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August 3, 2016
Mexico has jumped 12 places in this year’s Happy Planet Index, landing in second place behind Costa Rica. Canada ranked 85 while the United States ranked 108. Wealthy Western countries, often seen globally as representing success, do not rank highly on the Happy Planet Index. Instead, several countries in Latin America and the Asia Pacific...
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The center of Tropical Storm Ivette was located near latitude 14.2 North, longitude 119.2 West. Ivette is moving toward the west-northwest near 20 mph (31 km/h). A west-northwestward to westward motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected over the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65...
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Mexico’s private employers federation has gone to court seeking to force authorities to open highways and rail lines that have been hit by weeks of blockades by protesters. The leader of the business chamber says 11 weeks of blockades have hurt businesses and threaten to slow the nation’s economy. Gustavo de Hoyos said Tuesday the...
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