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Colima, Mexico News

Local news for Colima, Mexico continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Saturday | The Toronto Star

Mexicans pay dearly for 'green gold'

Here they squeeze the tangy green fruit over pretty much everything, from tacos and potato chips to fresh mango and coconut.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Eater

Citric Scourge: Lime Shortage Sparks Cocktail Cost Crisis at Local Bars

Margarita-lovers, take heed: there's a citrus-related emergency unfolding that strikes right at the heart of your favorite drinking pastime.

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Related Topix: Mexico, World News, Agriculture, Science

Grist Magazine

Mexican gangs learn that lime pays

"I could just kill for a margarita right now," you sigh, apparently ignorant of the fact that it is March, and the consumption of an iced beverage is nothing short of an act of insanity.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Tierra Caliente

Wed Mar 26, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

In Mexico And U.S., Lime Lovers Feel Squeezed By High Prices

About 98 percent of limes consumed in the U.S. come from Mexico. But our neighbors to the south are feeling seriously squeezed by a shortage of the beloved citrus fruit.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science,

Tue Mar 25, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Mexico looks to expand training with Marines

Cpl James Hunt, with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, teaches Mexican marines ground fighting tactics in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, World News, Mexico, Drugs, Prison

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Mexican Newspaper Reports Organized Crime Running Mines

Organized crime gangs have seized control of iron-ore mines in the western Mexican state of Colima and are selling the mineral to China at below-market prices, costing legitimate producers more than $12 million this year, Mexico City daily Reforma reported Thursday.

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