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January 9, 2017
Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday. That cost far outweighs global revenues from tobacco taxes, which the WHO estimated...
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Mexico’s annual inflation picked up slightly in December to the fastest pace in two years, data showed on Monday, boosting chances the central bank will raise interest rates again to offset a weaker peso. Consumer prices MXCPIA=ECI rose 3.36 percent from December 2015, national statistics agency INEGI said on Monday, the highest rate since December...
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Mexico’s new top diplomat says the country will not promote conflict or confrontation with the United States but also won’t be submissive. Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray didn’t mention the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump in a speech Monday. But he did mention the “considerable challenge of U.S. political dynamics.” Trump has said...
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The construction of a theme park for Cirque du Soleil is underway in Nuevo Vallarta – a project in partnership with Vidanta Group and Mayan Palace, with an investment of $16 billion pesos – has the residents of Jarretaderas on high alert, who fear being forced to sell their homes or land or be evicted....
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