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Another Toxic Mine Spill Reported in Sinaloa, Mexico

A retention dam collapsed at a gold and silver mine in Sinaloa, Mexico causing 11,000 tons of toxic material to pollute nearby rivers. Emergency measures are being taken to prevent wastes pollutants from contaminating ground water and affecting inhabitants of the region.

Tropical Storm Trudy Batters Mexico's Pacific Coast
John Thomas

Mexico has been battered this hurricane season by a cavalcade of storms, bringing flooding rains and destructive winds across many parts of the country. Last weekend saw the arrival of Tropical Storm Trudy, another devastating weather system on the country's Pacific coast.

Isla Redonda: The Hidden Gem Still Baffles Geologists
Brandon Presser

There’s an islet off the Pacific coast of Mexico with a pristine beach drilled into its central core like the hole of a donut. Isla Redonda, one of the Marieta Islands, is a hidden Eden which continues to baffle geologists with its oculus of volcanic stone.

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Could Reach Mexico

Mexico is very likely to join the list of countries to register cases of the painful mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya, a senior health ministry official said on Wednesday. Spread by two mosquito species, it is typically not fatal but can cause debilitating symptoms.

Ozzy Announces 'Ozzfiesta' in Riviera Maya, Mexico
Richard Dangler

If you have ever fantasized about enjoying a tequila on a Mexican beach while watching Ozzy Osbourne tear up the stage, your dreams are about to become a reality. Announcing 'Ozzfiesta,' a 5 day event to take place next May at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Chicago Man Killed By Camel at Mexico Wildlife Park
Associated Press

A US man who owned a wildlife park just outside of Tulum, Mexico, died after being kicked, bitten, and sat on by a camel. Rescuers had to use a rope tied to a truck to pull the enraged camel off of the body of the 60 year-old animal lover who founded the park 15 years ago.

Mexico Celebrates the History of the Charro Horse
Associated Press

Since their arrival aboard Spanish ships in the 1500's, horses have been part of the story of the New World. In Mexico, there is perhaps no better representative of the country's cultures and history than the horse trained for 'charreria,' the Mexican version of a rodeo.

334 Gambling Machines Seized in Mexico Border Cities
Ildefonso Ortiz

Mexican police seized and destroyed 334 coin operated gambling machines in the Mexican border cities of Reynosa and Matamoros following nine separate investigations. The machines are illegal in Mexico and were destroyed as part of the protocol that follows seized assets.

Mexico Faces the Challenges of Opening Energy Sector
Lorne Matalon

Mexico’s oil and gas industry is opening up to the rest of the world — and US energy companies are eager to get a foothold in the market. But before major exploration can take place, Mexico has to create the infrastructure to support it - that’s where the challenges begin.

Cruise Lines' Interest in the Mexican Riviera is Growing
Vallarta Opina

During the 21st Annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference and Trade Show, held October 6th on the island of Saint Maarten, representatives of Norwegian and Carnival Cruise Lines expressed a growing interest in bringing more ships to ports on the Mexican Riviera.

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