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Homicides increase during the first part of 2017 in Jalisco
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Homicides increase during the first part of 2017 in Jalisco

Vallarta Daily News - Jun 22, 2017

Malicious homicides in Jalisco increased in the first five months of this year, compared to the previous three years, according to data published by the Executive Secretariat…

Mexican politician lifts speech from ‘House of Cards’
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Mexican politician lifts speech from ‘House of Cards’

Vallarta Daily News - Jun 14, 2017

A former mayor from the Mexican state of Tlaxcala appears to have copied a speech directly from Frank Underwood, the protagonist of popular Netflix program “House of…

Mexico’s native crops hold key to food security in a changing climate
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Mexico’s native crops hold key to food security in a changing climate

Reuters - Jun 13, 2017

Mexico's ancient civilizations cultivated crops such as maize, tomatoes and chilies for thousands of years before the Spanish conquerors arrived - and now those native plants could…

Tropical Storm Calvin lashes popular tourist spots in Southern Mexico
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Tropical Storm Calvin lashes popular tourist spots in Southern Mexico

Vallarta Daily News - Jun 13, 2017

Tropical Storm Calvin weakened as it slogged across southeastern Mexico Tuesday, its rains and high winds lashing a stretch of coast dotted with tourist beach towns. The…

Aztec ruins discovered under Mexico City hotel
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Aztec ruins discovered under Mexico City hotel

Reuters - Jun 09, 2017

The remains of a major Aztec temple and a ceremonial ball court have been discovered in downtown Mexico City, shedding new light on the sacred spaces of…

Seasonal weather is a thing of the past, thanks to climate change
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Seasonal weather is a thing of the past, thanks to climate change

Vallarta Daily News - May 30, 2017

It is hot in winter, it hails in spring and the cold is intense in summer because the seasons do not exist anymore, climate change ended them,…

16 named storms predicted for Pacific Hurricane season
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16 named storms predicted for Pacific Hurricane season

Vallarta Daily News - May 26, 2017

The director general of the National Water Commission (Conagua), Roberto Ramírez de la Parra, reported that for the 2017 rainy season, 16 named tropical cyclones are planned…

Gunmen rob busload of Federal Police in Mexico
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Gunmen rob busload of Federal Police in Mexico

Associated Press - May 19, 2017

Authorities in Mexico say gunmen have assaulted and robbed a bus full of federal police. The National Security Commission reports that the bus was carrying 29 unarmed…

Mexico enlists dolphins to help endangered tiny porpoise
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Mexico enlists dolphins to help endangered tiny porpoise

Reuters - May 15, 2017

Mexico's government has enlisted the help of three trained dolphins to locate in the wild their less fortunate cousin, the rare vaquita porpoise, in an effort to…

100 armed men attack a group of journalists in Guerrero
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100 armed men attack a group of journalists in Guerrero

Associated Press - May 14, 2017

About 100 armed men attacked a group of journalists and robbed them of their equipment in Mexico's troubled southern state of Guerrero, authorities and media reports said…

Mexico’s murder rate exceeds many countries at war
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Mexico’s murder rate exceeds many countries at war

Vallarta Daily News - May 10, 2017

Mexico had the second-highest number of murders last year among countries considered in "armed conflict," more than Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a report published on Tuesday…

Jalisco farm reports outbreak of H7N3 bird flu
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Jalisco farm reports outbreak of H7N3 bird flu

Reuters - May 05, 2017

May 4 Mexico has reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H7N3 bird flu virus on a commercial farm in the state of Jalisco, the World Organisation…