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2011-02-21 14:25:00

State legislators in Chihuahua, Mexico said Sunday that they have asked Federal authorities to ban a shoot-em-up video game called "Call of Juarez: The Cartel." The video game, which is based on drug cartel shootouts in Ciudad, Juarez, has angered local officials. About 6,000 people died in drug-related violence in Ciudad, Juarez in 2009 and 2010, making the city one of the deadliest in the world. The web site of game developer Ubisoft Entertainment SA said the title is due to release this...

2009-03-27 23:09:00

MEXICO CITY, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, rock legend Peter Gabriel, actor Diego Luna, Jaguares' Saul Hernandez, and Patricia Cervantes, the mother of Neyra Cervantes, who was disappeared and murdered in 2003, met with President Felipe Calderon to urge him to increase his efforts to end the violence and murders of women in Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090327/DC89763-a ) (Logo:...

2008-10-09 06:00:35

US-based power producer InterGen has acquired the 252MW Campeche facility and the 259MW Chihuahua facility, both in Mexico, from TransAlta for $303.5 million. The transaction was funded by a combination of InterGen equity and limited recourse debt. The Campeche facility is located at Palizada in the state of Campeche in the Yucatan Peninsula; while the Chihuahua facility is located in the industrial border region of Juarez, south of the US-Mexico border. Both combined-cycle projects began...

2008-10-06 12:00:26

Realscan 3D Inc. (www.realscan3d.com) of Redondo Beach, California recently completed extensive 3D scanning work for Disney's talking dog comedy, BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA. The film, set for release on October 3, 2008, is directed by Raja Gosnell (SCOOBY DOO) and written by Analisa LaBianco and Jeff Bushnell. The story centers on a spoiled and pampered Beverly Hills bred Chihuahua named Chloe (voiced by Drew Barrymore). On vacation with her owner in Mexico, Chloe accidentally gets lost and...

2005-11-08 18:33:40

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican police have found the body of a woman apparently beaten to death in Ciudad Juarez, a violent city on the U.S. border notorious for gender violence, prosecutors said on Tuesday. More 350 women have been stabbed, strangled and beaten to death in Ciudad Juarez, which lies south of El Paso, Texas, in a 12-year killing spree that has triggered condemnation in Mexico and abroad. Police found the latest victim dumped in a vacant building plot early on...

2005-10-06 15:50:11

By Tim Gaynor NOGALES, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico's Chihuahua state plans to use oral trials instead of traditional, written criminal hearings to try serious crimes beginning next year, prosecutors said on Thursday. The announcement was welcomed by families of some of the more than 370 women who have been killed over the past 12 years in Chihuahua's Ciudad Juarez, an industrial city of 1.2 million located across the border from El Paso, Texas. "It's just fantastic. With oral trials...

2005-08-29 19:08:33

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine was shot dead in the crime-ridden Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez in the early hours of Monday morning, a U.S. official said. Mexican media named the soldier as Herbert Galvan, 23, a sergeant, who was shot apparently during an argument with the driver of a vehicle that sped away. Chihuahua state's attorney general, Patricia Gonzalez, told the United States that authorities would "pursue vigorously those responsible," the U.S. official said....

2005-07-31 12:24:49

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A policeman fatally shot a U.S. tourist in increasingly violent northern Mexico in an apparent accident, a state official said on Sunday. A Mexican policeman shot the woman as she drove in a pick-up truck early on Saturday morning with two companions near the industrial city of Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas, said Chihuahua state spokesman Fernando Sandoval. The police officer, who has been taken into custody, said his rifle fired as he lost...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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