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August 29, 2016
Mexico’s government on Monday dismissed the head of federal police, Enrique Galindo, after a recent report that detailed grave human rights abuses by officers serving under him. Earlier in August, an investigation by Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission concluded that some 22 suspected drug gang members were “arbitrarily executed” in a confrontation with federal police...
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The Mexican peso will continue to weaken next year due to low global oil prices and falling Mexican crude production that will widen the country’s current account deficit, according to strategists at Mexican bank Banorte-IXE said on Monday. Banorte strategists, led by Gabriel Casillas, said they expect the peso MXN= to trade at 19.80 per...
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Islas Marietas
The National Commission for Protected Natural Areas (Conanp, by its acronym in Spanish) announced via press release the reopening of the Playa del Amor, part of the Islas Marietas National Park and an icon of the Riviera Nayarit, located across the coast of Banderas Bay. Tourists will be welcome once again starting August 31, 2016....
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Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel, a superstar Mexican songwriter and singer who was an icon in the Latin music world, died Sunday at his home in California at age 66, his publicist said. Juan Gabriel was Mexico’s leading singer-songwriter and top-selling artist. His ballads about love and heartbreak and bouncy mariachi tunes became hymns throughout Latin America and...
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