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Coahuila
The 2019 Pacific hurricane season is an annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones form in the eastern Pacific Ocean. The season officially begins today, May 15, in the East Pacific Ocean and will end on November 30. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form...
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A new migrant caravan of about 2,500 people was making its way through southern Mexico on Tuesday, headed for the U.S. border, facing greater heat — and a much cooler welcome — than last year’s caravans. The caravan walked past the city of Huixtla in the southern state of Chiapas on Monday, but police were...
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During 2017, an average of 1,688 cases of corruption was filed per thousand national and municipal uniformed police while they were on the job, which translates into 1.6 acts of corruption by each police, revealed the first National Survey of Standards and Professional Training Police (ENECAP). The exercise developed by the National Institute of Statistics...
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The governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval signed an agreement with the National Polytechnic Institute and SEDATU, Román Meyer for the application of an urban improvement program in marginalized areas of Puerto Vallarta. “Because as a governor who is just one month away from completing his term for which he was elected, I can point out...
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Poverty has increased in one of every three towns integrated to the Magical Towns program since 2012. The brand has operated for 17 years and groups 121 communities, where 6 million people live. The program was created with the intention of contributing to a rising quality of life, employment and promoting investment in diversified tourist...
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A federal prison in northern Mexico owned by BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) has gone into operation, the government said, as the world’s largest asset manager expands further into infrastructure investment around the world. A spokeswoman for prison agency OADPRS said that inmates began to arrive in August at the facility, known as CPS Coahuila, and that...
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Willa is moving toward the north-northeast near 6 mph (9 km/h). A faster motion toward the northeast is expected by this evening. On the forecast track, the center of Willa will move over Las Islas Marias within the next few hours, and make landfall within the hurricane warning area along the west-central coast of mainland...
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Hurricane Willa has intensified into a Category 5 in the eastern Pacific Ocean and will threaten Mexico with destructive winds, life-threatening storm surge and flooding rainfall as it makes landfall on Tuesday. A hurricane warning has been posted from San Blas to Mazatlán, including Las Islas Marias. A tropical storm warning is now in effect...
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hurricane willa puerto vallarta
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Hurricane Watch is in effect for… * San Blas to Mazatlan (north of Puerto Vallarta) A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Playa Perula to San Blas (This is the area of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico) A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * North...
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hurricane willa
Hurricane “Willa” increased to category 2 on the Saffir-Simpson scale and continues to strengthen while the authorities of Nayarit, Sinaloa, and Jalisco remain on alert for the damage it could cause in the coming hours. According to the National Water Commission (Conagua), in Baja California Sur, Durango, Colima, Michoacán and Zacatecas there are also risks...
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Mexico City moves to ban bullfighting
Bullfighting, even when it masquerades as celebration or tradition, is nothing more that the most egregious cruelty to animals. Frightened bulls are forced into an arena with screaming people, pitted against matadors wielding spears, and then stabbed multiple times before they die a slow, agonizing death. It is estimated that about 250,000 bulls are killed...
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There were 10 municipalities that joined the 111 Magical Towns of Mexico. The appointment of these new members of the federal program was announced at the 5th National Fair of Magic Towns. This time, 88 towns competed to reach the honour and unfortunately, we can not meet the requests of all and chose those who...
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monarch mexico
Representatives from 23 states in Mexico and civil society organizations participated in a meeting during the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Monarch Butterfly Monitoring National Network. The regional director of the Neo Volcanic Center and Axis of the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas, Gloria Tavera Alonso, highlighted that the migratory phenomenon of Monarch Butterfly...
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'There’s no other option’: the radical plan to move Mexico's government
Jacinta Morales came to Mexico City more than 20 years ago, following promises of education and employment, like millions of others. After getting a degree, she found stable work as a public servant, moving between different government agencies. Though she has always worked on temporary contracts, the wide availability of civil service jobs in Mexico...
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México is failing to gather data on homicide in an effective way Mexico’s failure to gather quality data on homicides is preventing the country from developing effective policies to tackle rising violence, a new study found. The report, developed by the Institute for Economics and Peace, concluded that state authorities across Mexico complied on average...
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