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In heart of Mexico City, tourists embrace Day of the Dead celebrations

Nov 02 2021

MEXICO CITY Foreign tourists and Mexicans taking part in Day of the Dead celebrations flocked to downtown Mexico City on Monday, drawn by elaborate offerings to the departed. | Video

Amid U.S. border crackdown, some Haitian migrants seek asylum in Mexico

Sep 22 2021

MEXICO CITY Hundreds of Haitian asylum seekers congregated outside Mexico's refugee agency in the capital and in shelters in the northern city of Monterrey on Wednesday, as migrants deterred by a crackdown at the U.S. border sought legal status in Mexico.

Mexico battles surge in COVID-19 cases as deaths top 250,000

Aug 19 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexico is battling a new wave of coronavirus infections as daily cases hit record highs and the official death toll passed 250,000, one of the highest worldwide.

Mexico's death toll from COVID-19 set to pass grim milestone of 150,000

Jan 24 2021

MEXICO CITY Crying outside a Mexico City cemetery, a family embraced the box that contained the ashes of their beloved grandmother.

Mexico City residents defy coronavirus warnings amid Christmas shopping spree

Dec 16 2020

MEXICO CITY Tired of months of confinement, Christmas shoppers have been crowding stores in Mexico City this week despite a recent spike in coronavirus cases that has strained hospitals in the capital.

Mexico City seeks to 'break the chain' of coronavirus with rapid tests, QR codes

Nov 25 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico City has launched a test-and-trace approach to containing the coronavirus, after a rise in hospitalizations that has raised fears of a new economic lockdown in one of the world's largest urban centers.

Corpses lie unclaimed on Day of the Dead in violent Mexican state

Nov 01 2020

CHILPANCINGO, Mexico For Ben Yehuda Martinez, head of forensic services in the violence-torn Mexican state of Guerrero, there is more to celebrating Day of the Dead than arranging a colorful altar with flowers and photos. | Video

Coronavirus forces Mexicans to celebrate Day of the Dead early

Oct 29 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexicans this year paid their respects early to departed loved-ones in the capital city, where the coronavirus pandemic will cast a pall over cemeteries usually resplendent with color and light during the Nov. 1-2 Day of the Dead celebrations.

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.

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