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February 18, 2021
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Mexico finds clandestine burial pits in north, Gulf coast

At least a half-dozen bodies have been found buried in shallow pits in the scrubland of the northern Mexico state of Sonora, while in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, experts and police uncovered at least three burial pits in a tropical mangrove island, authorities said Thursday. Prosecutors in Sonora said a volunteer search team...
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Mexico City plastic ban causes tampon concerns for women

In Mexico City, one of the world’s biggest cities, a product that many women relied on as a monthly necessity is gradually disappearing from the shelves: tampons with plastic applicators. With a lifespan of nearly 150 years, the applicators join plastic bags, forks, cups, balloons and straws as single-use plastics that Mexico City has banned...
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‘Switch off lightbulbs:’ president asks Mexicans to ration power as Texas limits fuel

Mexico’s president asked consumers on Thursday to use less electricity in the evenings as a measure to help overcome shortages of natural gas from Texas, which is seeking to ban exports of the fuel during freezing weather. Mexico generates the majority of its power from natural gas, mostly imported from the United States. Latin America’s...
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