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Mexicans want crackdown on coronavirus-carrying American border crossers

My, how the tables have turned.

Many Americans are relocating from their homes to far-flung places to escape the coronavirus outbreak.

This, public health officials tell us, only worsens the outbreak -- they can carry the virus without any symptoms.

A growing number of people in Mexico want their government to ***** down on the reportedly ...

Women are the secret ingredient in Latin America’s outsized returns

Looking at the current Latin America numbers, one can only be hopeful that more investment into female co-founders will promote further growth in the region. ...

Mobile banking alternative Bnext expands to Mexico

Spanish startup Bnext is expanding beyond its home country. The company is currently rolling out its product in Mexico, and 170,000 people signed up to a waiting list. Bnext is going to invite those 170,000 potential users first before opening signups to everyone. Bnext is building an alternative to traditional bank accounts. Customers can open ...

Nigeria’s Paga acquires Apposit, confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion

Nigerian digital payments startup Paga has acquired Apposit, a software development company based in Ethiopia, for an undisclosed amount. That’s just part of Paga’s news. The Lagos based startup will also launch its payment products in Mexico this year and in Ethiopia imminently, CEO Tayo Oviosu told TechCrunch The moves come a little over a year ...

Mexico City escalator breakdowns blamed on ***-***

Everyone is ******.

In Mexico City, many people who travel on the subway system blame authorities for the many broken escalators at train stops. Metro officials blame something else: “vast amounts of ***,” reports A-***.

Nobody's clear exactly how it happens, but human *****, in really large amounts, is “penetrating and corroding the drive wheels and ...

Thousands of Zapatista women gather in the mountains of Mexico

There was an inspiring sight for indigenous and women's rights in the mountains of Chiapas this week, as more than 3,200 women from 49 countries reportedly gathered together for the second annual International Gathering of Women Who Struggle.

Words from the #Zapatista Women at the Opening of the Second International ...

Singer/Songwriter Kirsty MacColl was killed 19 years ago this week

Many may only know her voice from hearing The Pogues' Fairytale of New York, but beyond that timeless tune, Kirsty MacColl's career as a singer and songwriter was as full and respected as you're bound to hear of. She was lost to us, at the age of 41, close to two decades ago, this week.

While ...

Border agents seize 154 pounds of ‘prohibited bologna’ at Texas crossing

154 pounds of 'prohibited bologna' from Mexico was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at a Texas border crossing point, according to a zesty CBP news release that's making the news rounds today.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a news release a man told U.S. agents Thursday at the El Paso border ...