As killings mount, can Mexico save its journalists?
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by Diane
2y ago
By Hugo Bachega / BBC News One was killed while resting in a hammock at a carwash. A second was dragged from his car and shot dead near the newspaper he had co-founded. When another was killed in front of her son, the criminals left a note: “For your long tongue”. Journalists are being murdered ..read more
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More families fleeing Central Am are settling in Mexico
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by Diane
2y ago
AP – A growing wave of refugees from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala are resettling in Mexico instead of trying to reach the United States, which many see as increasingly hostile. The rise in refugee resettlement in Mexico has paralleled a decrease in immigration to the United States, with apprehensions by U.S. Border Patrol down ..read more
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Scans find possible tunnel in Teotihuacan ruins
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by Diane
2y ago
AP – Archaeologists at Mexico’s Teotihuacan ruins have found evidence that the city’s builders dug a tunnel beneath the Pyramid of the Moon and researchers said one of its purposes might have been to emulate the underworld. http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/ct-scans-find-tunnel-mexicos-teotihuacan-ruins-48440212 ..read more
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Spurned by Trump, Mexico and China talk trade deal
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by Diane
2y ago
CNNMoney – President Trump threatened to slap tariffs on China and Mexico during his campaign. Now the two nations could team up for their own trade deal. China’s ambassador to Mexico, Qui Xiaoqi, emphasized that China is ready to talk to Mexico about a “free trade agreement.” http://www.dothanfirst.com/news/business/spurned-by-trump-china-and-mexico-talk-about-a-trade-deal/758164473 ..read more
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DHS Secretary Kelly heads to Mexico
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by Diane
2y ago
Washington Examiner -Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will meet with Mexican government officials in Mexico City over three days this week.Kelly will discuss building the U.S.-Mexico relationship while working together to combat transnational criminal organizations, enhance regional security and boost economic cooperation. http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/dhs-secretary-john-kelly-heads-to-mexico-for-three-day-meeting/article/2627763 ..read more
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Cartel battle leads to surge of murders
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by Diane
2y ago
NPR – There’s been a surge of murders in Mexico. Forty-five people were killed over the weekend in violence largely attributed to fighting among narco-traffickers. Among the victims, authorities found a suitcase filled with human remains in Los Cabos. http://www.npr.org/2017/07/03/535408624/fighting-among-drug-traffickers-leads-to-surge-of-murders-in-mexico ..read more
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Mexico urged to seek ambitious Nafta upgrade
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by Diane
2y ago
FT – Mexico’s government is being urged to push for an ambitious upgrade of the North American Free Trade Agreement ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Enrique Peña Nieto at this week’s G20 summit in Hamburg. https://www.ft.com/content/01d10fbe-5cf6-11e7-9bc8-8055f264aa8b ..read more
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Probe promised into Playboy models’ detention
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by Diane
2y ago
Newsweek – Mexico’s National Institute of Migration (INM) promised to investigate nine immigration officers who detained seven foreigners, including three Playboy models, over the weekend in the state of Yucatan. http://www.newsweek.com/immigration-officials-who-jailed-playboy-models-mexico-will-be-investigated-631562 ..read more
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Roku banned because of pirate thefts
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by Diane
2y ago
Following a court ruling last week, Roku devices are now banned from being sold in Mexico. The decision comes cable provider Cablevisión, owned by media company Televisa, previously requested a court order to stop the sale of Roku devices in the country because hackers would use it to offer Roku owners pirated content from HBO ..read more
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Deportees to Mexico helping planeloads of new arrivals
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by Diane
2y ago
LAT – Every week, Diego Maria, 36, and other migrants deported from the United States in recent months greet planeloads of people sent back to Mexico City. They call themselves Deportees United in the Fight. They help new arrivals phone relatives, figure out how to catch a bus and register for the few government benefits ..read more
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