Tag Archives: Mexico

Chicken pox outbreak forces migrant shelter to shutter in northern Mexico

A migrant carrying his daughter prays at the government-run Leona Vicario migrant shelter, temporarily closed by health authorities following a varicela outbreak between Central American migrants that have been sent by the U.S. government to wait out their asylum court dates in Mexico, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez CIUDAD JUAREZ,… Read More »

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids’ surgeries, doctors warn

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country’s new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s austerity measures. A view of the Children’s Hospital Federico Gomez in Mexico City, Mexico… Read More »

Trump announces new trade deal with Mexico

Donald Trump has announced a trade “understanding” with Mexico which could lead to an overhaul of the 24-year agreement between the two countries and Canada. Calling the deal “very good” for US farmers and manufacturers, Mr Trump said Mexico has agreed to purchase “as much farm product as possible” immediately. The deal could replace the… Read More »