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Norma becomes a hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico

Norma becomes a hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico

Tropical Storm Norma has strengthened into a category 1 hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico, forecasters say. The storm is expected to make landfall on the Baja California peninsula on Tuesday night. (more) Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES As of 9 p.m. MT on Friday, the center of Norma was located about 85 kilometers (55 miles) […]

8.1 magnitude earthquake is one of the strongest to ever hit Mexico

8.1 magnitude earthquake is one of the strongest to ever hit Mexico

And a hurricane may be on the way. A map showing the intensity of shaking during the September 7 earthquake off the coast of Mexico. USGS A massive magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Mexico just before midnight on Thursday. The quake—widely considered to be among the strongest to ever hit the country—originated deep in the Earth […]

Death toll in Mexico from Tropical Storm Lidia rises to 7

Death toll in Mexico from Tropical Storm Lidia rises to 7

The death toll from Tropical Storm Lidia that swept across Mexico’s Baja California peninsula has risen to seven, officials said Saturday. Five of the deaths occurred at the resort town of Cabo San Lucas, the local government said. Erasmo Palemon, attorney general for the state of Baja California Sur said that while the deaths were […]

US citizens warned about traveling to Mexico’s Cancun and Los Cabos

US citizens warned about traveling to Mexico’s Cancun and Los Cabos

MEXICO CITY — The U.S. State Department has warned its citizens about traveling to Cancun and Los Cabos, two of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations, after a spike in violence in those regions. A travel advisory issued Tuesday upgraded the warnings for two states, Quintana Roo and Baja California Sur, saying turf battles between criminal […]

City of Oxnard and Ocotlán, Mexico Celebrate 53 Years of Sisterhood

City of Oxnard and Ocotlán, Mexico Celebrate 53 Years of Sisterhood

The City of Oxnard and Ocotlán, Jalisco, Mexico celebrated their 53rd annual Sister City visit this morning at Plaza Park.  Representatives of the municipality of Ocotlán, Jalisco, Mexico traveled to Oxnard this year.  They are scheduled to partake in local activities from July 26 to July 29, 2017. Mayor Pro Tem Carmen Ramirez, Councilmember Oscar […]

Commentary: Mexico commits biological warfare on U.S.

Commentary: Mexico commits biological warfare on U.S.

Imperial Beach sunset Feb. 19, 2017 Mexicans released an estimated 143 million gallons of raw sewage into California beaches for a period spanning at least 18 days. There was no alert that it was coming. NAFTA and other international treaties that establish fair warning and other notification measures meant nothing to them. The sewage was […]

Should Trump Impose Tariffs on China and Mexico?

Should Trump Impose Tariffs on China and Mexico?

. By Robert W. McGee Should Donald Trump impose a 35% tariff on the importation of goods from China and Mexico as he proposes to do once inaugurated? The short answer, for two reasons, is NO. Reason number one has to do with utilitarian ethics. Nearly all studies conducted by unbiased economists have found that […]

Hurricane Newton proves deadly for Mexico

Hurricane Newton proves deadly for Mexico

Hurricane Newton has given western Mexico a hammering but despite the first reported loss of life, online the popular tourist resort of Cabo San Lucas knows it could have been a whole lot worse. At least two people are dead and three missing after a fishing vessel was wrecked by the storm. 2 dead as […]

Cross-Border Tunnel Found In USA

Cross-Border Tunnel Found In USA

Here in Israel, we know all too well the dangers cross-border tunnels pose. It seems we are not alone in realising this danger. More than 600 kg of of cannabis smuggled via tunnel from Mexico to California was seized in Los Angeles on 28 February this year. US authorities have discovered more than 75 tunnels […]

Trump’s Wall: Be Careful What You Wish For

Trump’s Wall: Be Careful What You Wish For

. . By Thomas L. Knapp Remember Donald Trump’s promise to not only build a US-Mexico border wall, but make Mexico pay for it? If that promise sounded sketchy, maybe even ridiculous when he made it, his campaign’s March 31 memo to the Washington Post makes it sound like an authoritarian, and likely disastrous, extortion […]

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