Police say thieves using codes to identify easy prey homes Around Mexico 

Police say thieves using codes to identify easy prey homes

Mexico City, D.F. — As summer draws to a near and low season sets in for many tourist regions, police are honing in on criminals, who they say, mark establishments for criminal activity. Criminals throughout Mexico are often organized and through symbols, use markings to identify homes that are easy to steal from. Police say that these criminals leave codes or marks outside the houses that to them, make up a whole series of sentences that facilitate the work of the assailants. Alejandro Hernández, former Federal Commander, explains that the marks look like…

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Fingernail sized chili pepper hottest in the world Health 

Fingernail sized chili pepper hottest in the world

While Mexico is notorious for its hot chilies, the world’s hottest does not come from anywhere in Latin America, but instead, can be found in a town in North Wales. Dragon’s Breath Chili, as its been named, is the hottest pepper in the world and was created by Mike Smith, a fruit producer and and researcher at Nottingham Trent University in North Wales. The tiny chili, which is the size of a fingernail, is considered the hottest with oils so potent it’s able to numb the skin and serve as a natural anesthetic. Mike Smith who is a…

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Mexico police average 231 officers per 100,000 people Mexico Mexico City 

Mexico police average 231 officers per 100,000 people

Mexico City, D.F. — Data released by government agencies show that in Mexico, there is an average of 230 police officers per 100,000 inhabitants. The data comes from Mexican agencies including the National Survey of Occupation and Employment (ENOE), the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) and the National Population Council (Conapo). According to Conapo, in Mexico there are 331,000 preventative police for the country’s total population of 123.5 million people with Mexico City having the highest police to inhabitants ratio. Their statistics reveal that there are 678 police and…

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Local authorities warn about Avitia products Health Mexico 

Local authorities warn about Avitia products

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Local health authorities are warning people about the dangers of using Avitia products after a 24-year-old woman lost her life to the weight loss drug. Lucero Priscila Garza, mother of a one-year-old in Monterrey, died after spending six days in a coma. The woman apparently took the Avitia weight loss drug for several days. She was declared brain dead and taken off life support six days after entering the hospital. She purchased the drug off Facebook, however, the page has since been taken down. The Federal Commission…

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Gerard Butler, Morgan Brown enjoy Tulum Mexico People 

Gerard Butler, Morgan Brown enjoy Tulum

Tulum, Q.R. — Famous movie actor, Gerard Butler, was spotted vacationing at a resort in Tulum. The 47-year-old was seen with his girlfriend Morgan Brown taking in the Mexican Caribbean. The actor, who was once famous for his stellar abs in the 2006 movie, 300 is seen enjoying life a little less seriously. Butler is also known for starring numerous roles including The Bounty Hunter (2010) with Jennifer Aniston, Gods of Egypt (2016) and most recently, London has Fallen.

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Al Pacino celebrates birthday in Cancun Mexico People 

Al Pacino celebrates birthday in Cancun

Cancun, Q.R. – Al Pacino and long-time girlfriend Lucila Solá hit up the beaches of Cancun to celebrate the actor’s birthday. The two were seen strolling along Cancun beaches as well as frockling in the warm sea. Kissing and hugging, the couple appeared happy as they enjoyed evening walks along the beach. It was Al Pacino’s 77th birthday that he celebrated in style enjoying the sun-filled vacation with his girlfriend. Solá is an Argentinian born actress. Pacino and his 38-year-old girlfriend have been dating for seven years.

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Major cruise line cancels Acapulco ports of call Mexico Travel 

Major cruise line cancels Acapulco ports of call

Acapulco, Guerrero – A major cruise line has cancelled several of their ports of call to Acapulco due to the city’s insecurity problems. Major cruise line, Holland America, has canceled eight of their scheduled port arrivals to the sunny seaside city of Acapulco due to the elevated levels of violence they say the popular tourist destination continues to experience. At the beginning of the year, the city saw six local vendors gunned down along with several other acts of elevated violence, none of which involved tourists. However, the city continues…

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Urine levels in public pools alarming Health 

Urine levels in public pools alarming

A new study has found a way to measure the amount of urine in public swimming pools. Researchers from the University of Alberta have found that in a pool of 833,000 liters – which is one-third the size of an Olympic pool – there was 75 liters of urine. That tallies up to be the equivalent of 20 large milk jugs. A second swimming pool that was tested was half the size and found to have 26.5 liters of urine in its water. The team collected water samples from swimming…

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