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Call them ugly, but Xolos rule as Mexico’s top dog

Call them ugly, but Xolos rule as Mexico’s top dog

April 10, 2017


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MEXICO CITY — The beasts are brown and hairless except for a wiry mohawk. Their bodies, warm and slightly waxy, call to mind a hot water bottle with four legs. They routinely win dog shows — in the ugliest category. Far from man’s best friend, they’re notoriously aloof and cunning. Yet when...

Another Mexican journalist has been killed … the third one this month

March 28, 2017


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MEXICO CITY — Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach spent her final days documenting murders. She reported on the six people killed in a single night in her home state of Chihuahua, and on the assassination of a well-known environmental activist there. She wrote about the discovery of clandestine gra...

Ingobernable, Netflix’s Second Original Series from Mexico, Premieres March 24

February 8, 2017


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Netflix reveals the cast that will be accompanying Kate del Castillo and Erik Hayser in the first season of the drama and action series Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 2, 2017 – Netflix confirms March 24, 2017 as the debut for the first season of the anticipated Mexican original series, Ingob...

Hurricane Patricia peters out over Mexico; no deaths reported

Hurricane Patricia peters out over Mexico; no deaths reported

October 26, 2015


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By Tim Johnson McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) MEXICO CITY — In just 40 hours, the weather system that became known as Hurricane Patricia grew into the fiercest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, threatening calamity on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, only to fizzle into a weak tropical...

Mexicans Hold North Korean Freighter Over UN Weapons Sanctions

Mexicans Hold North Korean Freighter Over UN Weapons Sanctions

April 28, 2015


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By Tim Johnson McClatchy Foreign Staff (TNS) TUXPAN, Mexico — The cargo holds were empty and the 430-foot-long North Korean freighter Mu Du Bong was riding high in the water when the vessel slammed into a coral reef in Mexican waters in the Gulf of Mexico last July 14, thudding to a halt. The f...

In Missing Students Case, Mexico Draws World Attention It Doesn’t Want

November 6, 2014


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By Tim Johnson McClatchy Foreign Staff (MCT) COCULA, Mexico — The clock ticks. A nation waits. More than a month after 43 student teachers went missing, a frantic search unfolds in the hills of western Mexico’s Guerrero state. By some counts, more than three dozen potential grave sites have b...

New Governor In Mexico’s Guerrero State Allegedly Had Role In 2001 Kidnapping

November 6, 2014


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By Tim Johnson McClatchy Foreign Staff (MCT) MEXICO CITY — Few dispute that the newly installed governor of Mexico’s Guerrero state has a radical past. The question is, just how radical? Supporters of Gov. Rogelio Ortega Martinez, who took office last week amid a deepening crisis over the disappear...

Fatal lightning Strikes Reap Heavy Toll In Developing World

October 4, 2014


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Fatal lightning strikes reap heavy toll in developing world By Tim Johnson McClatchy Foreign Staff (MCT) VILLA PURIFICACION, Mexico _ It wasn't even sprinkling when a lightning bolt slammed into Herasmo Palafosa as he played dominoes, chatting with friends under a mango tree one moment, a lifeless...

7 Beach Destinations You Have Not Tried Yet

7 Beach Destinations You Have Not Tried Yet

February 26, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Travel

By Kelsey Blodget Oyster.com (MCT) When going to a new destination, many of us stick to the beaten path; we’ll go where the other tourists are going for the first time around. But once you’ve been to Cancun, or Montego Bay, or any other well-touristed beach spot, you may be more interested ...

Mexico’s ex-president Fox pushes for legal pot

September 5, 2013


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SAN CRISTOBAL, Mexico — Former President Vicente Fox grew up on a farm here in rural Guanajuato, one of Mexico’s most conservative states. He is the kind of guy who wears big belt buckles, collects hand-tooled saddles and worships the free market. Ask him about his experience with the drug culture...

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