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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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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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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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New discoveries made at Mexico’s Chichen Itza

Five architectural centers and several objects of the Mayan culture were recently found in the archeological zone of Chichen Itza, in Mexico, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) reported yesterday through its website. The new architectural structures were among the groups known as the Nuns and Initial Series. Archaeologists are still exploring the...
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The Great Maya Aquifer, the largest underwater research in the history of Mexico

When a group of specialists began four years ago to explore what is now known as the Great Maya Aquifer, the largest research of its kind in the history of Mexico, they did not imagine what they would discover. “We knew that there was a natural aquifer below the Peninsula that includes the states of...
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Lack of flu vaccinations attribute for 94% of influenza deaths in Mexico

Of the 18 deaths from influenza recorded to date in Mexico during this season, 94 percent are attributed to people not getting the vaccine and because they had other conditions, said the Ministry of Health (SSA). The comorbidities associated with deaths were high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, obesity, immunosuppression, chronic insufficiency and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary...
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Misnebalam, the ghost town you’ll want to tour in Mexico

Misnebalam means ‘Jaguar Tail’ in Maya. And almost 100 years ago it was an important point of the Yucatan Peninsula. In addition, it was a community dedicated to henequen, a plant from the agaves family, used to make ropes, which made the town wealthy for a long period of time. However, following an attack against...
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The Mexican government will finance 70% of the Mayan Train

The financing model for the construction of the Mayan Train, an infrastructure project of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, underwent an important change. Now the Government will contribute more than 70% of its cost to avoid acquiring debt in the financial markets. In original plans, the federal government would barely have a 10% stake in...
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