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COVID-19 Mexico: Baja California Orders Temporary Closure of Maquiladoras

insights COVID-19 Mexico: Baja California Orders Temporary Closure of Maquiladoras Juan Zuniga · COVID-19 Mexico: Baja California Orders Temporary Closure of Maquiladoras Mariana Acedo · April 27, 2020

The Secretary-General of the State of Baja California, Amador Rodriguez, ordered the temporary closure of all maquiladoras[1] as of April 16, 2020. The Secretary-General explained that this measure was taken after many companies continued operations, despite not being considered “essential” activities as defined in the order promulgated by Mexican Ministry of Health on March 30, 2020.[2]…

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COVID-19: Mexico Declares Public Health Emergency

insights COVID-19: Mexico Declares Public Health Emergency Juan Zuniga · COVID-19: Mexico Declares Public Health Emergency Mariana Acedo · April 15, 2020

On March 30, 2020, the Mexican government declared a public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consequently, the Ministry of Health issued new measures to suspend all “non-essential” activities until April 30, 2020 (the “Order”), and established that only those activities deemed “essential” may continue to operate. List of “Essential” Activities under the Order Activities…

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COVID-19 and Border Restrictions

insights COVID-19 and Border Restrictions Juan Zuniga · COVID-19 and Border Restrictions Mariana Acedo · March 30, 2020

As of March 21, 2020, various temporary restrictions affecting US borders and ports of entry have gone into effect. These travel bans were put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 while trying to cause as little damage to the economy as possible. There are three categories of travel restriction currently in place; restrictions…

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