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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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There are 14 deaths due to cold in northern Mexico

The official death toll from the cold front in northern Mexico reached 14 this Wednesday after six new deaths were reported in the last hours, while alerts continue for a new cold front and the tenth winter storm of the season. Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, reported four new deaths of people poisoned by heaters, and the...
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Electric blackout affects 4.7 million users in Mexico

The mega electricity blackout on Monday affected 4.7 million users in northern Mexico; Chihuahua and in some areas of Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas. The blackout began at 7:58 am on Monday, February 15 and until approximately 11:30 am in Chihuahua, service had not been restored; in Coahuila, service was restored at 68%; in Nuevo...
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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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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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Sixteen inmates killed in fight in Mexican prison

Sixteen inmates were killed and five were wounded in a prison fight in the northern Mexican state of Zacatecas, authorities said, in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in the country’s troubled penal system since President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took power. The fight broke out around 2:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon at the...
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Zacatecas in the world top places to spend new year

The city of Zacatecas has placed in the top 12 of the favorite destinations to spend the New Year among Airbnb users worldwide. The city of Zacatecas registered an increase of 118% in reservations compared to last year. In the list of the 12 most sought after destinations, it includes very rare or lesser-known destinations,...
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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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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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