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June 17, 2020
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US renews its travel alert for five states in Mexico

In the midst of a health emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States government updated the travel alert for Mexico in which it asks its citizens and officials not to travel to 5 entities in Mexico and reconsider travel to eleven more. The State Department, through its embassy, ​​warns that organized crime groups...
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Mexico adds another 770 deaths from COVID-19 today

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported this Wednesday, June 17, that the accumulated COVID-19 infections in Mexico are 159,793, adding 4,930 new cases today. Furthermore, since the beginning of the epidemic, Mexico has suffered at least 19,080 fatalities, with 770 new deaths added today, creating a new record when removing the two higher day totals...
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Mexico becomes part of the United Nations Security Council

The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( SRE ), Marcelo Ebrard , announced this Wednesday that Mexico is one of the countries selected to form part of the United Nations Security Council. Through his official Twitter account, the Mexican foreign minister published that: “I have the honor to report that Mexico has been...
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COVID-19 mobile hospital built in Mexico will serve patients in the U.S.

The Trayfler company from Oaxaca, Mexico, and a team of almost 150 workers and 100 engineers collaborated in the construction of the first mobile hospital by the company. The trailer is made up of 12 beds, an operating room and an infirmary in an expandable trailer that will attend to COVID-19 patients in the United...
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Walmart Mexico rolls out mobile phone service

Walmart’s Mexican unit has launched a mobile phone service available throughout the country, the retailer said on Wednesday. Called “Bodega Aurrera Internet y Telefonia,” or BAIT, the service offering prepaid calls and internet usage is available at Bodega Aurrera, Mi Bodega and Walmart store formats. Mexican media first reported on BAIT’s availability in April. Walmart...
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Hugo López-Gatell: The politicization of Mexico’s coronavirus czar

When Mexico’s coronavirus czar said last week that the increases of COVID-19 cases in the country’s capital had stabilized, few felt it was cause for celebration. Hugo López-Gatell had already sung such victories before. “The epidemic is slowing down,” said the undersecretary for Prevention and Health Promotion at a press conference on May 5. Three...
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Teacher turns her truck into mobile classroom to reach her students during pandemic

Due to the health crisis that exists due to Covid-19, which has plagued Mexico since February 27, face-to-face classes at all educational levels were some of the first activities suspended, in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Despite the fact that millions of students have had their learning process interrupted, the Learn...
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Unemployed musicians in Mexico bring tunes to the streets

After the coronavirus outbreak prompted the normally bustling streets of Mexico City to empty out, out-of-work musicians looking to make ends meet have been filling roadways with the melodies of their marimbas, trumpets and güiros. With cantinas and bars shut and private events with live music practically non-existent, musicians strolling the streets of the capital...
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