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May 11, 2020
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Mexico fears pandemic pushing millions into poverty

The economic fallout from coronavirus could add nine million people to Mexico’s poor, according to a government study released on Monday calling for aid like pensions and insurance in the country that provides no federal jobless benefits. Increased hardship could translate to at least 70 million Mexicans, 56% of the country, not earning enough to...
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INE warns of uncontrolled exercise of power during COVID-19

Lorenzo Córdova Vianello, President Counselor of the National Electoral Institute (INE), considered that the health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic puts democracy at risk by exercising power in an uncontrolled manner and without real checks and balances. By participating in the discussion “Organizing elections during the COVID-19 pandemic: The case of Latin America”, the...
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Coahuila reaches 630 cases of COVID-19

The state of Coahuila reached 630 cases of COVID-19 on Monday morning, when two new infections were detected in the cities of Torreón and Frontera. According to the state Health Secretariat, there are currently 26 hospitalized patients, while the deaths remain at 53. In the case of Torreón, there are already 120 infections that have...
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Mexico City prepares for spike in COVID-19 cases after residents ignored isolation orders during Mother’s Day

In Mexico City, a total of 9,737 confirmed cases of coronaviruses are reported, which means that 27% of the total diagnoses in the country are concentrated in the capital. For Mother’s Day, federal and local authorities made a call to avoid celebrations because the holiday corresponded with the projected peak of the virus. But the...
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