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Sweden should have taken more measures at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the chief epidemiologist of the Public Health Agency, Anders Tegnell, admitted with mortality much higher than the rest of the Nordic neighbors. “If we were to face the same disease knowing what we know today, I think we would end up doing...
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The WHO reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday, particularly in the United States, Brazil, Russia, Saudi Arabia, India, Peru and Qatar. “We still have a long way to go in this COVID-19 pandemic. In the last 24 hours, 106,000 cases were reported...
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U.S. President Donald Trump said he will designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups for their role in trafficking narcotics and people, prompting a speedy request for talks by Mexico. “They will be designated … I have been working on that for the last 90 days. You know, designation is not that easy, you have...
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On the ground, climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach — not to mention the forests, plants and animals. A new United Nations scientific report examines how global warming and land interact in a vicious cycle. Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the land, while the way people use the land is...
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U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking crimes earlier this year. The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied...
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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted Southern California and was felt as far away as Mexico Friday night, but no major damage was reported. The quake would be the largest temblor in the region in 20 years and was centered in the same area as a 6.4 quake that hit a day earlier. A 7.1 quake...
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A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 200 miles (320 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The depth is reported at 8 km (5 miles) causing significant shaking. Preliminary magnitude was reported at 6.6. A 4.2 pre-shock was recorded 30-minutes prior...
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It is time for the Corpus Christi celebrations in Spain and the central town of Camuñas smells of rosemary. Each year, members of the local Catholic brotherhood dedicated to the town’s unique celebration of the Eucharist called “Pecados y danzantes” (“Sins and Dancers”) take over the streets in colorful, homemade costumes and masks that heighten...
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A young woman from Barcelona is being judged for tearing out her boyfriend’s tongue in a “last kiss” after he allegedly told her he wanted to end the relationship; the Spanish prosecutor’s office requested eight years in prison for Adaia López. Both began their relationship after getting acquainted on a dating website in December 2016....
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A giant ‘dead zone’ – an area of ​​ocean with low oxygen content – in the Gulf of Mexico continues to grow and could reach its record level in 2019, warn the scientists of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The forecast for 2019 is approaching the record level of about 22,700 square kilometers, established...
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Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north. State and local police accompanied the migrants Wednesday as they walked along a highway leading from the border to the first major city in Mexico, Tapachula. In recent months Mexico...
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The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday. Joaquín García and a follower of the church, 24-year-old Susana Medina Oaxaca, were arrested Monday after landing at...
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Alarmed by the high number of gray whales that have been washing up dead on West Coast beaches this spring, the federal government on Friday declared the troubling trend a wildlife emergency. The declaration by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) kicks in a provision of federal law that provides funding for scientists to...
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The mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán said Saturday that the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City granted her a visa so she can visit her son in prison. Sitting in a wheelchair in front of the embassy, Consuelo Loera said she and two daughters were both approved Saturday for visas to travel...
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In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. He said...
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