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Hyundai to invest $130 mn in new plant in Mexico


August 30th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) South Korean automaker Hyundai Motors Company's Mexican unit said it planned to invest $130 million in a new plant that will manufacture aluminum auto parts ... Read more...

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Two strong earthquakes shake Mexican desert in Baja California


April 12th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GUERRERO NEGRO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Two strong earthquakes just minutes apart shook a desert region in the Mexican state of Baja California on early Thursday morning, seismologists said, but there were ... Read more...

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71-year-old found chained to bed in Mexico


January 9th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 9 (IANS/EFE) A 71-year-old man, suspected to be an alcoholic, was found chained to bed in Mexico, police said.The man was rescued in Mexicali, capital of the ... Read more...

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Mexican author dies hours after winning prize


November 20th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexican novelist and poet Daniel Sada died following a lengthy illness and just hours after being awarded his country's 2011 National Arts and Sciences Prize, ... Read more...

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Murders up 145 percent in Mexico over five years


July 30th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities documented 24,374 homicides in 2010, up 23 percent from the previous year and an increase of 145 percent compared with 2005.The state of ... Read more...

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Mexico: Almost 50 percent of population lives in poverty


July 30th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's poverty rate jumped from 44.5 percent to 48.8 percent from 2008 to 2010, according to a report released on Friday by the National Political and Social ... Read more...

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Dora weakens to Category 1 Hurricane


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pacific Ocean, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hurricane Dora is now a Category 1 storm but the inhabitants of the towns on its path are still on the alert for its impact. The ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake rattles U.S.-Mexico border, no damage


December 11th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake rattled the U.S.-Mexico border area on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 4.9-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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SpaceX’s Dragon’s Maiden Journey Ends Successfully


December 9th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cape Canaveral, Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being believed to be a major development in the commercial space industry, a commercially developed rocket was launched from the Kennedy ... Read more...

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Moderate aftershock to April earthquake shakes U.S.-Mexico border


September 14th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by BNO News
GUADALUPE VICTORIA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck the U.S.-Mexico border on early Tuesday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.4-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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Tropical storm warnings extended as Frank moves parallel to Mexico coast


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- A tropical storm warning was extended on Monday after Tropical Storm Frank continued to move parallel to the coast of southern Mexico, meteorologists said.As of 8:00 a.m. PDT ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Frank forms off Mexico’s Pacific coast, warning issued


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- A tropical storm warning was issued on Sunday morning after Tropical Storm Frank formed off the southern coast of Mexico, meteorologists said.The storm first formed as Tropical depression ... Read more...

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California City Moved 31 Inches South By Major Earthquake!


June 28th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A major earthquake which rocked the Baja California area and the southwestern border of the United States back in April has actually moved one of California’s border cities, ... Read more...

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7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Moved California City By 31 Inches


June 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA radar images show that the powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.2 which struck Baja California in the month of April has actually displaced a city on ... Read more...

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5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern California


June 15th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Diego, June 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 on the Richter Scale rocked parts of Southern California on Monday night although reports of damage or any kind ... Read more...

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Two light earthquakes rattle Mexico - U.S. border


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO (BNO NEWS) -- Two light earthquakes rattled the Mexico-U.S. border on Saturday morning, seismologists said, but causing no damage or casualties.The first earthquake at 10.30 a.m. local time - with ... Read more...

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Blood bath in Mexico bar: eight dead, 19 injured


May 17th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 17 (DPA) Armed attackers shot their way into a bar in the city of Torreon, killing eight people and injuring another 19, according to media reports Sunday. Ten of the ... Read more...

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New Earthquake Strikes San Diego On Monday


April 6th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Diego, Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A number of aftershocks rocked the Mexico-Californian border region Monday after a massive earthquake jolted the area Sunday. The residents of the region are ... Read more...

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30 aftershocks cause panic in Mexico, toll reaches two (Second Lead)


April 6th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 5 (DPA) About 30 aftershocks were felt in the northern Mexican state of Baja California after Sunday's 7.2-magnitude quake. The authorities said Monday that the quake left two dead and ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocks U.S. - Mexico border; at least 2 dead


April 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- At least two people were killed and dozens more were injured when a powerful earthquake rocked the U.S. - Mexico border on Sunday afternoon, seismologists and officials ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits western Mexico (Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale hit the Mexican peninsula of Baja California Sunday afternoon, the US Geological Survey said. The depth of the strong quake ... Read more...

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Tropical Strom Nora heading towards Pacific


September 24th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baja, California, Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Hurricane Centre is issuing advisories and news alerts on the ferocious tropical storm Nora which is right now located about 725 miles west-southwest ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hurricane Jimena Takes Category 2 On Saffir Simpson Scale


August 30th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar South of Mexico, in the Pacific Ocean, Hurricane Jimena has recently taken ostensibly dangerous formations, reported the U.S.National Hurricane Center, and Danny transcended into a tropical depression heading for northeast ... Read more...

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Over 50 killed in Mexico drug-related violence


August 19th, 2009 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City/Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (DPA) The wave of drug-related violence in Mexico left more than 50 people dead in a single day, Mexican media reported Tuesday. The daily El Universal reported ... Read more...

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Hurricane Felicia Gears Up To Abosrb TS Enrique


August 5th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
Moving with a speed of 11.81 mph, Hurricane Felicia which started off as a mere storm has accelerated to 105 mph and can strike as a hurricane by this Wednesday. Another tropical ... Read more...

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Poweful quake rattles northwest Mexico (Lead)


August 4th, 2009 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 4 (EFE) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale rattled northwestern Mexico Monday, but there was no report of any casualty, officials said. The quake struck at 1:00 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mexico says most flu victims got sick before alert


May 9th, 2009 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 9 (EFE) Almost 90 percent of the 45 swine flu fatalities recorded till date in Mexico began to feel the symptoms before authorities knew of the existence of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tunnel used by drug gang found under Mexico-US border


September 3rd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 3 (DPA) Police in the northern Mexican state of Baja California have found a tunnel under the border between Mexico and the US that was used by drug traffickers ... Read more...

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At least 22 killed in two accidents in Mexico


July 22nd, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 22 (IANS) At least 22 people have been killed in two highway accidents in northern Mexico, EFE news agency reported Tuesday citing officials and media reports. In the first ... Read more...

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Global climate change could severely impact Californias unique native plants


June 25th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new study has indicated that climate change could severely impact Californias unique native plants, which could suffer more than an 80 percent reduction in geographic range ... Read more...

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