1st batch of Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Mexico (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The first shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has arrived in Mexico, as the country seeks to acquire as many jabs as possible from different suppliers. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon said that the Russian vaccine has shown “very good results” and is “one of the best-evaluated in the world.” He added that […]

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Global Covid-19 cases top 100.7mn: Johns Hopkins – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 100.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.17 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Thursday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at […]

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Mexican doctor hospitalized after receiving Covid-19 vaccine – Times of India

MEXICO CITY: Mexican authorities said they are studying the case of a 32-year-old female doctor who was hospitalized after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. The doctor, whose name has not been released, was admitted to the intensive care unit of a public hospital in the northern state of Nuevo Leon after she experienced seizures, difficulty […]

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FROM THE FIELD: Misunderstood and mistreated; transgender women in Mexico

Alice came out as a transgender woman as a teenager. , by UN Mexico/Gabriela Ramirez The Women of “Casa de las Muñecas Tiresias” shelter, have been providing up to 80 free meals a day to some of their most vulnerable neighbours. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are often indiscriminately attacked, or, according to media […]

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Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico, at least 2 dead – Times of India

MEXICO CITY – A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least two people, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said one person was killed and another injured in a building collapse in Huatulco, Oaxaca. Otherwise he said […]

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Powerful earthquake shake southern, central Mexico – Times of India

People react after an earthquake in Mexico City, Mexico MEXICO CITY: A powerful earthquake centered near the resort of Huatulco shook southern and central Mexico on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of the extend of damage or injury. The US Geologic Survey said the quake that hit at 10:29am (11:29 am Eastern) had a […]

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Death toll in latest Mexico alcohol poisoning rises to 18 – Times of India

MEXICO CITY: Ten more people in Mexico have died from drinking alcohol adulterated with methanol, bringing the death toll in the latest incident to 18, authorities said Monday. Adulterated liquor has cost more than a hundred lives in the country since the coronavirus pandemic began. The government of the southern state of Guerrero said Monday […]

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Trump agency inches closer to issue of time-bound student visas – Times of India

The Trump administration has inched closer to replacing the more liberal ‘duration of stay’ tenure for an international student, with a rigid ‘maximum period of authorised stay’, which will clearly indicate when students must leave the US. International students will have the option of seeking extensions of the authorised tenure. On June 3, the US […]

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