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Wonderful World: Discover Morelia

Welcome tourists! In this edition, we will talk about Morelia, Mexico, a city with a lot of history for our neighboring country Mexico. It’s surrounded by beautiful buildings made of the peculiar stone called pink quarry and it is the most visited tourist destination without beach from all over the country. Founded in 1541 by orders of the Viceroy of …

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Mexico to offer employment to migrants sent from U.S.

By Angie Baldelomar Mexico will not give shelter to migrants who are sent from the United States while they wait for a response on their asylum application process, said Roberto Velasco, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Instead, Mexico will offer employment. “In real terms, we do not propose that there is a policy of reception of people, because …

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Mexímetro – Noticias de México

01/17/19 Un hombre fue ubicado sin vida en la colonia Pasteros en la delegación Azcapotzalco en la ciudad de México. Cuerpos de emergencia llegaron al lugar en donde encontraron el cuerpo de esta persona. Al día de hoy la policía no ha revelado la causa de muerte de esta persona, pero ya se investigan los hechos. 01/18/19 Un trabajador de …

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Wonderful World: Discover Dublin

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition we will talk about Dublin, Ireland, a city founded by Vikings and that is currently the capital of their country. Founded around the year 841 by the Vikings, in order to use it as a military base and slave trade center. It has a population of just over half a million residents …

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US recognizes opposition leader as rightful president of Venezuela

By Angie Baldelomar Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gave U.S. diplomats 72 hours to leave Venezuela, after the Trump administration called him a “usurper” and recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the nation’s interim president on Wednesday (Jan. 23). Earlier on Wednesday, Guaido, the National Assembly president, swore himself in as Venezuela’s legitimate president, cheered on by tens of thousands of …

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Mexico initiates plan to stimulate economy on U.S. border

By Angie Baldelomar On Jan. 5, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched a plan to stimulate the economy in the border area with the United States, reaffirming his commitment with the Mexican trade and manufacturing industries. Mexico plans to cut corporate taxes and income taxes from 30 percent to 20 percent in 43 municipalities across six border states while …

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Mexímetro – Noticias de México

01/10/19 El alcalde de Bácum, Sonora fue arrestado en Estados Unidos por presuntos cargos de fraude migratorio. Además, Rogelio Aboyte Limón también está siendo investigado por narcotráfico. Aboyte Limón se encuentra preso en el estado de Arizona, pues fue detenido cuando pensaba ingresar a Estados Unidos por territorio de Nogales. 01/11/19 Prensa en la Ciudad de México informó que un …

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Mexico faces gasoline crisis

By Tere Siqueira For two weeks, Mexico has suffered from gasoline shortages. As multiple news agencies reported, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador recently ordered fuel pipeline flows to be cut off as an attempt to stop fuel thefts in Mexico. According to many media outlets, an investigation revealed an estimated 65,000 barrels of fuel were being stolen per day. …

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Steel quotas, like tariffs, would harm American energy workers

By Merrill Matthews Trump administration officials are considering lifting their highly unpopular 25 percent tariff on steel imported from Mexico and Canada. Good news? No, because they’re considering imposing quotas instead. The tariffs have enraged our Mexican and Canadian allies and imposed higher costs on U.S. businesses and consumers. U.S. energy companies, in particular, have suffered since many of the …

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Mayor killed in Mexico hours after taking office

By Angie Baldelomar Hours after taking office, newly appointed Tlaxiaco, Mexico, Mayor Alejandro Aparicio Santiago was killed as he was walking to his first official meeting at Tlaxiaco City Hall. On Jan. 1, Aparicio Santiago was shot by a group of gunmen and died at a hospital, according to The Associated Press. He was a member of the party of …

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