May 18, 2016
peso value
Mexico’s peso slumped to a three-month low on Wednesday, with the speed of its recent tumble sparking speculation the central bank could soon intervene to try and cushion the currency’s fall. The peso sank as much as 0.9 percent to 18.4510 per dollar, its weakest since February. The peso has lost nearly 7 percent this...
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healthy women
Investing in women’s health, education and economic empowerment is critical for ending global poverty, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told a major women’s health and rights conference on Wednesday. More than 5,500 delegates are attending the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen a major global conference on the health, rights and wellbeing of women and...
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future of vallarta
You Are Here, provides the opportunity to visit Puerto Vallarta, not as it is, but as it could become. It places us in the realm of ideas and discourse about the city, presenting a plan incrementally produced through independent, diverse, and heterogeneous ideas that together, exemplify a city panorama that pertinently responds to the urban...
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rainy season mexico
Ahead of the rainy season in Mexico, Civil Protection authorities recommend having a plan of action to prevent, act and evaluate damage to minimize the effects of the weather phenomenon and safeguard their communities. Heavy rainfall can cause flooding and landslides on slopes and unstable areas, so it is important as a first step, to...
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NYC art
When Amy Pekal signed up for the New York Academy of Art to hone her skills as a sculptor, she never thought she would end up assisting in a police investigation. Yet the 22-year-old student from Brooklyn and about a dozen of her classmates are doing just that by helping anthropologists at New York City’s...
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gay marriage mexico
President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed to legalize same-sex marriage in Mexico on Tuesday, a move that would enshrine on a national level a Supreme Court ruling last year that it was unconstitutional for states to bar such couples from wedding. If it is approved, Mexico would become the fifth country in Latin America to make...
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