronco” (the gruff one), Jaime Rodriguez became the first independent governor in modern Mexico, capitalizing on widespread disaffection...
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mexico justice reform
Mexico’s new accusatory justice system, which has been in the works for eight years and is due to be implemented by next month, needs 11 more years to take hold properly, according to a study published on Wednesday. Implementation of the criminal justice reform, which has a constitutional deadline of June 18, has introduced oral...
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June events
Navy Day (June 1) A grand military parade will take over the historic Puerto de San Blas, Rincón de Guayabitos and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle by land and by sea, in order to commemorate the armed forces that protect and serve the Mexican nation. 56th Annual San Blas International Sport Fishing Tournament (June 1-5) One...
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restaurant week puerto vallarta
The twelfth edition of Restaurant Week, a culinary event that will take place in the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta on May 15-31, 2016, was announced during a recent press conference. The event is presented by Vallarta Lifestyles and is sponsored by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust and...
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