‘El Chapo’ paid former Mexican president Peña Nieto $100 million bribe: trial witness

Jan 15 (Reuters) – Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once paid a $100 USD million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, a former associate testified on Tuesday that he previously told U.S. authorities. Alex Cifuentes, who has described himself as Guzman’s onetime right-hand man, discussed the More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military will extend a mission to support security along the U.S. border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Cancun Welcomes Swoop’s Inaugural Flight from Toronto Hamilton Airport

Three destinations in Mexico departing out of Toronto’s Hamilton International Airport, are offered this January with fares as low as $139 CAD. CALGARY, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ – Today Swoop celebrates its More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Tons of sargassum to invade Yucatan And Quintana Roo beaches in 2019

YUCATAN MEXICO.- Tons of sargassum infest the northern coast of Yucatan, on a 100-kilometer stretch between the ports of Sisal and Telchac. In the last two months, the cold fronts and storms led to swells that threw More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Via Tulum-Cobá has become a parking lot for trailers

A section of the Tulum-Cobá road is used as a parking area for double trailers and heavy cargo trucks that come or go from Yucatan, obstructing the road. In this regard, the traffic director, Hafit García Miranda More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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The United States Could Lose Its Position As The World’s Biggest Economy As Soon As Next Year

HONG KONG (Business Insider US). – The United States could lose its position as the world’s biggest economy as soon as next year, and once that happens, the US will likely never regain the top spot as More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Toronto Hamilton International Airport gains new link with Cancun

Serving the city of Hamilton and the adjacent Greater Toronto area, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport has welcomed a new link with Cancun International Airport in Mexico courtesy of Swoop. “Today’s More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Latino democrat Julian Castro launches 2020 U.S. presidential bid

SAN ANTONIO, Texas/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Texas Democrat Julian Castro, a former San Antonio mayor and top U.S. housing official, formally launched his White House bid on Saturday, entering as a dark horse More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Americans Not Having Enough Offspring To Sustain Population

UNITED STATES (CDC).- The fertility rate in the United States has hit a 30-year low, and caucasian Americans are not having enough babies to replace themselves, according to a new report from the federal government. A More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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Mexico City: Arquitecture, Design & Cuisine

As the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America, Mexico City is as complex as it is large – and its layered history and culture make it fertile grounds for some of the most exciting design, More...