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July 31, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

Mexico’s economy shrank slightly in the second quarter from the previous three-month period, as manufacturing and farming contracted, according to preliminary data released on Tuesday that pushed the peso lower. In seasonally adjusted terms, the economy shrank 0.1 percent in the quarter, according to an estimate published by the national statistics agency. The economy grew...
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Economic empowerment programs that target women may have an unintended effect: They help men instead. A growing number of economic development programs worldwide provide cash specifically to women in poor communities. Giving women access to money empowers them, the theory goes. And empowered women – especially mothers – can lift entire families out of poverty....
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In less than a decade, worldwide sales of tequila have doubled, while sales of premium and ultra-premium brands have shot up by 292 percent and 706 percent, respectively. In recent years, you may have heard of tequila tastings and walked by a new mezcal bar – and wondered about the difference between the two. Or...
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The national coordinator of Civil Protection, Luis Felipe Puente, informed through his Twitter account that the Popocatépetl volcano presented activity. Around 3:00 AM on Tuesday morning, Popocatépetl exploded sending ash 2 kilometers high. The fall of ash caused by volcanic activity is recorded in Amecameca, Acuautla, Ecatzingo, Ozumba and Tepetlixpa. Puente called on the population...
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