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Newly Found Mayan Cities
Offbeat  (tags: world, Mexico, unusual, discovery, Mayan culture )

Alexandra
- 20 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
- 182 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
- 616 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
- 1140 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
- 1227 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
- 1347 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
- 1395 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
- 1541 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
- 1665 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
- 1709 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
- 1723 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.
Rose Parade Float Will Pay Tribute to Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: Rose Parade 2010, Mexico, Pasadena, CA )

Kristi
- 1735 days ago - latimes.com
The creation, which will be decorated by Mexican immigrants and their families, will begin a year of celebration marking the country's 200th birthday.
Mexico Fells Trees to Save Butterfly Reserve
Offbeat  (tags: butterflies, Mexico, trees, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1794 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Authorities who have struggled to stop illegal logging in Mexico's famed monarch butterfly reserve now are cutting down thousands of trees themselves to fight an unprecedented infestation of deadly bark beetles.
Mexico Shuts Cancun Beach, Alleges Sand Was Stolen
Offbeat  (tags: funny, mexico, government, Police Officer, interesting, odd )

Lone
- 1872 days ago - 11alive.com
Environmental enforcement officers backed by Mexican navy personnel closed off hundreds of feet (dozens of meters) of powder-white coastline in front of a hotel accused of illegally accumulating sand on its beach
Duele El Amor Aleks Syntek Y Ana Torroja   video
Offbeat  (tags: Ana Torroja, Aleks Syntek, Spain, Mexico, music.cool, arts, culture, goodnews, interesting, news, off-beat, society, world )

Teresa
- 1942 days ago - youtube.com
Music in spanish from my Favorite Collection.
 

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