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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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Winter storm kills eight in northern Mexico

The number of deaths due to freezing temperatures in the north of the country rises to eight in the last hours while in the region there are still 20% of users affected without electricity service, business closures, and temperatures of up to 15 degrees below zero in some areas. In Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, the death...
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Once a climate leader, Mexico is betting big on coal

The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is swimming against the current: while other countries are moving their economies away from the coal and other fossil industries, he has opted for plans to buy almost 2 million tons of thermal coal from small producers. It also seeks to reactivate a couple of coal plants...
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Electric blackout affects 4.7 million users in Mexico

The mega electricity blackout on Monday affected 4.7 million users in northern Mexico; Chihuahua and in some areas of Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas. The blackout began at 7:58 am on Monday, February 15 and until approximately 11:30 am in Chihuahua, service had not been restored; in Coahuila, service was restored at 68%; in Nuevo...
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Map of the coronavirus in Mexico August 31

In Mexico, 595,841 COVID-19 infections and 64,158 deaths have been registered since the start of the pandemic on February 28; However, 4,129 new cases of infections were reported in the last 24 hours, as well as 339 new deaths. Today the new epidemiological traffic light comes into force in Mexico, where 10 entities turn yellow,...
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Mexico’s coronavirus death surge puts testing regime under the microscope

Mexico went into the coronavirus outbreak insisting it would beat the pandemic without mass testing, but with deaths surging as it prepares to exit lockdown, the strategy looks increasingly untenable. Mexico’s coronavirus czar, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell, has doggedly eschewed widespread testing for new cases in favor of a lighter regime based on a...
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Coahuila reaches 630 cases of COVID-19

The state of Coahuila reached 630 cases of COVID-19 on Monday morning, when two new infections were detected in the cities of Torreón and Frontera. According to the state Health Secretariat, there are currently 26 hospitalized patients, while the deaths remain at 53. In the case of Torreón, there are already 120 infections that have...
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