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Cemeteries braced for surge in Covid-19 dead as Mexico readies to reopen

Cemeteries braced for surge in Covid-19 dead as Mexico readies to reopen

The president says the pandemic has been tamed but experts, and those who must bury the dead, fear an alarming rise in casesFour generations of Enrique Ruvalcaba’s family have worked at the Mezquitán
Woman gave birth to daughter after being raped in a Texas ICE detention center, lawsuit says

Woman gave birth to daughter after being raped in a Texas ICE detention center, lawsuit says

An immigrant woman who says she was raped at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Texas filed suit Wednesday against the private prison company that runs it. The June 2018
Fugitive Mexican drug lord says he has no money in legal appeal

Fugitive Mexican drug lord says he has no money in legal appeal

Rafael Caro Quintero, on FBI’s most wanted list for 1985 murder of a federal agent, said he is too old to work and has no pensionRafael Caro Quintero, a fugitive Mexican drug lord who is on the FBI’s

Woman juggling fire for TikTok clout burns down protected forest

The woman and her friend were trying to recreate a Mexican ritual. The post Woman juggling fire for TikTok clout burns down protected forest appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Belvo scores $10M from Founders Fund and Kaszek to scale its API for financial services

Belvo scores $10M from Founders Fund and Kaszek to scale its API for financial services

Belvo, a Latin American fintech startup that launched just 12 months ago, has already snagged funding from two of the biggest names in North and South American venture capital. The company is aiming
‘It’s Not the Virus’: Mexico’s Broken Hospitals Become Killers, Too

‘It’s Not the Virus’: Mexico’s Broken Hospitals Become Killers, Too

Years of neglect have hobbled many Mexican hospitals. Now, as the pandemic strikes, some patients are dying from neglect or from mistakes that are easily prevented, doctors and nurses say.
‘It’s Not the Virus’: Mexico’s Broken Hospitals Become Killers, Too

‘It’s Not the Virus’: Mexico’s Broken Hospitals Become Killers, Too

Years of neglect have hobbled many Mexican hospitals. Now, as the pandemic strikes, some patients are dying from neglect or from mistakes that are easily prevented, doctors and nurses say.

Fintech regulations in Latin America could fuel growth or freeze out startups

Regulatory consistency, legislation that tunes in with sector capabilities and forward-thinking agile startups will give continued growth and innovation the biggest chance of success.
When the Mexican Air Force Went to War Alongside America

When the Mexican Air Force Went to War Alongside America

In 1945, the 201st Mexican Fighter Squadron helped the U.S. Army Air Forces defeat Japan — significantly changing relations between the two allies after the war.
America’s Guns Fuel Mexico’s Domestic Violence Epidemic

America’s Guns Fuel Mexico’s Domestic Violence Epidemic

Lockdowns and an easy supply of weapons have been a fatal combination for Mexican women.
When the Mexican Air Force Went to War Alongside America

When the Mexican Air Force Went to War Alongside America

In 1945, the 201st Mexican Fighter Squadron helped the U.S. Army Air Forces defeat Japan — significantly changing relations between the two allies after the war.
When the Mexican Air Force Went to War Alongside America

When the Mexican Air Force Went to War Alongside America

In 1945, the 201st Mexican Fighter Squadron helped the U.S. Army Air Forces defeat Japan — significantly changing relations between the two allies after the war.

Omidyar-backed Spero Ventures invests in Mexico City’s Mati, a startup pitching ID-verification

Spero Ventures, the venture capital firm backed by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, has gone to Mexico City for its latest investment, backing the identity verification technology developer Mati. Launched
The Story of Two Brothers From Mexico

The Story of Two Brothers From Mexico

They died within hours of each other. With the pandemic, bringing their bodies home has become an almost impossible task.
Global report: 'disaster' looms for millions of children as WHO warns of second peak

Global report: 'disaster' looms for millions of children as WHO warns of second peak

Children at risk of forced labour; WHO says don’t assume cases will keep declining; US brings forward Brazil travel ban to TuesdayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe
Mexico City records thousands more deaths than usual, amid doubt over official Covid-19 toll

Mexico City records thousands more deaths than usual, amid doubt over official Covid-19 toll

Research found 8,000 more death certificates have been issued so far this year than the four-year averageCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMexico City issued 8,072 more death

GM Delays Resumption Of Second Shift At Three Of Its North American Truck Plants

A parts shortage from Mexico has forced GM to revise its production plans. |

Key Mexican State With VW And Audi Plants Not Ready To Re-Open

The state government has not announced a date when the sites can re-open. |

In Mexico, ‘Roma’ Lit a Fire for Workers’ Rights

A role in Alfonso Cuarón’s film showed me how art can provide a voice for the disenfranchised.
Coronavirus: Outbreak picks up speed across Latin America

Coronavirus: Outbreak picks up speed across Latin America

Armando Sepulveda, manager of San Cristobal Mauseleum in the massive Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec, said his burial and cremation business has doubled in recent weeks. "The crematoriums are