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Mexico shuts down Chinese 'mega-mall' project in Cancun
Mexico shuts down Chinese 'mega-mall' project in Cancun

Mexico has ordered closed a massive construction project in Cancun that would have created the largest venue for selling Chinese goods in the Americas. In the works since 2013 but opposed by environmentalists and others, the $200-million Dragon Mart mega-mall would have covered nearly 1,400 acres and housed 3,040 exhibition spaces for more than 1,000 vendors, most of them Chinese. After a long legal battle, however, Mexico's federal environmental protection agency said the project had done serious harm to the Cancun area’s sensitive beaches and seaside flora. “We can determine with all clarity that the activities the developers were conducting have deteriorated,...

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