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American politicians and Mexican media and the American press has been quick to tie López Obrador’s actions to his coziness with Trump—and highlight Mexico sharing a stance with Brazil, Russia, and North Korea, all of which have yet to recognize Biden’s win.
theatlantic.com/international/

November 18, 2020
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Philosophy is a discipline that encourages critical and independent thought and is capable of working towards a better understanding of the world and promoting tolerance and peace.
World Philosophy Day - UNESCO's General Conference was convinced that “the institutionalisation of Philosophy Day at UNESCO as ‘World Philosophy Day’ would win recognition for and give strong impetus to philosophy and, in particular, to the teaching of philosophy in the world”.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Ph

November 18, 2020
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The drug maker Pfizer said on Wednesday that its coronavirus vaccine was 95 percent effective and had no serious side effects — the first set of complete results from a late-stage vaccine trial as Covid-19 cases skyrocket around the globe.
nytimes.com/2020/11/18/health/

November 18, 2020
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Economic recession and society inequalities are the headlines - how perverted to offer a "eye-catching" LV Shield transitions from clear to dark in sunlight, protecting wearers from the sun. It also features golden studs engraved with Louis Vuitton's brand name.
Pricing has not yet been announced, but as a high-end fashion brand, it's not likely to be cheap. Other Louis Vuitton head wear, including hats and sunglasses, sell for hundreds of dollars.

September 14, 2020
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Mexico’s labor market added 92,390 formal tax-paying jobs in August, data from social security institute IMSS showed on Saturday, as the country’s economy claws back jobs lost from the coronavirus spurred slowdown.
The Mexican economy has been especially hard hit by the pandemic, with health authorities confirming on Friday that the official death toll has surpassed 70,000, the fourth highest number of deaths globally.

September 14, 2020
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Mexico reported 5,674 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 421 additional fatalities on Saturday, bringing its totals to 663,973 infections and 70,604 deaths, according to updated Health Ministry data.
The true number for both figures given above is almost certainly significantly higher due to the low level of testing nationwide. Mexico’s testing rate ranks among the lowest in Latin America, with just 0.4 tests per 1,000 people

September 14, 2020
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Mexico has recorded 122,765 deaths more than would be expected during the pandemic up to August, the health ministry said on Saturday in a report on excess mortality rates, suggesting Mexico’s true coronavirus toll could be much higher.
reut.rs/35bjScz

September 06, 2020
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Photojournalist Ada Luisa Trillo has won the Guardian’s Portfolio Review award at Format photography festival this year. Her powerful piece of work on the migrant caravan follows the people who left Central American countries to reach the US.
bajaurl.com/AdaLuisaTrillo

August 24, 2020
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Mexico reported 226 more deaths from coronavirus on Sunday, finishing the week with 3,723 fatalities, the lowest total in over two months and lending weight to government assertions it is beating back the pandemic.
Low testing rates have fed concerns that the published data may understate the true extent of the pandemic, and ministry officials also caution that cases could surge again.
worldometers.info/coronavirus/

August 24, 2020
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A man in Mexico has been given a 50-year prison sentence for ordering the killing of a prominent journalist.
Miroslava Breach, who covered drugs violence and corruption in the country, was one of 11 journalists murdered in 2017 in Mexico.
bbc.com/news/world-latin-ameri

August 24, 2020
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An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft has recently completed its investigation of the hurricane. Data from this mission
indicate that Genevieve was weaker than previously estimated and now has maximum winds near 150 km/h with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected tonight, with gradual weakening anticipated. Genevieve is expected to remain a hurricane while it passes just west of the southern Baja California peninsula. Click link for animation
bajaclima.com/Genevieve

August 19, 2020
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are still paying for sex in despite the pandemic.
Stay at home, be safe, but go hungry. Go out, earn a living, but risk your life. For so many in Mexico, this has been the 's impossible choice.
And it's a difficult enough choice if you're a shopkeeper or a cab driver. But it's on another level if you're a sex worker.
edition.cnn.com/2020/08/09/ame

August 18, 2020
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A jet ski, due to a possible mechanical failure, was activated without a driver run out of control at full speed on to the beach and crashed into the woman and two other tourists who were at the restaurant.

August 11, 2020
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On Saturday 11 July, a plane arrived in Mexico City with the remains of nearly 250 Mexican migrant workers who had died of Covid-19 in the US. A solemn ceremony was held with the participation of the consul general for New York, Jorge Islas López, who had helped organize the repatriation flight..
theguardian.com/global-develop

August 11, 2020
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Muelle Fiscal at malecon in La Paz, Baja California Sur with Vista Coral in the distant background

July 29, 2020
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Ok, that's it., enough to be a pawn. @BajaNews got suspended, who knows why. There is some interest between Twitter and the Mexican government tourism department - maybe we did not report as wanted.....??

July 29, 2020