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September 27, 2018
Mayor Myrick Discusses 2016 Election, Donald Trump Through Portal to Mexico City
Mayor Svante Myrick ’09 was transported to Mexico City at the Portal by Olin Library. Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick ’09 was transported to Mexico City, Mexico on Thursday by visiting the Portal at Cornell, speaking about U.S. international relations during the Trump presidency with political consultant Luis Daniel Perez Vazquez. “In the age of Trump...
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Mexico ex-governor pleads guilty to corruption, gets 9 years
MEXICO CITY – The former governor of Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz pleaded guilty to charges of organized crime and money laundering, and received a nine-year sentence, prosecutors said Thursday. The plea deal reached with Javier Duarte was an anti-climactic end to Mexico’s highest-profile corruption case in recent years and sparked anger among critics...
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A replica of the Sistine Chapel has opened in Mexico City
For the last 18 years, a retired graphic designer has been quietly painting a replica of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel at his local church in Mexico City. Miguel Francisco Macias began his opus in an attempt to offer people who cannot travel a glimpse at one of the most shining examples of European art, Macias told...
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‘Made In Mexico’ Cast Wants The Show To Break Down Stereotypes About What Mexico Is
credit: coludiaz / robycheca / Instagram . @Netflix ‘s first Mexican reality show @MadeInMexico is premiering tomorrow. Here’s a little bit about what they hope the show will do. pic.twitter.com/RCEgkeW4qs — we are mitú (@wearemitu) September 27, 2018 “We’re normal people living our normal lives, but with cameras.” Netflix is premiering their first Mexican reality...
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LA Galaxy prospect Efrain Alvarez uncertain if future is with Mexico or U.S.
MEXICO CITY — Efrain Alvarez is the most recent gem over whom the Mexico and U.S. national teams find themselves scrambling. Alvarez is currently on El Tri ‘s U-17 squad that is preparing for next week’s Cuatro Naciones tournament, as well as for next year’s World Cup in the category. He has also played for...
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Mexico's next president will honor existing oil contracts -official
MEXICO CITY, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, assured private energy executives in a closed-door meeting on Thursday their contracts will not be canceled if they meet existing terms, the head of the country’s main oil producers’ association said. Lopez Obrador, who has often expressed skepticism of private sector involvement in...
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Another six naked men were found tied to poles in Puerto Vallarta a few minutes apart on Wednesday night, which had the letter “R” shaved in the back of their heads, suggesting they were being marked as thieves, reported the Municipal Police. These are added four found between the night of Monday and early Tuesday,...
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MEXICO CITY, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Banco Santander (México), S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero Santander México (BMV: BSMX; NYSE: BSMX) ("Banco Santander México" or the "Bank") has announced the expiration, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all...
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Caravans of migrants continue pouring over US-Mexico border
Border Patrol agents are apprehending an increasing number of migrant groups that include more than 100 people on the northern side of the U.S.-Mexico border, and recorded two more incidents this week. The total number of people found in large caravans wandering through southern Arizona in recent weeks now stands at 1,200, according to U.S....
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Mexico president-elect criticized after reporter cheek-kiss
Mexico’s president-elect has come under criticism over a video of him kissing a female reporter on the cheek after she asked him a question, the second recent incident in which some said he showed a lack of respect to women covering him. The encounter came as Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who won July’s presidential vote,...
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Judge Orders Indiana Governor To Turn Over Emails Related To Carrier Move To Mexico
Gregory Hayes, chief executive officer of United Technologies Corp., accompanied then-President-elect Trump at a Carrier plant in Indianapolis, Ind., in December 2016. (File photo/The Hartford Courant) A judge on Monday ordered Gov. Eric Holcomb’s office to turn over emails among then-Gov. Mike Pence , then-President-elect Donald Trump and Carrier Corp. about Trump’s negotiations to prevent...
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NAFTA's Not Dead Yet for Canada If U.S.-Mexico Deal Moves Ahead
The Trump administration is set to push forward a Mexico-only NAFTA update — but that doesn’t mean Canada is out of luck. Officials from Washington and Ottawa remain at loggerheads in trade talks despite weeks of face-to-face negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement and keep it as a three-country deal. The impasse...
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Review: Manufacturing Reality in Netflix’s ‘Made in Mexico’
Maybe it’s the people of Mexico who should be chanting, “Build that wall!” After they see the new Netflix reality series “Made in Mexico,” which premieres on Friday, they may wish they hadn’t allowed such a free flow of manufactured drama, self-promotion and crocodile tears across the border from the United States. Focusing on nine...
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Surfer who survived shark attack found dead in Mexico
A well-known California surfer — who once survived a shark attack — was found dead in Mexico, according to local reports. Adam Francis D’Esposito — known as Biff — went down to Baja, an area in Tijuana popular with surfers, on Sept. 5 in his father’s 2001 silver Volvo, saying he would be back the...
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Mexico City Is Sinking. Can Its New, Nobel Prize-Winning Mayor Fix the Crisis?
A certain tilted building may be a tourist attraction in Italy, but for Mexico City’s urban planners, lopsided buildings are a more serious matter. The city’s main cathedral and other historic buildings are leaning on each other, cracking, and sinking because the city is draining its groundwater too fast and preventing nature from refilling it....
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