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This Cockfighter Wants to Save the Dying Sport Because Animal Cruelty Is Just Family Tradition
Offbeat  (tags: cockfighting, animalwelfare, Animal Cruelty, Mexico )

Tracy
- 425 days ago - theplaidzebra.com
Somewhere in Ixmiquilpan, Mexico a cockfight could be going on right now. People gather around a cockpit to watch two roosters face off with razor blades attached to their legs
Press Release: Sea Shepherd Announces Partnership With Government of Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: Sea shepherd, partnership, Mexico, porpoise, conservation )

Scooby
- 578 days ago - scoop.co.nz
Sea Shepherd Announces Partnership with Government of Mexico to Protect the Endangered Vaquita Porpoise And Other Marine Species
How a Mexican Band Makes Music Out of Rubbish - (VIDEO) the Garbage Orchestra
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, music, interesting, recycling, rubbish, garbage, instruments, Mexico, Garbage Orchestra )

Evelyn
- 578 days ago - facebook.com
A group of musicians who could not afford to buy instruments, started making their own - from rubbish and recycled materials. The Garbage Orchestra from Mexico City has been going for seven years and has three albums to its credit.
Mexico Halts Commercial Net Fishing to Protect Endangered Porpoise
Offbeat  (tags: Mexico, halts, gill nets, good news, porpoise, endangered )

Scooby
- 603 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
- 616 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
- 628 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
- 628 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
- 829 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
- 990 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 )

CherAWAY
- 1424 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
- 1949 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
- 2036 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
- 2156 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
- 2204 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
- 2350 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.
 

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