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Mexico's hydrocarbons commission (CNH) finally signed seven contracts with firms that won acreage in the December 2016 deepwater auction.

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Jonas Cuaron will represent Mexico at the Academy Awards with his feature film debut “Desierto.”

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The Copa America is just around the corner, kicking off on Friday when the US and Colombia face off. Every major tournament comes with major surprises. Who would have thought that Spain would be the first team eliminated from the 2014 World Cup after almost a decade of dominance? Who would have expected Costa Rica to be the little engine that could for a while or that Brazil would get demolished 7-1 at home as it fell from grace? Or even last summer when Peru became a Copa America darling, finishing third. Or who would have expected Lionel Messi to score a total of zero goals in leading Argentina to the final of the Copa? Yet many people likely predicted some of these outcomes, bold as those Prophesies might have been. Here are five bold predictions for this Copa America.

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For nearly ten years, a 20-something Colombian hacker secretly shaped the outcomes of major elections across Latin America.

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Is Mexico the best team in the CONCACAF?

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Mexico will look to continue its ascent in the CONCACAF in its upcoming qualifier against Canada.

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Mexico and the US will look to continue their paths toward World Cup qualification on Tuesday as they take on two tough opponents in their respective groups. For the US, Guatemala will come calling in a game that has huge ramifications in the standings.

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The remains of a meteorite believed to be the culprit behind the mass extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago have been found. The rock fragments were found on the island of Gorgonilla.

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The Mexico City government has declared a pollution alert on Monday, its first in 11 years. Ozone levels in the city reached almost twice the acceptable limit.

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Guerrero Governor Hector Astudillo said that the Mexican government should consider allowing the cultivation of opium poppies. He believes that legalizing the cultivation of the plant for medicinal purposes could help the country’s battle against the drug trade.

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Uber is broadening its operations by setting its sights on Argentina. The announcement, however, wasn't welcomed warmly.

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Are Vampire attacks the signs of Satanic rituals on the rise in Mexico? In reality, they have been there for a long time.

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Mexican racing fans are in for a treat as their country is set to host the historical fifth round of the FIA Formula E on Saturday where the Mexico City ePrix is to be launched. Free streaming is available via the Formula E YouTube Channel.

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Inequality has been seen all over the world, with many living in poverty while others live in extreme wealth. Such vast inequality is not uncommon in Latin America, where countries have consistently faced difficulty addressing the issue.

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Seven Belgian pharmaceutical executives may face trial on suspicion of supplying an important ingredient for making crystal meth to a Mexican drug cartel. Ephedrine or pseudoephedrine is a substance normally found in cough syrup and nasal decongestants, but it can also be used to make the drug.

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Gender inequality in the film industry has been a rampant topic for the past few years. Patricia Arquette's Oscar acceptance speech became a rallying cry, binging the issue back to the forefront of industry conversation. Advocates emphasize that women, despite originally building the film industry back in its heyday, do not get equal pay or representation.

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