Heavy rains in Mexico caused a large loss of the lime crop this year, which was already plagued by disease. Drug cartels in the state of Michoacan are adding to the problem, raiding what's left in the groves and hijacking crop trucks.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Monday, April 21, 2014
On the way to the finish, fighting off a late challenge from the Kenyans Wilson Chebet and Frankline Chepkwony, Keflezighi gave fist bumps to the enormous crowds on Boylston Street, near where two powerful bombs went off at the 2013 marathon, killing three and wounding more than 260. The names of the three victims, as well as that of an M.I.T. police officer killed later that week, were written on his marathon bib.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
A new visualization of data from a nuclear weapons warning network, to be unveiled by B612 Foundation CEO Ed Lu during the evening event at Seattle's Museum of Flight, shows that "the only thing preventing a catastrophe from a 'city-killer' sized asteroid is blind luck."
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Mahmoud’s father Mohamed Farid also saw no future for his eldest child in Egypt and eventually took the harrowing decision to put his son on an illegal boat to Italy, alone.