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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Swine Flu outbreak in Mexico will shut down many PEMEX operations and possibly Grupo Mexico mines per order by Felipe Calderon...BUT WALMART REMAINS OPEN

http://uk.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUKTRE53T66N20090430

"Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:38pm BST

(Reuters) - Mexican President Felipe Calderon has ordered non-essential government offices and businesses to shut down for five days from Friday to stem the spread of a deadly swine flu virus.....

* Some operations at state oil company Pemex will continue. The government has yet to specify what parts of the major oil exporter will be affected by the shutdown....

* Walmart's Mexican subsidiary Wal-Mart de Mexico, one of the nation's largest employers and its top retailer, will not close its stores and will operate normally, a spokesman said.....

.....copper giant Grupo Mexico said production continued normally but the companies were examining the government shutdown order, since it takes time to stop big mining operations...."

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