Day

June 4, 2019
The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday. Joaquín García and a follower of the church, 24-year-old Susana Medina Oaxaca, were arrested Monday after landing at...
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The use of natural gas for public transport in Jalisco is becoming the new norm. In the Metropolitan Area of ​​Guadalajara, around 600 units already run on natural gas, while 320 more use natural gas in Puerto Vallarta. In addition, in the next three years, there are plans to replace 2,860 more buses with new...
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A few hours after the mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Arturo Dávalos Peña, touted advances in security, there was another robbery in Puerto Vallarta. In the early morning hours of Tuesday, at least four subjects arrived at the Elektra store on Prisciliano Sanchez Avenue, where they managed to evade security and alarms to open the door...
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President Donald Trump said he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a long-running dispute over illegal immigration, while Mexican officials predicted an agreement to avoid the penalties would be reached during upcoming negotiations. Trump said Tuesday that the parties would try to work something out, but continued to dangle the threat...
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The federal government of Mexico has not purchased insecticides to battle the mosquito that causes dengue, and deaths from the disease have increased by 250% this year alone. During the first five months of 2019, 42 people have died due to dengue, when in 2018 there were 12 deaths due to this disease. 21,776 cases...
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Taxi drivers snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City on Monday in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The demonstrators drove hundreds of pink-and-white-liveried cabs along central boulevards and then parked them on the capital’s sprawling main square, known as the Zocalo, and the six-lane street that circles it. The protesters want the...
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Children who attend state-run schools in Mexico City will no longer have to abide by a gender-specific dress code for their school uniforms, government officials said on Monday. Claudia Sheinbaum, the Mexican capital’s left-wing mayor, announced the new gender-neutral uniform policy during a press conference at a local school in the city. “The era when...
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