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Quake strikes Mexico on ‘cursed’ anniversary, at least 1 dead

A woman receives medical care after an earthquake in Mexico City on September 19, 2022. (PEDRO PARDO / AFP) MEXICO CITY – A powerful earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating temblors, killing at least one person, damaging buildings, knocking out power and sending residents of Mexico City scrambling outside […]

Sea’s Shopee shuts operations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico: Sources

SINGAPORE – Sea’s e-commerce arm told employees on Thursday it was shutting local operations in Chile, Colombia and Mexico, and leaving Argentina entirely, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the matter and an internal e-mail. The Singapore-based company will maintain cross-border operations in the first three markets but will cut the majority of […]

COVAX offers Mexico 10m shots after president protests delays

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gets a shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 at the presidential palace in Mexico City, April 20, 2021. (FERNANDO LLANO / AP) MEXICO CITY / TUNIS – The United Nations-backed COVAX vaccine program has offered Mexico 10 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 shots for children after the country's president […]