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February 19, 2020
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Former Mexico President Pena Nieto investigated in Mexico corruption probe

Former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is being investigated as part of a corruption probe by Mexican law enforcement, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Pena Nieto has become embroiled in the investigation of Emilio Lozoya, the former chief executive of Mexico’s state oil firm Petróleos Mexicanos [PEMX.UL], or Pemex. Lozoya is accused of...
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Mexico will ban the import of electronic cigarettes

By presidential decree, beginning Thursday, February 20, 2020, it will be prohibited to import electronic cigarettes to Mexico, declared as a needed health measure. The presidential decree was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation by which the importation of electronic cigarettes will be prohibited, as part of the actions of the Government of...
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Van Gogh Alive opens its doors in Mexico

After more than 40 days assembling the traveling expo, Van Gogh Alive The Experience will begin its season in Mexico City on Thursday, February 20, at the Monumento a la Madre. After successfully traveling to more than 60 cities around the world, Van Gogh Alive arrives in Mexico with the immersive gallery in which this...
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Why does Mexico celebrate Flag Day on February 24? This is its origin.

This February 24 Mexico will celebrate Flag Day, one of the three national symbols established by law; along with the shield and the national anthem. The designThe current design of the Mexican flag was adapted on September 16, 1968, and since 1984 its use is regulated by the Ministry of the Interior. The flag is...
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Kellogg, Amazon, Chevron, and others, promise more investment in Mexico

After a dinner at the National Palace with investors from the United States, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico, said that members of the private initiative pledged to invest in Mexico because they have confidence in the current administration. In his conference on Wednesday, the President detailed the meeting he had with Susan Segal,...
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Amnesty International requests meeting with Mexico’s President in the face of human rights crisis

Amnesty International (AI) published an open letter on Wednesday to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in which they request a meeting and express concerns about the government’s response to the human rights crisis facing Mexico. “While the Government has taken some steps in the field of human rights, these are still insufficient to seriously address...
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Meteor captured flying across the skies of Mexico

The National Civil Protection Coordination confirmed that the object seen in the skies during the night of February 18 was a meteorite. “Regarding the video that circulates in networks about the sighting of a #Meteorite, once analyzed by different members of the #SINAPROC and specialists, it is confirmed that it is a meteorite that surely...
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