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500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs

Within five years, 15 million people – 80% of the population – were wiped out in an epidemic named ‘cocoliztli’, meaning pestilence<p>In 1545 disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers, headaches and bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally …

Mexico City

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Mexico’s Deadliest Town. Mexico’s Deadliest Year.

TECOMÁN, Mexico — He slumped in a shabby white chair, his neck unnaturally twisted to the right. A cellphone rested inches away, as if he had just put it down. His unlaced shoes lay beneath outstretched legs, a morbid still life of what this town has become.<p>Israel Cisneros, 20, died instantly in …

Mexico

Alexander Zverev completes shock win over Novak Djokovic in Rome

Alexander Zverev completed a shock 6-4 6-3 win over world number two Novak Djokovic in the final of the Italian Open in Rome.

El Camino primitivo

Camino Primitivo<p>El Camino Primitivo es ese idóneo punto de partida para descubrir la senda del primer Camino conocido, la que tomó Alfonso II el …

Un político del PRI ha movido 17 millones de dólares en cuentas en paraísos fiscales

Lara Aréchiga oculta sociedades en Panamá y las Antillas Holandesas<p>La sociedad <i>off shore</i> de Lara Aréchiga, exsecretario de Administración y Finanzas …

La importancia del narciso

Los detractores de López Obrador dicen que es un Chávez disfrazado; sus seguidores, que es un nuevo Lázaro Cárdenas<p>Se requiere una considerable …

¿Qué dice el proyecto de nación de Cárdenas?

Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, el fundador y ex militante del PRD, presentó los lineamientos generales de Llamado a México, su proyecto de nación, que tiene por objetivo redactar y promulgar una nueva constitución federal con un gobierno centrado en los ciudadanos y un modelo económico que reemplace al …

Why do most Americans seem sure that the president is keeping his promises

DONALD TRUMP’S presidency contains a puzzle. Opinions of the new president are remarkably clear-cut. Nine in ten of those who voted for him last …

Mikhail Gorbachev: It 'looks as if the world is preparing for war' as nuclear threat re-emerges

Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that a new arms race means "the nuclear threat once again seems real" as he stated it "looks as if the world is preparing for war".<p>The former Soviet leader called on Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to work together to take steps to reduce the world's nuclear …

World Leaders React to Donald Trump Winning the U.S Election

Leaders and officials across the world reacted with shock, hope and congratulations, as Donald Trump confounded polls and surged to victory over …

'Go to hell!' A divided America struggles to heal after ugly election

(Editors note: Attention to language in paragraph 30 that may be offensive to some readers)<p>A woman passes burning garbage during a demonstration in Oakland following the election of Donald Trump. REUTERS/Noah Berger<p>By Jason Szep<p>ELLSWORTH, Maine (Reuters) - “He lies,” huffed Janet Foster.<p>“And he’s a …

Hillary Clinton

"Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement." Matt Biondi - 11-Times Olympic Medalist 🏊 #motivationmonday Photo: Getty Images

The right way to do drugs

IT IS like a hash-induced hallucination: row upon row of lush, budding plants, tended by white-coated technicians who are bothered by the authorities …

Cannabis

Gay rights in Latin America | The Economist

Air France : chronique d’un crash devenu inévitable

La compagnie tricolore peine à se mettre en ordre de bataille pour répondre aux défis posés par les transporteurs low cost et ceux du Golfe. Ses …

De Tlaxcala a Marte

La NASA premia a cuatro jóvenes mexicanos formados por un profesor rural<p>Tlaxcala, un Estado situado en el centro de México de 4.000 kilómetros …

Cine latinoamericano gana premio al mejor guión y la Cámara de Oro en la 68 edición de Cannes

El mexicano Michel Franco se alzó con el premio al mejor guion por su película “Chronic”.<p>La 68 edición de Cannes ha contado con poca presencia de …

"Esta batalla, no lo dude nadie, es por nuestra libertad"

TE RECOMENDAMOS<p>agosto 8, 2018 7:45 am<p>agosto 8, 2018 2:34 am<p>Redacción AN marzo 13, 2015 10:52 am<p>Comentarios de la periodista Carmen Aristegui, titular …

Captured capos

HOWEVER unruly Mexico’s teachers are, none has had a more chequered career than Servando Gómez Martínez, “El Profe”, a former primary-school teacher …

Flunking the test

GOING into the offices of the National Co-ordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) in Oaxaca, a city 350km (220 miles) south-east of Mexico’s capital, …

L’Amérique latine en panne de croissance

Les pays exportateurs nets d’or noir, à l’image du Venezuela et de l’Équateur, souffrent déjà de la dégringolade spectaculaire des prix.<p>L’Amérique …

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Les meilleurs slogans des manifestations en hommage à « Charlie Hebdo »

Portfolio<p>Les meilleurs slogans des manifestations en hommage à « Charlie Hebdo »<p>Le Monde.fr | • Mis à jour le<p>Couvertures d'anciens numéros de « …

Al Qaeda recupera el protagonismo del terrorismo global

La red representa una mayor amenaza en Occidente que el califato<p>Relata Abu Jarir al Shamali en el último número de la revista <i>Dabiq</i>, órgano de …

Nous sommes Rachid, Melissa, Ramdane, Faiza, Bernard, Alice, Mohamed.... : « Et maintenant, qu’est-ce qu’on fait ? »

Un collectif composé de personnalités, telles que l’humoriste Jamel Debbouze et le musicien Rachid Taha, appelle à défendre les valeurs portées par …

Terror in Paris

THE latest issue of <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>, a satirical French magazine, spotlights Michel Houellebecq, author of a new novel that imagines the Islamisation of …

10 gennaio 1971: muore la stilista Coco Chanel, le sue creazioni rivoluzionarono il concetto di femminilità #AccaddeOggi

10 gennaio 1971: muore la stilista Coco Chanel, le sue creazioni rivoluzionarono il concetto di femminilità #AccaddeOggi

Marriott is bad, and should feel bad

MARRIOTT can't take a hint. In October, the hotel giant was roundly shamed (including by this blog) after paying America's Federal Communications …