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March 24, 2020

Locals in Mexicali vote out $1.5B Corona beer factory

  • Government officials say the mostly built plant will not get an operating permit.
  • MEXICO CITY (AP) — The company that brews Corona beer took another blow on Monday when the federal government said it would not allow a massive, partly built $1.5 billion brewery on the border after residents rejected it in a referendum.

    The Victor N.Y.-based Constellation Brands had already suffered a wave of what it called unfounded rumors that sales of Corona beer had fallen due to confusion with the name widely used for the current pandemic.

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