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Small weight gain enough to raise BP


September 7th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sept 7 (IANS) New research suggests that weight gain of just 1.5 pounds or 0.6 kg per year is fraught with risk, enough to raise blood pressure in college ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Two tonnes of marijuana found in Mexican cemetery


July 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Army troops found 2.2 tonnes of marijuana in a cemetery in Los Villa Nueva, a community in northeastern Mexico, said authorities.Soldiers found the drugs Thursday ... Read more...

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2.5 mn Mexicans at risk of going hungry due to drought


January 27th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Some 2.5 million people are at risk of going hungry due to the severe drought plaguing more than half of Mexico's 32 states, a leading ... 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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Storm kills 16 in Mexico


July 4th, 2011 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 4 (IANS) Torrential rains in Mexico triggered by tropical storm Arlene has led to the death of at least 16 people while 20,000 have been affected across ... Read more...

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GM to invest $540 mn in engine plant in Mexico


January 21st, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican subsidiary of US automaker General Motors said Thursday it planned to invest $540 million to manufacture two types of low-emission engines at its plant in ... Read more...

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Three buses carrying migrants to US go missing


April 30th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Three buses carrying more than 40 migrants from Mexico's San Luis Potosi state to the US have been missing for more than a month, a top official ... Read more...

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Mexican plane crash blamed on human error


November 5th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 5 (EFE) A plane crash that killed Mexico's interior secretary and 15 others a year ago was caused by human error, investigators said in their final report. The government Learjet ... Read more...

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Drought wreaks havoc in Mexico


August 20th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 20 (EFE) More than three million farmers are reeling under drought in Mexico this year due to the El Nino weather phenomenon, officials said. The National Water Commission said some ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mexico plane crash toll rises to 13


November 6th, 2008 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 6 (Xinhua) The toll in Wednesday's plane crash here rose to 13, officials said. Mexico's Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino was among the dead.The aircraft that took off from ... Read more...

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