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Mexico City Metro Still Plagued by Accidents

By Paloma Duran | Wed, 07/13/2022 - 15:28

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum does not rule out a possible sabotage to the Metro system. Former Metro System Director will declare everything she knows regarding Line 12’s maintenance works, operation and its collapse. In addition, Fibra Uno (FUNO) stated that a water reservoir in Mexico City will allow the replenishment of the city’s groundwater.

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Attorney General’s Office to Investigate Metro’s Line 2 Explosion

On July 4, Mexico City Metro Line 2 suffered a short circuit between the Xola and Villa de Cortez stations, which stopped the service affecting several users. The short circuit comes amid a series of speculations regarding the lack of maintenance to the system and Line 12’s scandal. 

Metro System’s Former Director to Appear in Court

Mexico City Attorney’s Office has called on former Metro System Director Florencia Serranía to come to court and declare what she knows regarding the collapse of Line 12 on May 3, 2021, where 26 people died and 100 others sustained injuries.

FUNO to Develop a Water Reservoir in Mexico City

FUNO, the first real estate trust in Latin America and the largest in the region, will invest in water management infrastructure in Mexico City. The company assured that this investment will help the reforestation efforts carried out in the area, while benefitting the community.

Is Aquaculture a Viable Solution for Food Insecurity?

The pandemic, supply chain interruptions, conflicts and humanitarian crises are increasingly threatening the functioning of global agrifood systems. Acute food insecurity trends continue to advance, greatly affecting food availability in the short and long term. Aquaculture and fisheries can help to alleviate these growing problems.

Former Military Officer Might Be Appointed AICM Director

Local media reported the federal government’s intention to replace the head of the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) with a former member of the Mexican Navy (SEDENA) in an effort to reestablish previous safety indicators.



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