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January 10, 2020
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Mexico on alert for group of Iranians who might seek to enter USA for acts of terrorism

Police units of Baja California and Sonora are on high alert status this Friday for the possible presence of Iranian citizens who could cross the border from Mexico for terrorist purposes. US Government sources confirmed that the alert is due to the fact that their intelligence agencies consider it viable that Iranian citizens with terrorist...
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IMSS buys 20 ambulances to serve indigenous communities

With an investment of 26 million pesos, the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) gave the approval for 20 basic emergency ambulances that will benefit rural hospitals in 20 indigenous municipalities in 16 states of the country. The new units will benefit three million people in the villages of Chinanteco, Chol, Cora, Cuicateco, Huichol, Maya, Mazateco,...
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Health authorities in USA warn of Mexican facial cream containing mercury

The State Department of Health Services (DSHS) is alerting consumers after a case of mercury poisoning is linked to a cosmetic purchased in Mexico. A woman had to be hospitalized in Texas after a pharmacy in Mexico mixed a facial cream for her, apparently adding mercury to a branded product. Laboratory tests showed that the...
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Shooting at elementary school in Coahuila, Mexico

This morning, a minor from Colegio Cervantes de Torreón , located in Torreón, Coahuila, shot at his classmates. So far, there are reports that there are two dead and several injured. The child, who is reported to be in the sixth grade, also fired on his teacher and then himself. So far the official information...
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SAT begins crackdown on landlords with new laws

This year things have changed for landlords who rent real estate, now they are required to issue invoices if they want to use the court systems to seek unpaid rents by tenants. As of January 1, 2020, lessors must verify that they have been issuing a Digital Tax Vouchers (CFDIs) for income purposes. If a...
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Gold bar found beneath Mexico City street was part of Moctezuma’s treasure

A new scientific analysis of a large gold bar found decades ago in downtown Mexico City reveals it was part of the plunder Spanish conquerors tried to carry away as they fled the Aztec capital after native warriors forced a hasty retreat. Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) announced the findings of new...
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