Bits & Pieces – September 2020 August 31, 2020 0 A little this & that from the media. • More than 30 million students begin virtual classes in Mexico https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/more-than-30-million-students-begin-virtual-classes-in-mexico/2020.html • Mexican woman is fastest climber of world’s three tallest mountains https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/guinness-world-records-mountaineer-winner-viridiana-lvarez-chvez/index.html • AMLO’s government keeps scholarship money https://www.theyucatantimes.com/2020/08/amlos-government-keeps-scholarship-money/ • Could Owl and Crocodilian Tears Lead to a Cure for Your Dry Eyes https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/13/science/animal-tears.html • Belize could keep border closed for remainder of year https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/belize-could-keep-border-closed-for-remainder-of-year/2020.html • Chetumal debuts the state’s first animal rescue ambulance https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/chetumal-debuts-the-states-first-animal-rescue-ambulance/2020.html • 8 Common Myths about Mexico https://cwavedave.com/8-common-myths-about-mexico/ • Foreigners in Mexico on tourist visas can get an extension! https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/coronavirus/foreigners-in-mexico-on-tourist-visas-can-get-an-extension/ • Tulum Jungle Gym has eco-friendly equipment and is right on the beach https://www.theyucatantimes.com/2020/07/tulum-jungle-gym-has-eco-friendly-equipment-and-is-right-on-the-beach/ Advertise and support the community! Like AkumalNow, donate to keep us running. Akumal Ambulance Donate to help the Red Cross place a full time ambulance in Akumal to service locals and tourists!