All posts tagged "Mexico"

  • (Yonhap)
    Park to visit Mexico with largest ever business delegation

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — More than 100 business executives plan to travel to Mexico this week along with President Park Geun-hye, officials said Monday, in an apparent effort to try to forge new business opportunities with the large...

    • Posted March 28, 2016
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  • Mexico City's Azteca Stadium, left, is seen through a thick haze, Tuesday, March 15, 2016. The Mexico City government declared its first air pollution alert in 11 years Monday, after ozone levels reached almost twice the acceptable limit. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
    Mexico City bans 1.1M cars in 1st smog alert in 11 years

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities banned more than 1 million cars from the roads and offered free subway and bus rides to coax people from their vehicles as Mexico City’s first air pollution alert in 11 years...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Inmates stand on the rooftop of the Topo Chico prison as police stand guard on the perimeters, after a riot broke out around midnight, in Monterrey, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Dozens of inmates were killed and several injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions at the prison in northern Mexico, the state governor said. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)
    Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead

    MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country’s deadliest prison melee in years....

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Maria del Refugio Ruiz Bravo, 86, sets out to dry personal belongings that were soaked by Hurricane Patricia in La Fortuna, Mexico. (Rebecca Blackwell/Associated Press)
    Good News: W. hemisphere’s strongest hurricane ever yields zero deaths

    By Brian Han A hurricane is never good news. But that changes when it’s the strongest storm ever recorded in the western hemisphere, and everyone affected by it survived. Hurricane Patricia raged through the Pacific Ocean and...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • Residents prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Patricia filling sand bags to protect beachfront businesses, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. Patricia barreled toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere. Locals and tourists were either hunkering down or trying to make last-minute escapes ahead of what forecasters called a "potentially catastrophic landfall" later in the day. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
    Mexico braces for strongest hurricane in Western hemisphere

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Patricia barreled toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere. Residents and tourists hunkered down or tried to make last-minute escapes ahead...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • A San Diego Korean Mexican festival Saturday featured K-pop contestants.
    The 5th annual ‘Festival de Corea-Mexico en Tijuana’ held in San Diego

    The fifth annual Festival de Corea en Tijuana was held inside Morello Park in San Diego Sunday. San Diego Korean Pungmul School and a Los Angeles-based Korean traditional dance team were among the participants. Kang Jung-bu, president...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • Hayan Lee  
Northwood High school 
    Better study environment needed in Mexico for young orphans

    For people living in California, especially in Irvine, it will be hard to imagine a place without clean water, sufficient food, and protective shelter. However, people living just a few hours away from us across the borders...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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