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400-YEAR Old Church Emerge From Receding Water

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No biggie, but a Colonial-era church has emerged from receding waters in Mexico.

Leonel Mendoza fishes every day in a reservoir surrounded by forest and mountains in the southern Mexico state of Chiapas.

But in recent days, he has been ferrying curious passengers out to see the remains of a colonial-era church that has emerged from the receding waters.

Pretty impressive, right?
A drought this year means the level of the Grijalva River, which flows into the Nezahualcoyotl reservoir, has dropped by 25 meters (82 feet).
It is the second time a drop in the reservoir has revealed the church since it was flooded when the dam was completed in 1966. In 2002, the water was so low visitors could walk inside the church.
‘The people celebrated. They came to eat, to hang out, to do business. I sold them fried fish. They did processions around the church,’ Mendoza recalled.
The church near Quechula was built by a group of monks headed by Friar Bartolome de la Casas, who arrived in the region inhab…

The War between Iconic Emeka Ike and Segun Arinze

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The war between iconic actors Segun Arinze and Emeka Ike seems to have no end in sight. In a recent interview, Arinze had said Ike should stop embarrassing the Actors Guild of Nigeria by parading himself as its president.

According to Segun:

‘Emeka should grow up. As far as I am concerned, Ibinabo Fiberesima is the bonafide president. Even in the recent judgement that came out recently telling us to return to the status quo, what does it mean? We were told to go back to the way we were. There was no time Emeka Ike was pronounced the president of AGN. Let him bring out the copy of
the judgement and show us if he is man enough. He should wake up and stop embarrassing the guild.”

Well, these words did not go down well with Ike who believes Segun Arinze “is an illiterate who should have been in jail.” He told Saturday Beats:

“I heard Segun Arinze was interviewed and he said so many things about me and nobody asked me for my own side. I don’t think it was a balanced report.

Segun Arinze d…