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October 9, 2018

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A female lion attacked a man who apparently kept her along with another lion and a tiger as pets at his home in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez, authorities said Tuesday. A Juarez police official who was not authorized to be quoted by name said police were called to the house in...
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counterfeit pesos
Since 2010, the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) removed 195,294 counterfeit banknotes from circulation in Jalisco valued at 56,894,810 pesos. Although 2013 is documented with the most seized, of 10,107 units of 500 pesos in Guadalajara, so far this year they have located, in the same municipality, 1,994 pieces of the same denomination. One of those affected...
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SingularityU summit puerto vallarta
With the goal of developing technologies to resolve the great problems that humanity has, such as poverty, famine, and climate change, the SingularityU Summit Mexico 2018 will be held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The second edition of the SingularityU Summit Mexico will take place on November 7 and 8 at the Convention Center of Puerto Vallarta,...
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monarch mexico
Representatives from 23 states in Mexico and civil society organizations participated in a meeting during the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Monarch Butterfly Monitoring National Network. The regional director of the Neo Volcanic Center and Axis of the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas, Gloria Tavera Alonso, highlighted that the migratory phenomenon of Monarch Butterfly...
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Neither the current federal government, nor the one that will be sworn in on December 1, are interested in an agreement with the United States for the Mexican government to carry out a program of mass deportation of Central American migrants, said Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray Caso. He discarded the versions of an alleged agreement...
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The president-elect of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, summoned his social media followers to participate in a survey about an eventual name change to the NAFTA replacement agreement between Mexico, the United States, and Canada, trying to adopt a name in Spanish. In Twitter and Facebook, López Obrador proposed to his followers the TEUMECA proposals (Treaty...
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Mexican state oil firm Pemex [PEMX.UL] said on Tuesday it has made seven new crude discoveries in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and said it could invest upward of $10 billion to develop six oil and gas fields. Pemex, which has been struggling with declining output for over a decade, said the...
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For the second time since his July 1 electoral victory, Mexican President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said publicly that his administration will not allow hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to extract oil and gas. The comments, which López Obrador made to local reporters on Friday after a meeting with San Luís Potosí state governor Juan Manuel...
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A multiyear study has uncovered evidence that a 21-mile-long (34-kilometer-long) section of a fault links known, longer faults in southern California and northern Mexico into a much longer continuous system. The entire system is at least 217 miles (350 kilometers) long. Knowing how faults are connected helps scientists understand how stress transfers between faults. Ultimately,...
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Monarch butterflies fluttering around the Big Country on their way to Mexico
As the seasons begin to change and colder weather draws closer, people may be starting to see more butterflies in the air around the Big Country. Monarch butterflies have started their migration down south to Mexico and are currently fluttering around the Big Country. During the warmer months of spring and summer, Monarch butterflies are...
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How to Eat Well as a Vegan in Mexico
Vegan tacos? In Mexico?? Seriously?? Absolutely! And those can be found on virtually any block. You just need to know what to look for. The last time my husband, Alejandro, and I traveled to Mexico as vegans, it was a short trip and we spent most of our time with family and friends. That was...
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The Gay Men's Chorus of Mexico City fought immigration scrutiny to bring their songs to L.A.
On Sunday morning a group of men traveling from Mexico City to Los Angeles were held up temporarily by the Department of Homeland Security as they moved through customs and immigration at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport. The travelers are members of the Coro Gay Ciudad de México (Gay Men’s Chorus of Mexico City). In...
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A lack of insurance is leading more Americans to have weight loss surgery in Mexico
For as long as she could remember, Tatum Hosea made the same birthday wish: “I just wanted to be skinny,” she said. She tried a series of workout plans and diets, developing bulimia in a bid to achieve her goal. Still, the thinness Hosea desired eluded her, and her weight ultimately crept up to more...
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A community-focused policing program that has produced positive results in one of Mexico’s most violent states suggests that alternative forms of policing could be a way forward to quell rising violence, but the question remains: can they help tackle organized crime? Under the program — which was established in 2015 in Morelia, the capital city...
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The blackouts at Puerto Vallarta restaurants will continue out of protest to the increase in electricity rates, warned the president of the Chamber of the Restaurant Industry and Seasoned Food (Canirac) of Jalisco, Sergio Jaime Santos. He reported that they held the first meeting with the regional manager of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), but...
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