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Latin America’s Not-So-Lunatic Moonshot

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Although they have yet to resolve the growing covid, economic and poverty crises back on Earth in their respective countries, six Latin American heads of state — led by Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and Argentina’s Alberto Hernández — announced on Saturday, July 24, the creation of the Latin American and Caribbean Space Agency (ALCE). The

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Chinese Technology Kicks into High Gear Across Latin America

XINHUA “I was surprised by the service,” Chilean Cristóbal Velásquez recently said about the Chinese ride-hailing app Didi, which in a short time has gained a firm foothold in Latin America. “While it’s a relatively new app (here), it has spread quickly in Santiago and throughout the whole country,” offering a “safe and economical” alternative to standard ride-sharing services, Velásquez

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Three Real Emergencies the US Must Address on its Southern Border

By EARL ANTHONY WAYNE     (The following article first appeared in the U.S. political website “The Hill” and is being republished in Pulse News Mexico with specific prior permission.) The negotiations in Washington over security at the U.S. southern border should focus on three of the real emergencies that are causing widespread human suffering and exacting high costs in both the United States and Mexico: illegal drug trafficking

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Thai Envoy Marks Late King’s Birthday

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     Thai Ambassador to Mexico Rommanee Kananurak paid homage to both her country’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej (who passed away at age 88 in October 2016) and her new king, his only son Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, with a diplomatic reception and buffet lunch at the Presidente InterContinental Hotel in Mexico City’s Colonia Polanco on Monday, Dec. 3. During

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Timeless Pieces of Time

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     For some people, a watch is nothing more than a convenient body adornment that comes in handy for not missing the bus or being on time for a business meeting. For others, it is a precision mechanical instrument that represents a legacy of artistic expression and creative engineering that serves as a personal statement of who the wearer is and what

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