Wednesday, December 7, 2022
 

Covid cases shoot up to 28,953 in one day

The number of new Covid cases set a record on Wednesday. The federal Ministry of Health reported 28,953 cases in the previous 24 hours, breaking the record set last week.

The number of estimated coronavirus cases shot up to 145,716 and there were 940 deaths.

Coronavirus cases and deaths in Mexico as reported by day
Coronavirus cases and deaths in Mexico as reported by day. milenio

Ten states are experiencing the worst of the outbreak, and represent 66% of all cases in the country. They are Mexico City, México state, Nuevo León, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Tabasco, Puebla, Sonora, Veracruz and San Luis Potosí.

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Mergon CEO Pat Beirne (far left) and Coahuila Governor Miguel Riquelme (center) along with other company and state officials at the Mergon inaugeration.

2 foreign-owned manufacturing facilities open in northern Mexico

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An Irish plastics company and a United States medical technology company opened new plants in northern Mexico this week.
Horacio Castilleja Albarrán during his time as an active service member, left, and in 2021, right.

Mexico’s last World War II veteran dies at 98

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Mexico's last World War II veteran, an army radio operator and member of the Air Force squadron known as the Aztec Eagles, died on Wednesday.
Residents of San Simón de la Laguna, a small town in México state, protest the detention of six community members accused of murder, who have been awaiting trial in Valle de Bravo Penitentiary since 2018. Such dysfunction in the criminal justice system contributes to high rates of impunity.

Impunity for homicides and femicides remains sky-high, new report finds

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For the vast majority of homicides and most femicides committed 2016-2021, no perp was convicted, according to an anti-impunity nonprofit.