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Bishops in U.S. join Mexico in denouncing La Santa Muerte
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Bishops in U.S. join Mexico in denouncing La Santa Muerte

Associated Press - Feb 20, 2017

Bishops in the United States are denouncing the skeleton folk saint known as La Santa Muerte - a figure Roman Catholic leaders in Mexico routinely have attacked…

Hundreds of people in Juarez form ‘human wall’ at U.S. border in protest
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Hundreds of people in Juarez form ‘human wall’ at U.S. border in protest

Associated Press - Feb 18, 2017

Hundreds of people in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez gathered on the edge of the Rio Grande river on Friday to form a "human wall"…

Unusual 50,000 year old cave life discovered in Mexico
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Unusual 50,000 year old cave life discovered in Mexico

Associated Press - Feb 17, 2017

In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be…

U.S. wrestler in Mexico channels hatred of Trump in the ring
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U.S. wrestler in Mexico channels hatred of Trump in the ring

Reuters - Feb 14, 2017

An American wrestler working in Mexico is tapping into anger at Donald Trump, whipping crowds into a frenzy with an act as a supporter of the locally…

Thousands march through Mexico’s capital demanding respect from Trump
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Thousands march through Mexico’s capital demanding respect from Trump

Associated Press - Feb 13, 2017

About 20,000 people staged a march through Mexico's capital Sunday demanding respect for their country and its migrants in the face of perceived hostility from the administration…

Cartel leader and 12 accomplices killed in shootout with Mexican marines
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Cartel leader and 12 accomplices killed in shootout with Mexican marines

Associated Press - Feb 10, 2017

An alleged regional leader of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel and 12 accomplices have been killed in a clash with Mexican marines who poured gunfire into a…

Numbers of Monarch Butterflies drop 27 percent in Mexico
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Numbers of Monarch Butterflies drop 27 percent in Mexico

Vallarta Daily News - Feb 10, 2017

The number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped by 27 percent this year, reversing last year's recovery from historically low numbers, according to a study by…

WWF calls for ban on fishing in the habitat of the vaquita porpoise
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WWF calls for ban on fishing in the habitat of the vaquita porpoise

Associated Press - Feb 07, 2017

The World Wildlife Fund on Monday called for a complete ban on fishing in the habitat of the vaquita porpoise, noting an international committee of experts has…

January 2017 most active for earthquakes in Mexico in last 10 years
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January 2017 most active for earthquakes in Mexico in last 10 years

Vallarta Daily News - Feb 02, 2017

Figures from the National Seismological Service (SSN) reveal that last January seismic activity in Mexico recorded an unprecedented increase of 92.64 percent over the same month of…

Congested Mexico City must look skyward to grow
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Congested Mexico City must look skyward to grow

Reuters - Feb 01, 2017

Once the heart of the vast Aztec empire, Mexico's pulsing capital is now a megacity that dominates the country's economy, politics and culture, but it must take…

EU, Mexico advancing trade talks amid Trump fallout
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EU, Mexico advancing trade talks amid Trump fallout

Associated Press - Feb 01, 2017

The European Union said Wednesday that it will speed up talks with Mexico on a new trade agreement amid signals from U.S. President Donald Trump that he…

No luck for Monsanto as Mexico Court upholds GMO ban
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No luck for Monsanto as Mexico Court upholds GMO ban

Reuters - Jan 30, 2017

A ban on planting genetically modified corn in Mexico is likely to continue for years as a slow-moving legal battle grinds on, said a top executive of…