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May 14, 2019
Authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world’s most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to levels deemed potentially harmful to human health. Environmental authorities advised residents to avoid outdoor activities and exercise and remain indoors with windows and doors shut. It called for especially...
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Mexico diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital took in a member of that country’s opposition-controlled congress, the foreign affairs ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said giving protection to National Assembly member Franco Manuel Casella Lovaton did not indicate a change in Mexico’s stance of not taking sides in the political crisis in Venezuela. Casella is president...
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The International Reggae Fest – Riviera Nayarit 2019 has arrived in San Pancho, Nayarit. This Cultural, Artistic, and Musical event will join two nations—Jamaica and Mexico—to share the best of two cultures. The festival will take place May 17-19, 2019 in the coastal town known as “The Cultural Capital of the Riviera Nayarit” in tribute...
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The World Health Organization published its first guidelines on the prevention and management of dementia on Tuesday, putting physical activity at the top of its list of recommendations for preventing cognitive decline. Stopping smoking, a healthy diet and avoiding harmful use of alcohol were also among the recommendations of the WHO’s report, entitled “Risk reduction...
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One person has died and 11 more have been wounded in a shooting at a bar in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen. Prosecutors in the Caribbean coast state of Quintana Roo say two gunmen entered the bar and opened fire with pistols late Monday. The bar is located relatively far from the...
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