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“The poor are immune”: why the false version that coronavirus is a disease of the rich circulates in Mexico

The prejudices and social stigmas in the midst of the pandemic have been present in the population of Mexico and unfortunately also in politics and governors, such as Miguel Barbosa, of Puebla, who this Wednesday said that the poor of Mexico did not have...

Violence in Mexico Boosts Demand for Women-Only Taxi Service

Laudrive, a private taxi service created and operated by women in Mexico, has seen its demand increased by 60 percent in just one week after a young woman named Mara Castilla was murdered by a Cabify driver in the state of Puebla. Currently, the service,...

Cinco de Mayo Is Not A Costa Rica Holiday. Or Mexican Independence Day

  QCOSTARICA LIFE - Today, Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) is a day of margaritas and cervezas (beers), but not in Costa Rica: it is a Mexican holiday, but not what most people think. In fact,  most people don't know the real story behind the Cinco...