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Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico

A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least two people, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said one person was killed and another injured in a building collapse in Huatulco, Oaxaca. Otherwise he said reports were of...
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Mexico’s confirms 4,577 new coronavirus infections and 759 deaths today

On the 22nd day of the return to the “new normal”, a strategy that aims to achieve the orderly, and gradual reopening of the economic, social and educational life of Mexico, the Ministry of Health (SSa) reported on the progress of the epidemic by COVID-19 in the country. According to the data from the agency,...
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COVID-19 takes another 1,044 Mexican lives today

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported this Sunday, June 21, that the number of cases accumulated by the new coronavirus in Mexico is 180,545, adding 5,343 new cases today, and also reported that the number of deaths related to this disease is 21,825, with 1,044 Mexican lives lost today. It should be remembered that the...
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Death of trans doctor in Mexico sparks new fears over LGBT+ violence

Mexican authorities said on Friday they were investigating the death of a leading transgender health advocate whose body was found dumped by a motorway, reigniting fears over the safety of trans people in the country. Elizabeth Montano, a transgender doctor who worked at the Mexican Social Security Institute, had been reported missing for nearly 10...
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COVID-19 in Mexico: 20,394 deaths and 170,485 confirmed cases

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported this Friday, June 19, that the accumulated infections by COVID-19 are 170,485, adding 5,030 new cases today. Furthermore, since the beginning of COVID-19, Mexico has suffered 20,394 fatalities, with 647 deaths reported today. Given the rampant number of infected in the country, the head of the Government of Mexico...
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Thousands of tons of dust from the Sahara travel to Yucatan, Mexico

The ways in which ecosystems interact with each other, even if they are at opposite poles of the planet, is impressive. As also happened in June 2019, the perfect example is in the transfer of thousands of tons of dust that travel by air currents from the Sahara desert to Latin America, from Puerto Rico,...
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Fearing coronavirus, Mexico City couple opt for home birth

After nearly 15 hours of labor, Karla Lopez Rangel received a stern warning from her midwife: if you do not deliver the baby now, we will have to rush you to the hospital. Although she was exhausted and battered by contractions, Lopez knew the hospital was the last place she wanted to be. It was...
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Mexico converts F1 racetrack, military barracks to coronavirus hospitals

Mexico has repurposed a Formula One racetrack, converted a huge convention center and put hundreds of beds into military barracks to create new hospital space to ease the strain on its health system in the mounting coronavirus pandemic. Mexico’s coronavirus death toll has leapt 14-fold since President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador first declared the country...
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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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Mexico adds another 770 deaths from COVID-19 today

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported this Wednesday, June 17, that the accumulated COVID-19 infections in Mexico are 159,793, adding 4,930 new cases today. Furthermore, since the beginning of the epidemic, Mexico has suffered at least 19,080 fatalities, with 770 new deaths added today, creating a new record when removing the two higher day totals...
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