First day at University for gifted 12 year old.

First day at University for gifted 12 year old.

Carlos Antonio Santamaría Díaz is just 12 years old and today he attended his first day of classes as a student of Biomedical Physics at the Faculty of Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Carlos took a tour of the University laboratories and had his introductory degree class. He said he is

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Had Chris Hondros Photographed Mexico’s ongoing conflicts

Had Chris Hondros Photographed Mexico’s ongoing conflicts

Photojournalist Andrea Bruce was in Mexico City on the night she received an email from famed Getty Images photojournalist Chris Hondros inviting her to his wedding. The following day she would receive a message from a friend informing her that Hondros was killed the previous day in a mortar attack in the Libyan town of

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‘El Mijis’ goes from gangster to congressman – Video

‘El Mijis’ goes from gangster to congressman – Video

A new presidential plan has been proposed in Mexico to stop the notorious drug-gang war. President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador thinks young Mexicans can be persuaded to avoid a life of crime. And Pedro Carrizales, a former cocaine addict and drug-gang member – known as “El Mijis”, intends to help from his recently elected position in a local state congress.

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Mayan Train to connect Cancun and Palenque

Mayan Train to connect Cancun and Palenque

Rogelio Jiménez Pons the head of the National Tourism Promotion Fund (Fonatur), will be coordinating the “Mayan Train” project that will start in December 2018. Jiminez said that they are looking to build a transport infrastructure for the Peninsula tourists (mainly Cancun and Riviera Maya) to travel in a comfortable and fun way. Cancun is

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After A Blazing 62-Mexican PGA Professional Abraham Ancer, holds a share of the lead at the Quicken Loans National

After A Blazing 62-Mexican PGA Professional Abraham Ancer, holds a share of the lead at the Quicken Loans National

Twenty-seven year old Abraham Ancer – the Reynosa, Mexico, native – put together three excellent rounds of golf including a stellar performance in Saturday’s third round carding a 62 and putting himself in a tie for first place with Italian standout Francisco Molineri at the Quicken Loans National Championship. With one professional win on the

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Amazon under the microscope

Amazon under the microscope

Leftist presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador joined in with American President Donald Trump in criticism of Amazon.com Inc accusing them of producing a recent documentary, “Populism in America,” painting him and his camp as systematically corrupt and deceptive. The five-part series showing on Amazon Prime Video in Mexico describes in the fifth episode Obrador’s

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World Cup 2018 – Mexico Falls to Sweden

World Cup 2018 – Mexico Falls to Sweden

In a crushing defeat after a stellar run for the coveted World Cup, El Tri finally runs out of magic as they fall to Sweden in a hard-fought back-alley brawl. The game began with an inauspicious omen- with Jesus Gallardo receiving the fastest yellow card in World Cup history for an elbow on Ola Toivonen

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Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Moda Descends on Mexico City—And Sophia Loren Comes Along for the Ride

Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Moda Descends on Mexico City—And Sophia Loren Comes Along for the Ride

“I am very happy that they are here in Mexico: They make every woman look so elegant.” Angélica Rivera, wife of President Enrique Peña Nieto, neatly summed up the mood of the crowd at the Museo Soumaya last night as Dolce & Gabbana brought its Alta Moda road show to Mexico City. Shown in the top floor sculpture gallery

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Mexico pride march poses questions for leftist presidency favorite

Mexico pride march poses questions for leftist presidency favorite

Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters marched through Mexico City on Saturday with both hope and some nagging doubts about the prospect of a presidential election victory by leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador next weekend. Revelers sporting gaudy outfits and everyday garb waved rainbow flags and the Mexican national colors on the capital’s

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World Cup 2018 – Mexico advances to the round of 16!

World Cup 2018 – Mexico advances to the round of 16!

It was imperative that El Tri come out with the same intensity as they had against Germany. South Korea, a very good and physical team had no intentions of laying down for the exciting Mexican club. Mexico began the game dominating early controlling possession and keeping it mostly in S. Korea’s field though shots on

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World Cup 2018: Mexico in Shocking win over Germany!

World Cup 2018: Mexico in Shocking win over Germany!

“Hernandez leads it, to Lozano…cutting…looking…shooting…Lozano! Goal! Mexico Leads!” was the Fox News Broadcast at 34:34 in the first half. The Mexican fans euphoric and the German faithful stunned. Sunday was redemption for coach Juan Carlos Osorio and his team as El Tri defeated Germany 1-0 to take the early lead in Group F at the

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2026 World Cup Bid awarded to North America

2026 World Cup Bid awarded to North America

The last time the world cup came to North America- China had just gotten the internet, the Zapatista Army began its war in Chiapas, Edvard Munch’s painting “The Scream,” was stolen in Oslo and the exchange rate correction of the Mexican peso to the U.S. dollar sent the global market into a tizzy when Mexico’s

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Anthony Bourdain – A painful reminder

Anthony Bourdain – A painful reminder

Celebrity Chef and writer dies at 61 In his career he had traveled to Mexico numerous times. His outlaw persona of a drug-loving rebel without a cause while harboring a very sensitive side in terms of trying to relate and understand the cultural struggles and nuances of the people and places he visited made him

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John Kelly fails English and History

John Kelly fails English and History

“They don’t speak English. They don’t integrate well.” This is how John Kelly, Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff, described his reasons for the need to block Mexican immigrants from coming into the US. Kelly’s great-grandparents came from Ireland but on his mother’s side they hailed from Avellino, Italy. Little is known about their linguistic abilities,

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The great art of suffering

The great art of suffering

The story starts in the city of Cuernavaca, once an ancient collection of dusty cantinas, brothels, gambling dens, and Catholic churches sitting perilously between the alternating shadows of two dormant volcanoes. If ever there was a place for a legendary alcoholic to drink himself into oblivion, Cuernavaca was it. In the late 1930s there was

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