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Jalisco Impounds Two Bengal Tigers

After a video showing a man trying to lasso a Bengal tiger on the streets of Guadalajara was published on social networks last week, the Federal Attorney of Mexico's environmental protection agency, Profepa, began an investigation that ended with the seizure of two animals.

Sello Rojo Donates Milk to Jalisco

On Tuesday, Sello Rojo and ranchers from Los Altos de Jalisco introduced 'One Million Liters, One Million Thanks,' an initiative that will deliver milk to those who need it most through the Government of Jalisco and the #JaliscoSinHambre program.

Velas Mexico Resorts Donate Face Masks

Mexico's Velas Resorts and sister company VHealthy, a Mexican provider of certified medical equipment, join forces in the fight against COVID-19 by donating 20,000 face masks to hospitals and organizations in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Los Cabos and Riviera Maya.

Mexico F1 Venue Temporary Hospital

In a bid to stop the healthcare system in Mexico City from becoming overwhelmed, the paddock club area of the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez is being transformed into a makeshift hospital for coronavirus patients. The temporary hospital is expected to open next week.

Slim Wins Maya Train Line Tender

A consortium of companies controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim has won the competition to build the second section of the Mexican government's ambitious Mayan Train project, Mexico's tourist development agency Fonatur announced with great fanfare last week.

Mexico is Running Out of Beer

As the country faces another month of quarantine, a new crisis looms on the horizon: Mexico is running out of beer. The government closure of breweries in April has caused shortages in convenience stores, which are seeing income plummet by as much as 40 percent.

Mexico EU Finalize Trade Agreement

The EU and Mexico announced Tuesday that they have concluded a trade agreement four years in the making. Mexico is the EU's second-largest trading partner in Latin America, after Brazil, and is responsible for €66 billion in products and services each year.

May 1 Mexico Dia del Trabajo

International Worker's Day commemorates the historic struggle of working people throughout the world. Though many Mexican workers don't have a lot to celebrate this year, May 1st is a Federal holiday known as 'Dia del Trabajo,' with banks and government offices closed.

Mexico New Pot Legalization Deadline

Mexico has once again delayed the legalization of marijuana. The decision, originally set for April 30, was postponed due to the pandemic. Because of this delay, lawmakers have to pass a bill during their next legislative session, scheduled for Sept 1 to Dec 15.

Avocados From Mexico Guac Contest

On Friday, Avocados From Mexico announced its Guac & Beyond Contest to help chefs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The contest was designed to offer foodservice professionals some financial support and encourage chefs to share their creative and delicious ideas for guacamole.
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