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From charming the Chilean president to making a little girl smile during a visit to a Brazilian orphanage, Prince Harry’s tour of Brazil and Chile in June was an unqualified success. Now Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are to embark on a Latin American tour of their own, only this time, to Mexico...
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In Mexico, the festival of Día de los Muertos embodies the greatest expression of both popular Catholicism and the national cuisine. People construct altars in homes and graveyards throughout the country in order to feed the souls of the dead. Church officials recognize two holy days, November 1 (All Saints’ Day), in commemoration of saints...
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Experts in Mexico said Tuesday there is a tentative sign of hope for the mass migration of monarch butterflies, whose numbers dropped to their lowest level ever last year. The head of Mexico’s nature reserves, Luis Fueyo, said the first butterflies have been seen entering Mexico earlier than usual this year. Fueyo said it is...
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Jalisco has the third-richest economy in the Mexican Republic. Over 30 of Mexico’s largest companies are based in the state, which ranks first in agribusiness, computers and jewelry manufacturing. Chief agricultural products include peanuts and agave (used for distilling tequila). The state manufactures 60 percent of all computers produced in Mexico, and Guadalajara is the...
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1.The official name of Mexico is Estados Únidos Mexicanos (United Mexican States). 2. A Mexican tamale called the zacahuil is three feet long and weighs about 150 pounds. 3. Mexico introduced chocolate, corn, and chilies to the world. 4. Mexico is home to a very rare rabbit called the volcano rabbit which lives near Mexican...
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The news of Kia moving to Mexico was so important to Mexico’s economy that the president made the announcement himself. On the same day that General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) said it would be calling home Cadillac SRX crossover production from Mexico in a deal worked out with the United Auto Workers union, South Korean automaker...
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Standing in front of the assembly line in Volkswagen’s massive campus in Puebla, Mexico, 35-year-old line boss Milton Araujo, looked at the shiny new Volkswagen Beetles rolling off the conveyer belt, illuminated by the bright lights overhead. “Back in the day, everybody had a Beetle,” he told Fox News Latino. “Now the car is different,...
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Anyone looking for a quiet, but charming, taste of Mexican life in an historic setting will enjoy Lagos de Moreno. The town is filled with pazas, gardens, colonial structures and hacienda-like homes. There are nearby lakes, including Lake Sauceda only 15 minutes away, where there is fishing and picnicking and golf is available. It´s also...
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A strong 6.2-magnitude undersea earthquake struck off the coast of Mexico today, US seismologists said. The US Geological Survey said the quake occurred around 1153 GMT and was located about 295 kilometres southwest of the coastal resort city of Puerto Vallarta. They had earlier put the quake’s magnitude at 6.6. There were no immediate reports...
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The rural communities of San Miguel and Santo Tomás Ajusco, to the south of Mexico City, are preserving 3,000 of their 7,619 hectares of forest in exchange for payment for environmental services. But the inequality in the communities is far from ecological. The 484 men and 120 women who own plots of between half a...
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Year after year, millions of North American monarch butterflies make their way on a 3,000-mile journey from locations across Canada and the United States to winter in Mexico, where they gather in oyamel fir trees in the states of Michoacán and Mexico. In recent years, scientists have noted a sharp decline in the number of...
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