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Mexico’s Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion

Mexico's Supreme Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to punish abortion as a crime, a landmark ruling that clears the way for the legalization of abortion across the country. 'Today is a historic day for the rights of all Mexican women,' Supreme Court Chief Justice Arturo Zaldivar said on Tuesday.

Mexico Officially Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Animal testing for cosmetics is officially banned in Mexico. Mexico's Senate on Friday gave its final and unanimous support to the federal bill, making it the first country in North America and the 41st country globally to ban testing. Protejo's multi-year #BeCrueltyFree Mexico campaign championed the bill.

UNAM Researchers Create COVID-19 Neutralizing Mask

Researchers at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) have created a face mask using silver and copper nanolayers that neutralizes SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to the August 26 edition of the university's official gazette.

Mayan Train Station Planned for Mérida will be in Teya

The National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur) announced a new change in the Mayan Train route. Instead of building a station in the polygon known as "La Plancha" in Mérida, a station will be built in Teya, more than 60 kilometers away from the Yucatán capital.

FIFA Reduces Penalty on Mexico for Anti-Gay Chants at Games

The world soccer body has agreed to reduce Mexico's punishment for anti-gay chants heard during the Olympic qualifying matches in March, Mexican soccer officials said. The Mexican soccer federation said it had been notified by FIFA that Mexico's men team will have to play only one game without fans, instead of two as was originally imposed.

Nora Poised to Become a Hurricane Near Southwest Mexico

A strengthening tropical storm nearing the southwestern coast of Mexico is threatening to become the next hurricane in the eastern Pacific. While landfall is not currently expected along southwest mainland Mexico, Nora will be close enough to bring strong winds and heavy rainfall from southwestern Oaxaca to coastal Jalisco through Sunday.

Mexico Receives 1.75 Million Doses of Moderna from USA

Mexico on Tuesday received 1,750,000 doses of the Moderna vaccines from the United States government. This shipment is part of the 8.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine that Vice President Kamala Harris promised to donate to Mexico as an act of "solidarity".

Mexico Authorizes Emergency Use of Moderna Vaccine

The Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris), authorized the emergency use of Moderna's biological vaccine, making it the eighth vaccine against Covid-19 to be approved in Mexico.

Sayulita Makes Kayak Travel Hacker’s Guide Top Ten

Sayulita, the Riviera Nayarit's surf capital, has been included in the Top 10 of the Travel Hacker's Guide by Kayak - considered the world's leading travel search engine - which provides travelers with tips and valuable information on trending destinations.

Airbnb, UNESCO Promote Cultural Tourism in Mexico

Airbnb joined forces with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to contribute to the reactivation of tourism in a responsible and sustainable way in Mexico, and to expand the benefits of cultural and creative tourism to more communities.
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