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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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US renews its travel alert for five states in Mexico

In the midst of a health emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States government updated the travel alert for Mexico in which it asks its citizens and officials not to travel to 5 entities in Mexico and reconsider travel to eleven more. The State Department, through its embassy, ​​warns that organized crime groups...
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A new herd of American bison arrives in Mexico

The Janos de Chihuahua Biosphere Reserve to the Protection Areas of Flora and Fauna Maderas del Carmen and Ocampo de Coahuila transferred 19 bison to the Coahuila plains after they disappeared from the area over 100 years ago. The American bison is the largest land mammal in the American continent, this impressive species was part...
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Bidding for Mayan Train project begins next week

The tender for the construction of the Mayan Train will be launched next week, which will pass through five states in the southeast of the country, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced. Visiting a manufacturing company in the northern border strip, the President said that the construction of the passenger railway will stop the migration...
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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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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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Viasat will begin offering satellite internet service in Mexico

This week, Viasat ventures into satellite broadband for homes in Mexico aimed at segments of high purchasing power. Kevin Cohen, global director of Community Wifi in Viasat, explained that they will start in the north of the country in nine entities: Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Durango, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, and San...
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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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