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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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Three mayors in Mexico are linked to the Jalisco Cartel

Eduardo Cervantes Aguilar, a Mexican mayor already in the eye of the hurricane for allegedly threatening the relatives of a bricklayer who died in police custody, sparking violent protests in Guadalajara, is one of the officials who have been linked to a money laundering scheme by the Jalisco Nueva Generation Cartel (CJNG). At the request...
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“La mesa herida”, the lost work of Frida Kahlo has reappeared, sort of

“La mesa herida” (EN: The Wounded Table), a lost painting by Frida Kahlo, has resurfaced once again. On all previous occasions, none of those who claimed to have the painting presented any evidence or presented the famous artwork to the public. The newspaper “La voz de Galicia” published information on Saturday suggesting that the painting...
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Michoacán Announces Mandatory Use of Masks

As a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, state authorities in Michoacán announced the mandatory use of face masks starting this Thursday. “I am asking for professional masks intended for medical personnel not be used,” said Michoacán governor Silvano Aureoles Conejo. “A mask made at home with handkerchiefs or cloth is better because it...
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In Mexico, a cartel is taking over: Jalisco New Generation

Mexico’s fastest-rising cartel, the Jalisco New Generation gang, has a reputation for ruthlessness and violence unlike any since the fall of the old Zetas cartel. In parts of the country it is fighting medieval-style battles, complete with fortified redoubts, to expand nationwide, from the outskirts of Mexico City, into the tourist resorts around Cancun, and...
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Scientists investigate seismic swarm origin in Michoacán

Fifty Mexican scientists study the origin of the seismic swarm, a sequence of low-intensity tremors, recorded since last January 5 in the state of Michoacán, and considered that there is no guarantee that it is the birth of a volcano, according to the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). “There is no guarantee that it...
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Alleged leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel killed

The alleged leadre of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) known as ‘La Catrina’, María Guadalupe López Esquivel, was shot down by Mexican authorities in the Michoacan municipality of Tepalcatepec. The confrontation between the authorities and members of organized crime, among which was ‘La Catrina’, occurred on Friday, January 10, in the evening. In total,...
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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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Tsunami waves have hit Mexico more than 60 times

The historical information available to the Deputy General Directorate of Oceanography, Hydrography, and Meteorology of the Secretariat of the Navy, reveals that more than 60 tsunamis have hit Mexico during the last 284 years. According to the Navy, tsunamis of distant origin have had waves of 2.5 meters high and those of local origin have...
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