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Language will live on film when last two speakers die


September 21st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican documentary will continue to preserve aspects of the indigenous Zoque-Ayapaneco language, whose universe of ideas, beliefs and culture are on the point of ... Read more...

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1,000-year-old tomb found in Mexico


September 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists have discovered a tomb more than 1,000 years old in the western state of Michoacan, authorities said.The find of the funeral chamber, in which ... Read more...

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26 die in Mexican gas plant blast, fire (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Twenty-six workers were killed Tuesday in an explosion and subsequent fire at a gas plant in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos ... Read more...

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Mexico issues 1 kg commemorative gold coin


September 18th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexico' central bank Monday brought into circulation the country's first 1 kg gold commemorative coin.The Banco de Mexico announced in a communique that the coin ... Read more...

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Mexico says it does not expect food crisis


September 14th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) Mexico will not face a food crisis in the short term, but there are risks in the world environment of price rises, droughts and economic ... Read more...

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VM - Drunk tries to enter Brazil president’s home


September 12th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunken man who said he loves Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tried to enter the presidential palace, prompting security personnel to open fire from ... Read more...

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Mexico’s president-elect vows to reduce poverty


September 12th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 ... Read more...

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Mexico to get its first marine research vessel


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Spanish shipmaker Astilleros Armon Vigo is building Mexico's first deep-water fisheries and oceanographic research vessel at a cost of roughly 460 million pesos ($35 million), ... Read more...

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Audi to build $1.3 bn plant in Mexico


September 7th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) German luxury automaker Audi plans to build a $1.3 billion plant in the Mexican state of Puebla that will be the company's first production facility ... Read more...

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Big-wave surfer wakes up from coma


September 6th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (IANS) Brazilian big-wave surfer Aldemir Calunga has regained consciousness after almost three days in a medically induced coma.Calunga suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest and deep lacerations ... Read more...

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60 mn below poverty line in Mexico by yearend


September 6th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) Underemployment, inflation and other factors have eroded the income level of some 31 million Mexicans, and by the end of this year there will be ... Read more...

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Runner dies during Mexico City marathon


September 4th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) A 33-year-old man has died from a heart attack while trying to complete the Mexico City marathon over the weekend.Juan Pablo de la Mora died ... Read more...

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Mexicans ride bikes to avoid traffic jams


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) In Mexico City, where more than four million cars, vans and trucks clog the street everyday, the simple everyday task of going to work can ... Read more...

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Mexico to monitor crops, fisheries via satellite


September 1st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said it will begin using a satellite next month to track the country's agricultural and fishery production on a "permanent and increasingly precise" ... Read more...

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Mexico makes large offshore oil find


August 30th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, has made a large deep-water light crude discovery in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of ... Read more...

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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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2,000-year-old jaguar sculpture found in Mexico


August 29th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar, an official said.The one-tonne piece - which measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters ... Read more...

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Mexican firm ordered to clean up oil spill


August 25th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican environmental authorities are demanding that state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos clean up a crude spill that occurred when a loading buoy sank nearly two ... Read more...

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850-years old human skeletons found in Mexico


August 25th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican specialists found 15 graves with entire human skeletons estimated at more than 850-years old at an archaeological site in the central state of Queretaro, ... Read more...

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Diver keeps Mexico City’s sewage flowing


August 24th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Julio Cesar Cu Camara has turned his diving hobby into an extreme job, keeping Mexico City's vast sewerage system flowing for 29 years."I'm the only ... Read more...

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Mexico City marathon attracts 18,000 runners


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 22 (IANS) The organisers of the 30th Mexico City International Marathon expect about 18,000 runners to participate in the race Sep 2.Mexico City Sports Institute (IDDF) Director ... Read more...

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Anahi makes US debut as shoe designer


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress and singer Anahi is making her US debut as a designer and businesswoman with her own line of shoes oriented toward Latino ... Read more...

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Mexican league offers to cooperate in money laundering probe


August 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 21 (IANS) The president of Mexico's MX premier football league has offered to cooperate with the authorities should they open an investigation into recent allegations that drug ... Read more...

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Google offers virtual visits to Mexican archaeological sites


August 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Netizens will be able to take virtual strolls through 30 Mexican archaeological sites using Google Mexico's Street View platform, Mexican cultural authorities said.The 360-degree virtual ... Read more...

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Mexico’s tourism activity grows


August 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's tourism activity grew 3.9 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2011, thanks to strong demand for ... Read more...

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Mexico City to offer multimodal transit system cards


August 14th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) A new multimodal transit system card will allow riders to seamlessly pay for Metro and Metrobus service, said authorities.The Federal District Card, or TDF, will ... Read more...

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Mexican Supreme Court official held for links to drug cartel


August 13th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican Supreme Court official was arrested and arraigned in federal court for allegedly having links to a drug cartel, said authorities.Juan Carlos de la ... Read more...

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32 Mexico coal mines shuttered for safety reasons


August 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said 32 small coal mines in the northern state of Coahuila have been closed due to safety concerns, a move taken after 13 ... Read more...

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Mexico to recover spectrum to expand 4G service


August 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Mexico said it will recover concessions in the little-used 2.5 GHz frequency band and resell the spectrum to expand fourth-generation mobile telecoms service.Communications and Transportation ... Read more...

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14 bodies found in van in Mexico


August 10th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) A van containing 14 bodies has been found on the outskirts of San Luis Potosi, a city in northern Mexico, officials said."We have the ... Read more...

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Six gunned down in Mexican bar


August 9th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed six people inside a bar in Mexico state, officials said.The victims - two women and four men - were having a celebration Wednesday ... Read more...

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Journalist flees Mexico after death threats


August 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Journalist and women's rights advocate Lydia Cacho said that she fled Mexico after receiving an especially chilling death threat.Cacho, who lives in the Caribbean resort ... Read more...

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Mexican involved in killing of 49 people arrested


August 4th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican army announced Friday the arrest of a suspected operative of a drug cartel in connection with the killing of 49 people in the ... Read more...

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Syria should resolve crisis on its own: Chavez


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said the people of Syria should resolve their internal conflict on their own and without any foreign interference."We share ... Read more...

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Mexican remittances go up


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans living and working abroad sent home $11.85 billion in the first six months of the year, an increase of 6.2 percent from the same ... Read more...

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