Daily Archives: April 2, 2012

A 6.3 Magnitdue Aftershock Struck Oacaco, Mexico.

April 2, 2012 – A 6.3 Earthquake Stuck Oaxaca, Mexico: Today’s tremor was an after shock to the 7.4 magnitude quake that struck in the same region on March 20, 2012 that killed one and injured six. The quake occurred … Continue reading

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Aftershock shakes Mexico, no injuries reported | ajc.com

April 2, 2012 – Mexico was shaken afternoon by a strong apparent aftershock from a powerful earthquake late last month: Officials said there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries from the quake, which had an initial magnitude … Continue reading

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In Rich Europe, Growing Ranks of Working Poor – NYTimes.com

April 2, 2012 – Ranks of Working Poor Grow in Europe:  When Melissa Dos Santos leaves her job at the end of each day, she goes home to an unlikely place: a tiny trailer in a campground 30 miles north … Continue reading

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A Race to Satisfy World’s Hunger for Chocolate – WSJ.com

April 2, 2012 – TARAPOTO, Peru—Fredy Pinchi Pinchi trudges through the Amazon jungle here on a mission: to save the world’s chocolate:  The 31-year-old agronomist is in search of a hardier and more-prolific cocoa tree. His progress—and that of researchers like … Continue reading

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Three Bombs in Thailand’s South Kill at Least 14 – WSJ.com

April 2, 2012 – Thai Bombers Kill 14: Three car-bomb attacks in southern Thailand, which killed at least 14 people and wounded hundreds more over the weekend, are propelling a long-simmering Muslim insurgency to a new crisis point after years … Continue reading

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Keeping Cool With (Mega) Millions – WSJ.com

April 2, 2012 – The $656 Million U.S. Lottery Jackpot has been Won:  Three winners of the record-breaking U.S. lottery jackpot now face a series of daunting decision about how to handle their share of the $656 million prize. Tickets sold … Continue reading

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