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The Mexican drug cartels are finally meeting their match as a wave of cannabis legalization efforts drastically reshapes the drug trafficking landscape in the United States. It turns out that as states legalize cannabis use and cultivation, the volume of weed brought across the border by Mexican drug cartels dramatically decreases — and is putting a dent in their cash flow. A newly-released statistical report from the U.S. Border Patrol shows a sharp drop-off in cannabis captured at the b…
10.07 / 08:44
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A state-licensed medical dispensary, Ultra Health, is waiting to hear from the federal government after the wraparound bus ads it wanted to buy in Albuquerque were rejected. The city says advertising an illegal drug is prohibited by federal law. Medical marijuana use is legal in New Mexico, but the city's transportation department is worried that federal transit money will be withheld if the drug is advertised on city buses. Now, a local city council member is asking the U.S. Justice…
10.07 / 04:23
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Petrobras informs that, as operator of the Libra consortium, it has been notified by the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP) of its decision on the consortium´s request for local content exemption for the items and subitems related to the platform subsystem of the Libra Pilot …
10.07 / 00:50
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In San Andrés Hueyapan they prefer El Popo to earthquakes but they’re not too happy with an erupting volcano in conjunction with seismic activity. People of the indigenous community in FULL STORY The post They prefer El Popo over earthquakes appeared first on Mexico News …
10.06 / 20:34
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What might be the last stand in the fight to save the vaquita marina porpoise has begun with the arrival in the upper Gulf of California of four trained dolphins. FULL STORY The post Navy dolphins arrive for vaquita capture appeared first on Mexico News…
10.06 / 20:34
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Another ex-governor is behind bars. Justice officials arrested Eugenio Hernández Flores in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, this morning on charges of embezzlement. Hernández was governor of Tamaulipas from 2005 until 2010, FULL STORY The post Another ex-governor arrested for corruption appeared first on Mexico News D…
10.06 / 20:34
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A reservoir in the state of Nuevo León is to become a major tourist attraction if the state government’s plans come to fruition, although Tuesday’s announcement came as a surprise FULL STORY The post Tourism project comes as surprise to locals appeared first on Mexico News …
10.06 / 20:34
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Cancun, Q.R. — Civil Protection for the state of Quintana Roo has upgraded their storm alert for most of the region from blue (minimal) to yellow (moderate) as of last night. The National Meteorological Office says Tropical Storm Nate was located Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. approximately 280 km southeast of Cozumel Island and 272 km east of Xcalak. Present movement is north-northwest at 33 km/h. Nate is expected to hit the region this evening around 7:00 p.m. with maximum sustained …
10.06 / 18:30
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Trump, who is proposing the largest tax cut for corporations and the rich in history, complained that the recovery effort was costing too…
10.06 / 17:06
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In contrast to the indifference of the Trump administration, people across the United States are volunteering to help residents of the hurricane-ravaged…
10.06 / 17:06
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Some 700 workers are striking against demands by Swissport for a three-year wage freeze, cuts to benefits and tighter control over work…
10.06 / 17:06
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Almost two weeks after Hurricane Maria laid waste to much of Puerto Rico, many towns are still cut off from all relief…
10.06 / 17:06
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Petrobras informs that it signed the Heads of Agreement (HoA) with the Norwegian company Statoil, in continuity to the Memorandum of Understanding signed in Aug. 30, 2016, through which the companies committed themselves to assessing cooperation opportunities aligned with their business…
10.06 / 17:04
worldoil.com
ExxonMobil today announced it made a fifth new oil discovery after drilling the Turbot-1 well offshore…
10.06 / 17:04
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Tropical Storm Nate has formed off of Nicaragua, threatening to inundate Central America, shut oil and gas rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and damage cotton and citrus crops across the U.S.…
10.06 / 17:04
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Petrobras has announced the start of the non-binding phase regarding the assignment of all of its exploration, development and production rights in seven sets of shallow-water fields located in the States of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Sergipe, Rio de Janeiro, and São P…
10.06 / 17:04
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Petrobras and Chevron Brasil Petróleo Ltda., have announced the start of the binding phase regarding the transfer of Petrobras and Chevron stake in the Maromba Field, in the Campos …
10.06 / 17:04
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For Schlumberger Ltd. and Halliburton Co. the road to payment for services in Venezuela is increasingly long and…
10.06 / 17:04
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President Nicolas Maduro said Venezuela’s authoritarian regime is prepared for additional retaliation from the U.S., one of the crisis-torn nation’s principal trade partners, including wide-reaching sanctions on its beleaguered economy and oil ind…
10.06 / 17:04
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BHP Billiton Ltd. is getting closer to drilling its first oil wells in Mexico’s deep w…
10.06 / 17:03
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