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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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Mexico curbs junk food sales in schools

January 12th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has asked its all private and government schools to limit sales of junk food to protect children from being overweight or obese.About 30 percent of children ... Read more...

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Coke to pull out of Mexican schools to promote anti-obesity drive

June 11th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Soft-drink major Coca-Cola will pull its products out of nearly 300,000 public schools in Mexico in an effort to comply with the government's call to reduce obesity ... Read more...

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