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2005-12-07 08:24:58

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico has closed a boot camp for troubled U.S. teenagers south of this city on the California border and deported 13 youngsters whom workers are suspected of abusing, health authorities said on Tuesday. The U-Turn For Christ Youth Ranch, a group home for the treatment of adolescent alcohol and drug addiction near the Pacific-coast resort of Ensenada, was closed last Friday after inspectors said they had found a range of violations at the center. Juan...

2005-12-06 19:58:23

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico has closed a boot camp for troubled U.S. teenagers south of this city on the California border and deported 13 youngsters whom workers are suspected of abusing, health authorities said on Tuesday. The U-Turn For Christ Youth Ranch, a group home for the treatment of adolescent alcohol and drug addiction near the Pacific-coast resort of Ensenada, was closed last Friday after inspectors said they had found a range of violations at the center. Juan...

2005-10-01 17:24:39

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Otis weakened slightly on Saturday as it ambled erratically toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on a path to expected Monday landfall in sparsely populated semi-desert. Otis weakened to a Category 1 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale after strengthening to Category 2 overnight, but still packed 85-mph (140-kph) winds, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami. Authorities evacuated some high-risk areas near Otis'...

2005-10-01 11:40:17

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Otis edged toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Saturday after winds strengthened overnight to 100 mph (160 km/p/h), leading authorities to evacuate some high-risk areas near its path. Otis, a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, was due to hit land in a sparsely populated part of the peninsula early on Monday, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami. "The center of Otis is currently forecast to remain west of...


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2007-03-13 09:46:38

The Silvertip shark, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, is a fairly large and slender shark found at or close to offshore remote island reefs. The Silvertip shark is named because of its white marking on all fins. The Silvertip shark is found near reefs at depths to about 2624.67 ft (800 m), mostly below 98.43 ft (30 m), in the Red Sea and along the coasts of East Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Aldabra Group, Mauritius and the Chagos Archipelago, off southern Japan to northern Australia and French...

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