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Why does Mexico celebrate Flag Day on February 24? This is its origin.

This February 24 Mexico will celebrate Flag Day, one of the three national symbols established by law; along with the shield and the national anthem. The designThe current design of the Mexican flag was adapted on September 16, 1968, and since 1984 its use is regulated by the Ministry of the Interior. The flag is...
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Boy looking for his lost dog with drawings because he has no photos

Who wouldn’t do the impossible to recover their lost pet? That’s the story of a child in Toluca, State of Mexico, that went viral to show how this boy will move the sky, sea, and land to find his best four-legged friend, a Doxin, lost a few weeks ago. The 11-year-old boy, named José Miguel,...
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Mexico is the only country in the world where China does not own the Giant Pandas

Xin Xin and Shuan Shuan are the main attractions at the Chapultepec zoo in Mexico City, but what makes them truly unique, zoo officials say, is that they’re the only giant pandas in the world not owned by China. They were born in captivity in Mexico and although they have Chinese names, “they belong to...
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Mexico receives 8 new Creative Cities of Unesco

Eight Mexican cities were formally added to the huge list of the Creative Cities Network, which Unesco promotes worldwide. With them, now the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) forms a list close to 250 metropolises that work together to promote cooperation for sustainable urban development and tourism development. Through this network, Unesco...
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Jalisco artist creates sculptures from seized weapons

A sculptor from the Mexican state of Jalisco transformed thousands of weapons linked to criminal acts into 21 sculptures, in the “Impacts that leave their mark” initiative to convey a message of peace and conciliation. Short weapons, long and even grenades, in a total of 12 tons, were converted into art to show that humans...
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Mexico’s Environmental Protection Agency monitors Whale Watching Tours

Environmental authorities in Mexico, such as the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA), in coordination with the Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), are carrying out different inspection and surveillance operations of whale watching tours in various states of Mexico. With the main objective of conserving and safeguarding wildlife, the authorities verify that the service...
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Chinese market is pushing Mexico’s jaguar into extinction

In Mexico the illegal traffic of the jaguar is increasing. Bones, skins, teeth, and claws are destined for the Chinese illegal market, experts from UNAM and the National Jaguar Conservation Alliance (ANCJ) warned. Although its population has had a certain increase (from four thousand counted in 2010, to four thousand 800 today), it remains a...
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Young girl sells her clothes to pay for her mother’s surgery

Josy Valadez, a 17-year-old girl living in Guanajuato, has made the decision to part with her clothes to be able to collect the $50,000 pesos necessary for the surgery that her mother requires for a uterine fibroid, a non-cancerous cyst, that prevents her from living a full and healthy life. The announcement of the young...
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Mexico ranked 26th most powerful passports in the world in 2020

As every year, the Henley & Partners index, created by several financial companies, published the ranking of the most powerful passports in the world in 2020, which is led by Japan and Singapore, but Mexico, lands 26th out of 107 countries, having visa-free access to 158 countries in the world. While Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan...
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Gold bar found beneath Mexico City street was part of Moctezuma’s treasure

A new scientific analysis of a large gold bar found decades ago in downtown Mexico City reveals it was part of the plunder Spanish conquerors tried to carry away as they fled the Aztec capital after native warriors forced a hasty retreat. Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) announced the findings of new...
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