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Mexico Halts Commercial Net Fishing to Protect Endangered Porpoise
Offbeat  (tags: Mexico, halts, gill nets, good news, porpoise, endangered )

Scooby
- 13 days ago - latino.foxnews.com
The Mexican government has announced a two-year suspension of commercial fishing with the gillnets, trawl nets or nets with multiple hooks used on small fishing boats at the northern end of the Gulf of California
Astonishing Scenes at Woman's Funeral as Stray Dogs Unexpectedly Show Up to Pay Their Respects to Lady Who Used to Feed Them
Offbeat  (tags: Funeral, Mexico, strays, dogs, heartwarming, feed )

Scooby
- 25 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A funeral for a woman in Mexico took an unexpected turn when a number of stray dogs unexpectedly showed up to pay their respects.
Mexico Circus Ban 'Will Leave Thousands of Tigers, Elephants and Camels Homeless'
Offbeat  (tags: Circus, Mexico, animals, homeless, ban )

Scooby
- 38 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Thousands of exotic species such as camels, tigers and elephants are at risk of becoming homeless in Mexico as the country's new law banned the use of animals in circuses to tackle animal cruelty.
Shocking Pictures Show How Cockfighting Birds Have RAZORBLADES Strapped to Their Legs to Make It âEUR~More InterestingâEUR(TM)
Offbeat  (tags: Mexico, cockfighting, razor blades, festival, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 38 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Mexican cockfighting promoters on Friday kicked off an event billed as the largest exhibition of the bloodsport the country has ever seen.
Newly Found Mayan Cities
Offbeat  (tags: world, Mexico, unusual, discovery, Mayan culture )

Alexandra
- 239 days ago - metronews.ca
Two lost Maya cities recently uncovered by an international team of scientists in Mexico could help decipher the story of the empire's early capitals to the south that were eventually abandoned for large cities on the Yucatan peninsula.
Broken Lives of Immigrants Deported From US to Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: immigrants, deported, Mexico, USA )

Ray
- 400 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Almost two million undocumented immigrants have been deported from the US since Barack Obama entered the White House, more than under any previous president.
Stray Dogs Kill Four People in Mexico City Park
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, Mexico )

Cher
- 834 days ago - dogster.com
The tragic events have opened debate on the city's problem with abandoned and unwanted dogs.
Bengal Tiger Survives Stem Cell Transplant in Mexico- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: mexico, operation, hurricane, bengal tiger injured, stem cell transplant )

Simone
- 1359 days ago - ncnewspress.com
A ten-year-old Bengal tiger is recovering after a successful stem cell transplant operation in Mexico to repair severe injuries sustained in a private zoo in Cancun. Held in deplorable conditions, the tiger had been injured by debris during a hurricane
Indigenous Craftswomen Take On Mexican Fashion World
Offbeat  (tags: mexico, crafts, embroidery, women, fashion, many colours, Otomi, indigenous people, income, fair pay, secure jobs, ethnic groups )

Naoko
- 1446 days ago - ipsnews.net
Reina Perez, an Otomi indigenous craftswomen in the central Mexican state of Queretaro, skillfully embroiders "grecas" or traditional design motifs in threads of many colours, on fabrics that will be used to make dresses, skirts and blouses.
Underwater Sculpture Park
Offbeat  (tags: reefs, artifical reefs, sculptures, tourists, Mexico, Cancu'n )

Pami
- 1566 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The reefs, which are already stressed by marine pollution, warming waters, and overfishing, can catch a break from the approximately 750,000 tourists who visit local reefs each year.
In Which Bulls Attempt to Get the Hell Up Out of Here
Offbeat  (tags: bulls, exploitated, rodeo bull, mexico, bulls killed, tortured, escapes, reports )

Simone
- 1613 days ago - aldf.org
Last week, a very large bull (various news reports have placed his weight between 1,300 and 1,600 pounds) "participating" in the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton, Canada made a break for it, bolting from Rexall Place Arena mid-event. While being video
Singer Murdered After Denying He Was Dead
Offbeat  (tags: Mexico, Mexican, singer, singers, death, narcocorridos, El Shaka, Sergio Vega, murder, murdered, crime, odd, off-beat, music, La Oreja )

Carol
- 1759 days ago - news.yahoo.com
MEXICO CITY, June 28 (Reuter) - Mexican singer Sergio Vega was murdered while on a national tour at the weekend, just hours after denying reports of his death, local media reported.
Hooded Gunmen Kill 13 in Southern Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: Gunmen, killing, death, Mexico, news, punishment )

Sophie
- 1884 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Officials say hooded men travelling in several cars stormed a ranch killing the owner and his three sons as well as four other people.
Mexico Sees 69 Murders in One Day
Offbeat  (tags: Mexico, murders, gangs, drug trafficking, deaths, crimes, humans )

Tonya
- 1928 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Face of one victim was peeled from his skull and sewn onto a soccer ball
Blood for Sale! Lowest Price of the Season!
Offbeat  (tags: blood, unusual, women, world, humans, U.S, Mexico, sell )

Tonya
- 1942 days ago - humantrafficking.change.org
In a long recession like this one, low-wage workers and unemployed people sometimes resort to selling whatever they can to make ends meet.
 

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