Mexico proposes reopening border with U.S. city by city depending on vaccination rates


Source: Reuters

The Mexican government has proposed to the United States a staggered reopening of the shared U.S.-Mexico land border city by city depending on vaccination rates, Mexico’s foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday.

U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least July 21, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said last month, extending restrictions that were put in place last year because of the coronavirus pandemic.


Mexico to begin lifting flu curbs

BBC, 5/4/2009

Restaurants and cafes in Mexico City are to reopen on Wednesday after the country recorded a fall in new cases of the swine flu virus.

Libraries, museums and churches are to follow suit a day later but cinemas, theaters, and bars are to remain closed, the mayor’s office said.

Government officials are meeting to discuss when schools and businesses across the country can resume work.

UN health officials have warned against international complacency.

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