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On the Mark: Why It’s Called ‘Soccer’ in the United States

By MARK LORENZANA There has been a lot of soccer news lately. Two columns ago, I wrote about a particularly bad stretch for Mexican soccer: how the Mexican Women’s National Soccer Team went winless in the recently concluded CONCACAF W championship despite hosting the tournament here in Mexico, about how Mexico’s U-20 National Men’s Soccer Team suffered a shocking defeat

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Embassies Express Support for Mexico City’s LGBTQ+ Pride March

PULSE NEWS MEXICO A group of 13 foreign embassies and international organizations representations accredited in Mexico on Thursday, June 23, expressed their support for Mexico City’s upcoming 44th LGBTQ+ Pride March and the rights of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and queer people in Mexico and around the globe. In a written statement, the embassies said that they “reaffirmed the

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Renowned Italian Duo to Perform Four-Handed Piano Concert

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Mexico’s National Center for the Arts (Cenart), a subsidiary of Mexico City’s Culture Secretariat, will presents the “Concierto ‘900,” a four-handed piano concert performed by the renowned Italian duo Eleonora Spina and Michele Benignetti, on Wednesday, June 22, at 8 p.m., in the Blas Galindo Auditorium. The Spina-Benignetti Duo was created in 2013 and has been recognized

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Britain Opens Free-Trade Talks with Mexico

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The British government on Friday, May 20, announced that it has begun preliminary negotiations with Mexico to establish a bilateral free-trade agreement. According to British Trade Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan, using as a template the European Union-Mexico agreement that was negotiated over two decades ago, the United Kingdom, which ceased to be included in that

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Mexico Has Second-Highest Excess Mortality Rate in the World

By KELIN DILLON As Mexico begins expanding its administration of vaccines against covid-19 in its population aged from 50 to 59, a study from Free University of Berlin mathematician Raúl Rojas found that Mexico has the second-worst strategy in the world against coronavirus, only behind Peru.  The country has seen over 444,000 excess deaths than anticipated throughout the pandemic, according

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Mexico and UK Sign Trade Deal

XINHUA Great Britain and Mexico have signed an agreement aimed at securing the existing bilateral trade following the end of the Brexit transition period on Dec. 31, the British Department for International Trade (DIT) said Tuesday, Dec. 15. The UK-Mexico Trade Continuity Agreement (UKMCA) will provide certainty for British and Mexican businesses “trading the goods and services that make up

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO The Return of the Swaps The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) struck a deal with eight national central banks, including the Banco de México (Banxico), to back up dollar-denominated loans in global markets in an attempt to stabilize the exchange market, now under stiff pressure from the Covid19 pandemic. Banxico issued a press release explaining: “The swap mechanism

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