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Picture of the Day – Bobcat on a Fence.

January 10, 2014 – Picture of the Day: This shot by Steven Gifford is amazing because bobcats – Lynx Rufus – are elusive, nocturnal, mostly solitary – and rarely seen by people. They first appeared about 1.8 million years ago. … Continue reading

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Storms Kill 80 in Mexico

September 19, 2013 – Twin Storms in Mexico Kill 80 – With 58 Missing: The toll from devastating twin storms climbed to 80 on Wednesday as isolated areas reported deaths and damage to the outside world. Mexican officials said another … Continue reading

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Hurricane Ingrid, TS Manuel batter Mexico, Kill 21.

September 16, 2013 – Hurricane Ingrid, Tropical Storm Manuel batter Mexico, kill 21: Pictured above, Hurricane Ingrid storm track from Sunday (Sept-15) to Tuesday (Sept-17). The position of Tropical Storm Manuel is shown below. Tropical Storm Manuel swept onto Mexico’s Pacific … Continue reading

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Mexico Gas Leak Kills Nine.

August 23, 2013 – Mexico Ammonia Gas Leak Death Toll Rises to Nine: Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos said Thursday the death toll from an ammonia gas pipeline leak in the southern state of Oaxaca has risen to nine. … Continue reading

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In Latin America, Prisons Condemned to Crisis – NYTimes.com

June 8, 2013 – “I’d Rather be Dead than Here:”  So said a prisoner at one of Latin America‘s notoriously over crowed prisons.  The grisly prison conditions in Latin America (and South America) are responsible for 360 that were killed in a … Continue reading

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40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region.

February 3, 2013 – 40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region: The chart above reflects global earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, by five regions of the world over the last 40 years. The SW (south-west) Pacific was the … Continue reading

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32 Dead in Mexico Oil Company Headquarters Building Blast.

February 2, 2013 – 32 die in Mexico oil company office building blast: A blast that collapsed the lower floors of a building in the headquarters of Mexico’s state-owned oil company, crushing 32 people beneath tons of rubble and injuring … Continue reading

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Police Find 49 Bodies by a Highway in Mexico – NYTimes.com

May 14, 2012 – The War on Drugs is Lost:  Forty-nine mutilated bodies were found dumped along a highway on Sunday near Monterrey, Mexico’s third-largest city, according to officials. Pictured above, authorities investigated the crime scene in Northern Mexico, on … Continue reading

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A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck in Southwestern Siberia, Russia.

February 26, 2012 – A 6.7 Magnitude Quake Struck in Siberia, Russia: The powerful tremor hit at 1:17PM at the epicenter, at a depth of 11 kilometers (7 miles). This sparsely populated region of southwestern Siberia, contains mostly mountains and … Continue reading

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Mexican Prison Riot Kills 44.

February 20, 2012 – Gangs Blamed as Riot Kills Dozens at Prison in Mexico: A riot in a northern Mexican prison left 44 people dead Sunday, providing yet another sign of the violence and crowding overwhelming Latin American prisons just … Continue reading

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