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‘None of us deserved it’: Americans who survived kidnapping in Mexico share details of their captivity

Mitchell McCluskey and Nouran Salahieh, CNN April 12, 2023

CNN– More than a month after four Americans were attacked and kidnapped by a drug cartel in Mexico, the two survivors say they’re still recovering from the trauma of the terrifying ordeal and the...

3 women missing after crossing Mexico border 2 weeks ago

CNN -- Three women are believed to be missing in Mexico after they crossed the US border traveling from Texas to sell clothes at a flea market more than two weeks ago, police...

4 Americans kidnapped in Mexico identified as South Carolina mother and friends traveling for a medical procedure

CNN -- The four Americans who authorities say were kidnapped in Mexico on Friday were a tight-knit group of friends traveling from South Carolina so one of them – a mother of six – could undergo a...

4 US citizens were kidnapped by gunmen in Mexico in case of mistaken identity, US official says

CNN– Four US citizens were assaulted and kidnapped by gunmen in northeastern Mexico on Friday in a case of mistaken identity, a US official with knowledge of the investigation told CNN. The Americans...

As egg prices rise, so do attempts to smuggle them from Mexico, say US Customs officials

Zoe Sottile, CNN January 22, 2023

CNN -- High prices are driving an increase in attempts to bring eggs into the US from Mexico, according to border officials. Officers at the San Diego Customs and Border Protection Office have seen an...

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Travel to Mexico during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

CNN staff November 27, 2021

Editor's note: Coronavirus cases remain high across the globe. Health officials caution that travel increases your chances of getting and spreading the virus. Staying home is the best way to stem transmission....

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International students at Stark struggle with connections during pandemic

Jessica Cobb Reporter November 19, 2020

Pablo Castillo, a senior music technology major from Mexico City, always dreamed of someday going to college in the U.S. His love for music and the art that music creates, he said, is what connected him...

Kent State Stark goes global to create friendships

Jessica Cobb Regionals/Teaching reporter September 18, 2020

High school students will have the opportunity to deepen social bonds, develop intellectual networking, and heighten awareness of global issues at the International Friends Conversation Partner Program...

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Kent State professor selected for Tyson Scholars Program

A Kent State professor has been selected for the Tyson Scholars Program at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for spring 2020. The award has a cash prize of $21,000.Joseph Underwood, an assistant...

Cleveland Public Theatre celebrates 15th annual Day of the Dead

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter November 3, 2019

There’s Halloween, and then there’s Día de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead.Family and friends gather to celebrate the lives of their loved ones during Day of the Dead, rather than celebrating...

Deal reached to end GM strike

Originally Published: 16 OCT 19 11:37 ETUpdated: 16 OCT 19 12:04 ET     (CNN) -- Negotiators from General Motors and the United Auto Workers union have reached a tentative deal to end a 31-day strike...

Attendees at the first Cultural Cafe of the semester enjoyed cultural presentations and samples of authentic Mexican cuisine, Sept. 18, 2019. 

International Student and Scholar Services hosts first Cultural Cafe

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter September 18, 2019

Kent State’s Cultural Cafe has much more to offer than your average cafe.Hosted by the International Student and Scholar Services at the Office of Global Education, the presentations at the event focused...

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