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On the Mark: France, Morocco Advance to World Cup Semifinals

By MARK LORENZANA English striker Harry Kane missed a much-needed second penalty kick, and England lost to defending champion France in their World Cup quarterfinals match on Saturday, Dec. 10, in Qatar. Kane badly needed to score on the penalty as England was trailing 2-1 against France with six minutes left in regulation. The English fans were probably feeling good,

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Algerian Envoy Marks Nation’s Revolution Anniversary

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Algerian Ambassador to Mexico Belkacem Belgaid offered a diplomatic reception at his residence on Thursday, Nov. 24, to mark the 68th anniversary of the start of that African nation’s 1954 revolution. During the reception, Belgaid explained that the Algerian Revolution, which cost the lives of one and a half million people before it ended eight years later,

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New Video Showcases Mexican Handbag Designer’s Eternal Fashion Style

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS There’s nothing fast about Mexican designer Jaime Ibiza’s fashion. It is a labored and deliberate act of love that translates into timeless style and understated elegance. And that is exactly the message conveyed in his new three-minute video, “Talismán,” which he premiered on Wednesday, Nov. 23, to a standing-room-only crowd of fans and aficionados at the Lomas

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On the Mark: Mexico Settles for Draw against Poland, Saudis Upset Argentina

By MARK LORENZANA Despite controlling most of the match offensively and having several shots at goal, the Mexican National Team walked away from its opening game in Qatar with a scoreless draw against Poland on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 22 (Mexico City time). On the same day, two-time champion Argentina, led by soccer legend Lionel Messi, was upset by

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