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January 30, 2020
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Mexican activist who fought to protect monarch butterflies found dead

Environmental activist Homero Gomez, who fought to protect the famed monarch butterfly, has been found dead in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, a local authority said, two weeks after he disappeared. It was not immediately clear how Gomez had died though his disappearance sparked an outcry in an increasingly violent country where activists are...
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Mexico’s economy shrinks for first time in 10 years

Mexico’s economy contracted for the first time in a decade last year, data showed on Thursday, as businesses reined in investment due to nagging uncertainty over the economic management of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Adjusted for seasonal swings, Latin America’s no. 2 economy contracted by 0.1% in 2019 after growth of just over 2%...
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