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Queretaro: the first city to ban plastic bags

Queretaro.- The measure was announced by the Mayor of Queretaro, Marcos Aguilar Vega, in the framework of the World Environment Day. To achieve banning plastic bags, 4 recyclable bags will be delivered to the residents of each home, where there will also be information on climate change and how to combat it. He said once this policy is implemented, whoever …

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Around The Globe 04.19.18

Here are some of the recent stories that have made regional, national and international headlines: *Airstrikes: Reacting to an April 7 gas attack believed to have been carried out against Syrian civilians by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the United States, France and Great Britain launched airstrikes on April 14 against the Middle Eastern country. News agencies reported that the attacks …

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Be Prepared for Inclement Weather

When it comes to storms and hurricanes, you can never be too prepared. To keep your family safe, it’s important to prepare for the worst because once a hurricane or storm hits, action must be taken quickly. In the case of a power outage, a common side effect of natural disasters, one of the best pieces of equipment to have …

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Remembering 2017: The year in news

Compiled by the Dos Mundos staff January Protests and road blockades emerged on Jan. 2 in Mexico after a “gasolinazo” – a Spanish term for a forceful hike in gas prices – kicked into effect for the new year. The hike marked a new government policy of deregulating the country’s previously nationalized oil industry, according to news outlets. A gallon …

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Deadly earthquake strikes Mexico

By Chara The death toll from the strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in the last 100 years keeps rising. At press time, over 90 deaths had been reported from an 8.2 earthquake that took place on Sept. 7. In addition, the disaster had left more than 1,000 houses in shambles and more than 1 million people needing assistance. With an …

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Record number of natural disasters

By Dermidio Juez-Perez This year, the United States has been hit by a record number of natural disasters. Recently, several California towns set all-time heat records. At press time, 110 large fires were burning in various parts of the country. And as multiple news agencies have reported, the nation has suffered through some of the most severe hurricanes in its …

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“Ghosting”: What it is and what to do about it

Commentary by Melissa Arroyo Thanks to modern technology and a plethora of dating applications to meet people from the comfort of your home, the number of possibilities for finding a significant other have expanded. So have the frustrations of navigating all the new dating waters out there. One frustration is “ghosting,” a common trend where people meet online, have a …

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Las generaciones y la tecnología: Los millennials

Parte II de una serie Los millenials son aquellas personas nacidas entre 1980 y el 2000. Su principal característica: el  uso de la tecnología. Los millennials incorporan la tecnología y el uso de redes sociales en su vida cotidiana. Computadoras, teléfonos y tabletas son una necesidad para los millennials, que se consideran expertos en la tecnología. La estabilidad financiera, la …

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Generaciones y la tecnología: Generación X

Primera parte de una serie Existe un grupo de personas que no crecieron rodeados de aparatos tecnológicos, sino que crecieron en una época cuando Estados Unidos se estaba haciendo más tecnológico, y no son los Baby Boomers. Es la Generación X La Generación X consiste de un grupo de personas que nacieron entre 1965 y 1980. Las máquinas de fax, …

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FOMO causando ansiedad entre las generaciones más jóvenes

En una época en que la mayoría de las personas pueden compartir sus experiencias personales con otras personas, ha surgido algunos peligros potenciales de compartir públicamente. Uno de esos peligros potenciales es Fear of Missing Out (FOMO), una forma de ansiedad causada por la creencia de un individuo de que un evento emocionante está sucediendo sin él o ella. Esencialmente, …

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