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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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Kidnapped Mexican mayor found dead


June 29th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), June 29 (IANS/EFE) A mayor kidnapped last weekend in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz was found dead Thursday, authorities said.The body of Marisol Mora Cuevas was ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man teaches yoga to Mexican migrants


October 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) A shelter for migrants in the northern state of Coahuila is offering yoga classes, run by an Indian-origin man, to help undocumented Central Americans cope ... 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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Mexican taxi driver rewarded for honesty


January 28th, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) A taxi driver was rewarded in Mexico after he returned a suitcase with money, airplane tickets and documents to an Italian family.Local authorities and representatives of a ... Read more...

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12 die in Mexico landslide


September 30th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 30 (IANS/EFE) At least 12 people were killed when a rainsoaked hillside gave way in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, President Felipe Calderon has said."Unfortunately, there has been ... Read more...

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Oaxaca In Southern Mexico Hit By Huge Landslide


September 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Minimum 7 people have been confirmed as dead and over 100 are missing in Oaxaca in Mexico. The landslide that has ravaged the city named Santa ... Read more...

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Mexico Landslide Buries Hundreds While They Slept, 1000 Feared Dead


September 28th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Local authorities in Mexico are fearing that hundreds of people are dead after a landslide buried around three hundred houses as the occupants inside slept.Ulises Ruiz, the Governor ... Read more...

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At least 600,000 homeless in south Mexico after floods


September 9th, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Unusual rainfall in the recent weeks have flooded several eastern and southern states in Mexico, forcing at least 600,000 people from their houses, officials said.Rainfall was the ... Read more...

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Strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Mexico, felt in Mexico City


June 30th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake rocked southern Mexico on early Wednesday, and witnesses reported feeling strong shaking in the country's capital. There were no immediate reports of major damage ... Read more...

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348 Wal-Mart stores in Mexico to operate on wind power


May 7th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) – Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica announced that starting Thursday, over 300 stores will be using wind power to reduce greenhouse gases.Self-service stores, pricing clubs, and restaurants in ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake shakes skyscrapers in Mexico City, some damage reported


February 9th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake swayed skyscrapers in Mexico City and rocked buildings in the state of Oaxaca on Monday evening. There were reports of minor damage, but no ... Read more...

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Earthquake rattles southern Mexico


February 9th, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 9 (DPA) Southern Mexico was roiled Monday evening by an earthquake registering a magnitude of 5.9 on the Richter scale, the country's national seismological service said. There were no immediate ... Read more...

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Late alert? Mexico denies slow reaction to flu epidemic


April 29th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Andrea Sosa Cabrios Mexico City, April 29 (DPA) Every year as winter approaches, Mexico launches vaccination campaigns against seasonal influenza. The time to watch out is October-February, when the weather is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Seven drug cartel members nabbed in Mexico


August 17th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 17 (IANS) Seven members of a notorious drug cartel have been arrested in Mexico City, EFE news agency reported Sunday, quoting a federal official. The arrest of the suspected ... Read more...

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Ancient Mexican race conducted funerary rituals as far back as 3,000 years ago


April 10th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered an ancient burial site in Mexico which contains evidence that Mixtec Indians conducted funerary rituals involving cremation as far back as 3,000 years ago. ... Read more...

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