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October 6, 2018

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How a Seafloor Blob Became Mexico’s ‘Black Gold’
The sea cucumber, a relative of the starfish and sea urchin, isn’t much more than a blob creeping across the ocean floor on tentacle-feet, munching on algae and plankton. The most interesting thing about the animal may be that some species defend themselves by ejecting respiratory tissues through the anus in the direction of the...
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Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen Triggers Tropical Storm Warnings, Watches in Cuba, Mexico; U.S. Gulf Coast Threat Next Week
The National Hurricane Center says there is a high chance of development in the coming week of a system as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center has initiated advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen in the northwestern Caribbean. It is expected to track northward and become Tropical Storm Michael by...
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Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Saturday urged pharmaceutical companies in the country to keep prices down or face losing out on government business to competitors abroad. During a speech in the western city of Morelia, Lopez Obrador said the government was paying too much for medicine. For the budget to be able to...
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The bus fare in Puerto Vallarta will go from 7.5 to 10 pesos in a couple of weeks, according to Gustavo Delgadillo Flores, general director of Public Transportation in Jalisco. The increase will go into place just shortly after a new state administration has been sworn into office, led by the PRI Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz,...
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Velas Resorts in Mexico are celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), considered to be one of the most representative holidays of Mexican culture, with ofrendas, traditional recipes, tasting menus, special décor and more. The resorts in Puerto Vallarta and  Riviera Nayarit, will each create a bright and colorful Altar de Muerto (altar...
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Mexico’s defense minister said on Friday legalizing opium for medicinal use could contain violence caused by drug gangs fighting over poppy fields and trafficking routes in the country’s southwest. Defense Minister General Salvador Cienfuegos spoke to reporters during a visit to the town of Teloloapan in the crime-ridden state of Guerrero, where much of the...
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Police said Friday they have detained a couple on the outskirts of Mexico City on suspicion they may have killed as many as 10 women and sold a dead woman’s baby. Officers had placed the couple under surveillance and caught them coming out of a house with a baby carriage on Thursday. Inside the carriage,...
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El Paso man helps transfer bloodmobiles to Mexico
Martin Gomez arrived to United Blood Services in El Paso about 16 years ago. His mother, Martha Cervantes de Gomez, was in need of Type O blood. She lived in Ciudad Juarez. “I came to the United States, and I asked this blood bank for help. They were able to help me with some blood...
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