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MEXICAN MANGO MAFIA : TRISTE COMENTARIO SOBRE LA SITUACION EN CABO SAN LUCAS

















Juan Antonio Carbajal Figueroa:



", el cielo huele a humo pues en cada esquina hay una fogata, ciudadanos todo vistiendo una PLAYERA BLANCA como señal de ser ciudadano de paz. Se escucha el murmullo de los centinelas de guardia que comentan con pesar lo sucedido, se respira miedo, pocos duermen. Nunca se había sentido este ambienté tan extremo. La gente que salió a las calles después del huracán, ya no era aquella gente de Cabo de antaño solidaria, ahora esta gente roba y no por hambre. Incomprensible ver que los ladrones conducían camionetas de lujo Mercedes Benz, Raptor, BMW y otro tipo, personas bien vestidas apoderándose de computadoras, pantallas planas, y equipos de sonido. Otros los "jodidos" disputandose a golpes una pantalla de plasma, era su oportunidad de lograr tener algo que ni en sueños lo tendrían. Por fin pude ver ese monstruo de mil cabezas que se forma de ciudadanos transformados a quienes see les escapa la razón. Terrible ver como los padres pasaban a sus hijos lo que se estaban robando con una sonrisa en la boca. Jóvenes de prepa rompiendo a patadas negocios que no habían sido afectados, hombres en camiones utilizando equipo para cortar puertas. Como entender que ha pasado en nuestro Cabo? Porqué no se actuó con rapidez para evitar los robos y saqueos? Que va a pasar con las próximas lluvias o el próximo huracán que impacte a Cabo San Lucas? Se hará costumbre este actuar tan estúpido? Mi Cabo San Lucas ya nunca volverá a ser el mismo. Mal agradecidos con esta tierra que da el pan a sus hijos; ahora que les darán de comer ? Ojalá y puedan pegar una mordida a la pantalla de TV cuando les de hambre."



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India




Alphonso





Alphonso (mango)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia








Alphonso (हापुस Haapoos in Marathi, હાફુસ in Gujarati, ಆಪೂಸ್ Aapoos in Kannada) is a mango cultivar that is considered by many[who?] to be one of the best in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. 


It has considerable shelf life of a week after it is ripe making it exportable. 

It is also one of the most expensive kinds of mango and is grown mainly in Kokan region of western India.

 It is in season April through May and the fruit wei…

Mangoes date back 65 million years according to research ...

Experts at the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP) here have traced the origin of mango to the hills of Meghalaya, India from a 65 million year-old fossil of a mango leaf. 





The earlier fossil records of mango (Mangifera indica) from the Northeast and elsewhere were 25 to 30 million years old. The 'carbonized leaf fossil' from Damalgiri area of Meghalaya hills, believed to be a mango tree from the peninsular India, was found by Dr R. C. Mehrotra, senior scientist, BSIP and his colleagues. 




After careful analysis of the fossil of the mango leaf and leaves of modern plants, the BISP scientist found many of the fossil leaf characters to be similar to mangifera.


An extensive study of the anatomy and morphology of several modern-day species of the genus mangifera with the fossil samples had reinforced the concept that its centre of origin is Northeast India, from where it spread into neighbouring areas, says Dr. Mehrotra. 




The genus is believed to have disseminated into neighb…

DHL (INDIA) makes gifting mangoes as easy as 1-2-3-....

Gifting mangoes is now easy with DHL
Announcement / Corporate


 May 19, 2011, 14:04 IST





Come this summer pamper your loved ones abroad with a box of delicious mangoes through DHL’s Express Easy Mango service, a unique one-stop-shop and hassle-free service for gifting mangoes all across the world.






This unique service by DHL Express, the world’s leading express company, allows customers to send mangoes from India across the world to the following countries Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxemburg, Maldives, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar Singapore, Switzerland and Sweden.





Mangoes can be availed of free of cost by merely paying for the Air Express service. In addition, DHL Express assists customers with the necessary paperwork along with procurement of quality-grade Alphonso mangoes.





Commenting on the new service, Mr. R.S Subramanian, Country Head, DHL Express India said: “With the advent of the mango season, it is no wonder that DHL Express Ea…