Mexico

Southern Mexico state bans junk food sales to children to combat high childhood obesity rates

Officials in Mexico have blamed junk food and soft drinks for Mexico's high rate of deaths among middle-aged people from COVID-19.

published on : 7th August 2020

Mexico's president dismissive of wearing mask in pandemic

"If a mask was an option for the economy's reactivation, I'd put one on immediately," López Obrador said Wednesday. "But it's not like that. I follow the recommendations of the doctors..."

published on : 23rd July 2020

Mexico hit new coronavirus record of over 500 deaths per day

Mexico has so far recorded nearly 74,560 confirmed cases and 8,134 deaths, though officials acknowledge the number of cases is probably several times higher due to Mexico’s extremely low rate of testi

published on : 27th May 2020

Civic group: Mexico City coronavirus deaths three times more than those officially reported

The federal government acknowledges only 1,332 confirmed deaths in Mexico City since the pandemic began, less than a third as many as the investigation revealed.

published on : 19th May 2020

Journalist, bodyguard slain in northern Mexico attack

Municipal police officer Orlando Antonio Ruvalcaba Flores also was killed and a fellow officer was wounded.

published on : 18th May 2020

9 killed, including 3 kids, at video game arcade in Mexico

The attackers were apparently searching for specific targets, but then opened fire indiscriminately on customers.

published on : 5th February 2020

Mexico builds cemetery for unidentified victims of violence

The cemetery will cover 50,000 square miles, have a visual identification area, a body preparation area, and six funeral cold rooms for 300 corpses.

published on : 4th January 2020

16 killed in prison riots in Mexico

A conflict between different groups of prisoners broke out in a jail in the town of Cieneguillas, about 13 km away from Zacatecas City, the state capital, said the reports.

published on : 1st January 2020

50 bodies unearthed from Mexican mass grave

The grim site was discovered just over three weeks ago in Jalisco -- a state hard-hit by violence linked to organized crime.

published on : 15th December 2019

Mexican drug cartel attacks town near US border, 20 killed in gunbattle

Gov. Miguel Angel Riquelme said late Sunday afternoon that authorities had determined the casualty count from the gunbattles stood at 14 gunmen dead and four police officers killed.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Five killed in Mexico car lot shooting

The area is known for avocado production and has been the scene of turf battles between the La Nueva Familia gang and the Jalisco drug cartel.

published on : 5th November 2019

Mexico arrests drug kingpin's son, released after cartel pins down security forces

Gunmen blocked roads and highways into the evening, bringing the city of 750,000 people to a standstill.

published on : 19th October 2019

Indians deported from Mexico recall nights spent in forests, food served at refugee camps

Sent back to India on a chartered plane that took 11 hours, the deportees were first taken to Spain from Mexico and then to India.

published on : 18th October 2019

Fierce gun battles as drug lord El Chapo's son arrested in Mexico

Images carried on Mexican television showed army and police personnel under assault by men armed with heavy weapons.

published on : 18th October 2019

In a first, Mexico deports 311 Indians

Indian nationals, who did not have a condition of regular stay in the country, were deported to New Delhi.

published on : 17th October 2019
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