Mexican Mogul Resists Coronavirus Restrictions

MEXICO CITY—As Covid-19 conditions and deaths mount throughout Mexico, the country’s next richest businessman is publicly defying health and fitness recommendations meant to prevent the distribute of the new coronavirus, sparking a confrontation with the govt.

Ricardo Salinas Pliego, who controls an empire of retail, banking, broadcasting and other enterprises value far more than $10 billion, has criticized govt makes an attempt to sluggish the virus by ordering nonessential enterprises closed and imposing social-distancing steps.