Mexican sweet shops and artisans whose sales have suffered since the onset of the pandemic are now making iconic sugar skulls and creating traditional and modern handicrafts from a variety of materials in preparation for the Day of the Dead, a holiday they hope will give a much-needed boost to their businesses.
EU chief says 70% of adults in European Union fully vaccinated.
What's the share of the Mexican population has been partly or fully vaccinated against COVID-19?
According to Our World in Data are 26% Mexicans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 18% are partly vaccinated.😩
We are back to level 5!!
The municipality falls back to level 5 (critical), which means that recreational and socio-cultural activities are suspended, as well as the maximum capacity is 30%.
Kitesurfing at La Paz bay - not necessarily a very popular activity here vs. the kiteboarders spots at El Sargento to La Ventana on the Sea of Cortez / Gulf of California site.
U.S. tells Mexico drug war’s failure requires new strategy...??
What is that new strategy? The US government start programs to to wean the country from its dependence on drugs?
That would be the ONLY solution!
No market to sell, no drugs to traffic! So simple!
Additional may restrict the flow of weapons from the US and we would reduce violence by a large amount.
Anythings else is jumbo-mambo BS talk!
"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.
In 2008, the U.S. gun maker Colt, based in Hartford, Conn., produced a special edition .38 Super pistol that was engraved by a partner company with an image of the Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata. In 2017, an assassin used the weapon to shoot dead a prolific Mexican investigative journalist, Miroslava Breach, as she drove her son to school in the city of Chihuahua.
The closing of the malecon lasted weeks, and unilaterally Mayor Rubén Muñoz decided that it would be opened; This caused annoyance among the Health authorities, who ordered its closure on the same day (11. February).
However, with the drop in infections, as stated by Secretary Víctor George Flores, conditions improved, and from the following Monday on, those who want to use the boardwalk ie malecon, will be able to do so, although wearing a face-mask is mandatory.
In the capital of Baja California Sur there were 5 deaths this Wednesday, reaching 513 deaths from COVID; likewise, 73 virus carriers were detected and another 79 were discharged, leaving 697 active and 10,608 recovered.
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China’s CanSino Biologics Inc is formally seeking emergency use authorization in Mexico for its Covid-19 vaccine, Mexico’s foreign minister said on Friday, as the company seeks quick approval prior to wide-scale distribution.
Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard wrote on Twitter that the one-dose CanSino vaccine has been successfully tested on more than 14,000 volunteers in Mexico since last October.
In case you searching: Mexico is second to last...... :(
Coronavirus continues to spread worldwide with more than 90 million confirmed cases across 190 countries and two million deaths as of mid-January 2021. For nearly a year, governments and societies have been turned inwards to fight an invisible enemy, exposing competing structures, vulnerabilities, and political priorities.
The Ministry of Health reported 5,211 new infections of COVID-19 in Mexico, 1,448,755 since the start of the pandemic last February.
While with 362 deaths registered in 24 hours, accumulated deaths from complications of the disease rose to 127,213, according to the latest update of the daily technical report.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known as AMLO, won the presidency in 2018.
He laid out a five-year plan with a call for a “new paradigm” in justice. It was a recognition that neither the police nor the military could snuff out demand for drugs in Mexico itself.
Two years on, the plan seems like a failure. Violence is up. The gangs haven’t been displaced. Other countries have warned against nonessential travel to various Mexican states.
Purchases of different vaccines - Mexico, for example, with about 130 million inhabitants, the second most populous country in Latin America, plans to vaccinate 10 million people per month for free, as announced by the president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. His government bought 34 million doses from Pfizer-BioNTech, and that company will take care of keeping them deep-frozen.
Travel notices from CDC (Center of Disease Control): Level 4 - Very High Level of Covid in MX. Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Travelers should avoid all travel to Mexico. If you must travel, talk to your doctor ahead of travel, especially if you are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
The fact that a significant number of Americans still voted for Donald Trump despite his actions over the past four years shows what is acceptable in the United States.
And that is devastating, no matter who ends up in the White House!
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