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Science & Tech
Torre Reforma named best skyscraper in the world
Mexico (Notimex) - The 246-meter high Torre Reforma has been given the International Highrise Award 2018 for the most innovative skyscraper in the world.
The building is a project by Mexican architect Benjamín Romano, who will receive the award in a ceremony in Frankfurt.
Torre Reforma was chosen as the most innovative out of 36 buildings across 15 countries.
Torre Reforma, in Mexico City's...
Mexico-Canada Alliance begins 14th meeting
Ottawa (Notimex) – The 14th meeting of the Mexico-Canada Alliance has begun in Ottawa with representatives from the government, private sector and academics, who will discuss the development of the work being carried out in favour of bilateral relations.
The alliance includes top representatives of the public and private sectors of both countries and was created in 2004 during the 60th anniversary...
Triunfo Conservation Fund nominated for Pathfinder award
Mexico (Notimex) - The Triunfo Conservation Fund has been nominated for a Pathfinder award as an innovative financial mechanism to protect the biodiversity of protected areas in the state of Chiapas.
The award if given by the United Nations Development Porgram, the International Union for Nature Conservation and the World Committee of Protected Areas.
The Pathfinder award goes to exceptional...
Mexico remembers earthquake victims with nationwide drill
Mexico (Notimex) - Cities across the country held a mock earthquake drill in memory of the victims of the earthquakes of September 19, 2017 and 1985.
The drill was organized by Civil Protection units in each state.
Participants included the general public, police, military, fire brigade and medical personnel.
Authorities called for the public to hold one minute of silence prior to the drill,...