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September 29, 2018
The Office of Cultural Projects, in collaboration with the Manuel Álvarez Bravo Photographic Center (CFMAB) in Oaxaca, is honored to present Mexipunx, a photographic exhibition by Rubén Ortiz Torres and curated by Laureana Toledo. The images were originally exhibited in 1984 as part of the Jesus and the Mutants series at the Mexican Council of Photography. Mexipunx is an extended version of...
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The CNDH issued a recommendation to IMSS for medical malpractice that resulted in the amputation of an arm to a newborn in the Puerto Vallarta hospital. Through a communiqué, the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) indicated that after investigating, elements were found that allowed evidence of violations of the rights to protect the health and...
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The Mayor of Mexico City, José Ramón Amieva, reported that ash from three explosions at Popocatémetl Volcano, locally known as Popo, had reached the east and south areas of the capital. Ash was reported in the delegations of Iztapalapa, Milpa Alta, and Xochimilco. Wind also steered ash to Tláhuac, Istacalco, Coyoacán, Tlalpan, Magdalena Contreras, and...
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Report: BP paid off Mexican government with $25 million after major oil spill
Oil giant BP paid the Mexican government $25.5 million earlier this year to absolve the company of any responsibility for polluting Mexican waters after the Deepwater Horizon disaster in April 2010, Nathaniel Janowitz of BuzzFeed News reports after a two-year investigation. Why it matters: The payout is relatively small considering BP spent a total of...
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Core Analyses Suggest Open-Pit Potential at Mexico Asset
Goldplay Exploration Ltd. (GPLY:TSX.V; GLYZF:OTCQB) reported that new results from sampling of the historical core holes, drilled in 2010, at San Marcial confirm "attractive mineralized intervals down dip from the historic resource area and also along the mineralized trend," the news release noted. "The continuous sampling from the historical core is providing valuable information to...
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Jose Cuervo Express train ride to Tequila: The real story behind Mexico's famous drink
My foray into tequila appreciation began on a train with 400 drunken Rabbit Gods and ended with a headache as throbbing as a Mexican hat dance. And that was just the first day. It’s 8.30am when we board the luxurious Jose Cuervo Express in Guadalajara for the two-hour journey to Tequila in the western state...
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Mexico to publish text of new NAFTA on Friday night
At the same time, Minister Ildefonso Guajardo is scheduled to deliver the document to the Mexican Senate, which is tasked with evaluating and deciding whether to approve the agreement. The 1994 deal underpins $1.2 trillion in annual trade between Canada , Mexico and the United States. Canadian officials say there is no rush to get...
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Swinging for the fences:Trio spreading love of baseball to Mexico
A pair of local kids play catch using gloves and a ball that Jeff Cogbill gave them on a trip to Isla Mujeres, Mexico in 2011. 1 / 2 Jeff Cogbill wasn’t sure what game the kids were playing when he came across them on a 2010 trip to Isla Mujeres, Mexico, near Cancun. "I...
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Hurricane Rosa to bring heavy rain to southwest US after landfall in Mexico
Hurricane Rosa won’t be a hurricane by the time it reaches the Southwest, but the storm will bring heavy rain to Arizona, Southern California and Nevada early next week. Rosa is weakening Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph. Additional weakening is expected over the weekend and Rosa will likely become a tropical...
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VocalEssence has just returned from conducting some “choral diplomacy” in Mexico. The trip to Mexico City—from Aug. 26 to Sept. 3— was a historic one. For ten years, Philip Brunelle has been visiting Mexico to meet and audition composers willing to fly up to Minnesota multiple times during the school year for VocalEssence ¡Cantaré! ,...
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In order to foster and strengthen friendship and fraternity between the cities of Puerto Vallarta and San Francisco, California, finalized their relationship with the Sister Cities committee. The interim mayor, Rodolfo Domínguez Monroy, led the twinning ceremony and noted that Puerto Vallarta is a growing city, and as a government, we work on a vision...
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities said Friday that a mob of about 100 people in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo doused a detective with gasoline and burned him to death. The Hidalgo state prosecutors’ office said the crowd attacked local police in the town of Metepec on Thursday and took the detective and three...
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Exclusive: Outsider tapped for Mexico central bank says has 'balanced' stance
(Reuters) – Jonathan Heath, an economist and self-proclaimed outsider whom Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has tapped as a future deputy governor at the Bank of Mexico, said on Friday that he has a “balanced” view on monetary policy. Earlier on Friday, incoming Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said that Lopez Obrador will propose Heath...
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Meet Luis Franco, Consul of Mexico
(WISH Photo) Video INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — It is the most populous Spanish-speaking country on the continent, and the only one sharing a border to the south of the United States. It is no surprise the majority of Hispanic immigrants in Indiana come from Mexico. In fact, Mexico has 50 consulates across the U.S. You might...
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“Made in Mexico” shows human side of country’s high-society youth
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (EFE).- The day-to-day lives of Mexico’s high-society youth form the basis for a new reality-TV series titled “Made in Mexico,” which will premiere on Netflix on Friday. The series shows that “fresas” (a slang term in Mexico for superficial and snobbish upper-class young people) also cry, laugh, get angry, dance, party...
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