Monday, June 17, 2024

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Two damaged SUVs after a car accident.

President-elect Sheinbaum unharmed after a deadly accident involving her motorcade

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The crash killed an elderly woman and injured another person. No injuries were reported among Sheinbaum and her team.
Young fruit seller looks at his cell phone in Mexico City

Over 80% of Mexicans are now internet users, up 9.7 points...

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Connectivity has increased steadily in Mexico, particularly among the young, though there is still a digital divide between urban and rural areas.
A lake with low water levels in Toluca

Below-average rainfall worsens drought conditions as Mexico awaits summer rains

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The country is in the grip of one of the worst droughts in the last decade, with half the usual amount of rain so far this year.
Cars pass through the San Ysidro-Tijuana border crossing, where the convicted customs officer worked.

Former US customs officer convicted of bribery for letting cars with drugs cross the...

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All told, Leonard Darnell George accepted more than US $300,000 in bribes and could face life in prison.
A dark-colored endangered axolotl of the species A. altamirani swims over pebbles in a creek.

Conservationists celebrate reproduction of endemic axolotl in captivity

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The endangered native Mexican amphibians are being bred in captivity as part of conservation efforts.
Jaguar surrounded by furniture and junk on a backyard patio at night in Cancun

Video of jaguar sighting in Cancún backyard goes viral

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The video on social media shows the jaguar prowling a Cancún backyard patio at night and rummaging through the homeowner's belongings.

As heat breaks records in Mexico’s north, torrential rains pummel the south

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Emergency officials across Mexico are dealing with both a northern heat wave with 50-degree-Celsius temps and heavy rains in the southeast.
Refugees displaced by an armed attack on their Chiapas town stand in the bleachers of a open air sports court and look at proceedings below through a protective wire fence

Over 4,000 residents flee Chiapas town following armed attack

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Thousands in the Chiapas town who fled a June 4 armed attack by a criminal group refuse to go home until authorities can ensure their safety.
An endangered vaquita swimming in the ocean

May vaquita porpoise survey finds fewer specimens than in 2023

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The survey, which takes place annually in Mexico’s Upper Gulf of California, recorded the lowest-ever number of individual vaquitas.
Man in uniform and hard hat spraying auditorium seats for mosquitos, surrounded by pesticide fumes.

Study shows dengue cases in Mexico primed for widespread expansion

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As dengue cases in Mexico continue to rise in 2024, a new study predicts that the mosquito-borne virus will affect 81% of Mexico by 2039.
A CFE hydroelectric power plant in Chiapas

Drought reduced CFE hydroelectric power output by 43% in 2023

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Drought and extreme heat are complicating Mexico's plans to use more hydroelectricity to meet national energy demand.