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June 19, 2020
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COVID-19 in Mexico: 20,394 deaths and 170,485 confirmed cases

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported this Friday, June 19, that the accumulated infections by COVID-19 are 170,485, adding 5,030 new cases today. Furthermore, since the beginning of COVID-19, Mexico has suffered 20,394 fatalities, with 647 deaths reported today. Given the rampant number of infected in the country, the head of the Government of Mexico...
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Thousands of tons of dust from the Sahara travel to Yucatan, Mexico

The ways in which ecosystems interact with each other, even if they are at opposite poles of the planet, is impressive. As also happened in June 2019, the perfect example is in the transfer of thousands of tons of dust that travel by air currents from the Sahara desert to Latin America, from Puerto Rico,...
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Mexico freezes bank accounts of entities sanctioned by U.S.

The Mexican government’s financial crime department has frozen the bank accounts of companies and people blacklisted by the United States under accusations of having evaded the sanction regime imposed on Venezuela, its chief said on Friday. Santiago Nieto, chief of Mexico’s Financial Intelligence Unit, did not elaborate on details, but told Reuters that bank accounts...
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Violence in Mexico: average of 100 people killed every day in May

Mexico has reached a new milestone in the homicidal epidemic that has lived for more than a decade in the country. The nation of 127 million inhabitants registered 2,982 homicides during the month of May. The 2020 figure registers a slight increase compared to the previous year, when 2,903 murders were counted. In absolute numbers,...
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Aeroméxico reportedly considering bankruptcy in the USA

The shares of Grupo Aeroméxico declined in the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) after reports that the airline is considering filing for bankruptcy in the United States and benefit from Chapter 11 in the midst of the effects caused by the coronavirus. Although the Mexican stock market operated in positive terrain, Aeroméxico shares led the falls,...
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Fearing coronavirus, Mexico City couple opt for home birth

After nearly 15 hours of labor, Karla Lopez Rangel received a stern warning from her midwife: if you do not deliver the baby now, we will have to rush you to the hospital. Although she was exhausted and battered by contractions, Lopez knew the hospital was the last place she wanted to be. It was...
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The coronavirus offers “historic opportunity” to rebuild tourism in Mexico

Mexico highlighted the “historic opportunity” to build a new global tourism era after the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which has left more than 8.4 million cases and exceeds 440,000 deaths worldwide. At the LXV Meeting of the Regional Commission for America of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held virtually, the Mexican Secretary of...
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