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Josue Gonzalez

In a pandemic year, Mexico's Day of the Dead will be more subdued

Oct 18 2020

MEXICO CITY Marigolds, known in Mexico as "the flower of the dead" for a scent believed be strong and sweet enough to attract souls and draw them back, are generally all around by mid-October as the Day of the Dead approaches. | Video

Mexico City cinema, theater and bars emerge from lockdown gloom

Aug 14 2020

MEXICO CITY After months without museums, cinemas and bars, Mexico City residents began exploring them again this week, even as authorities continue battling the coronavirus pandemic that has so far killed over 55,000 people in Mexico.

Families of coronavirus victims lament 'lack of control' in Mexico

Aug 06 2020

MEXICO CITY Mourners at a Mexico City cemetery on Thursday lamented a lack of stricter measures to control the novel coronavirus which allowed it to spread fast and claim more than 50,000 lives in their country.

A day without women: Strikes in Mexico follow huge rallies

Mar 10 2020

MEXICO CITY Millions of Mexican women stayed away from offices, schools and government agencies on Monday to join a second day of marches to protest against violence and macho culture, as an eerie quiet fell on normally bustling streets and factories. | Video

Mexican demonstrators splash presidential palace red in protest over murder of women

Feb 15 2020

MEXICO CITY Demonstrators daubed the words "femicide state" in blood-red on Mexico's presidential palace on Friday, before marching in heavy rain to the offices of newspaper La Prensa to protest against the recent publication of a gruesome image of a murder victim.

Mexico's stretched asylum agency needs more resources: U.N. refugee chief

Sep 28 2019

TAPACHULA United Nations refugee chief Filippo Grandi asked on Saturday for more resources for Mexico's asylum agency, which has been overwhelmed with applicants after many abandoned plans to migrate to the United States.

Thousands march in protest against Mexico's president

May 05 2019

MEXICO CITY Several thousand people marched through Mexico City on Sunday to demand the resignation of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the first major protest against the leftist leader in the capital since he took office five months ago.

Pixar's 'Coco' strikes a chord in Mexico guitar town

Jan 05 2018

PARACHO, Mexico Pixar's hit film "Coco" has struck all the right notes in the tiny Mexican hamlet of Paracho, home to the traditional Mexican guitar made famous in the movie.

Mexico rescuers in race to find trapped survivors 48 hours after quake

Sep 21 2017

MEXICO CITY Rescuers laboured against the odds on Thursday to extract survivors including school children and five Taiwanese factory workers trapped beneath collapsed buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years.

Mexico fireworks market blasts kill at least 31, injure scores

Dec 21 2016

TULTEPEC, Mexico A series of massive explosions destroyed a fireworks market outside the Mexican capital on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people, injuring dozens and leaving the market a charred wasteland.

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