The construction of 450 miles of border wall starts in Arizona

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. Cicadas buzz and heavy equipment rumbles and beeps before More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Might a tropical depression form in the Gulf of Mexico?

A non-tropical storm over the Gulf of Mexico, which is helping to steer Humberto east of the United States may evolve into a tropical system and drift toward Texas early this week. The storm is currently situated More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Weapons trafficking on the rise in Mexico’s northern border

Since 2016, Baja California is the first place in Mexico on the seizure of firearms according to the Executive Minister of the Public Security National System (SESNSP). In addition, also since 2016, the U.S. government More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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AMLO’s administration will investigate officials over 2014 case of 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican prosecutors will investigate officials who under the previous government handled a “discredited” probe into the 2014 disappearance of 43 student teachers, the attorney More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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7 Inventions from Mexico that changed the world

If you were going to go on a talk about Latin America’s startup ecosystem, one of the first countries that you bring up would be Mexico. Why? As the second-largest country in Latin America, Mexico has consistently More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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First woman to climb the 4 highest mountains in the world is a Mexican

Mexican world-class mountaineer Viridiana Álvarez is an example for all the people in Mexico. Ever since she was a child, she was passionate for sports, tennis, martial arts, swimming and soccer, were among the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Mexican scientists win Breakthrough Prize

Project Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), in which eight Mexicans participated, has won the Breakthrough Prize, best known as the “Oscars of Science” in the category of Fundamental Physics, thanks to the first More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Quintana Roo wants to attract more North American retirees

Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico – La Asociacion Mexicana de Asistencia en el Retiro (AMAR), a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and helping people from outside Mexico retire in this country, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Mexico is 12.7% down in Auto Production Exports

Mexico, one of the biggest exporters of vehicles in the world, experienced a 12.7% drop in total vehicle exports in August from a year ago. Manufacturers shipped 281,811 units last month compared to 322,779 vehicles More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Mexico’s vigilante groups defy president to fight cartels

SANTA MARIA OSTULA, Michoacán, Mexico (Reuters) – Surrounded by armed men, Commander “Toro” said Mexicans taking the law into their own hands in the western state of Michoacan will not heed government More...