Coffee & Headlines • August 21, 2020

HEADLINES

The brother of Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador caught on tape several years ago accepting a paper bag full of cash (Excelsior)

More corruption details surface: Former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto paid 1.6 million USD to ‘improve his image’ during his candidacy (NoticiasPV)

75 percent of the population would have to develop Covid-19 immunity to keep the virus from returning, says Hugo López-Gatell (Heraldo de México)

Locals wearing facemarks at government buildings but not social distancing (NoticiasPV)

Mexico’s annual International Tourism Tianguis will be virtual this year, to take place in September (Contralinea)


LEISURE

Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the historic meeting between Mexico President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz and US President Richard Nixon in Puerto Vallarta (Contralinea)

Lady Tacos de Canasta, a Oaxacan muxe, was accosted by policemen in Mexico City (Excelsior)

WATCH: Netflix’s ‘Taco Cronicles’ episode on tacos de canasta, featuring Lady Tacos de Canasta (Netflix)

Enjoy seven things to do this weekend, courtesy of The New York Times!


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