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News Mexico Guerrero: Local leaders resist Mexico president’s push for reopening

Published on: Monday 18 May 2020
Local leaders resist Mexico president’s push for reopening
News source: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/world/local-leaders-resist-mexico-presidents-push-for-reopening

Local governments across Mexico pushed back against President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's call to reopen the economy in some 300 townships that do not have active cases of coronavirus.

News Mexico Guerrero: Three nurses murdered in Mexico as coronavirus reaches peak transmission

Published on: Sunday 10 May 2020
Three nurses murdered in Mexico as coronavirus reaches peak transmission
News source: https://ca.news.yahoo.com/three-nurses-murdered-mexico-coronavirus-235437908.html

Three nurses, all sisters, were found dead with signs of strangulation in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, officials said on Friday, an apparent triple murder that follows a series of assaults on health workers in the coronavirus pandemic. Health workers have faced increased aggression in Mexico

News Mexico Guerrero: 3 nurses who were sisters have been strangled to death in Mexico as the country's health care workers face rising abuse linked to the coronavirus

Published on: Sunday 10 May 2020
3 nurses who were sisters have been strangled to death in Mexico as the country's health care workers face rising abuse linked to the coronavirus
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/mexico-rumors-that-health-workers-spread-covid-19-lead-to-violence-2020-5

A triple murder is the latest in a series of attacks on medical personnel in the country, who are being falsely accused of spreading the coronavirus.

News Mexico Guerrero: Mexico’s everyday war: Guerrero and the trials of peace

Published on: Wednesday 06 May 2020
Mexico’s everyday war: Guerrero and the trials of peace
News source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/democraciaabierta/mexicos-everyday-war-guerrero-and-the-trials-of-peace/

Crime rates are climbing across Mexico, as cartels splinter into smaller groups competing ferociously for turf. Just one state, Guerrero, contends with at least 40 such outfits. The government needs a tailored approach for each region, focused on protecting the public and reforming the police. Español

News Mexico Guerrero: Not even a pandemic can slow down the killing in Mexico

Published on: Wednesday 29 April 2020
Not even a pandemic can slow down the killing in Mexico
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/despite-coronavirus-march-is-mexicos-worst-homicide-month-since-2006-2020-4

Mexico's National Public Security System reported 3,000 homicide victims last month, the most since the 3,074 victims in July 2018.

News Mexico Guerrero: Social distancing long routine in areas run by armed groups

Published on: Tuesday 05 May 2020
Social distancing long routine in areas run by armed groups
News source: https://apnews.com/8784a25b2051d436761b47181ca2e492

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For people in Mexican towns and villages where criminal gangs, armed groups and drug traffickers hold more sway than the state, the novel coronavirus is just the latest danger....

News Mexico Guerrero: Mexico: Human rights defenders at the forefront of the COVID19 crisis

Published on: Tuesday 21 April 2020
Mexico: Human rights defenders at the forefront of the COVID19 crisis
News source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/democraciaabierta/mexico-human-rights-defenders-forefront-covid19-crisis/

Human rights defenders in Mexico are simultaneously faced with two emergencies: health and human rights. Español ...

News Mexico Guerrero: Mexico: Human Rights Activist And His Son Killed In Southern State Of Guerrero

Published on: Sunday 26 April 2020
Mexico: Human Rights Activist And His Son Killed In Southern State Of Guerrero
News source: https://www.republicworld.com/world-news/rest-of-the-world-news/mexico-human-rights-activist-his-son-killed-in-southern-state-of-gue.html

Mexican authorities have said on April 26 that a human rights monitor and his son were shot in country’s southern state of Guerrero on their way home.

News Mexico Guerrero: Mexican officials say human rights monitor shot to death

Published on: Saturday 25 April 2020
Mexican officials say human rights monitor shot to death
News source: https://www.startribune.com/mexican-officials-say-human-rights-monitor-shot-to-death/569957402/

A human rights monitor and his son were shot to death in Mexico's southern state of Guerrero, the fourth slaying of a rights activist in the country this year, authorities said Saturday.

News Mexico Guerrero: COVID-19: At UN, African Unity Complicated by Virus

Published on: Friday 17 April 2020
COVID-19: At UN, African Unity Complicated by Virus
News source: https://consortiumnews.com/2020/04/17/covid-19-at-un-african-unity-complicated-by-virus/

“Ultimately, it hurts the credibility of the United Nations in the continent.” Maurizio Guerrero is the senior writer in New York and at the United Nations for Proceso, a political newsweekly based in ...

News Mexico Guerrero: Pandemic has impact on mango marketing in Mexican state of Guerrero

Published on: Friday 17 April 2020
Pandemic has impact on mango marketing in Mexican state of Guerrero
News source: https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9209134/pandemic-has-impact-on-mango-marketing-in-mexican-state-of-guerrero/

... declared in Mexico due to the COVID-19 has caused most of the warehouses in the Central de Abastos in Mexico City to close, which has taken a substantial toll on the marketing of the mangoes ...

News Mexico Guerrero: Mexican militia group threatens Proceso reporter Ezequiel Flores

Published on: Thursday 16 April 2020
Mexican militia group threatens Proceso reporter Ezequiel Flores
News source: https://cpj.org/2020/04/mexican-militia-group-threatens-proceso-reporter-e.php

Mexico City, April 16, 2020 -- Mexican authorities must ensure the safety of reporter Ezequiel Flores and investigate the threats made against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On ...

News Mexico Guerrero: Coronavirus advice from Mexico's president: 'Live life as usual'

Published on: Tuesday 24 March 2020
Coronavirus advice from Mexico's president: 'Live life as usual'
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/25/coronavirus-advice-from-mexicos-president-live-life-as-usual

López Obrador’s nonchalance and resistance to tough action in face of pandemic draws barrage of criticism ...

News Mexico Guerrero: Social distancing not slowing crime in Mexico

Published on: Friday 03 April 2020
Social distancing not slowing crime in Mexico
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/social-distancing-not-slowing-crime-153504492.html

Social distancing measures and calls for Mexicans to remain in their homes have not produced a drop in violent crime, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday. There had been hope that the measures implemented in late March to slow the spread of the new coronavirus would lead to a significant

News Mexico Guerrero: Shutdown of U.S.-Mexico border leaves migrants in limbo and in danger

Published on: Thursday 26 March 2020
Shutdown of U.S.-Mexico border leaves migrants in limbo and in danger
News source: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/shutdown-of-u-s-mexico-border-leaves-migrants-in-limbo-and-in-danger

President Trump recently announced strict new border controls, citing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Officials will now turn away most migrants entering the country from the U.S.-Mexico border -- including people coming legally and fleeing violence. Jean Guerrero of KPBS spoke to families stuck in limbo at the country’s busiest land border crossing, just south of San Diego in Tijuana.

News Mexico Guerrero: In Mexico, coronavirus ‘will go from the rich to the poor and the poor will pay’

Published on: Wednesday 25 March 2020
In Mexico, coronavirus ‘will go from the rich to the poor and the poor will pay’
News source: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/public-health/2020/03/25/in-mexico-coronavirus-will-go-from-the-rich-to-the-poor-and-the-poor-will-pay/

Guerrero said she believes the spread of infections will get worse because of yet-another U.S. policy change in the last week which affects those immigrants caught by the U.S. Border Patrol crossing ...

News Mexico Guerrero: Mexico, the Coronavirus and the Hugging President

Published on: Monday 23 March 2020
Mexico, the Coronavirus and the Hugging President
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/opinion/mexico-coronavirus-amlo.html

López Obrador deserves to be strongly criticized, but Mexicans will have to stand together to get through coronavirus. MEXICO CITY — On March 4, a few days after the first coronavirus case was ...

News Mexico Guerrero: Warrant issued for Mexico's ex-head of investigations

Published on: Wednesday 18 March 2020
Warrant issued for Mexico's ex-head of investigations
News source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/Warrant-issued-for-Mexico-s-ex-head-of-15141459.php

A Mexican judge issued an arrest warrant for the former head of investigations for the Attorney General's Office for alleged violations in the investigation of the case of 43 college students who ...