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September 18, 2018
Wilbur Ross: Trump is 'totally happy' to add Canada, but the US is advancing its trade deal with just Mexico
Manuel Balce Ceneta | AP United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center, with Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, left, and Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarrea. President Donald Trump would still like Canada to join the trade deal that the U.S. crafted with Mexico , Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on...
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Network alliance expands Discover reach at ATM, POS locations in Mexico
Discover Financial Services and Promoción y Operación S.A. de C.V., a payment solutions provider and domestic payments network in Mexico, have formed a strategic network alliance to expand Discover Global Network acceptance in Mexico. Discover, Diners Club International, Pulse and network affiliate cards will now be accepted on Prosa’s network in Mexico at POS and...
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Crime-ridden Mexican state is storing 150 unclaimed bodies in a refrigerated truck
Copyright Getty Images Two weeks after residents of Tlaquepaque, Mexico began complaining about a terrible smell coming from a local warehouse, they discovered the reason for the odor was a refrigerated truck with 150 unclaimed bodies inside. "The odor would come in waves," Guadalupe Vázquez told CNN. "Something else that was suspicious was that patrol...
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Just Back From: Mexico City
Maya Stanton From cutting-edge museums and fine dining to street-side taco stands and hyper-colorful graffiti, Mexico’s capital has something for everyone. When a friend suggested a trip for her banner-year birthday, we needed a destination that was reasonably priced, close enough for a short visit, and, in early September, warm enough to make us forget...
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Araceli Guadalupe Mendieta Vazquez, who has a masters in Agronomic Sciences from the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, carried out a research project to graft Chili and potatoes, which belong to the Solanaceae family. According to Mendieta Vazquez, the great majority of grafts between plants in the world is carried out between tomatoes and eggplants; however,...
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After Mysterious Closure, Solar Observatory In New Mexico Reopens
The Dunn Solar Telescope in Sunspot, N.M. The site was closed for over a week after a security threat. A solar observatory in New Mexico reopened Monday after being closed by authorities for 10 days — which spawned national interest and speculation into the cause of its evacuation. Let’s get this out of the way:...
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New Mexico Sheriff Bashes FBI Over Observatory Closure Silence
A New Mexico Sheriff is accusing the FBI of bungling public disclosure about the National Solar Observatory shut down. Otero County Sheriff Benny House says the federal agency’s failure to disclose any details about why the observatory was shut down last week put public safety at risk. Sheriff House complains saying not knowing whether there...
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Mexico, Energy Sector Face Uphill Battle Against Corruption, Study Finds
Corruption is becoming “normalized” in Mexican society, a trend driven in part by the energy sector, according to new research. “Mexico is a prime example of how corruption has expansive effects on a society and how it is subsequently normalized by society,” the Baker Institute for Public Policy’s Jose I. Rodriguez-Sanchez, postdoctoral research fellow in...
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What's behind a name: Itzel from Mexico
(Mainichi) "My name is Itzel. Today is my 15th birthday and everyone is celebrating my birthday. I want to be a systems engineer." (Japanese original by Taichi Yamamoto, Sao Paulo Bureau) * This series introduces beautiful names given to people around the world. You can search for this series on the internet with the hashtag...
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Lilia Soto can remember her childhood experience of migrating to the United States in the 1980s and the anxiety associated with having to live and learn a new culture and being separated from family. Soto, a University of Wyoming associate professor of American studies and Latina/o studies, was born in Napa, Calif., but raised in...
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