Latest ME Cancun Stories

2005-11-16 17:33:50

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - MTV canceled plans on Wednesday to stage its Latin American music-video awards ceremony on Mexico's Caribbean coast after Hurricane Wilma battered the area. The show was first postponed just hours before it was scheduled to start near the beach resort of Playa del Carmen on October 19 as Wilma's ferocious winds and rains lashed the coast. MTV said then it still hoped to hold the 2005 awards on Mexico's "Maya Riviera," but gave up the effort on Wednesday....

2005-10-25 13:44:34

By Noel Randewich and Greg Brosnan CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Tourists rushed to flee Mexico's Caribbean coast on Tuesday where Hurricane Wilma wrecked hotels and ate up large chunks of soft white beaches that pull in millions of vacationers every year. After days in damp, filthy shelters, crowds of British and American tourists lined up in downtown Cancun for buses arranged by foreign embassies to take them to the city of Merida and then flights home. "We've had no water and no...

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  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.