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This Day, That Year – September 6

This day in history we feature Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. This university is one of the largest and most influential private universities in Latin America, founded on this day in 1943. Trivia – Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) (English: Monterrey Institute […]...Read More

In Video: Earthquake hits Mexico, people stranded mid-air in swaying cable car

ACAPULCO, Mexico: A powerful earthquake struck southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco on Tuesday night, killing at least one man who was crushed by a falling post, and causing rockfalls and damaging buildings, authorities said. The 7.0 magnitude quake, which hit 11 miles (17.7 km) northeast of Acapulco in Guerrero state, shook the […]...Read More

‘Orange the World’: Angry Mexican rallies take to streets, demand end to femicide

Demonstrators marched through the Mexican capital on Wednesday and scuffled with police during an angry protest at widespread violence against women in the Latin American nation. Around 10 women are killed every day in Mexico and activists accuse the government of not doing enough to tackle the problem. Holding banners, flags and placards, thousands of protesters demanded […]...Read More

Pro-abortion protestors march in Mexico, pepper-sprayed by police

Hundreds of women marched through Mexico’s capital Monday to demand nationwide legalisation of abortion, leading to clashes with police who blocked their way. Protesters gathered near the capital’s historic center to head to the central plaza but were stopped by female police officers with shields, AFP journalists reported. Police used pepper spray against demonstrators who […]...Read More