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U.S. arrests wife of Mexico cartel chief El Chapo on drug charges

The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the imprisoned former leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested on Monday over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, a regular attendee at her husband’s trial two years ago, was arrested at Dulles International Airport in...
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Mexico exceeds 180,000 COVID-19 deaths

The Ministry of Health reported that as of this Sunday, February 21, Mexico added 310 additional deaths from COVID-19 today, giving a total of 180,107 deaths since the pandemic began. In addition, 3,103 more cases were reported today, with a total of 2,041,380 cases in the country. With the arrival of more vaccines to the...
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Mexico City plastic ban causes tampon concerns for women

In Mexico City, one of the world’s biggest cities, a product that many women relied on as a monthly necessity is gradually disappearing from the shelves: tampons with plastic applicators. With a lifespan of nearly 150 years, the applicators join plastic bags, forks, cups, balloons and straws as single-use plastics that Mexico City has banned...
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Kidnappings in Mexico increase during January

The number of victims of kidnapping in Mexico increased by 32.2% in a single month during January, when 123 cases were registered compared to 93 in December 2020, the NGO Alto al Secuestro reported this Wednesday. In addition, the number of investigations started increased by 7.5%, from 79 in December to 85 in the first...
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Mexico says local AstraZeneca vaccine lab almost rebuilt to meet standards

The packaging and distribution of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine in Mexico had been held up due to a complex certification process that led to major changes at a factory, Mexico’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. Mexico had not finished producing doses of the vaccine from the shipments of active ingredient that already arrived to the country...
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Pfizer Resumes Shipping Vaccines to Mexico

Almost a month after the pharmaceutical company Pfizer suspended the delivery of its vaccines to Mexico, this afternoon a new shipment of immunizations against COVID-19 landed in Mexico City, which will be distributed throughout the country. Around 1:16 p.m., an aircraft from the city of Cincinnati landed, where there was a delay in takeoff due...
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Mexico reaches 174,657 deaths from coronavirus

The Ministry of Health (Ssa) reported that Mexico reached a total of 174,657 deaths on February 15, 2021, and 1,995,892 confirmed infections. In the last 24 hours, Mexico added 450 deaths from coronavirus and 3.098 infections, according to data presented by José Luis Alomía, general director of Epidemiology, at a press conference from the National...
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18,763 doses of vaccine are applied to older adults in CDMX on the first day

This Monday at 2:30 p.m. on the first day of the application of the coronavirus vaccine in three municipalities of Mexico City, 18,763 older adults have been inoculated, announced Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum. This Sunday it was announced that each of the 70 vaccination centers would apply 35,000 doses per day until February 19. Before the...
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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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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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