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January 11, 2020
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Alleged leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel killed

The alleged leadre of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) known as ‘La Catrina’, María Guadalupe López Esquivel, was shot down by Mexican authorities in the Michoacan municipality of Tepalcatepec. The confrontation between the authorities and members of organized crime, among which was ‘La Catrina’, occurred on Friday, January 10, in the evening. In total,...
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Young girl sells her clothes to pay for her mother’s surgery

Josy Valadez, a 17-year-old girl living in Guanajuato, has made the decision to part with her clothes to be able to collect the $50,000 pesos necessary for the surgery that her mother requires for a uterine fibroid, a non-cancerous cyst, that prevents her from living a full and healthy life. The announcement of the young...
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In case of earthquake the emergency backpack can save your life

Macrosimulacro 2020, which will be held on January 20 at 11:00 AM in Mexico, intends to foster a culture of prevention to save lives and to speed up the reaction capacity during an earthquake. “The simulation has the objective that the population knows that it is facing an earthquake, and it is also a simulation...
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Bidding for Mayan Train project begins next week

The tender for the construction of the Mayan Train will be launched next week, which will pass through five states in the southeast of the country, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced. Visiting a manufacturing company in the northern border strip, the President said that the construction of the passenger railway will stop the migration...
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Mexico ranked 26th most powerful passports in the world in 2020

As every year, the Henley & Partners index, created by several financial companies, published the ranking of the most powerful passports in the world in 2020, which is led by Japan and Singapore, but Mexico, lands 26th out of 107 countries, having visa-free access to 158 countries in the world. While Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan...
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From Oaxaca to the world: “The art of eating insects”

More than 180 pieces from 23 collections, including archaeological works, fossils in amber, entomological boxes, scientific illustrations, oils, prints, period objects, photographs, and videos, integrate the exhibition The Art of Eating Insects, which is exhibited in the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso. This sample is part of the traditional knowledge of Oaxaca, the use of...
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