News Summary for November 29th, 2010

The Climate Change summit known as COP 16 was beginning this week in Cancún… More than 25,000 participants from all over the world were set to take part in the U.N.-sponsored conference in which countries were to discuss and reach agreement on measures to combat global warming…
President Felipe Calderón inaugurated an electric aerogenerator that will supply part of the renewable energy to cover electricity needs during the meeting. Calderón warned that Mexico would not wait for rich nations to begin to be concerned and take serious action against climate change…
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Quintana Roo governor Félix González said that the COP 16 summit would mean income for 100 million dollars as well as 6,000 jobs…
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During a speech at the National Auditorium by President Felipe Calderón to mark his fourth year in office Calderón said that it would be tragic to return to the past… Former president Vicente Fox said that these years have been very fruitful for Mexico in terms of democracy and freedom…
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But PRD senate caucus leader Carlos Navarrete, said the 10 years that the PAN has held power in Mexico only show that the conservative party has no vision for the country…
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Apparently former PAN president Manuel Espino was expelled from the PAN over the weekend although the news has not been formally announced…
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Authorities captured Arturo Gallegos Castrejón, known as “El Farmero” and who allegedly heads the Los Aztecas gang in Ciudad Juárez… He is accused in the killing of two U.S. Consulate employees…
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The Army discovered a narco-grave in Jiutepec, Morelos, from which two corpses were pulled out…
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Authorities found the bodies of seven people killed in violent events in Guerrero, including Acapulco…
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Federal Agents arrested Luis Manuel Becerril Mina, head of public security in Bahía de Banderas in Nayarit… It was unclear why he was being arrested…
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Twenty-two Spanish language academies unanimously approved new grammar and spelling laws, including eliminating “Ch” and “LL” as letters in the Spanish-language alphabet…
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Health authorities at the Mexico City airport increased revisions of travelers arriving from Haiti to prevent the spread of cholera after an outbreak of the disease in that Caribbean country…

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