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May 8, 2019
Mark Zuckeberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, is launching its new internet service at a lower price in some countries, including Mexico and Brazil. Facebook will offer Wi-Fi points via satalite in areas where there is no cable or fiber optic Internet service in Mexico. The firm will launch this service thanks to its partnership...
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Global obesity
Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday. In a study of 33 years of trends in body mass index (BMI) across 200 countries...
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Aztec allies ritually disfigured captured Spaniards’ remains
New research suggests an Aztec-allied town ceremonially disfigured the bodies of captive Spaniards during one of the worst defeats in the Spanish Conquest of 1519-21, experts said Wednesday. The heads of the captive Spanish women were strung up on skull racks alongside those of men. An analysis of the bones revealed the women were pregnant,...
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Mexico’s Supreme Court asked the state of Jalisco on Wednesday to grant a new birth certificate to a resident there to reflect the fact the person changed their sex and name, another step toward equal rights in the socially conservative country. “As the Supreme Court has argued in other cases, everyone has the right to...
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The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will visit Puerto Vallarta this Sunday, May 12, to follow up on the delivery of social programs in the state. The delegate of Programs for the Development of the Government of Mexico in Jalisco, Carlos Lomelí, added that López Obrador will hold a meeting with the population...
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