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Mexico City Government Collects Millions for Deaths of Endangered Rabbits

By MARK LORENZANA The Chapultepec Zoo, located in Chapultepec Park, Mexico City, is the oldest and best-known wildlife park in the country. It is also home to the only reproductive colony in the world of teporingos, also known as zacatuches or volcano rabbits, which are an endemic and highly endangered species. However, the capital government has allegedly collected millions of

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Chapultepec Contaminated with Mercury, Arsenic

By MARK LORENZANA The soil of the fourth section of Mexico City’s Chapultepec Forest, which is currently being developed as a new tourist area with a number of added attractions, was found to be contaminated with high levels of mercury and arsenic, exceeding the limits allowed by the Official Mexican Standard (NOM) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Chapultepec Forest’s

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Mexico City Wildlife Photo Exhibit Opens along Avenida Reforma

PULSE NEWS MEXICO From possums to burrowing owls and an entire menagerie of indigenous creatures such as the Xochimilco axolotl (a type of footed salamander) and the cacomixtle (a ring-tailed raccoon), Mexico City is alive with a vast variety of wildlife. And to promote awareness and the protection of these unique native animal species, the Mexico City Culture Secretariat on

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Two-Venue Cárcamo Festival to Open after Two-Year Suspension

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexico’s third annual Cárcamo Music Festival will be held simultaneously in the National Center for the Arts (Cenart) and on the Tlaloc Fountain Plaza in Chapultepec Park on Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24, starting at noon each day. The family-oriented festival, which is open to all free-of-charge, will include performances of tango

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Mexico City’s 10 Billion-Peso Chapultepec Park Project Resumes

BY KELIN DILLON During his daily morning press conference on Thursday, March 10, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced the resumption of Mexico City’s 10 billion-peso Chapultepec Forest project, which will develop and integrate an 88-hectare fourth section into the Latin America’s second-largest park, following a two-year pause in the venture due to the covid-19 pandemic. The project

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO  March for Truth, Justice and Peace The several thousand participants in the so-called March for Truth, Justice and Peace on Sunday, Jan. 26, were demanding that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) government come up with a strategy to put an end to the apparently endless and seemingly eternal rising number of murders that Mexico is

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