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September 8, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

Engineers set to sea Saturday to deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world’s largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean. The 2,000-foot (600-meter) long floating boom was being towed from San Francisco to the Great Pacific Garbage...
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mexico tourism 2017
Recently, the World Tourism Organization, a body of the United Nations (UN), announced that Mexico rose two places in the world ranking from eighth place in 2016 with 35.1 million international tourists to the sixth place with 39.3 million in 2017, an increase of 12% compared to tourists who arrived in 2016. According to the...
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Rosalinda Gonzalez
Mexican authorities have released on bail the wife of one of the country’s most wanted drug lords, Nemesio Oseguera, boss of the powerful Jalisco New Generation Cartel, local media reported late on Friday. Rosalinda Gonzalez, who in May was arrested on organized crime and money laundering charges, was freed from prison late on Thursday in...
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intestinal parasite
Parasites are organisms that live by stealing the nutrients of their guests, and almost always become popular as something more evil thanks to horror movies and science fiction (ahem, Alien). But the reality is that parasitic infections are more common in humans than you imagine. For example, malaria is caused by a parasite, and this...
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More than an emotional experience, releasing turtles is an experience that allows human beings to expand their awareness of their place on the planet and offers the possibility of helping the survival of an animal species. Taking the turtles to the sea is an extraordinary experience, because we as human beings have the lives of...
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Beckmann Foundation and the Jesuit University of Guadalajara announced the winners of the 1st International Sustainable Social Housing Competition, in which 295 registered teams, 698 participants, 13 Latin American countries, and 103 cities from Mexico participated. The purpose of the project was to take advantage of reused and recycled elements from the agave plant and...
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Poor harvests caused by drought in parts of Central America could leave more than two million people hungry, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, warning climate change was creating drier conditions in the region. Lower than average rainfall in June and July has led to major crop losses for small-scale maize and bean...
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The general director of the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred), Carlos Valdés, reported that this morning the Popocatépetl volcano registered explosive activity, with a two-kilometer-high plume of volcanic gas. Inicio de la explosión de la 6:40 del volcán Popocatépetl. pic.twitter.com/2xwrv1BSl6 — Dr. Carlos Valdes (@CarlosMValdes1) September 8, 2018   National Coordinator of Civil Protection...
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The jury of the Mexico Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles “Following the Way of the Vine: El Bajío, Querétaro 2018”, awarded 112 wines and 27 spirits from Mexico. In a press release, the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur) reported that they were distinguished with Great Gold, Gold and Silver medals to beverages from 13 producing...
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The Oscar-winning animated film “Coco” from Disney and Pixar will return to Mexican theaters on October 26 to celebrate one of the most emblematic Mexican traditions, the Day of the Dead. Entertainment companies such as Cinépolis and Cinemex announced on social networks that they will include the film directed by Lee Unkrich on their billboard...
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mexico toll roads
Today, September 7, the toll rates of the highway network of the National Infrastructure Fund (FONADIN) increased by 12 to 18%. In a communiqué, the body of Federal Roads and Bridges of Income and Related Services (Capufe) announced that the National Works Bank (BANOBRAS), trustee of FONADIN, issued instructions to increase the costs as of...
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A workshop titled “Creating an Environmental Culture” was conducted by the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Conanp), the Bahía de Banderas Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB), and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) on August 28th and 29th to train the staff of the Riviera Nayarit’s associated hotels in environmental education. The...
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