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113 politicians have been killed during this campaign season in Mexico

Gunmen shot and killed a mayor running for re-election in Mexico on Thursday, the second murder of a politician in a week after a candidate running for federal office was shot in the back of the head while taking a selfie with a supporter. At least 113 politicians have been killed in the bloodiest election...

Mexico seeks to become ‘country of refuge’ as U.S. cracks down on immigration

Mexico is often considered a transit country for migrants. It’s the territory Central Americans must cross to get to the United States. But many generations of migrants have made Mexico their home. From 1930s-era Spanish Civil War exiles and Jewish WWII refugees to South Americans escaping military dictatorships throughout the 20th century, Mexico has welcomed...

5.3 million foreigners visit Mexico in the first quarter of 2018

In the first quarter of this year, 5,334,188 foreigners visited Mexico, of which 71.7 percent came from North America, while 10.7 percent came from Europe. While North America ranked first, South America ranked third, which accounted for 10.4 percent, Asia accounted for 3.4 percent and Central America and the Caribbean 3.1 percent. The country that...

Mexico will send medical support to Guatemala

A medical team of specialists will be sent from Mexico to Guatemala to support the emergency work after the recent eruptions of the Fuego Volcano in the neighboring country. The team will contribute to an assessment of the health status of Guatemalan citizens affected by burns, and if appropriate, transport them to specialized hospitals in...
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Mexico establishes water reserves for country’s rivers

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has issued a series of decrees establishing water reserves, aiming to preserve sufficient supplies for tens of millions of people. The decrees protect defined volumes of water in nearly half of Mexico’s 756 river basins, limiting them to use for humans and nature. Business and industrial access to the reserved...
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There are 48 active volcanoes in Mexico

According to the National Center for Disaster Prevention, there are 48 volcanoes in Mexico that are considered active, among which are Popocatépetl, located in the limits of Morelos, Puebla and the State of Mexico; the Volcán de Fuego (Colima Volcano), in Colima and Jalisco; Ceboruco, in Nayarit; Pico de Orizaba, in Veracruz and Chichón, in...

Businesses turn up heat on Mexican government over crime surge

Mexican business leaders called out the government on Monday over a recent wave of criminal activity that has terrorized large swaths of Latin America’s second-largest economy and led some prominent firms to cut back operations. Two of Mexico’s top business groups urged the administration of President Enrique Pena Nieto and the candidates hoping to succeed...
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Mexico train robberies on the rise

Mexico train robberies are increasing with blocking tracks or loosening rails to stop trains and steal the contents, causing increasing danger. The federal rail agency said Monday the number of cargo thefts increased from 532 in the last quarter of 2017 to 561 in the first quarter of 2018. While that’s only a 5 percent...
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