Trump takes a week to offer Mexico condolences Mexico Political 

Trump takes a week to offer Mexico condolences

Mexico City, Mexico — US President Donald Trump offers condolences to Mexico nearly a week after the country suffered both a hurricane and earthquake. The 8.2 earthquake hit the Pacific side of Mexico the night of September 7, only days after the country deployed truckloads of army, medical personnel and supplies to the hurricane devastated United States. Hurricane Katia hit Mexico’s east coast the next day, destroying many areas in and around Veracurz as well as killing two. It was nearly a week later before the US president called Mexico’s…

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Category 5 Irma lands Caribbean Islands International 

Category 5 Irma lands Caribbean Islands

Hurricane Irma landed along a string of northeast Caribbean islands late yesterday with 180 mph winds leaving nine dead. Irma arrived, soaking the islands and leaving mass devastation in her wake as she made her way through Barbuda, St. Martin and the British Virgin Islands. The Prime Minister of Antigua dn Barbuda said that the island is barely habitable. Although Puerto Rico was not hit directly, the island was still battered by strong winds and torrential rains, leaving approximately 900,000 without electricity. The island has nearly 57,000 residents without drinking…

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Mexico offers aid to Texas, Trump tweets about wall Political 

Mexico offers aid to Texas, Trump tweets about wall

Mexico City, Mexico — In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Mexican government offers its support to the United States “as good neighbors should always do in trying times.” Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray and Texas Governor Greg Abbott spoke by telephone, with Mexico offering to help Texas deal with the disaster. Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, the Mexican consulate general in Austin, says he’s in constant communication with the governor’s office to determine how Mexico can best help. “As we have done in the past, Mexico stands with Texas in this difficult moment,” Gonzalez…

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Norwegian Bliss cruise line with 1,000-foot race track Mexico Travel 

Norwegian Bliss cruise line offers 1,000-foot race track

Cruise ship line, Norwegian, announced their Alaska bound cruise ship for the upcoming season will offer passengers a new feature. The Norwegian Cruise Line will be the first in North America to offer passengers a 1,000-foot double deck race track on top of the vessel. The race track will feature a course with electric go-carts that will allow passengers to race against one another. Positioned on the back of the 4,000-passenger ship, the race track will be longer than the race track unveiled in April (2017) on the Norwegian’s 3,850-passenger…

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Cofepris warns against taking Capslim products Health Mexico 

Cofepris warns against taking Capslim products

A public warning is being re-issued about the risks of consuming Capslim products. While promoted as a nutritional supplement, the Federal Commission for the Protection against Health Risks (Cofepris ) is reminding people that the product is not legal in Mexico. Through a statement, Cofepris warns consumers about the risks associated with taking the product, reporting that Capslim does not have sanitary registration, nor is their distribution center or branches known. Due to their lack of sanitary regulation, the product cannot be legally advertised. Capslim products include nutritional supplements, weight loss pills and…

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Riviera Maya breaking decade long heat records Mexico Riviera Maya News 

Riviera Maya breaking decade long heat records

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Decade-old heat records for Riviera Maya are being broken as regional temperatures continue to soar. Solidaridad Department of Meteorology and Climatology of Civil Protection reports that nighttime lows and daytime highs for Playa del Carmen and the rest of Riviera Maya have been surpassing figures recorded nearly a decade ago. The warmest nighttime temperature was recorded last week as the region dipped down to 29C (84F), also making it the hottest night temperature so far this year. Daytime temperatures are averaging 36C (97F), however, when…

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Newborn baby dies from virus through kiss Health 

Newborn baby dies from virus through kiss

Iowa, US — A couple from Iowa is warning parents with newborn babies of the dangers of human contact and viruses after their 18-day old daughter died. A week after she was born, her parents, Nicole and Shane Sifrit, married. However two hours after the couple’s wedding, they said they were unable to wake their daughter to eat. “Within two hours, she had quit breathing and all her organs just started to fail,” Nicole Sifrit told CNN affiliate WHO. According to a report by WHO, the couple left their wedding early…

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Ritz-Carlton setting sail with luxury yachts Cozumel Mexico Travel 

Ritz-Carlton setting sail with luxury yachts

Cozumel, Q.R. – The Ritz-Carlton is taking its hotel luxury to sea. Beginning 2019, the company will offer personalized cruises on three lavishly built yachts. Itineraries will range from seven to 10 days with seasonal stops in the Mediterranean, northern Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America, which will likely include the island of Cozumel since it is a world-destination port of call. According to the company’s announcement, their boats will be somewhere between a private superyacht and a small ocean liner and will accommodate one percent of global travelers. “This…

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