RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico is closing its airports and barring more Brazilians who try to enter the country. This year, 1,846 travelers of this nationality were denied entry at Mexican airports, or 2.3% of all visitors from January to April.
This is four times the number of rejections in the same period in 2020 and 2019, in the pre-pandemic. Brazil is the third country of origin within the most inadmissible visitors, behind Ecuador and Colombia.
Authorities who dealt with the issue and gave interviews on the condition of anonymity say that there is underreporting since not . . .