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Mexican entrepreneurs create first cactus leather company

By Roberta Pardo Two Mexican entrepreneurs have found success with their company Desserto, which produces synthetic leather made of cactus, also known as cactus leather. Company owners Adrian Lopez and Marte Cazares hope to revolutionize the clothing industry in Mexico. They began producing cactus leather to help reduce animal deaths caused by the sale of leather and skins. “We agree …

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Mexímetro – Noticias de México

By Chara 01/15/20 Autoridades de Monterrey, Nuevo León, investigan un asesinato que ocurrió en la Col. Mártires de Tlatelolco. Según versiones de las autoridades, dos hombres llegaron y atacaron a la víctima. Autoridades no han revelado más información del incidente ni la identidad de la víctima pero ya se investigan los hechos. 01/16/20 Una mujer cuya identidad es desconocida fue …

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Wonderful World: Discover Munich

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition, we have to talk about the third most populated city in Germany, which is also the capital of the state of Bavaria. We are talking about Munich, Germany. Its foundation dates back to 1158 and it has a population density of almost a million and a half inhabitants. According to several studies, …

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Migrants clash with Mexican authorities at Mexico’s southern border

By Angie Baldelomar Central American immigrants traveling in a caravan tried to force their way through the Mexico-Guatemala border Monday (Jan. 20) after the Mexican government had rejected their petition to transit through the country toward the United States. According to the Washington Post, about a dozen people appeared to push through the gate of a bridge between the two …

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Mexímetro – Noticias de México

01/09/20 Autoridades mexicanas informaron que al menos 8 personas fueron extraditadas a Estados Unidos por diversos crímenes que incluyen asociación delictuosa, lavado de dinero y drogas. Todos los criminales fueron puestos a disposición de autoridades de Estados Unidos en el aeropuerto de Toluca y serán sometidos a un juicio una vez que lleguen a los lugares en donde hay órdenes …

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Wonderful World: Discover Sierra Tarahumara

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition, we have to talk about one of the most famous and most spectacular places in Mexico. In this place, you can find the deepest canyons in the world. We are talking about Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico. This mountain range belongs to the Sierra (or mountain range) Madre Occidental that crosses several states of …

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Volcano erupts in the Philippines

By Angie Baldelomar Mass evacuations continued Wednesday (Jan. 15) in the Philippines near the capital of Manila after a volcano spewed ash up to 9 miles into the air Sunday (Jan. 12). The Taal volcano, one of the world’s most dangerous because of its proximity to towns and the country’s second most active, is located about 37 miles south of …

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Wonderful World: Discover Stockholm

Welcome tourists! In this edition, we have to talk about a city that is capital of a European country, the place where the Nobel Prize ceremony takes place and the city that was also considered as the Green Capital of Europe in 2010. We are talking about Stockholm, Sweden. In 1436, the city became the capital of Sweden. It has …

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Puerto Rico hit with 6.4-magnitude earthquake

By Angie Baldelomar A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico early Tuesday morning (Jan. 7), knocking out power and killing one person. The quake has caused a widespread blackout, interrupted telecommunications and collapsed homes in towns near the epicenter, multiple media outlets reported. Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vasquez Garced told government employees to stay home as more …

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Bushfires continue to ravage Australia

By Angie Baldelomar Australia is still on fire. For months, devastating bushfires have ravaged Australia. According to Australian officials, at least 25 people have died as a result. In addition, about a half-billion animals have been killed. Thousands of acres of land have been torched. Homes have been burned down. As of Monday (Jan. 6), there were 136 fires burning …

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