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First coronavirus cases found in sprawling migrant camp at U.S. border

30 Jun 2020

MEXICO CITY Three asylum seekers have tested positive for coronavirus in a sprawling encampment steps from the U.S. border in Matamoros, Mexico, marking the first cases in a settlement that advocates have long viewed as vulnerable amid the pandemic.

First coronavirus case found in sprawling migrant camp at U.S. border

30 Jun 2020

MEXICO CITY, June 30 An asylum seeker has tested positive for coronavirus in a sprawling encampment steps from the U.S. border in Matamoros, Mexico, underscoring the challenges migrants face in protecting themselves from the pandemic.

'Don't look!': Mexican town shudders as quake strikes again

25 Jun 2020

MEXICO CITY When a major earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, panic swept through the coastal city of Juchitan as residents feared that much of what they had struggled to rebuild after a devastating 2017 temblor would return to rubble.

Exclusive: Mexican broadcaster Televisa to launch mobile phone service, challenging Slim

31 May 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Sunday it will start offering mobile phone service, a bid to challenge billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil, which has long dominated the country's telecommunications market.

'Flagrant violation': business groups pan new Mexican energy rules

17 May 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico's top business lobbies over the weekend excoriated new rules to govern the electricity sector, arguing they will hit investor confidence and stunt growth in renewable energy, as tensions rise between the private sector and the government.

Mexican broadcaster Televisa grapples with steamy soaps in social-distancing era

07 May 2020

MEXICO CITY Some of the top creative minds at Mexican broadcaster Televisa are puzzling over an unexpected challenge: crafting their signature soap operas without a single love scene, or even a tender kiss.

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Televisa proposes cancelling dividend, cuts costs as coronavirus bites

28 Apr 2020

MEXICO CITY, April 28 Mexican broadcaster Televisa on Tuesday outlined plans to scrap its 2020 dividend as part of "aggressive" cost-cutting measures aimed at steeling itself for the economic blow of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus pushes Latin America's budding startups into survival mode

20 Apr 2020

MEXICO CITY The chief executive of Colombian food technology startup Muy had expected to spend the past few weeks gearing up to raise a dollop of fresh funds from venture capital firms for an ambitious expansion plan.

Supplies for coronavirus field hospital held up at U.S.-Mexico border

16 Apr 2020

Red tape and rules on importing medical gear have delayed work on a field hospital for migrants in an asylum camp near Mexico's border with Texas, undercutting efforts to prepare for the coronavirus pandemic, according to organizers of the project.

Supplies for coronavirus field hospital held up at U.S.-Mexico border

15 Apr 2020

April 15 Red tape and rules on exporting medical gear have delayed work on a field hospital for migrants in an asylum camp near Mexico's border with Texas, undercutting efforts to prepare for the coronavirus pandemic, according to organizers of the project.

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