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Mexico records deadliest day from COVID-19

51 days after the start of the Sana Distancia Day, the number of people infected by coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mexico reached 38,324, adding 1,997 new cases in the past day. Deaths saw their most dramatic increase since the beginning of the pandemic adding 353 new deaths today, bringing the total to 3,926, according to the...
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PAHO opens Coronavirus diagnostic lab in Mexico

In Mexico, preventive measures against coronavirus have been maintained, and although they have promising news about possible cases since there have been no confirmed cases in Mexico. However, PAHO moved forward with opening a diagnostic lab for coronavirus, a disease that affects thousands of people in China. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the...
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Mexico’s Environmental Protection Agency monitors Whale Watching Tours

Environmental authorities in Mexico, such as the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA), in coordination with the Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), are carrying out different inspection and surveillance operations of whale watching tours in various states of Mexico. With the main objective of conserving and safeguarding wildlife, the authorities verify that the service...
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Mexico on alert for group of Iranians who might seek to enter USA for acts of terrorism

Police units of Baja California and Sonora are on high alert status this Friday for the possible presence of Iranian citizens who could cross the border from Mexico for terrorist purposes. US Government sources confirmed that the alert is due to the fact that their intelligence agencies consider it viable that Iranian citizens with terrorist...
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IMSS buys 20 ambulances to serve indigenous communities

With an investment of 26 million pesos, the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) gave the approval for 20 basic emergency ambulances that will benefit rural hospitals in 20 indigenous municipalities in 16 states of the country. The new units will benefit three million people in the villages of Chinanteco, Chol, Cora, Cuicateco, Huichol, Maya, Mazateco,...
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Mexico tourism exceeds expectations in 2019

The Mexican Federation of Tourism Associations (Fematur), recognizes that the number of tourists who arrived in Mexico represents an increase of approximately 6 percent. According to the agency, this year closes for the Mexican nation with more than 40 million travelers, which represents an advance of 10 percent over the previous year. The large influx...
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Mexico City zoo welcomes second baby giraffe of the year

The Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City is celebrating its second baby giraffe of the year, already as tall as a full-grown human. The female giraffe was unveiled last week after a mandatory quarantine period following her Oct. 23 birth. She will be named via a public vote to generate empathy with the little cow, zoo...
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Chinese cartel operates in Mexico

A Chinese criminal organization called Zheng, launder the profits it obtains from trafficking and trade of fentanyl, operates in Mexico, according to an alert from the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the SHCP. The Chinese organization has the support of the Sinaloa and Jalisco Nueva Generación cartels, which also occupy the financial structure to launder...
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U.S. cites crime and kidnapping in latest travel warning for Mexico

The U.S. issued a travel advisory ahead of the Christmas holidays for citizens thinking about vacationing in Mexico. According to the State Department, the new advisory was needed to warn Americans about crime and kidnapping in Mexico. “Violent crime – such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery – is widespread,” the State Department said. The...
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Nuevo León joins other states in Mexico banning single-use plastics

The Nuevo León Congress approved a ban on the sale, marketing and use of plastic products designed for disposal after a single-use. Among the items are forks, knives, spoons, mixing sticks, plates, cotton swabs, cups and their lids, trays, and containers for transporting food, that is, all those that are known as disposable. When reading...
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