All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mexico’

Mexico Earthquake Hits Coast And Capital City

An earthquake hit the pacific coast of Mexico at 1:00 PM EST on Thursday, leaving residents of Mexico City startled but unharmed. The earthquake registered a 6.4 on the Richter scale with an epicenter located in the state of Guerrero, 117 miles north of Mexico City — but city residents still felt the impact. Mayor Crisoforo Otero Heredia of Tecpan …

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Mexico Earthquake Was Aftershock From April 18 Quake

An earthquake that struck Mexico City and surrounding areas has been measured at magnitude 6.4, and has been determined to be an after shock from the April 18th quake that measured 7.2 and was centered about 40 miles away. Thursday’s quake was centered 9 miles north of Tecpan de Galeana, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was felt about …

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Stacy Keibler Shows Off Baby Bump on Red Carpet

Stacy Keibler hit the red carpet Tuesday night in a black cut-out gown that clearly displayed her growing baby bump. The pregnant actress, model, and former professional wrestler attended Elle magazine’s annual Women in Music Celebration at the historic Avalon Theater in Hollywood. Keibler’s floor-length black gown featured cut out sides that left no doubt about the pregnancy she announced …

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Heidi Klum Goes Topless in Mexico

German supermodel Heidi Klum was recently spotted on a beach in Tulum, Mexico while vacationing with her latest boyfriend, 27-year-old Vito Schnabel. Klum, 40, has been dating Schnabel, a New York art dealer, since February, and took a topless dip while in the Caribbean. Klum, a mother of four, was also seen last month with Schnabel in Paris, not long …

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Beltran-Leyva Gang’s Second in Command Captured by Mexican Police

The Mexican government announced the capture of Arnoldo Villa Sanchez, the second in command of Mexico’s most dangerous drug cartel, the Beltran-Leyva Gang. According to Reuters, Mexican federal police captured Villa yesterday in Mexico City. “The center of his operations was in Mexico City,” national security commissioner Alejandro Rubido explained, “with presence also in the states of Mexico, Chiapas, Guerrero, …

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Teen Stabs Friend 65 Times Over Nude Facebook Selfies

In well-that’s-just-a-horrible-turn-of-events news, a Mexican teen was stabbed 65 times after posting racy photos of herself and her best friend on Facebook, according to police in Guamúchil, Sinaloa. The NY Daily News reports that Erandy Gutierrez, 16, fatally stabbed Anel Baez, also 16, on March 19th. Apparently, nude Facebook selfies prompted the attack. Baez reportedly made the post, which infuriated …

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Abandoned Immigrant Children Wandering In Mexico

Immigration (legal or illegal) is a hotly contested subject in the United States. However, one thing all sensible human beings should be able to agree on is that taking money to transfer children safety and then leaving them to wander and die is just evil. This is what Mexican officials found to be the case when they discovered 370 abandoned …

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Colorado River Flows Into Mexico Again Due To Minute 319

American and Mexican scientists teamed up to create an engineered spring flood to allow the Colorado River to flow into Mexico again for the first time in six decades. The Colorado River is the main river of the Southwestern United States, encompassing seven states. Famous for carving the Grand Canyon and for having intense whitewater rapids, the river is also …

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Yelp Expands Into Mexico (Its 25th Country)

Yelp announced that it has launched in Mexico. Mexicans can now create accounts on Yelp.com.mx. Business owners should go to biz.yelp.com.mx. This is Yelp’s 25th country across five continents. Last year, it launched in New Zealand, the Czech Republic, Brazil and Portugal. It supports 14 languages. “Mexico is a vibrant mosaic of micheladas, mole, and muralism, just to name a …

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Sinaloa Cartel Boss Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Arrested

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the head honcho of the Sinaloa Cartel, was finally arrested on Saturday February 22. The Mexican cartel is famous for trafficking drugs into the United States, Europe, Asia, and even Australia. Last year, Chicago declared Guzman as Public Enemy Number One. The United States had sought Guzman’s extradition in the past, and had offered $5 million …

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Marshall Islands Castaway Survives 13 Months Out at Sea

The story of an El Salvadoran man who allegedly was lost at sea for more than a year almost mirrors one of Hollywood’s most adventurous and heart-felt films, “Castaway,” which was released in 2000 starring Tom Hanks. The realistic castaway, 37-year-old Jose Salvador Alvarenga, was discovered Monday washed ashore on a tiny island of the Marshall Islands. The islands are located in …

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Knights Templar Drug Cartel Boss Is Caught

Mexican officials have captured one of the country’s most wanted drug lords, officials say. The government had a 30m-peso ($2.2 million) bounty on his head for drug and money-laundering crimes. The attorney general’s office said on Monday that security forces arrested Dionisio Loya Plancarte, known as “El Tio” (‘The Uncle’), the most senior member of the Knights Templar. He was …

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