Mexico choses its own path to stem economic fallout of pandemic
28 May 2020 | 5:05 pm
More than a million jobs are likely lost during the coronavirus crisis in Mexico, with the important auto industry expected to take the worst hit. But Mexico's leftist president is optimistic he can cushion the blow.
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Germany aims to recruit care workers from Latin America. Labor Minister Hubertus Heil and Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock will fly to Brazil and Mexico in June as part of the effort.
Brazilian nurses make more money working in Germany, but are afforded less responsibility and recognition than at home. Three women spoke with DW about their experiences.
The remains of several missing young call center workers have been identified in Mexico. Last week, authorities discovered 45 bags containing parts of dismembered bodies.
One of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's first promises after his election in 2018 was to build the Mayan train, a long railway that would criss-cross 1,554 kilometres of tropical forests in the eastern Yucatan peninsula. The goal is to connect major tourism centres. While the idea appears good on paper, it has engineers on edge and environmentalists crying foul. Meanwhile, its initial cost has already tripled. Our correspondents report.
The Mexican health ministry has registered over 1,000 heat-related emergencies in just two weeks in June. The heat was at its deadliest in two northeastern Mexican states bordering the US.
He founded a vigilante self-defense group in his town of La Ruana in response to cartel activity in the region, specifically by the Knights Templar Cartel. He was ambushed and killed on June 29, 2023 alongside four bodyguards.
INM agents, the Navy, and the National Guard found the foreigners, including five Guatemalans and five Indians as well as 19 unaccompanied children and teenagers, huddled together in the back of a tractor-trailer that was improperly parked in a road close to the city of Fortin de las Flores, in the southern state of Veracruz.
A dead body has been found "stuck" in the anti-migrant barriers installed by Texas authorities on the Rio Grande river.
A bus carrying foreign migrants careened off the road and fell into a ravine in northern Mexico, leaving 18 people dead. The driver has been detained.
News out of Mexico has recently been dominated by social problems and drug cartel wars, yet multinational corporations are investing in the country like never before. So what makes the country attractive to investors?
The cleanup has begun in Mexico after Tropical Storm Hilary caused strong winds and flash flooding. Further north, millions of Californians are bracing for unprecedented wild weather.
A new report by the UN's International Labor Organization found that AI can help with certain duties rather than take over entire jobs. However, clerical workers remain exposed to full automation.
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