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10 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Mexico's Xochimilco Tourist Site to Become Eco-Friendly

Mexico City's government plans to provide the tourist zone of the Xochimilco canals with environmentally friendly boats and barges and to gradually substitute the usual wooden ones, which have very high maintenance costs, officials said. After presenting the first prototype of the ecologically sound craft last weekend, the plan is that the owners of the traditional gondola-like non-motorized boats form a cooperative to gradually replace them.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Mexican 'water monster' salamander battles extinction

Dubbed the "water monster" by the Aztecs, the axolotl salamander is battling extinction in the remnants of Mexico City's ancient lake, alarming scientists hoping mankind learns from its ability to regenerate organs. The creature, whose colors vary from milky white to black and olive green, has survived in the Xochimilco canals since most of the lake was drained over the centuries following the Spanish conquest.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Best of New Orleans

'Murals on Film' series continues at NOMA

The New Orleans Museum of Art and the New Orleans Film Society are presenting a summer film series called "Murals on Screen: The Work of Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa."

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

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Pati's Mexican Table

PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE brings authentic Mexican flavors, colors, textures and warmth into American kitchens.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Oaxaca City a favorite expatriate community where rental discrimination abounds

Colonial Oaxaca City is not only one of the safest states in Mexico but one of the most beautiful cities the country has to offer.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico

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