South Africa drought declared national disaster, 3 months to Cape Town’s Day Zero

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According to South African news website eNCA , on Tuesday February 13, South Africa  declared a “national disaster” over the drought that has ravaged parts of the country and threatens to leave the City of Cape Town absolutely without running tap water. In a notice published in the government gazette, the Department of Co-operative Governance More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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International tourism in Mexico shows exponential growth in the last five years

The flow of visitors grew by 12%, to 39.3 million travelers and its economic impact climbed by 8.6%, to 21.3 million US dollars; SECTUR foresees Mexico in the seventh place of the world tourism ranking this year. Mexico More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Valentine’s Day in Mexico: Celebrating Love & Friendship

A Mexican Valentine’s Day. February 14th is celebrated in Mexico as El Día del Amor y la Amistad, or “The Day of Love and Friendship”. The holiday has been embraced by Mexicans and enriched with their More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Mexico leads OECD nations in reducing Mobile Interconnection Rates

From 2014 to 2017, Mexico’s fixed and mobile internet services rates had a reduction of 84% Interconnection rates for mobile telephony decreased 84% in Mexico from 2014 to 2017, the Organization for Economic Cooperation More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Little hope for endangered Mexican gray wolf

U.S. wildlife managers failed to adopt a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf that would protect against illegal killings and the consequences of inbreeding, according to lawsuits filed on Tuesday, More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Crimes across Mexico, commited with US guns

Guns from the United States have been used to commit crimes approximately once every 31 minutes across Mexico, Canada, Central America, and the Caribbean, a left-leaning U.S. policy group reported last week. The More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Olympics 2018: Opening ceremony ‘Peace in Motion’ kicks off Pyeongchang Winter Games

The 23rd Olympic Winter Games officially kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea, today with a dazzling spectacle featuring a parade of participating nations and a whimsical storyline. Although competition for the More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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US Federal Judge in San Diego, California to Hear Border Wall Challenge

SAN DIEGO, CA — The Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity will present arguments on Friday February 9, in its lawsuit against the Trump administration’s border wall and prototype projects near San More...

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas. (Photo: Metropolitan
By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Landmark Exhibition Featuring Luxury Arts Of Ancient Americas To Open At The Met, 2/28

A major international loan exhibition featuring luxury arts created in the ancient Americas will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning February 28 and ending May 25. Showcasing more than 300 objects More...

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch was succesful. (Photo: The Verge)
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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Falcon Heavy: Elon Musk’s giant SpaceX rocket makes triumphant launch

According to British major newspaper The Guardian, the world’s most powerful new space rocket blasted into the heavens above Florida’s east coast on Tuesday February 6, on a trailblazing deep-space mission that More...