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Mexico’s Health Ministry on Friday reported 12,081 additional cases of the novel coronavirus, a new daily record since the pandemic began, and 631 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of infections to...



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Mexico reaches new record high of COVID-19 cases in a day

Mexico’s Health Ministry on Friday reported 12,081 additional cases of the novel coronavirus, a new daily record since the pandemic began, and 631 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of infections to 1,090,675 and the death toll to 104,873. Health officials have said the real number of infections is likely to be...

Flights to Puerto Vallarta increasing 400%

National and international travelers continue to arrive in Puerto Vallarta, it is expected that flights will increase to more than 400% by the end of November. For this month of November, it is expected to close with a 410.9% increase in the number of flights compared to the figure registered in June; It will go...

Mexico opens anti-monopoly probe against Wal-Mart de Mexico

Mexico’s anti-monopoly commission said Thursday it has begun a formal investigation into possible monopolistic practices in wholesale and retail goods distribution and sales, a probe that appears to involve Wal-Mart’s Mexican subsidiary. While the Federal Economic Competition Commission did not identify its target, Wal-Mart de Mexico told investors earlier this week that it had been...

Mexico’s President among the few leaders refusing to recognize Biden as President-Elect

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday again declined to congratulate Joe Biden for winning the U.S. presidential election, making him stand out increasingly among world leaders who have withheld their recognition. Speaking shortly after China’s President Xi Jinping congratulated Biden for his victory, Lopez Obrador reiterated that it would be wrong to offer...

Mexico exceeds 10,000 COVID-19 cases for second day

This Wednesday, November 25, the Ministry of Health (SSa) announced that in 24 hours there were 10,335 new infections and 858 deaths from COVID-19 in Mexico. With these figures, 1,070,487 positive cases and 103,597 deaths caused by the coronavirus disease accumulate. Likewise, there are 69,555 suspected cases waiting for testing, 1,293,654 negative, and only 2,771,888...

Mexico City seeks to ‘break the chain’ of coronavirus with rapid tests, QR codes

Mexico City has launched a test-and-trace approach to containing the coronavirus, after a rise in hospitalizations that has raised fears of a new economic lockdown in one of the world’s largest urban centers. Mexico has one of the lowest testing rates globally, and for months has favored building capacity at hospitals over generating detailed data...

Body found in Nayarit believed to be of kidnapped real estate developer

A body “with physical characteristics similar to those of businessman Felipe Tomé ” was found around 6:00 p.m. this Tuesday on kilometer 54 of the highway that leads from La Peñita de Jaltemba to Compostela, in the state of Nayarit. This was reported by the Jalisco State Prosecutor, Gerardo Octavio Solís Gómez, who said that...

Mexico reaches a new record of COVID-19 infections

COVID-19 continues to grow at alarming rates in Mexico. This Tuesday, November 24, the federal Health Secretariat (SSa) announced that in the past day, 10,794 new infections and 813 deaths from COVID-19 were registered in the country. According to the figures provided by the health agency, this number of cases is the highest reported in...

Best Buy announces closure of all stores in Mexico

Best Buy Co Inc will close all its stores in Mexico, the company said on Tuesday, as it anticipates weaker Christmas-season sales amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. The electronics retailer operated as many as 49 stores this year in Mexico, its smallest market. The vast majority of Best Buy stores are located in the...

Mexico reports 7,483 new COVID-19 infections and 250 deaths

This Monday, November 23, the Ministry of Health (SSa) reported that in the last 24 hours there were 7,483 infections and 250 deaths from COVID-19 in Mexico. With these figures, 1,049,358 positive cases and 101,926 deaths caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus accumulate. Likewise, there are 59,258 suspected cases currently awaiting testing, there have only been...

Mexico posts jump above 9,000 for new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Mexico’s health ministry reported 9,187 additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, only the third time it has recorded more than 9,000 new infections in a single day. The total number of cases rose to 1,041,875, while 303 more deaths brought the toll to 101,676. Mexico broke records in October with a daily jump...

Real Estate Developer kidnapped in Puerto Vallarta

The real estate businessman José Felipe Tomé Velázquez, business associate to the Bribiesca brothers, children of the former first lady, Martha Sahagún, wife of President Vicente Fox, was kidnapped by a command early Sunday morning in Puerto Vallarta; during the events, one of his associates was assassinated. Preliminary reports indicate that after dining out at...