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After three grueling weeks walking along highways and hitching rides in pickups and flatbed trucks, thousands of Central American migrants traveling in a caravan through southern Mexico learned Friday that they would soon be leapfrogging ahead to the nation’s capital in buses. As the caravan crossed into the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Gov. Miguel...
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The more than 5,200 active-duty troops being sent by President Donald Trump to the U.S.-Mexico border will be limited in what they can do under a federal law that restricts the military from engaging in law enforcement on American soil. That means the troops will not be allowed to detain immigrants, seize drugs from smugglers...
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The Marina Puerto Escondido Board of Directors will hold a Grand Opening Ceremony to showcase the new 100+ slips, breakwater, premium services, amenities and more that are now available at the marina. The ceremony takes place on November 3, 2018 from 5:30 – 10:00 pm in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Puerto Escondido has offered a...
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To fight high drug prices, Utah will pay for public employees to go fill prescriptions in Mexico
To save money on drugs, Utah is offering to cover travel expenses for public employees willing to go fill certain high-cost prescriptions in Tijuana. Amid a flurry of national proposals to bring exorbitant U.S. drug prices in line with other countries’ charges, one Utah insurer has a different option for patients: PEHP, which covers 160,000...
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As long lines of migrants shuffled past his cheese shop Thursday on the far-distant journey north, Cesar Cabuqui was ready, handing out scores of homemade bean and cheese sandwiches and bags of water. He was far from the only one moved to help the masses of women, men and children as they made their way...
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Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump. The caravan’s numbers have continued to grow as they walk and hitch rides through hot...
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This has been one of the most challenging years in the last decade for the domestic aviation industry. The industry has lost $1.6 billion pesos at an operating profit level in the first six months of the year. While Aeromexico has continued to deliver an operating profit, the Company has delivered a net loss so...
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New Choice deal will open 20 Sleep Inn hotels in Mexico
Photo credit: Jose Carlos Macouzet Espinosa Choice Hotels Mexico, a subsidiary of Choice Hotels International, has signed an exclusive multiunit agreement with SI Operaciones, a Mexican private equity fund, to develop 20 new-construction Sleep Inn hotels over the next five years. The agreement is expected to add 2,000 rooms in top markets, like Mexico City...
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"At Choice Hotels, international expansion and multi-unit development are key pillars of our growth strategy. We are actively seeking new opportunities to increase our presence in strategic markets and our agreement with SI Operaciones will allow us to do just that," said Mark Pearce, senior vice president, international division, Choice Hotels. "Choice Hotels is well...
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2 Mexican marines found dead in resort of Cancun
MEXICO CITY — Authorities found the bodies of two Mexican marines wrapped in blood-stained sheets and dumped on a street in the Caribbean coast resort of Cancun on Wednesday. The bodies were found in downtown Cancun, relatively far from most of the resort’s hotels. They had apparently been stabbed. The Mexican navy condemned the killings,...
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puerto vallarta earthquake
SkyAlert director, Álvaro Velasco, said that thanks to more than 250,000 subscriptions to their app, the Mexican company financed the expansion of its sensor network that will allow greater certainty and speed to detect and alert on earthquakes not only from the coast, but also from the interior of the country. SkyAlert installed more earthquake...
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pvr airport
The International Airport in Puerto Vallarta has increased the number of passengers though its doors by 12.90%, thanks to the attractions that have become a magnet for tourists, said Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP). GAP general director, Fernando Bosque Mohino, said that joint promotions between the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust and the Visitors and Conventions...
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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 government and independent experts released Thursday. The experts say the decline could be due to late winter storms last year that blew down more than 100 acres (40...
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In barely four years, a little-known criminal gang has grown to challenge the world’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, for domination of the Mexican underworld, unleashing a new tide of violence. Once minions of Guzman’s Sinaloa Cartel, traffickers of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) have turned on their former masters, seizing...
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A Southern California couple has been indicted in San Diego federal court on charges of smuggling sea turtle eggs into the United States from Mexico, officials said on Wednesday, a first for prosecutors in the border region. Jose Jimenez, 64, and Olga Jimenez, 52, both U.S. citizens, were charged with one criminal count each of...
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