Day

September 19, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

Experts with UNESCO say it could take years to restore Brazil’s National Museum and the vast collections that were ravaged by a fire on Sept. 2. Jose Luiz Pedersoli, who works for International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, said Tuesday that based on the experience of other countries...
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Global poverty rate drops to record low 10 pct.
The World Bank said Wednesday that 10 percent of the world’s population lived on less than $1.90 a day in 2015 — the last year for which numbers were available — down from 11.2 percent in 2013. That means 735.9 million people lived below the poverty threshold in 2015, down by 68.3 million from 804.2...
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Singer Belinda hit for involvement in Mexican politics
Pop singer Belinda may have illegally interfered in Mexico’s politics because she’s a Spanish citizen and campaigned for President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, authorities said Wednesday. A rival party filed a complaint because the singer gave out articles with Lopez Obrador campaign emblems. The singer, whose real name is Belinda Peregrin Schull, also appeared in...
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Mexico Begins Oil Contract Review
Mexico’s elected government has stayed true to President-elect’s campaign promise to review all oil contracts sealed by the previous administration and has started the review process for a contract with a consortium led by U.S. Talos Energy, Reuters reports . Talos Energy holds 45 percent in the venture, which also involves Premier Oil with 10...
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Mexico City’s Architects of Destruction
On September 19, 2017, a 7.1 earthquake rocked Mexico City, killing 369 people in the area and damaging hundreds of buildings. The timing of quake was uncanny: 32 years earlier, to the day, an 8.0 quake killed thousands and left entire neighborhoods unrecognizable; 5,000 bodies were recovered from the rubble in Mexico City, but the...
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The Importance of U.S.-Mexico Border Security
The United States and Mexico share vitally important security, energy, and economic interests that require extensive cooperation and trust to achieve success. As Mexico’s president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador prepares to take office in December, I believe the next chapter in U.S.-Mexico relations will be critical to building on current efforts and increasing positive results...
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Elements of the Unified Force detained a man with 522 sea turtle eggs in Puerto Vallarta. The Attorney General of the Republic (PGR) Jalisco delegation, opened an investigation against Benjamin ‘R’ for committing criminal acts against biodiversity. According to information, the Regional Single Force informed the Social Representative of the Federation that, at the time...
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mexico earthquake
Mexico on Wednesday commemorated victims of two deadly Sept. 19 earthquakes, one in 1985 that left at least 9,500 dead and another just last year that killed more than 360. Victims’ relatives gathered at the site of a seven-story downtown office building that collapsed in last year’s magnitude 7.1 quake that killed 228 people in...
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‘We don’t want Maradona’: Soccer legend gets a mixed welcome in Mexico’s Sinaloa
Diego Maradona celebrates a goal with player Facu Juarez during a match against Cafetaleros in Culiacan, Mexico, on Monday that was Maradona’s first game as coach of second-division Dorados. (Eduardo Verdugo/AP) CULIACAN, Mexico — The president-elect of Mexico, a man capable of convening massive crowds, passed through this coastal city on Monday morning and raised...
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Mexico quake one year on: Families still wait for help to rebuild
Mexico quake one year on: Families still wait for help to rebuild Mexico City – Ivon Romero lives with her husband and five children in a large auditorium in the back of a cultural centre in the Gustavo A Madero district of Mexico City. If it wasn’t for the security guard, who locks and guards...
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Posters from 68. Paris -- Mexico / Carteles del 68. París -- México, Kurimanzutto, New York
And the smell of blood drenched the air, And the smell of blood stained the air. And the parents raised their crying. Reading of “Cuicapeuhcáyotl” (“Cantares mexicanos”); Manuscript of Tlatelolco (October 1968) 1968 was a watershed year in world history. It was sex, drugs and rock and roll on the one hand; and turmoil, chaos...
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CBP Report: Border Wall 'Breached' 13 Times In Tests
Prototypes for the proposed physical barrier between Mexico and the U.S. failed to meet the standards of “non penetrable,” with the recently released CBP report revealing that several test teams were able to breach sections of the wall. The heavily redacted report showed how the $20 million Otay Mesa border wall designs will need to...
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Bert and Ernie arent gay
The producers of “Sesame Street” want you to know that Bert and Ernie are not, in fact, gay. Sesame Workshop tweeted Tuesday that the characters are best friends and have many human traits but “remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation.” In a follow-up tweet, it says “Sesame Street has always stood for...
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puerto vallarta
Employability and tourism development have registered an increase in Puerto Vallarta. In terms of employment, Puerto Vallarta has grown 13 percent from June 2015 to the same month in 2018, from 59,489 insured workers to 67,520, according to figures from the Institute of Statistical and Geographic Information of Jalisco (IIEG ). The jobs were generated...
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NAFTA talks: Like Mexico, Canada may need 'insurance' against tariffs
U.S. President Donald Trump appears to have a fondness for threatening countries with tariffs if they refuse to sign trade deals he likes. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Canada maintains that its efforts to evade American tariffs on steel and aluminum, and threatened tariffs on cars, are on a "separate track" from the ongoing NAFTA talks. But that’s...
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