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Laredo-area law enforcement officials host college students from Mexico

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Laredo-area law enforcement officials host college students from Mexico


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Astronomers identify new asynchronous short period polar

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Astronomers identify new asynchronous short period polar


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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran colts ready for Mexico challenge

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Ahmad Muaz, Siti Safiyah make cut for AMF World Cup in Mexico

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Protecting workers key to NAFTA success: Trudeau

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Ministros de México y Canadá descartan cláusula de extinción en Nafta - Diario Co Latino

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Daughter, 16, of Ormond Beach mother missing in Mexico

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Grupo Mexico 3rd-qtr profit more than doubles
MEXICO CITY, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Mexican mining and infrastructure company Grupo Mexico said on Friday that its net profit more than doubled in the third quarter, as revenue rose. The company said that net profit was $488 million, compared to $221 million in the third quarter of 2016. (Reporting by Christine Murray) Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Weight-loss surgery in Mexico
It sounded like a great idea: Go to Mexico for a weekend, have weight-loss surgery and get a new life. But for Show Low resident Jessie Ballandby and others like her, the vacation surgery turned into a nightmare. Mark Henle/azcentral.com.   Read More ...
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Mexico catches, releases endangered vaquita porpoise
Mexico City (AFP) - Mexico captured a rare vaquita marina porpoise as part of a bold program to save the critically endangered species, but released it because it was too young to be separated from its mother, officials said. The vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise, has been pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal fishing. But the Mexican government and conservation groups have launched an unprecedented plan to save the species by transporting as many as possible to a protected marine reserve   Read More ...
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Conmemoran con cadena humana el primer mes de terremoto en México
Cientos de habitantes de Jojutla formaron ayer una valla humana y encendieron veladoras al cumplirse el primer mes del terremoto magnitud 7.1 que el 19 de septiembre pasado causó fuertes daños en esta localidad del estado mexicano de Morelos. "Es una manera de dar gracias a todas las ayudas que recibimos en los días de crisis y los subsiguientes", declaró a Efe Rosa Isela González Sánchez, residente del barrio Zapata, de Jojutla, una de las zonas más afectadas por el terremoto   Read More ...
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New hope as rare vaquita calf captured, released
MEXICO CITY -- Researchers trying to catch and enclose the captured a calf but released it because it was too young to survive without its mother. Mexico's Environment Department said veterinarians determined the calf was too young and experts said it was showing signs of stress after capture. The experts with Mexican-led international effort known as VaquitaCPR still saw hope in the calf's capture   Read More ...
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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico peso leads Latam losses on U.S. tax reform outlook
By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso tumbled on Friday after the U.S. Senate cleared the way for a tax reform that raised the prospect of a fiscal lift to the U.S. economy that could force interest rates to rise faster. Higher U.S. rates could increase the allure of assets from the world's No. 1 economy, bolstering the value of its currency   Read More ...
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In Mexican slum, a decades-long wait for quake relief
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - I first visited Camp No. 3 a few days after the Sept. 19 earthquake. After reporting from collapsed buildings around the city, this was a different type of shock. Row after row of tiny tin shacks crammed into a small lot hidden behind a high fence in the middle class neighborhood of Lindavista. Here, hundreds of families who lost their homes in an earthquake 32 years ago are living in deplorable conditions, with children and grandchildren born during the interminable wait for promised government-subsidized homes   Read More ...
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Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Researchers trying to catch and enclose the last survivors of the vaquita porpoise species captured a calf but released it because it was too young to survive without its mother. Mexico's Environment Department said veterinarians determined the calf was too young and experts said it was showing signs of stress after capture. The experts with Mexican-led international effort known as VaquitaCPR still saw hope in the calf's capture   Read More ...
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Swiss Re sees $3.6 bln hit from US hurricanes, Mexico earthquakes
Swiss Re, the world's second-largest reinsurer, estimated its claims burden from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in the United States and from two earthquakes in Mexico at roughly $3.6 billion in the third quarter. "Swiss Re maintains a very strong capital position and high financial flexibility to support our clients' needs, respond to market developments and execute on our capital management priorities," Chief Financial Officer David Cole said in a statement on Friday   Read More ...
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Hurricanes and Mexican quakes caused an estimated $95 billion in insured losses
ZURICH – Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday. The Zurich-based company estimated its own pre-tax claims burdens from three hurricanes and two quakes at some $3.6 billion (€3.05 billion) in the third quarter. The world’s second-largest reinsurer, behind Munich Re, based on assumed premiums cautioned that the estimates “are subject to a higher than usual degree of uncertainty and may need to be subsequently adjusted as the claims assessment process continues   Read More ...
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Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95b: Swiss Re estimate
ZURICH: Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday (Oct 20). The Zurich-based company estimated its own pre-tax claims burdens from three hurricanes and two quakes at some US$3.6 billion in the third quarter. The world's second largest reinsurer behind Munich Re based on assumed premiums cautioned that the estimates "are subject to a higher than usual degree of uncertainty and may need to be subsequently adjusted as the claims assessment process continues   Read More ...
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Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Researchers trying to catch and enclose the last survivors of the vaquita porpoise species captured a calf but released it because it was too young to survive without its mother. Mexico's Environment Department said veterinarians determined the calf was too young and experts said it was showing signs of stress after capture. The experts with Mexican-led international effort known as VaquitaCPR still saw hope in the calf's capture   Read More ...
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Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf
MEXICO CITY – Researchers trying to catch and enclose the last survivors of the vaquita porpoise species captured a calf but released it because it was too young to survive without its mother. Mexico's Environment Department said veterinarians determined the calf was too young and experts said it was showing signs of stress after capture. The experts with Mexican-led international effort known as VaquitaCPR still saw hope in the calf's capture   Read More ...
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22-year-old Mexico man sentenced for 2016 killing in Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old man from Mexico has been sentenced to life in prison with a chance for parole after 25 years for fatally shooting another man in Oregon in June 2016. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that a jury in September found Roger Gastelum-Medina guilty of murder and unlawful use of a weapon. Gastelum-Medina apologized in court for killing 21-year-old Yusuf Sharif   Read More ...
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Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Researchers trying to catch and enclose the last survivors of the vaquita porpoise species captured a calf but released it because it was too young to survive without its mother. Mexico's Environment Department said veterinarians determined the calf was too young and experts said it was showing signs of stress after capture. The experts with Mexican-led international effort known as VaquitaCPR still saw hope in the calf's capture   Read More ...
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'Poor People's Campaign' set to launch near US-Mexico border - | WBTV Charlotte
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Civil right leaders and immigrant rights advocates are launching near the U.S.-Mexico border a new national "poor people's campaign" modeled after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final crusade. Rev. William J. Barber, II is scheduled Sunday to lead a community march and mass gathering in El Paso, Texas to begin the "Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival   Read More ...
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Mexicans pick up the pieces one month after quake
MEXICO CITY: One month after the earthquake that jolted Mexico on September 19, flattening dozens of buildings across Mexico City and leaving 369 dead, many people are only just starting to pick up the pieces. Here is a look at the recovery effort in four snapshots. Looking the part. "It's a very awkward, hopeless situation," he said with a pained look as he tried on jackets, barely able to talk about his ordeal   Read More ...
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La lengua del colonizador y la acelerada extinción de los pueblos indígenas de México
La extinción de las lenguas originarias conlleva no solo la pérdida de la capacidad de comunicación, sino también la de cuestionar el mundo que nos rodea.   Read More ...
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Analysis | Why thousands of people in Mexico City raised their fists to the sky Thursday
MEXICO CITY — Thousands of people in Mexico City gathered at 1:14 p.m. Thursday and raised their fists in the air for three minutes of silence. It was an homage to the victims of the magnitude-7.1 earthquake that slammed the national capital a month earlier, on Sept. 19. In the early days of the rescue efforts, a raised fist at the site of a collapsed building was a signal for volunteers and others at the site to go silent so that rescue workers could call out to a person they believed was trapped in the rubble   Read More ...
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Mexican comedian brings stand-up to female prisoners
Best known for her Netflix shows and stand-up tours, Sofía Niño de Rivera is one of Latin America's leading comedians. The 35-year-old from Mexico City has long been making audiences laugh, but she recently embarked on a more serious mission: supporting vulnerable women in Mexico's notoriously dangerous prisons. In a bid to help female inmates overcome frustration and depression, Sofía gave 10 stand-up workshops in the Mexican capital's vast Santa Martha Acatitla penitentiary over the summer   Read More ...
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Start-up SkyAlert’s early warning app sudden hit in Mexico after massive killer temblors
MEXICO CITY – Since two massive earthquakes hit Mexico in September, claiming more than 460 lives, an early warning start-up called SkyAlert has doubled its users to 5.8 million, making it one of the country’s most downloaded apps. SkyAlert has also found a market selling alarms to small businesses in the capital, said its co-founder and director, Alvaro Velasco. And it is looking to expand to Latin America, mainly Colombia, Peru and Chile, which lack an official alerting system despite frequent quakes in those countries   Read More ...
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After massive quakes, millions in Mexico turn to early warning app
SkyAlert has also found a market selling alarms to small businesses in the capital, said its co-founder and director Alvaro Velasco. And it is looking to expand to Latin America, mainly Colombia, Peru and Chile, which lack an official alerting system despite frequent quakes in those countries. Velasco said that he and SkyAlert co-founder Alejandro Cantú are talking to investors from Mexico and elsewhere about raising 100 million pesos ($5   Read More ...
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Mexicans 'pick up the pieces' one month after quake
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — One month after the earthquake that jolted Mexico on September 19, flattening dozens of buildings across Mexico City and leaving 369 dead, many people are only just starting to pick up the pieces. Here is a look at the recovery effort in four snapshots. How do you keep going to work if your only clothes are the ones you were wearing when your home collapsed? In Roma, a trendy neighbourhood devastated by the quake, a group of friends came up with an original idea to help people in that situation   Read More ...
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Mexican auto lobby rejects U.S. NAFTA proposal on rules of origin
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) on Thursday rejected U.S. proposals to increase North American content for autos produced in the region and require, under a new NAFTA deal, that half of all content come from the United States. AMIA President Eduardo Solis said the rules of origin enshrined in the current North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have been key in creating value and integrating the auto industries of Canada, the United States and Mexico   Read More ...
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Deported Mexican man drops lawsuit against US over removal
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An immigrant who had been shielded from deportation but was sent back to Mexico has dropped his lawsuit against the Trump administration. A federal judge in San Diego on Thursday agreed to dismiss the case filed by Juan Manuel Montes. The suit was taxing for the 23-year-old, who is now living in Mexico, and he asked to drop it   Read More ...
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Deported Mexican man drops lawsuit against US over removal
SAN DIEGO (AP) - An immigrant who had been shielded from deportation but was sent back to Mexico has dropped his lawsuit against the Trump administration. A federal judge in San Diego on Thursday agreed to dismiss the case filed by Juan Manuel Montes. Montes' lawyer says the suit was taxing for Montes and he wanted to drop it. A message was left seeking comment from the government   Read More ...
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Deported Mexican man drops lawsuit against US over removal
SAN DIEGO (AP) - An immigrant who had been shielded from deportation but was sent back to Mexico has dropped his lawsuit against the Trump administration. A federal judge in San Diego on Thursday agreed to dismiss the case filed by Juan Manuel Montes. Montes' lawyer says the suit was taxing for Montes and he wanted to drop it. A message was left seeking comment from the government   Read More ...
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Mexicans pick up the pieces one month after quake
MEXICO CITY (AFP) - One month after the earthquake that jolted Mexico on September 19, flattening dozens of buildings across Mexico City and leaving 369 dead, many people are only just starting to pick up the pieces. Here is a look at the recovery effort in four snapshots. - Looking the part - How do you keep going to work if your only clothes are the ones you were wearing when your home collapsed? In Roma, a trendy neighborhood devastated by the quake, a group of friends came up with an original idea to help people in that situation   Read More ...
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Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake
MEXICO CITY -- Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family. For weeks, the mechanic by trade has been climbing through broken walls and over buckled floors in the increasingly unstable buildings of the Tokio 517 apartment complex in central Mexico City to emerge with prized photos, clothes and documents for grateful residents   Read More ...
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Mexico’s presidential candidates include a Hillary wannabe and a guy promising better soccer
MEXICO CITY — Former first lady Margarita Zavala once styled herself as the “Mexican Hillary” as she prepared to run for president. That narrative faltered with the results of the 2016 U.S. election and then she lost a power struggle inside the right-wing National Action Party (PAN), once led by her husband. Instead of giving up, however, she did what more and more Mexicans are doing — Zavala went independent   Read More ...
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Mexico earthquake: How Day of the Dead is bringing Mexico City back to life
There’s a chill in the air but the sky is a brilliant blue. The sun is shining. The rain that pelted down on the city during the rainy season has begun to ease and the cool winds that always seem to accompany Day of the Dead can be felt across the mega-metropolis. Today, it is one month since the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that shook central Mexico, killing at least 369 people, 228 of whom died in Mexico City   Read More ...
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Mexico City hosts Latin American clown convention(1/4)
A clown holds a stuffed toy representing Mexican rescue dog Frida during the 22nd Latin American clown convention at Revolucion monument in Mexico City, Mexico, Oct. 18, 2017. (Photo/Agencies)   Read More ...
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Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family   Read More ...
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Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake
MEXICO CITY – Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family. For weeks, the mechanic by trade has been climbing through broken walls and over buckled floors in the increasingly unstable buildings of the Tokio 517 apartment complex in central Mexico City to emerge with prized photos, clothes and documents for grateful residents   Read More ...
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Recovery and reconstruction go slowly after Mexico quake
MEXICO CITY - Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family. For weeks, the mechanic by trade has been climbing through broken walls and over buckled floors in the increasingly unstable buildings of the Tokio 517 apartment complex in central Mexico City to emerge with prized photos, clothes and documents for grateful residents   Read More ...
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'Most Wanted' suspect in 2002 murder of California girl, 15, killed in Mexico
Investigators say a fugitive gang member on a federal most-wanted list suspected in the 2002 kidnapping and slaying of a teenage girl in Southern California has been killed in Mexico. Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say detectives had been tracking George Barraza and hoped to extradite him to the U.S. for prosecution in the death of 15-year-old Brenda Sierra. The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that officials recently learned Barraza died in the Mexican state of Sinaloa   Read More ...
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Police: Burglars take tequila, cash after using hammer to bust into west Little Rock Mexican restaurant
A pair of burglars used a small sledgehammer to break into a Mexican restaurant in west Little Rock before escaping with cash and tequila from inside, authorities said. The break-in at Santo Coyote, 11610 Pleasant Ridge Road, happened shortly after 1 a.m. Monday, according to a Little Rock Police Department report. The business owner, who had reviewed surveillance footage, said the two intruders used the hammer to break through the glass on a patio door   Read More ...
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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico peso falls again amid uncertainty about NAFTA talks
MEXICO CITY, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso slipped on Wednesday, continuing its volatile gyrations as talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) deteriorate. The Mexican peso has seesawed as investors puzzle over what the contentious talks mean for the nation's future, dipping almost 0.5 percent on Wednesday. A day earlier, the United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up the latest round of NAFTA renegotiations in Washington, D   Read More ...
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Mexican fishing group: Proposed fish ban to hurt tuna catch
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A group representing Mexico's leading fish canners says a proposal to create a non-fishing marine park off the Revillagigedo Islands in the Pacific could reduce catches in Mexican waters by 20 percent. The Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna says the ban could cut annual tuna catches by 10,000 metric tons and cost jobs in the industry. The group said Wednesday the proposal was drawn up improperly by scientists who weren't qualified to gauge the economic impact   Read More ...
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Mexican fishing group: Proposed fish ban to hurt tuna catch
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A group representing Mexico's leading fish canners says a proposal to create a non-fishing marine park off the Revillagigedo Islands in the Pacific could reduce catches in Mexican waters by 20 percent. The Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna says the ban could cut annual tuna catches by 10,000 metric tons and cost jobs in the industry. The group said Wednesday the proposal was drawn up improperly by scientists who weren't qualified to gauge the economic impact   Read More ...
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