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Mexico’s Electricity Commission to Prioritize Decades-Old Plants

By KELIN DILLON Following controversial changes in Mexico’s electrical law, rammed through Congress on orders from President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), the government-owned Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) will reportedly use plants up to 41 years old, with no plans to replace them. The newly passed law changes the order in which each kind of generated energy is uploaded to

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After Months of Closure, Xochimilco Reopens

XINHUA Mexico City’s famed floating gardens, Xochimilco, a major tourist destination and center for the sale of fresh plants, reopened to the public on Wednesday, Aug. 19, Xochimilco’s more than 1,800 shops and tourist boats closed down in early May — just prior to the crucially important May 10 Mother’s Day crowd –due to the coronavirus pandemic, representing a loss

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