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September 17, 2018
Mexican president elect introduces civilian head of security
09/17/2018 – The Washington Post Eduardo Verdugo/Associated Press Mexico’s president-elect kicked off a nationwide tour Sunday with his new head of security in tow: a restaurant owner named Daniel Asaf who will coordinate a civilian brigade in lieu of the Mexican equivalent of the U.S. Secret Service. Andres Manuel […] Click here to view original...
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New Mexico Observatory Finally Gives Explanation for Mysterious Shutdown
Ever since the National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico, was evacuated and visited by the FBI on September 6, the organization that runs the facility has been mum on the “security threat” that led to the closure. The relative silence on the part of Association of Universities for […] Click here to view original...
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'Go back to Mexico' remark leads to hate crimes charge
GONZALEZ, La. (AP) — A south Louisiana man has been booked on hate crimes charges after police say he told woman in a store to "go back to Mexico" and then attacked her parents. Gonzales Police said 60-year-old Robert Ray of Donaldsonville approached the 19-year-old woman and made the […] Click here to view original...
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On Sunday, Mexicans around the globe will celebrate the anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain. The day is marked by a national holiday in Mexico, a reenactment of a historic moment from the revolution’s leader, and an array of performances from fireworks to dance routines. Often confused with […] Click here to view original...
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Mexico City Keeps Sinking As Its Water Supply Wastes Away
The Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral in Zócalo Plaza has had to undergo repeated repairs. It is among the many structures in the Mexican capital that are sinking. It’s the rainy season now in Mexico. Between May and September, on most late afternoons, thick clouds roll into Mexico City’s mountain-ringed […] Click here to view original...
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When Women Took Up Arms to Fight in Mexico's Revolution
Las soldaderas took on a range of roles from providing domestic support to dressing as men and leading troops into combat. A group of rebel women and girls wearing traditional dress practice their shooting skills for the Mexican Revolution in 1911. The Mexican Revolution rose out of a struggle […] Click here to view original...
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The man making an offer on Mexico’s presidential jet is a staunch advocate of the border wall
Russell Dise, chief executive of JetLease, is interested in buying Mexico’s presidential airplane., (Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) MEXICO CITY — When Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised during his campaign to sell Mexico’s presidential plane, calling it a symbol of excess, many here took it as bluster. But two months after […] Click here to view original...
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How Long Will Todos Santos Remain Mexico's Best-Kept Secret?
Hotel La Bohemia. Photo by Jessica Cantlin. GPS A new tolled highway that bypasses Cabo makes the drive to Todos Santos from the airport a breeze. Instead of traversing traffic and stoplights, the road winds along the foothills of the desolate Sierra de la Laguna Mountains and through the […] Click here to view original...
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Trump’s Trade Fights With Mexico and China Weigh on GOP Incumbents
“I shouldn’t say this,” Mr. Hurd said before likening his views on the Trump administration’s Nafta negotiations to his sentiments on the football program at his alma mater, Texas A&M University. “I get excited, I get bummed. I get excited, I get bummed,” Mr. Hurd said. The two-term congressman, […] Click here to view original...
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Phony mariachis open fire in Mexico City plaza, killing five people
View of the Plaza Garibaldi square in downtown Mexico City on Sept. 15, 2018, a day after gunmen dressed as mariachi musicians killed five people and wounded eight others. (Alfredo Estrella / AFP/Getty Images) The killers arrived on motorcycles to an iconic downtown spot: Plaza Garibaldi, hub of Mexico […] Click here to view original...
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