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Comet May Have Caused Chicxulub Crater And Dinosaur Extinction
2013-03-24 05:34:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the most popular theories on the disappearance of the dinosaurs surrounds the 110 mile-wide Chicxulub crater in Mexico. Many scientists believe the extinction was caused by an asteroid that crashed into Earth, leaving only a massive crater behind. However, a group of American scientists is presenting a theory that the culprit was actually a speeding comet, not a relatively slow-moving asteroid as many theories assert....

2013-02-08 16:23:46

MERIDA, Yucatan, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The lifestyle of Las Fincas is focused around multi-generational living and sharing experiences with family. These newly built houses in Yucatan have made it possible for locals and travelers alike to spend time at the pool, walk through well-groomed parks and trails, and contribute to a finer living. Just recently, the living has been made easier now that the development has finished up certain amenities for the 200 families. The company...

2012-12-31 08:21:07

MERIDA, Mexico, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From warm and tropical Yucatan, Merida Mexico Real Estate just wanted to let you know - they're still here and celebrating the good life. The Mayans didn't forebode that the greatest place on earth was going to collapse. They foretold that a new age of living was to commence! Break out the bubbly! Merida Mexico Real Estate has a top ten list of things to be thankful for in the Mayan World. 1. Tropical warmth. Year-round outdoor...

2012-08-30 02:24:58

MERIDA, Mexico, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans go to the polls on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. On Wednesday, November 7(th), a few million U.S. Conservatives or Progressives will be formulating their plans to relocate. Do you remember a time when Americans have been more fundamentally, rancorously and bitterly divided about the government of their country? The next 10 weeks are going to be legendary. The most money ever spent to influence an election - anywhere, ever - in the...

2012-06-15 02:24:52

MERIDA, Mexico, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HGTV's International House Hunters has found an unbridled passion for the hunt - in Merida, Mexico! Just releasing their 6th episode on the Merida, Yucatan Real Estate Market & Lifestyle, IHH is infatuated with this dynamic and ancient Mayan City. Praised, honored, flattered and recommended - Merida is all ablush with adulation. And what's not to love? Merida is the great news about Mexico! Her Architecture, History, Culture, Food,...

2011-11-08 08:15:00

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) ("ASUR" ), the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, today announced that it was notified by Fernando Chico Pardo ("FCP"), shareholder of ASUR and chairman of ASUR's board of directors that he has signed an agreement to sell 49% of the shares of Inversiones y Tecnicas Aeroportuarias, S.A. de C.V....

2011-07-01 06:35:00

MERIDA, Mexico, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico International's senior agent Keith Heitke was honored to help a young Texas couple find the home of their dreams in Merida, Mexico. The entire buying experience was captured by HGTV's film crew and can be seen by clicking on or putting the following address into your web browser: http://www.hgtv.com/house-hunters-international/fiesta-filled-living-in-merida-mexico/index.html Merida, Yucatan, Mexico is renowned for its spectacular...

2011-03-28 07:05:00

MERIDA, Mexico, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico International's Senior Agent, Architect Henry Ponce, receives Mexico's highest accolades for his design work. 2008: First Place for "Best Restoration" by Architectural Digest Mexico 2009: Grand Prix of the Yucatan Biennial with the "Loft House" Calle 64 2009: Award with Honorable Mention for "Colonial Restoration" - Calle 51 2010: Silver Medal at the Mexico National Biennial, "Best Remodeling" - "Loft House" Calle 64 2010 Second Place...

2010-08-20 06:35:00

MERIDA, Mexico, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Being retired nowadays can be about more than playing golf or fishing. For John and Janet Luoma it's about remodeling a colonial home in Merida and raising a forest in the southern part of the State of Yucatan in Mexico. The Luomas, from Stillwater, Minnesota, started their adventure in Merida by renovating a colonial home to use for retirement. But John, who grew up on his father's farm and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Latin America, decided he...

2010-01-06 06:45:00

MERIDA, Mexico, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- HGTV's House Hunters International is airing a special program on buying a home in Merida, Mexico: "Hacienda Style in Historic Merida" (http://www.hgtv.com/house-hunters-international/hacienda-style-in-historic-merida/index.html). The show will air again on February 26, 2010. Mexico International is releasing a wonderful series of new videos that show the spectacular diversity of Merida and the Yucatan Peninsula. The series of videos highlights the...