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Judge in Mexico frees suspect of poaching in vaquita habitat

A judge in Mexico ordered the release Friday of a man accused of illegal fishing that endangers the world’s smallest porpoise. The arrest of Oscar Parra in September had been depicted as an advance in efforts to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, of which fewer than 30 remain. Instead, it has proved an embarrassment....

Homicides in Mexico increase 17% so far in 2018

Intentional homicides in Mexico has increased by 17% in the first eight months of this year when compared with the same period of the previous year. The statistics of the National Public Security System reports a total of 18,835 investigation files initiated by violent deaths from January to August 2018, by the 32 prosecutor offices...

Mexico issues commemorative stamp for navy rescue dogs Frida, Evil and Ecko

Mexicans held a minute of silence on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of devastating earthquakes that struck the country in September 2017, and the postal service honored three search-and-rescue dogs in a stamp. More than 450 people were killed and tens of thousands of homes were damaged when the quakes hit Mexico 12 days apart....
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Mexico commemorates victims of two deadly quakes

Mexico on Wednesday commemorated victims of two deadly Sept. 19 earthquakes, one in 1985 that left at least 9,500 dead and another just last year that killed more than 360. Victims’ relatives gathered at the site of a seven-story downtown office building that collapsed in last year’s magnitude 7.1 quake that killed 228 people in...

National Water Commission of Mexico will suspend water service to 50% of Mexico City

The National Water Commission ( Conagua ) announced that it will suspend water service in 50% of Mexico City and part of the State of Mexico for maintenance works in the Cutzamala System from October 31 until November. He indicated that the measure will affect 4.5 million people in the capital of the country and...
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Mexico stops hotel project at Playa Xcacel, large sea turtle nesting beach

Environmental authorities in Mexico say they have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico’s most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Caribbean. The 520-room hotel project would have erected 23 buildings and an artificial lake on property just inland from the Xcacel beach, north of the resort of Tulum. The federal...

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