Pig farms accused of defiling Mexico’s ‘sacred wells’
06 August 2021 | 2:44 pm
Long revered by the Maya people as sacred and today a magnet for tourists, local indigenous communities fear the water-filled sinkholes of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula are under threat from industrial pig farms.
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Argentina have eased the pressure from their shock opening World Cup defeat at the hands of Saudi Arabia by beating Mexico on Saturday and can now approach their final group game against Poland with peace of mind, captain Lionel Messi said.
Saudi fans in Riyadh expressed disappointment with their national team's loss to Mexico, ushering their exit from the World Cup.
Peru has plunged into a deep political crisis since the removal of its former President Pedro Castillo. Mexico says the removal should be disregarded.
Mexico has imposed new transit permits for migrants crossing the country from south to north. In the state of Oaxaca, thousands of people wait in a small town — in unsanitary conditions — to have their documents processed.
The US president has not visited the border since he took office two years ago. The announcement comes as tension rises at the border, with overwhelmed guards met by streams of asylum seekers.
Mexico says 29 people died in the raid that secured the arrest of the son of the notorious drug kingpin "El Chapo." The armed swoop came at the end of a six-month intelligence investigation.
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