CNN reports that 11 people have been hospitalized after an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico exploded and then caught fire. Slick sounds relatively small compared to BP horror. More info here.
by Rich Peterson Tourism: Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism projects 52 million visitors in 2012. The Tourism Ministry expects a boost from interest in the end of the 13th b’ak’tun of the Mayan Long Count Calendar. If the Ministry of Tourism is right, that would shatter the previous record of 22.6 million set in 2011. Hopefully nobody’s too disappointed when the world doesn’t come to a cataclysmic end. Energy: Mexico needs it, too. According to Reuters, the United States and Mexico […]