Tag Archives: Mexico

Woman Who Traveled To Mexico For Weight Loss Surgery Dies

Markita McIntyre

A 34-year-old mother died after traveling to Tijuana, Mexico, with hopes of saving money on her weight loss surgery. According to PEOPLE, the mother of three died from complications as a result of the procedure. Markita McIntyre from Biloxi, Mississippi, died on May 6 while undergoing sleeve gastrectomy surgery, a …

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Popular Mexican Tourist Destinations Facing Lockdown

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With coronavirus cases on the rise, the governor of Quintana Roo, where popular Mexican tourist destinations like Cancun and Tulum are located, is debating locking the state down. According to the Associated Press, Gov. Carlos Joaquin said last week that the region had seen five weeks of increases in cases. The …

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Mexico Set To Legalize Recreational Marijuana With Landmark Bill

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On Wednesday, Mexico’s Congress approved a bill that would allow the recreational use of marijuana, paving the way for the country to become the most significant legal marijuana market. The legislation allows adults to smoke marijuana and grow up to six plants at home with a permit, according to a New York Times report. …

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19 Burned Bodies Found Near Mexico-US Border Town

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Mexican authorities say they have found the burned bodies of 19 people, who were also shot, near a town across the Rio Grande from Texas. This particular area is known to authorities as history of violent territorial disputes between organized crime groups in recent years. According to ABC News, the …

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