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An Arizona man played Santa for a girl across the border in Mexico after he found her balloon with her Christmas wish list attached. Randy Heiss, of Patagonia, told the Arizona Daily Star that he was walking his dog Dec. 16 when he spotted a red balloon. Heiss thought it was trash but then saw...
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A brief program that encouraged people to track their weight and to be mindful of the excess energy in every holiday cookie or cup of nog seems to have helped participants get through the holiday season without gaining weight. The trial in the UK recruited participants in November and December of 2016 and 2017, and...
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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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Before the advance of Hurricane Willa, a category 5 storm on the Saffir-Simpson scale, reaches the coast of Nayarit, the Civil Protection authorities issued a yellow alert, prepared shelters and made preparations for an evacuation in case of contingency in Tecuala, Santiago Ixcuintla and San Blas. The authorities indicated that “Hurricane Willa is potentially destructive...
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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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Police said Friday they have detained a couple on the outskirts of Mexico City on suspicion they may have killed as many as 10 women and sold a dead woman’s baby. Officers had placed the couple under surveillance and caught them coming out of a house with a baby carriage on Thursday. Inside the carriage,...
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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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Rosa threatens "life-threatening flash flooding" in Mexico, Southwest U.S.
Tropical Storm Rosa neared Mexico’s Baja California on Monday, spreading heavy rains that were projected to extend into a drenching of the Southwest U.S. Forecasters said the rain may cause “life-threatening flash flooding.” The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the center of Rosa, which was a hurricane until late Sunday, should hit Baja California and...
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To prevent the name of Frida Marina, the rescue dog that became a symbol of last year’s earthquake in Mexico City, from being used for the commercialization of products, the Secretary of the Navy (Semar) requested the Mexican Institute of Intellectual Property (IMPI) to register it as the property of Semar. The agency was asked...
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Mexico has a list of sites considered World Heritage of UNESCO, 35 to be exact. They are divided between mixed, cultural and natural goods. In the list of natural assets we find six sites, know them! Sian Ka’an in Quintana Roo, since 1987 Its name in Mayan means ‘where the sky is born’ or ‘door...
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World Beer Day will be held on August 3, a worthy date to celebrate in Mexico for being the number one country in beer exports and the fourth producer internationally, exceeding the brewing powers of Germany. With friends, as a couple, or with the family, it is important to remember on this special date that...
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sea turtles puerto vallarta
Of the seven species of marine turtles that exist, the olive ridley turtle has recovered to the point that it has been removed from the list of critically endangered species, however, risks still remain, which is why sites such as the CasaMagna Marriot Camp in Puerto Vallarta is dedicated to its preservation. This species is...
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mexico rivers
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has issued a series of decrees establishing water reserves, aiming to preserve sufficient supplies for tens of millions of people. The decrees protect defined volumes of water in nearly half of Mexico’s 756 river basins, limiting them to use for humans and nature. Business and industrial access to the reserved...
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From the 2nd to the 19th of February, more than 200 artisans from 20 states, as well as from the invited countries: Ecuador, Peru, Turkey and Colombia, will hold the tenth National Meeting of Artisans. The national participants are from Oaxaca, Chiapas, Michoacán, Yucatan, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, State of Mexico, Nayarit and Jalisco who...
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