According to this graphic in New York Times Baja California Sur shows a rise of 137% (This table is sorted by places with the most cases per 100,000 residents in the last seven days. Charts show change in daily averages and are each on their own scale.)

Cartel expert recommends tourists "DON'T GO"
Things have become so dangerous that on Wednesday, Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced the creation of a “tourist battalion” — 1,500 National Guard soldiers wielding automatic weapons to keep visitors safe.

Tested in Mexico and USA - U.S.-based Novavax announced the vaccine, produced using different technology than current shots had proven about 90% effective against symptomatic COVID-19 in a study of nearly 30,000 people in the U.S. and Mexico. It also worked against variants circulating in those countries at the time, it said.

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People say that since the holiday is meant for the deceased, there is no proper greeting to speak to the living.
We leave it just like that.
“Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.” ~Haruki Murakami

Supply-chain woes and poor logistics have left Latin America’s second-largest economy with just 39% of the population fully vaccinated, well below Argentina and Brazil, according to Bloomberg’s Vaccine Tracker.

Where we stand regards of vaccinations and a few other nations to compare!

Look at the numbers.... it would not need to be that way, in particular in North America
But the freedumb fighters.......

The Delta variant identified for the first time in India (B.1.617.2), which is considered largely responsible for the spectacular increase in cases in the Asian region and now start spreading in Europe and the USA
We will not be spared.......

Mexico's President loses grip on power in midterm elections marred by violence. AMLO's grip on congress slips, showing limits of his mandate.
Early results of midterm elections suggested that Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s coalition would not keep the supermajority needed to push through his ambitious agenda.
A significant decline for the president’s party!

AMLO is hurting Mexico - as neigbor, the USA should not ignore Mexico’s turn to authoritarianism.
The forces pushing or pulling people to leave their homes and migrate north have existed and evolved for decades. The issue has been a nightmare for American presidents to address, which, in turn, implies a horror show for Mexican and Central American governments.

Citing an unnamed Mexican official, Reuters news agency reported on Sunday that Lopez Obrador is expected to ask Biden to share its vaccination supply with Mexico.
According to the report, Lopez Obrador will ask the US for a loan of its vaccine supplies, to be paid back when Mexico receives deliveries of vaccines it has contracts for, expected to arrive later in the year.

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"The tourism sector is the most affected, and no, we do not like medicine, but we are betting on the rest of the year, that La Paz will lower the infections and we can have a very good summer, already spaced, with time and others waiting for that the vaccine also arrives, that will also help us to have that herd situation, so that more than 60% or 70% of the population is vaccinated or already has the necessary defenses in its system ", said the businessman.

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.

Incident at thermo-electric power-plant in La Paz supposedly last Sunday.
We have not verified the incident with any official sources.

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.

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If you are experiencing violence during COVID-19:
~ Reach out to supportive family, friends or neighbors
~ Call a hotline or access information online if possible
~ Seek out local services for survivors

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"We going to be chasing variants around the globe for the foreseeable future and basically have made a death pact for endemic spread of this virus. It's never going to go away." ~Gregg Gonsalves, Epidemiologist

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With landscapes ranging from deserts to tropical forests, Sierra Gorda is one of Mexico's top biodiversity hotspots. Martha "Pati" Ruiz Corzo moved her family there in 1984 and started a non-profit conservation group to save the region from the impact of human activity. Today, she may be its most trusted protector.

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The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 2,004,575, after 8,683 new infections were registered, compared to those notified a day earlier. Likewise, with 1,329 new deaths caused by complications of the disease, the total number of deaths increased to 175,986.

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 founder Max Roser.

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