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With beer shortages and ‘dry laws’ imposed, more than 100 people die from adulterated alcohol in Mexico

More than a hundred people have died in recent weeks in Mexico due to the consumption of adulterated alcohol in states such as Jalisco, Morelos, Puebla, and Yucatan. In Jalisco, at least 31 people have died from adulterated alcohol consumption, six of these in the past day. According to a statement from the state Health...
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Popocatépetl Volcano increases its activity in the last 24 hours

The Popocatépetl volcano, located in the limits of Morelos, Puebla and the State of Mexico, increased its volcanic activity again in the last 24 hours, reported the National Center for Disaster Prevention ( Cenapred ), however, the Volcanic Alert remains in Yellow Phase 2. Popocatépetl activity in the last 24 hours The Cenapred report indicates...
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While the rest of the world cheers medical staff, many are victims of violence in Mexico

They are the first line of defense against the COVID-19 pandemic. But in Mexico, unlike what happens in other countries, doctors and nurses have been victims of harassment and attacks that have become so common that the federal authorities have asked the population to show solidarity and end threats to health personnel. In recent weeks,...
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Mexicans march to protest major infrastructure projects

More than 1,000 people marched through the center of Mexico City on Friday in opposition to the government’s largest infrastructure projects. The protest brought together unions, environmentalists, students and representatives of Mexico’s indigenous peoples, a mix that would seem a natural base for populist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, but which has become among his...
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Residents detain and torch woman’s vehicle after she runs over children at Christmas Parade

A woman in Morelos drove her vehicle through a group of students gathered to participate in a Christmas parade in Mexico. Witnesses did not wait for authorities as they prevented the woman from fleeing the site by apprehending her and setting her vehicle on fire. According to the police report, the incident occurred around 6...
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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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The Popocatépetl Volcano records 84 exhalations in the last 24 hours

Through the monitoring systems of the Popocatépetl volcano, 84 exhalations were identified accompanied by water vapor, volcanic gases, and low ash content. In a statement, the Morelos government said that additionally, 45 minutes of tremor and a volcano-tectonic earthquake occurred yesterday at 12:34 hours, with a magnitude of 2.2 From the first hours of the...
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124 cases of Zika confirmed in Mexico, Jalisco ranks #1

A total of 124 cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Mexico, 13 of these cases are in pregnant women, said the Directorate General of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health. The states that top the list with the most confirmed case numbers are Jalisco with 41 cases, followed by Morelos and Sinaloa...
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