Latin American Newspaper

BY:Naeha nayar

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Mexico's Environmental concerns.

Mexico's capital, Mexico City, has an air pollution problem. Mexico City is covered in smog due to the millions of cars there. Other contributing factors of the smog are industrial growth and population boom. What makes it worse is the Sierra Madre mountains are surrounding the city trapping the pollution inside and not letting it escape. One solution is to use a catalytic converter, which reduces tail-pipe emissions. Another solution is keeping vehicles off the road based on the last numbers of their license plate.
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Brazil's Government

Brazil's current leader is Dilma Rouseff. She is the president and her term is four years. Brazil currently is a democracy. An issue with Brazil's government is poverty. The poor segment makes up one-third of the population and the extremely poor makes up thirteen percent of the population.
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Ancient Civilizations in Latin America: Aztecs

From 1428 to 1521 a powerful Native American group of people called the Aztec lived in present-day Mexico. Their capital city ,Tenochtitlan,is what is today Mexico City. They ruled large parts of middle America and built houses similar to mountains believing they would protect the rain from coming in. The Aztecs were polytheistic and had elements of human sacrifice and numerous festivals. They were overthrown by Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortes in 1521 bringing an end to the civilization.
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Mexico's Economy

With a literacy rate of 93.96% and a GDP of 2.22 trillion US dollars, Mexico has a great economy. Some of their top agricultural products are corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, beans, cotton, and tomatoes. Mexico's top trading partners are the United States, Canada, and China. Going to the United States, Mexico's top export is crude oil. Their top import is electronic equipment and unemployment rate is only 4.5%.
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Physical features in Cuba:

One physical feature in Cuba is the Sierra Maestra. It is a mountain range that runs westward in southeast Cuba. It is also the highest area in Cuba and is well known due to it being the home of three wars.


Another physical feature in Cuba is the Caribbean Sea. The Caribbean Sea is an ocean located in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere and is bordered by many central American countries. It covers about 2,754,000 km2 and it's deepest site is the Cayman Trench, which is between Cuba and Jamaica.


A physical feature in Cuba I want to see is the Laguna de Leche. It means milk lagoon in Spanish and is the largest natural fresh water lake in Cuba.