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For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Face masks have become an everyday accessory for people around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic. In Mexico, one indigenous group is making the most out of this new wardrobe item.CGTN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Mexico
Mexico became an independent nation state after the successful Mexican War of Independence against Spain in 1821.
Mexico is a developing country, but has the world’s 15th-largest economy by nominal GDP and the 11th-largest by PPP, with the United States being its largest economic partner. Since 2006, a conflict between the government and drug trafficking syndicates has led to over 120,000 deaths.
Mexico receives a significant number of tourists every year; in 2018, it was the 6th most-visited country in the world, with 39 million international arrivals.