On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera art trail in Mexico City
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On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera art trail in Mexico City

Associated Press - Feb 20, 2018

With her unibrow, braided updo, colorful clothing and mustache, the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has become an idiosyncratic cult figure in the United States. Kahlo has…

Underwater archaeology site imperiled in Mexico
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Underwater archaeology site imperiled in Mexico

Associated Press - Feb 19, 2018

Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say could be the most…

Gray whale returned to ocean after 3 days beached in Mexico
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Gray whale returned to ocean after 3 days beached in Mexico

Associated Press - Feb 19, 2018

A gray whale has been returned safely to the Pacific Ocean after three days beached on the coast of Mexico’s Baja California Sur state. The federal environmental…

7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction
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7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

Associated Press - Feb 18, 2018

Mexico escaped major destruction from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that jolted southern and central parts of the country, authorities said Saturday, though 13 people were killed in…

Mexicans hold mournful procession for endangered porpoise
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Mexicans hold mournful procession for endangered porpoise

Associated Press - Feb 18, 2018

Activists and artists in Mexico held a mournful, dirge-like procession Saturday for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise as the species’ numbers fell below 30. With drums, chimes…

7.5 magnitude quake in Oaxaca sways buildings in Puerto Vallarta
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7.5 magnitude quake in Oaxaca sways buildings in Puerto Vallarta

Associated Press - Feb 16, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey put today's quake at a preliminary magnitude 7.2 and said its epicenter was 33 miles (53 kilometers) northeast of Pinotepa in Oaxaca state.…

Aphrodisiac plants are as close as the nearest supermarket
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Aphrodisiac plants are as close as the nearest supermarket

Associated Press - Feb 13, 2018

Money can’t buy you love, but it can buy you plants. And maybe plants can win over your Valentine. For millennia, various plants have been billed as…

U.S. breaks ground on new embassy in Mexico
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U.S. breaks ground on new embassy in Mexico

Associated Press - Feb 13, 2018

Work has begun on the long-awaited new United States Embassy in Mexico City that will be one of the most expensive in the world at nearly $1…

Exploring Mexico’s pyramid cities
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Exploring Mexico’s pyramid cities

Associated Press - Feb 05, 2018

It was an archaeological adventure: a 12-day family trip to Mayan and Aztec pyramid cities, from Mexico City to the Yucatan jungle. Our timeline spanned from the…

Mexico claims relationship with U.S. is closer than previous administrations
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Mexico claims relationship with U.S. is closer than previous administrations

Associated Press - Feb 03, 2018

Mexico’s foreign relations secretary said Friday that it might come as a surprise but his country’s relationship with the United States today is “more fluid” and “closer”…

Thinking about trying a cruise? Advice for first-timers
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Thinking about trying a cruise? Advice for first-timers

Associated Press - Jan 29, 2018

Honeymooners Zach and Alyssa Bynum of Louisville, Kentucky, had never been on an ocean cruise until last summer when they sailed aboard Celebrity Equinox. They were immediately…

Mexico’s Teotihuacan ruins may have been Teohuacan
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Mexico’s Teotihuacan ruins may have been Teohuacan

Associated Press - Jan 24, 2018

Spanish chroniclers may have altered the name of the pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan to erase its importance as a place of governance, Mexican experts said Tuesday. The…