Former Mexican mining boomtown revived by tourism

Former Mexican mining boomtown revived by tourism

In the Americas, the history of many towns and cities followed a boom and bust cycle of local industries. Some of those towns are forgotten forever, but some bounce back, if conditions allow.
CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports on the newfound prosperity of one small town in Mexico and the forces that helped it rise from the ashes.

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Argentine President Macri fights for political survival in election

When Mauricio Macri won Argentina’s presidency in 2015, he was hailed as a pragmatic pro-business leader who would kick-start the country’s spluttering economy. Nearly four years on, Macri is seeking re-election and could be on the verge of a historic first-round defeat because of the economy’s failings. Joel Richards has this report.

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High-tech methods deployed to stop methane gas emissions

High-tech methods deployed to stop methane gas emissions

Methane is a very potent greenhouse gas, and if it leaks it can be dangerous, but finding those leaks can be difficult. It’s a serious problem that many companies involved with the oil and gas industry are busy trying to address. However, a new array of technologies offer potential solutions. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports.

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Tech companies seek markets outside of China

Tech companies seek markets outside of China

In the trade war, Chinese imports to the U.S. were hit with a new 15% tariff in September. Everything from smartwatches to smart speakers were on the list.  Some tech companies are looking outside of China for options.

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Cuba uses comprehensive plan to fight cancer

Officials with the World Health Organization say cancer is one of the major killer diseases in Cuba. Every year, thousands of people die of cancer on the island.  In response, Cuba put in place a comprehensive plan more than a decade ago.

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