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Mexico’s ranking on the United Nations Human Development Index has declined for the fourth year in a row. The 2016 report, released Tuesday, puts Mexico in 77th place on the FULL STORY The post MX drops 3 places on development index appeared first on Mexico News D…
03.24 / 02:53
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Thirteen mayors in the state of Morelos have allegedly been paying extortion fees to the crime gang known as Los Rojos, buying protection for themselves and their families, the state Security FULL STORY The post 13 Morelos mayors pay extortion fees appeared first on Mexico News …
03.24 / 00:38
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Catholic priest and social justice activist Alejandro Solalinde Guerra, who has described Veracruz as Mexico’s biggest graveyard, denounced both politicians and church officials for crime and complicity yesterday during a FULL STORY The post Activist priest goes on offensive in Veracruz appeared first on Mexico News…
03.23 / 23:27
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Sunita Daniel remembers what the school lunch programmes were like in her Caribbean island nation, Saint Lucía, until a couple of years ago: meals made of processed foods and imported products, and little integration with the surrounding communities. This changed after Daniel, then head of planning in the Agriculture Ministry, visited Brazil in 2014 and …
03.23 / 23:04
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A well known Chihuahua journalist was killed this morning in the state capital, the third to be assassinated in Mexico this month. Miroslava Breach Velducea, 54, was killed by four FULL STORY The post Reporter assassinated in Chihuahua capital appeared first on Mexico News…
03.23 / 22:16
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The president’s provocative statement came as his secretaries of State and Homeland Security were in Mexico attempting to secure the collaboration of the Peña Nieto go…
03.23 / 21:36
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In a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary John Kelly, Chief Justice of California Tani Cantil-Sakauye said she was "deeply concerned about reports from some of our trial courts that immigration agents appear to be stalking undocumented immigrants in our co…
03.23 / 21:35
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A photograph of an amputated foot has cost two medical interns their jobs at an IMSS clinic in Monterrey, Nuevo León. In a photograph they posted on Twitter the two are seen FULL STORY The post Young medical interns put their foot in it appeared first on Mexico News Da…
03.23 / 20:05
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What used to be Mexico’s leading left-wing political party is weathering yet another storm following revelations that its president, a former union activist and leader, has reneged on a debt and FULL STORY The post Eyebrows raised over leader’s debt, property appeared first on Mexico News …
03.23 / 20:05
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It Doesn’t Always Glitter. You’re on Your Own in Quito (opinion) aplanelife.blogspot.com / I’ve mainly written about both Quito and South America from a positive perspective (save for my experience with the Ecuadorian National Police on the way out of Ecuador last year) and by-and-large it has been a very positive experience. Nevertheless, you need…
Kitco News)/Neils Christensen – The geologist behind Lundin Gold’s Fruta del Norte, a nearly 5 million ounce gold project, is heading back into the Ecuadorian jungles to find potentially two “Lost Cities of Gold.” While the proposal sounds like a script for a new Indiana Jones movie, geologist Keith Barron, president of Aurania Resources (TSX.V: [R…
plenenglish.com – Quito, March 23 (Prensa Latina) From today, a closure period for the dissemination of polls in the face of the second round of presidential elections scheduled for April 2 rules in Ecuador. Until yesterday 23:59 (local time), the consulting companies accredited by the National Electoral Council (CNE) were able to disclose the results…