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Biden administration has failed to take a balanced approach on fossil fuels, says Nebraska governor
... They haven't taken a balanced approach. Since they've been in office, I don't think they've had a successful auction of federal land for oil. Those things used to happen every quarter, every six months, but they were canceled in Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico. When you start cutting off supply, like the Biden administration has, demand just keeps going up, especially with the war in Russia and Ukraine, it just means prices are going to go up. The Biden administration is responsible for these high ...
Updated: 05/18/2022
Mexico lawmakers pass abortion law
... recent wave of loosening restrictions around the procedure. The measure, which strips punishment of one to three years of jail time from the penal code, passed with 30 votes in favor and 13 against. Legal abortions were first legalized in the capital of Mexico City 15 years ago. Oaxaca followed in decriminalizing abortion in 2019, with other states following suit in the last two years. The Supreme Court also supported allowing abortions in a September ruling on a case in the northern state of Coahuila,...
Updated: 05/18/2022
Aztec Temple dig's archaeologist wins Spanish Princess of Asturias
Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, a celebrated Mexican archaeologist who ran the excavation of the Great Aztec Temple in Mexico City, won the Princess of Asturias Award in the social sciences category this year, the Spanish foundation behind the prizes announced Wednesday. Eduardo Matos Moctezuma , a celebrated Mexican archaeologist who ran the excavation of the Great ...
Updated: 05/18/2022
Italian coffee bar fined for charging $2 for espresso
... the counter. It was this error that landed the bar, which is celebrated for its coffee-making and has won several competitions, in trouble. Francesco Sanapo , owner of Ditta Artigianale , defended his coffee, which comes from a small plantation in Mexico, and is prepared with great care by his baristas. He argued that the price of coffee was displayed on a digital menu. They fined me because someone had been fined for paying €2 for a decaffeinated coffee that involves a water extraction process ...
Updated: 05/18/2022
New Mexico, Colorado parks to close Thursday as wildfires rage
Federal officials said on Tuesday that Santa Fe and Carson National Forests would close Thursday as early-season wildfires burn in New Mexico and Colorado. Federal officials said on Tuesday that Santa Fe and Carson National Forests would close Thursday as early-season wildfires burn in New Mexico and Colorado. The New Mexico parkland would be off limits as a precaution as the Hermits ...
Updated: 05/18/2022
Fed's Evans calls for slower pace of rate hikes
Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans looks on during the Global Interdependence Center Members Delegation Event in Mexico City. Chicago Federal Reserve Bank Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans looks on during the Global Interdependence Center Members Delegation Event in Mexico City. On Tuesday, Reuters- Chicago Federal Reserve Bank Federal Reserve Bank ...
Updated: 05/17/2022
Mexican farmers demand FTSE firm to compensate for illegal mining
... farmers travelled to London to demand that a FTSE 100 company compensates them for illegal mining on their land and explain violence against anti-mining activists. In 2013, Penmont mining, a subsidiary of Fresnillo , was ordered by an agrarian court in Mexico to pay members of the El Baj o community, co-owners of common land in Sonora, north-west Mexico, for the gold extracted and to restore the land to its original state. Fresnillo told the Guardian it had complied with the court order by vacating ...
Updated: 05/17/2022
Mexican President says US embargo of Cuba is genocidal policy
... government on Monday that will ease some Trump -era restrictions on the island and increase processing of U.S. visas for Cubans. On Wednesday, L pez Obrador will meet with a U.S. delegation for the Summit of the Americas, in which he plans to explain why Mexico wants all countries in the region to attend.
Updated: 05/17/2022
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