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Mystery Disease Threatens Mexican Caribbean Coral Reefs

XINHUA Mexico’s Caribbean resort region is facing an ecological catastrophe due to a mysterious contagious disease that has damaged up to 50 percent of all local marine coral species, according to Lorenzo Álvarez Filip, a researcher from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). “This is a disease of tissue loss in hard corals, and the pathogen is still unknown,

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Building a Competitive North America on the Existing Foundation

OPINION By JERRY HAAR Part of an ongoing series from the Wilson Center* The second decade of the 21st century increasingly mirrors the world’s political and economic environment of a century before when nationalism, protectionism and isolationism occupied center stage in the global political economy. The key drivers of economic growth and development — neoliberal economic policies and free market-oriented institutional

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The View from the North: Why Latinas Are Driving the Left Crazy

By SILVIO CANTO, JR. As you may, ultra-Democrat George Soros, founder and head of the Open Societies Foundations, has been grabbing headlines in south Florida. As reported in the Independent Journalist Review (IJR), he and his liberal friends have decided to adapt an if-you-can’t-beat-them-buy-them approach to fighting off a growing Republican wave. “It’s safe to say that Democrats have noticed

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César Duarte Sentenced to One-Year Preventive Detention

By MARK LORENZANA  As a precautionary measure, Mexican Control Judge Humberto Chávez on Sunday, June 5, ordered a one-year preventive detention (jail without bail) against César Horacio Duarte Jáquez, the former governor of Chihuahua and member of the centralist and once-all-powerful Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), for alleged crimes of embezzlement and criminal association. Judge Chávez set the indictment for Wednesday,

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Summit’s Success Hangs in the Balance

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS As a growing number of Latin America’s leftist leaders join forces, threatening to boycott the upcoming Ninth Summit of the Americas that is slated to take place in Los Angeles from June 6 through June 10, unless it includes the participation of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, the once-crucial hemispheric meeting could potentially become irrelevant. Both Mexican

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Mexico’s Canelo TKOs Yildirim in Three Rounds

By RICARDO CASTILLO World super middleweight boxing champion Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez on Saturday, Feb. 27, outpunched Turkish challenger Avni Yildirim to retain his World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Association (WBA) belts at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium. During the first two rounds, the 30-year-old Álvarez, a native of Guadalajara, México, studied Yildirim’s style, and by the third round ,he

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