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Journalist Claims Authorities Won’t Investigate Censorship by Mexico City Officials

A Mexican journalist claims federal authorities are refusing to investigate her complaints about intimidation and attempts at censorship by government officials in Mexico City. The allegations of censorship by high-ranking government officials come at a time when several press freedom organizations continue to label Mexico as one of the deadliest countries for journalists.

Mexico City Governor Claudia Sheinbaum and spokeswoman Paulina Silva

Top Mexican Political Operator Charged in Mayoral Candidate’s Murder

Mexico’s ruling party faces a major controversy following the arrest of one of their top political operators.  Prosecutors charged the man with being one of the masterminds behind the murder of a mayoral candidate. The arrest caused an apparent rift between federal and state politicians from the MORENA party over claims that the case is a political maneuver.

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Exclusive: Murdered Cartel Member Allegedly Tied to Mexican Border State Governor’s Campaign Funds

A recently murdered drug distributor in Mexico was the key owner of a company that is under investigation for funneling funds into the campaign of the governor-elect of the border state of Nuevo Leon. The campaign funds went to the same politician whose family was previously exposed by Breitbart Texas as allegedly having embezzled millions from a former leader of the Gulf Cartel.

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Mexico Ranks Third for Coronavirus Deaths

Mexico climbed to number three in the world in the number of people who died from COVID-19. This as Mexican health officials claim to be making progress in controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus. While Mexico had more than time than other nations to prepare for the virus, health officials claim that the high number of fatalities is simply because people are fat and eat junk food.

A worker digs a grave in a section of the Municipal Cemetery of Valle de Chalco opened two months ago to accommodate the surge in deaths amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Thursday, July 2, 2020. (AP File Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Cartel Video of Armored Paramilitary Unit Puts Mexican Government in PR Damage-Control Mode

Mexico’s top security official is trying to downplay a cartel-produced video purportedly showing an armored paramilitary unit. The unit includes a large contingent of cartel gunmen wearing high-end tactical gear and posing by what appears to be dozens of factory-made armored trucks and SUVs. The release of the video comes just one day after Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador visited the region.

Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion leakes video showing what appears to be a paramilitary armored unit. (Breitbart Texas / Cartel Chronicles)

VIDEO: Mexican Protesters Light Cop on Fire

Riots erupted in Western Mexico where protesters set fire to one police officer and physically clashed with several others. Rioters also set fire to multiple police vehicles. The incidents were not over the BLM protests in America, but to protest the death of a local day laborer who was allegedly killed by police for not wearing a coronavirus mask.

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Mexico Stops Giving Estimates of the Coronavirus Pandemic’s True Scope

Mexican health officials stopped providing weekly estimates of the number of cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) that provide what they believe to be the true reach of the pandemic. Instead, officials are simply providing the daily number of confirmed cases. Mexico has only carried out 65,500 tests nationwide, while other countries have tested their population in much larger numbers.

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Mexican Governor Says Federal Health Officials Are Lying

A Mexican governor called out federal health officials for lying to the public about “non-existent” health care centers, sub-par protective equipment, and assurances that only place the public at risk. The harshest criticism to date comes as other governors called out federal health officials for claiming all is well in regard to the spread of the novel-coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Coronavirus Fatalities in Mexico Rise to 273

Mexican health officials confirmed the continuing rise in the number of fatalities resulting from the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In a single day, officials documented 40 fatalities bringing the new total to 273 since the start of the pandemic in Mexico.

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Mexico Says No Benefit to Wearing Face Masks as Coronavirus Cases Reach 1,688

Mexico’s top health officials said there is no scientifically proven benefit for the general public wearing face covers or masks in curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The statement contradicts new recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that encourage the use of cloth overs. The dismissing of covers by Mexican officials also comes at a time when cases of the virus have climbed to 1,688 — up 178 new confirmed patients from the day before.

Jose Villanueva, 77, originally from Durango, Mexico, adjusts his face mask after eating in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has recommended that the city's 4 million people wear masks when going outside amid the spreading coronavirus. Garcetti on …

Mexican Border Newspaper Calls Out Assault on Photographer by Federal Official

One of the largest newspapers in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas began the process of filing a federal complaint after an immigration official at one of the bridges in Reynosa threatened and assaulted one of their photographers. The newspaper is also notifying Mexico’s Human Rights Commission. The alleged assault comes at a time when Mexico continues to be labeled by international press freedom groups as one of the most dangerous places for journalists.

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Mexico Asks People to Limit International Travel After 41st Coronavirus Case

Mexican health officials asked the public to limit non-essential travel outside of the country as other nations also began to restrict their borders due to the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The announcement comes as Mexico just announced the confirmation of 15 new cases through testing in a 24-hour span. The current total in Mexico is 41 confirmed cases and 155 possible cases where testing is pending.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 13: A passenger wearing a protective mask checks a phone after arriving at Mexico City airport on March 13, 2020 in Mexico City, Mexico. Mexican peso, crude oil price and Mexican stock market have been plunging considerably after WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic on Wednesday …

Second Known Coronavirus Case Confirmed in Mexican States Bordering Texas

Health officials in the Mexican border state of Nuevo Leon confirmed a case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This marks the second case of COVID-19 reported in a Mexican state bordering Texas. The confirmation comes on the same day that the World Health Organization officially reclassified the global coronavirus crisis outbreak as a pandemic.

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