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September 24, 2018
Emirates scraps plans for Mexico route after being denied necessary slots
Emirates Airlines planes parked at the Dubai International Airport. The carrier said it was denied necessary daily slots to make a route from Dubai to Mexico City feasible. EPA Emirates has scrapped plans for a route linking Dubai to Mexico via Spain after Mexican authorities denied it the necessary slots, blocking its access to the...
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President-Elect of Mexico’s Bombshell: Economy in “Situation of Bankruptcy”
And why are Bank of Mexico executives and employees resigning in droves? Around 200 central bank employees, including 20 senior executives, have left their posts at the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) since presidential elections on July 1 handed a resounding victory to populist Andrés Manual Lopez Obrador (or AMLO). Unsurprisingly, their sudden departure has a...
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17 months after deportation, Maribel Trujillo-Diaz back home in Fairfield
Maribel Trujillo-Diaz is back in the United States 17 months after her high-profile deportation. The mother of four from Fairfield was deported to Mexico in April 2017. Her asylum case has been reopened. An immigration judge in Cleveland on Wednesday set her master calendar hearing for summer 2019. Trujillo-Diaz will be allowed to stay with...
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The IMP will be the technological arm of Mexico to achieve the viability of the energy sector
This press release from the Mexican Petroleum Institute was published using an automatic translation system. The Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP) collaborates in 44 projects Conacyt-Sener-Hydrocarbons, whose allocated resources exceed 9 thousand 500 million pesos and involving almost 6 thousand researchers, specialists and workers in the sector, said Secretary of Energy , Pedro Joaquín Coldwell. In...
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The Mexico Crime Bosses Peña Nieto’s Government Toppled
Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto. When Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto took office in 2012, he put together a list of 122 alleged criminals whose arrests would be “high-priority” in the country’s fight against organized crime. Now, with just a few months left in his presidency, most of the high-priority suspects have either been apprehended...
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The Surprising Role Mexico Played in World War II
A Mexican family leaving to cross the border during World War II to help wartime labor shortages, 1944. If you ask people to name the victorious Allied Powers in World War II , Mexico isn’t usually a name that comes to mind. But after declaring war against the Axis in mid-1942, Mexico did contribute to...
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Venezuela Condemns Colombia, Chile, Mexico with Helping Assassination Plan
Caracas, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has condemned on Monday the governments of Colombia, Chile and Mexico for denying a priori the alleged involvement of diplomats from these countries in the attempted assassination of President Nicolas Maduro, denounced as implicated in the incident. Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza published in Twitter a statement in which he...
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Emirates Drops Dubai-Mexico City Plans
LONDON – Emirates will be dropping its plans to operate flights between Dubai (DXB) and Mexico City (MEX). For the carrier’s Latin American strategy, this is a significant shift in its investment after officials expressed excitement over linking the two cities via a stop in Barcelona (BCN). The Fifth Freedom flights had originally been approved...
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Monarchs from La Grange Park may be tracked to Mexico
The residents and staff of Plymouth Place Senior Living in La Grange Park tagged about 50 monarch butterflies Friday and watched them start their southern migration to Mexico. Before releasing the butterflies, the residents recorded the gender of each butterfly, whether it was raised from a caterpillar or captured in the wild, and the date...
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A man walking in the Polish city of Siemianowice Slaskie called the police to report a body on the sidewalk. The emergency services tried unsuccessfully to revive Krzysztof Nowak, 31, after which he was pronounced dead due to alcohol overdose and his body was transported to the city morgue. However, the cold temperature of the...
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Screen Grabs: Joan Jett, Hola Mexico, Hong Kong Cinema …
joan jett SCREEN GRABS This week brings a whole lot of mini-festivals to various Bay Area screens. The Roxie has the Hola Mexico , a three-day touring edition of the annual LA festival showcasing the best in new Mexican cinema. ( More info here .) Doing the same for the land of the rising sun,...
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Mexico-United States: A Controversial Announcement
The Monday, Aug. 27 announcement is much more than a time for celebration; it is the starting point for a profound reflection on the future. Published in Proceso (Mexico) on 4 September 2018 by Olga Pellicer [link to original] The staging and script for the announcement of a successful trade agreement with Mexico looked convincing....
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Delmon Young in Exile in Mexico
He looks enormous , taking batting practice. At 6’4", there’s a belly on him but plenty of muscle to go with it, a thickness that shows through his green T-shirt, gray shorts and desert-camouflage leggings. He’s bigger than everyone else on the field. When he hits, it sounds like firecrackers going off. The field here...
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A year after the Mexico City quake, many Jewish organizations still have no home
Rescuers from the Mexican-Jewish aid agency Cadena inspect damage in Mexico City following the earthquake last year. (Courtesy of Cadena/via JTA) MEXICO CITY (JTA) — This capital city has yet to recover from last September’s earthquake, which killed over 300 people and left many more homeless. In the trendy Condesa neighborhood, once a predominantly Jewish...
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Mexico to seek deal with Canada
After backing off a self-imposed deadline several weeks ago, US President Donald Trump has said that Canada must sign a deal with the US and Mexico by September 30. Canada and the United States showed scant sign of being close to striking a deal on revamping the trilateral NAFTA that underpins $1.2 trillion in annual...
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