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NASA launches the first nanosatellite made in Mexico

After its takeoff was delayed due to weather conditions, on Thursday, NASA launched AztechSat-1, the first nanosatellite made in Mexico and in which students, academics and professors of the Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla participated ( UPAEP). Today, the Mexican nano-satellite AztechSat-1 was launched for a destination to the International Space Station,...
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At least 10 dead, over 2 dozen hurt in Mexico bus crash

At least 10 people are reportedly dead and more than two dozen injured after a bus crash in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. The chief of firefighters and civil defense for the town of Saucillo tells El Heraldo de Juarez that the accident was reported before dawn Thursday. He said it was traveling from...
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Wave of violence in Morelia leaves 14 dead in two days

A total of 14 people have been shot to death in the last two days in Morelia, Michoacán, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) reported on Wednesday. The institution indicated that it has opened several lines of investigation, although in most cases it is presumed that these are revenge killings among members of organized crime...
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The Mexican government will finance 70% of the Mayan Train

The financing model for the construction of the Mayan Train, an infrastructure project of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, underwent an important change. Now the Government will contribute more than 70% of its cost to avoid acquiring debt in the financial markets. In original plans, the federal government would barely have a 10% stake in...
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Weapons from the US to Mexico are trafficked in washing machines, toys and televisions

The Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) revealed that they have discovered, on the border between Mexico and the United States, the trafficking of hidden weapons in washing machines, televisions, toys, car engines, unicel packages, soda bottles and gas tanks. In the report on the destruction of weapons that was presented at the morning conference of...
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Mexico raises death toll from weekend gunbattles to 24

Authorities in northern Mexico have raised the death toll from weekend gunbattles in the small town of Villa Union to 24. Coahuila state authorities say another suspect’s body has been found after a search of the area following the clashes Saturday and Sunday. According to death counts, gunmen from the Noreste drug cartel killed four...
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Two tourist cruises with 6 thousand visitors arrive in Mazatlan

The Oosterdam tourist cruises and the Carnival Miracle arrived this morning in Mazatlan, bringing 6,002 people to the tourist destination. The first to arrive at the dock of the Integral Port Administration was the Oosterdam, at approximately 06:45 AM, from Puerto Vallarta, with 1,978 passengers and 777 crew. Half an hour later the Carnival Miracle,...
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Popocatépetl emits 170 exhalations in the last 24 hours

According to the monitoring systems of the Popocatépetl volcano, in the last 24 hours, 170 exhalations accompanied by steam, water, and gases were identified. In a press release, they explained that in addition to exhalations, a volcano-tectonic earthquake was recorded yesterday at 09:35 hours with an estimated magnitude of 1.2. They indicated that at the...
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Mexico sees progress in talks to revise USMCA, says drug protections to ease

Mexico’s government said on Wednesday that progress was being made toward revising a new North American trade pact, and that protections for biologic drugs will be sharply reduced under it, in what would be a setback for U.S. pharmaceutical companies. Mexico approved the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) earlier this year, but U.S. ratification has been...
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Mexico City sanctions unauthorized sharing of sexual images

Mexico City has approved a bill establishing hefty prison time for the filming or distribution of sexually explicit images without a person’s consent or through deceit. The measure known as “Olimpia’s Law” was passed unanimously Tuesday by city lawmakers. It typifies the offense as a crime and sets four- to six-year sentences. Penalties can increase...
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