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Is he on drugs or is that some -19 related brainfog??
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country is doing better than the United States in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, even though Mexico's per capita death rate is probably higher and the country has vaccinated less than 1% of its population.
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Incident at thermo-electric power-plant in La Paz supposedly last Sunday.
We have not verified the incident with any official sources.

February 21, 2021
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So far this 2021, about 45 tons of garbage have been collected on the beaches of the municipality of La Paz, Balandra being the most visited by tourists, reported the head of the Federal Maritime Terrestrial Zone (Zofemat), Susana Rubio Lucero .
"We continue with the work of cleaning and caring for the beaches, mainly on Balandra beach, where strict control is still being maintained on access to this space, taking care of the capacity of the place," she said.

February 19, 2021
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Chile already has surpassed China, Germany, France, Spain and many other countries in vaccinating its population.
If we just measure the percentage of vaccinations per population over the past week, Chile ranks No. 1 in the world, followed by the United States.
“Chile’s vaccination campaign is impressive!” tweeted Oxford University researcher and Ourworldindata.org founder Max Roser.
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February 12, 2021
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Mexico’s health ministry on Saturday reported 1,496 new confirmed deaths from COVID-19, bringing the country’s total to 165,786.
The difference between the Mexican government report and our numbers obtained from the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA are related to the daily cut-off time which is 00:00UTC
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February 07, 2021
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Mexico’s health ministry on Sunday reported 7,030 new confirmed cases of infection and 462 additional fatalities.
Bringing the total in the country to 1,864,260 cases and 158,536 deaths.
The government says the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.
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February 01, 2021
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As the coronavirus swept the globe early last year, Mexican officials made an unusual decision: They would not impose "coercive" measures to force citizens to obey pandemic restrictions.
No curfews.
No arrests.
No fines.
Nearly a year later, Mexico is battling a severe epidemic. Hospitals are at the breaking point. Residents flouting stay-at-home messages fueled a new explosion of cases during the Christmas holidays.
Deaths have soared past 150,000
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January 26, 2021
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Baja California Sur - Between the night of Thursday 14 and the afternoon of this January 17, 471 new cases of Coronavirus and 18 deaths were registered, of which 10 were in La Paz; another 377 people recovered, according to the count issued by the Ministry of Health (SSA).
The cumulative total reached 20,410 confirmed cases from the end of March to date;
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January 18, 2021
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Mexico’s Health Ministry on Friday reported 9,679 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 665 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 1,372,243 cases and 121,837 deaths.
The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.

December 26, 2020
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Pandemic ravages Mexico. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, whose public statements have rarely acknowledged the gravity of Mexico’s outbreak, began the month urging Mexicans to forgo the holiday parties that stretch through December into January.
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December 26, 2020
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Families across Mexico scaled down Christmas festivities to avoid the spread of coronavirus, while others spent the holiday alone after having lost loved ones to the pandemic that has killed more than 120,000 in Mexico this year.

December 26, 2020
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Despite having promised to demilitarize public security, during his two years in office President López Obrador (widely known as AMLO) has instead expanded the powers of the Mexican armed forces beyond national security tasks. The recent release from a U.S. jail of General Salvador Cienfuegos, the former head of Mexico’s Ministry of Defense (SEDENA), on foreign relations’ grounds tells us something about the military’s new role in the government.
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December 09, 2020
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Regarding deaths, a 7% increase was reported by COVID-19, compared to the previous week.
This increase is due to the cold season, since "the number of acute respiratory infections always increases."

December 09, 2020
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Since 2000, almost three-quarters of the 119 journalists murdered in Mexico were killed by firearms, an investigation by the Cartel Project has found – and most of those weapons are imported.
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December 09, 2020
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Mexico’s health ministry on Tuesday reported 11,006 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 800 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 1,193,255 cases and 110,874 deaths.
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

December 09, 2020
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Brazil has recorded its first possible case of Candida auris, a rare fungus that can cause drug-resistant infections and potential fatalities, the country’s health ministry said on Tuesday.
Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa was alerted on Monday to the possible infection in a patient admitted to an adult intensive care unit in a hospital in the northeastern state of Bahia, according to a ministry statement.
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December 09, 2020