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Monarchs’ Demise: US Scientists Discover New Victim of Hurricanes Environment 

Monarchs’ Demise: US Scientists Discover New Victim of Hurricanes

United States (Sputnik) – Researchers have determined that the raging storms and hurricanes that have recently hammered the US and Mexican coast have also dealt a severe blow to the population of monarch butterflies. US and Mexican scientists have learned that the biggest threat to the local population of monarch butterflies may be the powerful storms and hurricanes which are becoming more frequent in the region. The researchers made their discovery while studying the butterfly colonies in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve located on the border of both Michoacán and the State of Mexico, which contains most of the overwintering sites of the eastern population of the monarch butterfly. Read More

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Tepache and Pulque: Two Traditional Mexican Beverages Looking for Their Place in the Present Culture Food 

Tepache and Pulque: Two Traditional Mexican Beverages Looking for Their Place in the Present

Mexico (GV) – Mexico City has gradually turned its back on traditional drinks and foods. With the arrival of large multinational commercial consortiums and fast-food chains that have branches in virtually every neighborhood in the city, the dishes and brews that grandparents and other ancestors consumed run the risk of falling into disuse or disappearing. Here we’ll take a look at two of the drinks that fall into this category. Tepache Tepache is a low-alcohol drink, similar to beer but sweet. Its current form has an intense amber color and is made primarily of fermented pineapple, sweetened with piloncillo (panela) and seasoned with cinnamon and Read More

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A Salute To An Immigrant Mother Featured Human Rights 

A Salute To An Immigrant Mother

United States (GREED) – This is not a salute to my husband. I am not here to brag about how amazing he is (he’s super amazing), or how much he does for me and our family (everything he does, is for us). I am here to tell his story because I feel it’s an important story to tell, especially now. My husband was not born here in the United States. He was born in the town of Irapuato, a Mexican town found at the foot of the Arandas Hill, in the state of Guanajuato. It’s famous for its strawberries Read More

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Badass Women Not Enough People Are Talking About: ‘Princesa’ is Single-Handedly Mapping Femicide In Mexico Activism Badass Women 

Badass Women Not Enough People Are Talking About: ‘Princesa’ is Single-Handedly Mapping Femicide In Mexico

Mexico (Global Voices) – The interactive Femicides in Mexico Map, the most comprehensive and up-to-date of its kind in the country, is – according to its fundraising page – a “citizen-led, civic, independent initiative based on open data which, using geographical coordinates, has been mapping cases of femicide since 2016″. So far, it has recorded 2,355 cases. The map’s creator uses the practical definition of the United Nations model protocol for the investigation of gender-related killings of women, which defines “femicide” as: “the murder of women because they are women, whether it is committed within the family, a domestic partnership, Read More

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Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples Select a Woman to Represent Their Resistance in Upcoming Presidential Election Politics 

Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples Select a Woman to Represent Their Resistance in Upcoming Presidential Election

Mexico (GV) – In a historic decision for Mexico, the country’s indigenous peoples appointed María de Jesús Patricio Martínez as spokeswoman for the National Indigenous Governing Council, with the intent for her to run as an independent candidate in the upcoming presidential elections of 2018. The various communities selected her on May 28, 2017, while gathered together at the National Indigenous Congress (CNI, for its initials in Spanish), which was backed by leftist political group Zapatista Army of National Liberation. La compañera María de Jesús Patricio Martinez es la Vocera del Concejo Indígena de Gobierno #CNI #CIG pic.twitter.com/ROLJUBrvu5 — SubVersiones AAC (@SubVersionesAAC) May 28, Read More

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The ‘Dolls of Culiacan’: New Plastic Surgery Craze Sweeps Mexican Cartel Land Featured Women 

The ‘Dolls of Culiacan’: New Plastic Surgery Craze Sweeps Mexican Cartel Land

Mexico (Sputnik) -Women across Mexico are going mad for a new trend in cosmetic surgery that makes them look like plastic dolls, Sputnik Mundo reported. Women in Mexico’s drug-trafficking regions are setting a new trend: surgical enhancement that makes them look like inflated dolls, Mexican researcher Juan Carlos Ayala told Sputnik Mundo. The trend is particularly prevalent in states such as Sinaloa, a north-western region of Mexico which is a center of drug production and trafficking. Women there, many of whom have connections to drug traffickers, have surgically altered their lips, breasts, buttocks and other body parts in order to look more like dolls. Some of them have even had ribs Read More

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WHAT A BEER HAS TO SAY TO MR. TRUMP Unaimed 

WHAT A BEER HAS TO SAY TO MR. TRUMP

(TMV) – “We are all America. America is the land of opportunity, a land of more than one billion people…A wild America. A multicultural America. A united America.” Modelo Group Disclaimer: As I said here, “I like and drink Heineken beer, in moderation” I also like Corona, Tecate and other Mexican beers. However, I am not on the payroll of any of these great companies. (“I wish I was”) ~.~ In the wreckage-filled wake of Trump’s temper tantrum outbursts and ill-conceived, ill-intended executive orders about his HUGE, beautiful Wall and about who will be stuck with the bill (the American Read More

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