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World’s longest underwater cave system discovered in Mexico by divers

Discovery of 347km-long cave by the Gran Acuifero Maya project could shed light on Mayan history A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on… Continue Reading →

Canada and Mexico are waging a pressure campaign to save NAFTA

For anyone concerned about the future of NAFTA, the massive free trade agreement that President Trump has long railed against, last week was a roller coaster. Last Wednesday, Reuters reported that Canadian government officials were “convinced” that the Trump administration… Continue Reading →

Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools damaged by two earthquakes that struck the Latin American nation in… Continue Reading →

Mexican columnist is stabbed 21 times in front of family, underscoring deadly risks faced by journalists

Carlos Dominguez was waiting at a traffic light in the northern Mexico border city of Nuevo Laredo with his son, his daughter-in-law and his grandchildren when men armed with knives flung open the car door. Dominguez, a 77-year-old opinion columnist… Continue Reading →

Mexico: 500 years later, scientists discover what killed the Aztecs

Within five years, 15 million people – 80% of the population – were wiped out in an epidemic named ‘cocoliztli’, meaning pestilence In 1545 disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers, headaches and bleeding… Continue Reading →

American-citizen children follow their deported dad to Mexico

The Cuahua family prepares to eat dinner together Jan. 12, 2018, in rural Atlanca, a town in the Mexican state of Veracruz about 75 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico. Sam Owens, Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press ATLANCA, Mexico —… Continue Reading →

Does This Footage Show a ‘UFO’ in Mexico?

CLAIM Motorists in Mexicali, Mexico, shot footage capturing an extraterrestrial spacecraft. RATING UNPROVEN ORIGIN Footage allegedly shot in Mexico was promoted online in January 2018 as the first “proof” of extraterrestrial life to emerge during the near year. Pedro Ramírez,… Continue Reading →

‘Abundant bleeding’ epidemic in 16th-century Mexico might have been Salmonella

A mysterious epidemic that killed millions of people in 16th century Mexico may be linked to a rare strain of Salmonella, a new DNA analysis reveals. The discovery is the best clue yet to the cause of a devastating infection… Continue Reading →

A New Clue to the Mystery Disease That Once Killed Most of Mexico

In the decades after Hernán Cortés invaded Mexico, one of the worst epidemics in human history swept through the new Spanish colony. A mysterious disease called “cocolitzli” appeared first in 1545 and then again in 1576, each time killing millions… Continue Reading →

Cursed are the cheesemakers: Spain and Mexico locked in manchego dispute

Mexican government leans away from Trump and seeks to update 2000 EU deal but fierce fight over naming rights shows no sign of ending soon One is a revered sheep’s milk cheese, as Spanish as acorn-fed pigs, a famously insane… Continue Reading →

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