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Mexico’s Back-to-School Turnout Gets Failing Grade

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexico’s nationwide back-to-in-person classes on Monday, Aug. 30, got a miserable grade in terms of turnout. Of the 25 million public kindergarten, elementary, middle school and high school students expected to show up for classes at the start of the week after more than 17 months of closure due to the covid-19 pandemic, only

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Mexican Students Head Back to Class during Pandemic’s Third Wave

By JESSICA GUERRERO Last week, Mexico’s Public Health Secretariat acknowledged that the country had surpassed the 3-million-case mark of covid-19 cases. And those were just the confirmed cases. Because of low testing rates and questionable recordkeeping practices, many national and international medical experts estimate that the real number of covid cases in Mexico could be 25 or 30 times higher

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Best Buy Offers Free Tech Help to Everyone

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS As part of an extensive outreach program to help the nation’s children during the back-to-school season, Best Buy México now provides free online and over-the-phone technological  support for all computers, regardless of where they were purchased. The free tech program, which will be continued indefinitely, was announced by Best Buy’s director in Mexico, Ricardo Rivera, during a

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