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August 22, 2017
vallarta vacation
Labor Day signals the end of the summer travel season, but it also offers the opportunity for one last summer getaway before school starts and the work pace picks up again. With direct nonstop flights from cities across the United States and Canada and an impressive array of activities and a favorable exchange rate, Puerto...
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mexico economy
In the second quarter of 2017, the Mexican economy grew 3.0 percent compared to the same period last year, with seasonally adjusted figures, which confirms the timely estimation of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and accumulates 30 quarters with consecutive annual increases. The National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI, for its acronym in Spanish)...
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Maria Regina Apodaca Moreno, a graduate student in physics from the Faculty of Sciences (FC, for its acronym in Spanish), stayed at NASA’s Ames Research Center, which allowed her to develop a model for Scale helicopter that will fly on Mars. “The experience helped me develop my work, which will be about a helicopter that...
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puerto vallarta
The U.S. State Department is expanding expanded its travel advisories to warn of dangers in more parts of Mexico. The new travel advisory doesn’t mention the Caribbean resorts of Cancun or Playa del Carmen by name. But the advisory issued Tuesday says “turf battles between criminal groups have resulted in violent crime in areas frequented...
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fentanyl
Soldiers in northern Mexico say they have seized a surprisingly large stash of the powerful opioid fentanyl from a truck near the U.S. border. The Mexican Army’s Second Military Zone said late Monday that soldiers at a highway checkpoint found over 140 pounds (63.8 kilograms) of fentanyl on Saturday packed in plastic-wrapped bricks hidden behind...
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Abigail Agredano fears her 96-year-old mother would not survive being uprooted from their hometown in the highlands of western Mexico, where its 400 mostly elderly residents are battling a government plan to dam the nearby Río Verde. “If they manage to force us out, I think she and many others would die immediately,” Agredano, head...
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radio station
The University of Guadalajara Centro Universitario de la Costa radio station is happy to announce that ‘The Good Morning Wake Up Show’ hosted by Michael Nolen, just began its 3nd year on the air. The show is aired from 9:00 to 11:00 every Saturday morning. Listeners can tune in at 104.3 FM or via the...
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Dwight Blake
Entertainer Dwight Blake is an accomplished pianist/singer/composer who is well-known for bringing heartfelt passion and energy to his performances. In this special one night only performance of Motown-Latin Fusion, Blake partners with popular local group Piel Canela, featuring guitarists Eduardo Leon and Fernando Huerta Gonzalez. Both are highly respected musicians. They will blend Dwight’s classic...
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eclipse
St. Joseph, Missouri, Aug. 21 (Notimex).- Mexico, by its geographic position, is an excellent place to appreciate the total eclipses of Sun and the next that will occur in that country in 2024, will be spectacular, much better than Monday in the United States, said the astronomer Luigi Pagano. Pagano is a member of the...
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