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  1. Badminton team confident ahead of CAC GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    PRESIDENT of the Jamaica Badminton Association , Robert Richards, said that although his team had to play qualifying games in order to book their spots he is confident that they will represent Jamaica well at the 22nd staging of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games, to be held in Veracruz, Mexico, from November 23 to 28. "The Jamaican players had to qualify to participate in these games, as the sport has grown so much in the region. Players had to play qualifying PANAM circuit tournaments last year and early this year to be ranked in a position to make the cut-off list of the games," said Richards.

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  2. Venezuela Dominates Wednesday Night at Central American and Caribbean Games SwimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Venezuela nearly ran the gold medal table on Wednesday night at Central American and Caribbean Games swimming in Veracruz, Mexico. Venezuela's Andreina Pinto tracked down the women's 800-meter free meet record in 8:39.49, clearing her 2010 mark of 8:40.51.

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  3. CAC medal tally at 4Read the original story

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    Dorian Alexander fought his way to secure T&T's second bronze medal, when he defeated Costa Rica's Carlos Solis in the quarterfinals of the Men's Under 68kg Taekwondo, at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico. Though he trailed 1-2 in the first round, Alexander took control over his Central American opponent from the next round by outscoring his opponent 5-1 before winning the third, 6-2, with several single point offensive kicks to Solis's body.

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  4. Three Causes Behind Mexico's Crisis of Corruption and ImpunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    There is a mistaken tendency to attribute Mexican corruption to practices going back to the Spanish conquest. It is a theory of original sin that tracks the creation of a "culture of corruption" to the distance between royal authority and local rulers, and that has HernA n CortA s' famous phrase, " I obey but I do not comply ," as a token that is as iconic for Mexican national culture -- and as apocryphal -- as George Washington's alleged compulsion to confess that he'd chopped down a cherry tree.

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  5. "Mexico Shipping Report Q4 2014" PublishedRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR-inside.com

    As a result, we retain a cautious optimism towards the country's shipping sector. Nevertheless, we have revised down our 2014 real GDP growth forecast to 3.1% from 3.3%, compared to growth of 1.1% in 2014, due to weak private consumption growth in Q114.

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  6. In pictures: Our picture editor selects the best images from around the globe, November 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    ... e part in the technical routine final competition, during the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games, in Veracruz, Mexico. OUR daily picture editor's gallery shows off some of the most spectacular images taken by the world's top photographers.

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  7. Juniors shine at All Jamaica Junior Badminton ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jamaica Observer

    ... Garron Palmer and Mikayla Haldane, will depart the island tomorrow to represent Jamaica at the CAC Games in Veracruz, Mexico. In the Under-19 boys' doubles, the pair of Shane Wilson and Tremar Braham defeated Nicardo Reid 21-16 and 21-19. In other ...

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  8. Bad habits, risk of diabetes in young studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News Today

    Research performed by the University of Veracruz , in the east coast of Mexico, called Lifestyles Nutrition Students and Risk of Type II Diabetes, showed that the lifestyle of young people between 17 and 24 years of age, like lack of physical activity, mild psychological stress , and the omission of breakfast could pose a risk for developing diseases such as diabetes mellitus. Mild psychological stress develops due to bad sleeping habits and tension situations.

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  9. Roger Daniel claims T&T's first CAC medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trinadad Express

    Shooter Roger Daniel earned Trinidad and Tobago's first medal at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, when he picked up bronze in the men's 10m air pistol final at the El Lencero Police Academy on Monday. Daniel shot his way to 175.8 points to trail Cuba's Jorge Grua and Maurillo Morales of Mexico , who took gold and silver, respectively.

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  10. Lifestyle of young people could pose risk for developing diabetes mellitusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News

    Research performed by the University of Veracruz , in the east coast of Mexico, called Lifestyles Nutrition Students and Risk of Type II Diabetes, showed that the lifestyle of young people between 17 and 24 years of age, like lack of physical activity, mild psychological stress, and the omission of breakfast could pose a risk for developing diseases such as diabetes mellitus. Mild psychological stress develops due to bad sleeping habits and tension situations.

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  11. Cuba wins 23 gold medals at 2014 CACGs in VeracruzRead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    Cuba Tuesday raised its gold medal count at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, to 23. The three-member team barely edged out Mexico by a single point to garner Cuba's eighth gold medal in shooting, with a total of 1, 108 points. The bronze medal went to Venezuela, with 1,106 points.

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  12. Yucatan News: Pedestrians and PilgrimagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Yucatan Living

    Please drive carefully between now and December 28. The Guadalupanas are on the highways and will be in the streets as they enter and leave the cities. The busiest day will, of course, be December 12 , but that will simply be the beginning of their return home, so it is important to continue driving with great care and attention.

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  13. Hockey men edge past Dominican Republic at CACRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Trinadad Express

    The Trinidad and Tobago men's hockey team imitated their female counterparts when they opened their Central American and Caribbean Games campaign with a narrow 4-3 win over the Dominican Republic at the High Performance Centre in Veracruz, Mexico yesterday. T&T were first on the scoreboard when Tariq Marcano scored in the third minute, but a double strike by Jose Lopez in the sixth and eight minutes saw their opponents take the lead.

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  14. Mexico: General strike planned over disappeared students amid new protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Green Left Weekly

    ... also called for the boycott of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games, which are taking place in Veracruz, Mexico, from November 14-30. The boycott actions against the Central American and Caribbean Games started November 12 when students of ...

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  15. Alonso Ruizpalacios' 'Gueros' Tops Los Cabos FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Appropriately for a festival ithat n part sets out to showcase new Mexican talent to the U.S. and Canada, Alonso Ruizpalacios' feature debut "Guero" - sold by Mundial, a joint venture of IM Global and Canana - won the top Los Cabos best picture award at the 3rd Los Cabos Festival. Presented by Diego Luna, the award was made at the Saturday's closing gala ceremony where "Captive" star Rosario Dawson presented a Tribute to Canadian auteur Atom Egoyan, calling him "evisceratingly smart."

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  16. Good start for hockey women at CACRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | Trinadad Express

    The Trinidad and Tobago women's hockey team opened their Central American and Caribbean Games campaign with a solid 5-0 win over Bermuda at the High Performance Centre in Veracruz, Mexico yesterday. After the opening ceremony Friday night, the first set of sports got underway yesterday, the official first day of competition at the quadrennial games.

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  17. Hockey men and women first into CAC actionRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Trinadad Express

    Several Trinidad and Tobago athletes will begin their quest for glory as Day One of competition in the 2014 Central America and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, gets underway today. First to taste action will be the national women's hockey team as they face Bermuda in a Group B preliminary match at the High Performance Centre from 9 a.m. The men open their campaign tomorrow with an 11 a.m contest against the Dominican Republic.

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  18. This Weeka s Wow: Carolina Herrera Hosts a Glamorous Adventure in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | InStyle

    In this weekly feature , InStyle's Fashion News Director Eric Wilson shares his favorite fashion moment of the week, and explains how it could shape styles to come. Look for it on What's Right Now every Friday.

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  19. Protest This Saturday for Disappeared Students in Ayotzinapa, MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Mission Local

    After Mexico's attorney general Murillo Karam declared last week that the 43 disappeared students were burned for 15 hours and then tossed to a nearby river, massive protests have been held in Mexico and abroad. This coming Saturday , several Bay Area organizations have put together a march that will begin at noon at 24th and Mission to march and protest against the Mexican government response to what's happened in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero.

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  20. UFO hovering over Mexican nuclear plant caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Examiner.com

    While Americans are distracted by hovering lights on Mars and singing comets, UFOs may be visiting power plants to harvest energy. At least that's what The International Business Times makes of the UFO sighting over a power plant in Veracruz, Mexico.

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