Tankers Filled With Venezuelan Oil Are Parked in Gulf of Mexico: Bloomberg

According to Bloomberg.com, the Gulf of Mexico is turning into a parking lot for Venezuelan crude, as the U.S. sanctions on Petroleos de Venezuela SA essentially stop the flow of oil from the Latin America country. Tankers holding about 6 million barrels of Venezuelan oil are floating in the U.S. Gulf Coast or heading there, according to data from More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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2,000 Central American migrants arrive at Texas-Mexico border

SAN ANGELO, Texas – On Tuesday Feb. 5th, a caravan of almost 2,000 Central American migrants has arrived just outside the Texas-Mexico border with the hopes of crossing into the United States, according More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Fate of Mexican drug lord El Chapo now rests with US jury

NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly three months of testimony about a vast drug-smuggling conspiracy steeped in violence, a jury began deliberations Monday at the U.S. trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Pentagon sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border

Washington (AFP) – The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier with Mexico, the Pentagon said Sunday, as President Donald Trump doubled down on his call for a wall to boost border More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
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Sending military to Venezuela ‘an option’: Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said that sending the military to Venezuela was “an option” and that he had turned down President Nicolas Maduro’s request for a meeting. “Certainly, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
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Monarch Population in Mexico Increased by 144 Percent

The population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144 percent over last year, experts said Wednesday. The data presented by Andrew Rhodes, Mexico’s national commissioner for protected More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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Humans Compete for Best in Show in ‘Avocados From Mexico’ 2019 Super Bowl Commercial

A “human canine show” is the subject of this new 30-second commercial from Avocados from Mexico that’s slated to air during the big game on Sunday. The ad depicts a competition straight out of Best In More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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As El Chapo trial nears end, the question is: Will the Mexican drug lord testify in his own defense?

NEW YORK — The trial that could send accused Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to prison for life is moving toward a conclusion: Closing arguments are expected as soon as next week. But the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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Amazon testing delivery by self-driving robots

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is bringing delivery robots to the streets of a Seattle suburb. The online shopping giant says it started to test self-driving robots in Snohomish County, Washington, Wednesday that can More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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Roma actor could miss the Oscars after being denied a U.S. visa 3 times

Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón recently had to write an official letter for Jorge Guerrero, one of the actors who appeared in Oscar nominee feature film “Roma” in order to be granted a U.S. visa after his More...