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Widespread gas shortages in Mexico

People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7.   REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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Empty containers are lined up at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

Empty containers are lined up at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

Empty containers are lined up at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8.  
  REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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A man fills up the tank of a car, at a gas station in Morelia,  January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

A man fills up the tank of a car, at a gas station in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

A man fills up the tank of a car, at a gas station in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7.   REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7.   REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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Cars are lined-up to enter a gas station to buy gasoline after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. 
   REUTERS/Alan Ortega

Cars are lined-up to enter a gas station to buy gasoline after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

Cars are lined-up to enter a gas station to buy gasoline after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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People hold empty containers while standing in line at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9.   REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People hold empty containers while standing in line at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People hold empty containers while standing in line at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8.  
 REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People queue to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City,  January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People stand in line at a gas station, in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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A man marks an empty container at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

A man marks an empty container at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

A man marks an empty container at a gas station, in Morelia, January 9. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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Cars are seen lined-up to buy fuel at a gas station in Mexico City, January 9.   REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Cars are seen lined-up to buy fuel at a gas station in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Cars are seen lined-up to buy fuel at a gas station in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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A soldier checks a tanker truck arriving at the state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) refinery in Salamanca, in Guanajuato state, Mexico January 8.   REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A soldier checks a tanker truck arriving at the state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) refinery in Salamanca, in Guanajuato state, Mexico January 8. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A soldier checks a tanker truck arriving at the state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) refinery in Salamanca, in Guanajuato state, Mexico January 8. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8.  
 REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station in Salamanca, Guanajuato state, January 8. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

People line up to buy gasoline at a gas station after an offensive by Mexico's government against fuel theft at one of the country's main refineries has led to days of shortages at gas stations, in Morelia, January 7. REUTERS/Alan Ortega
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Cars are seen lined-up outside a gas station closed after running out of fuel in Mexico City, January 9.  
  REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Cars are seen lined-up outside a gas station closed after running out of fuel in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Cars are seen lined-up outside a gas station closed after running out of fuel in Mexico City, January 9. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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