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February 17, 2021
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Kidnappings in Mexico increase during January

The number of victims of kidnapping in Mexico increased by 32.2% in a single month during January, when 123 cases were registered compared to 93 in December 2020, the NGO Alto al Secuestro reported this Wednesday. In addition, the number of investigations started increased by 7.5%, from 79 in December to 85 in the first...
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There are 14 deaths due to cold in northern Mexico

The official death toll from the cold front in northern Mexico reached 14 this Wednesday after six new deaths were reported in the last hours, while alerts continue for a new cold front and the tenth winter storm of the season. Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, reported four new deaths of people poisoned by heaters, and the...
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Mexico urges rich countries to stop ‘hoarding’ COVID-19 vaccines

Mexico on Wednesday made a plea at the U.N. Security Council for countries to stop hoarding vaccines against COVID-19 as poorer ones fall behind in the race to vaccinate their citizens. Three quarters of the first doses have been applied to citizens in only ten countries that account for 60% of global gross domestic product...
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Mexico rises above 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases

Mexico topped 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases and 175,000 deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday, though officials concede that the country’s extremely low rate of testing means the real figures are much higher. The Health Department said 8,683 cases and 1,329 deaths had been confirmed in the previous 24 hours. Mexico’s 175,986 test-confirmed deaths so...
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