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MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico Now Offers Escrow Services
MEXLend

Closing a transaction in a foreign country can be daunting. Whether it's a business transaction or a real estate purchase, utilizing a trusted Escrow source can alleviate your fears. When it comes to escrow services in Mexico, 14 years of experience make MEXLend a name you can trust.

Sale of Mexico's Presidential Plane to Fund Migration Plan
BanderasNews.com

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the sale of the former presidential jet and other aircraft used by the last government would help fund efforts to curb migration on its southern border under a deal struck last week with Washington.

How Living in Mexico Increased the Quality of Our Lives
Forbes

When my wife and I decided to try living in Mexico for a while, we didn't really know what to expect. The Mexico (and Mexicans) we met were very, very, different than what most Americans expect. In fact, living in Mexico for the past few years has increased the quality of our lives.

A Guide to Ordering, and Drinking, Tequila in Mexico
The Culture Trip

Tequila still has a global reputation as a party drink to be downed with lime and salt, or consumed in a syrupy cocktail like a Tequila Sunrise. In Mexico, however, there are more popular and sophisticated ways to drink tequila. Here's a guide to ordering and enjoying Mexico's national drink.

WeExpats' Guide to Assisted Living Facilities in Mexico
WeExpats.com

Making the decision to leave behind your hometown and starting a new life in Mexico can be fraught with uncertainty - especially if you require assisted care. Nevertheless, the country's warm climate, reasonable medical costs and stellar services are attracting retirees.

Mexico Ranks Number 1 in Vehicle Imports to the U.S.
Forbes

For the first time, Mexico imported more motor vehicles into the United States than any other nation. According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Mexico surpassed Japan in April to rank ahead of it and Canada, significant because vehicles are the nation's leading import.

Mexico's Lake Texcoco Ecological Park Project Underway
Latin American Herald Tribune

Mexico's Texcoco ecosystem is a veritable ode to survival. Whereas concrete was being poured over vegetation a few months ago for construction of a new airport, the project's cancellation has changed the destiny of a site now slated to become an ecological park.

Mexican Scientists Create Styrofoam Alternative
Prensa Latina

Four young scientists in Jalisco have created a biomaterial that is environmentally friendly and could revolutionize the packing industry. A substitute for polystyrene, the material is called 'biocel,' but with a faster capacity to degrade than traditional styrofoam.

GAP: Passenger Traffic Up 11.7% in Mexican Airports
BanderasNews.com

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico has reported that the number of terminal passengers in May 2019 increased by 11.7% at GAP's 13 airports, compared to the same period of 2018. Domestic traffic increased by 12.3%, while international traffic increased by 10.6%.

Mexico City Announces 'Neutral' School Uniforms
BanderasNews.com

On Monday, Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced the end of gender-specific school uniforms. Students attending public and private kindergartens, primary and secondary schools in Mexico City may now choose to wear skirts or pants as part of the school uniform.

Things You Should Know Before Moving to Mexico
Business Insider

Mexico is home to more American expats than any other country in the world. But if you're thinking of packing up and moving to Mexico, there are a few things you should know first. An expat blogger and other Americans who've moved here offer their best advice.

Submerged Church Reappears in Chiapas Reservoir
Milenio

A 17th-century church in Chiapas that has been covered by water for more than 50 years has once again shown its façade. The Santiago Apóstol temple recently reemerged after drought caused water levels to drop in the Nezahualcóyotl reservoir on the Grijalva river.

The Best Places for Americans to Retire in Mexico
US News & World Report

More Americans have retired abroad in Mexico than any other country. The low cost of living, sunshine, accessibility, established expat communities and diversity of lifestyle draw many retirees south of the border. The challenge is deciding just where to retire in Mexico.

Maya Train Project will Trigger Real Estate Investments
Mexico News Daily

The Maya Train project will trigger real estate investment of at least 150 billion pesos, according to the National Tourism Promotion Fund. Shopping centers and warehouses are among the developments to be built in the vicinity of the 15 stations proposed for the new railway.

Ikea Plans to Open First Mexico Store in 2020
Reuters

IKEA, the world's largest furniture seller, will open its first store in Mexico City next year and plans to launch other stores around the country. The Swedish chain known for its modern and inexpensive furnishing designs also plans to sell its products online.

Four Underrated Cities for Living or Retiring in Mexico
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico

For those thinking of moving to Mexico, Puerto Vallarta often comes to mind when contemplating prospective destinations for a new home. What many don't know is that there are many cities that fly under the radar and, for that reason, are spectacular places to live.

Mexico's 'Hot Sale' Offers Online Deals & Discounts
BanderasNews.com

From May 27-31, some of Mexico's largest online retail companies and e-commerce sites will participate in the country's biggest Internet shopping event. The annual 'Hot Sale,' a four-day version of 'Cyber Monday,' offers online shoppers incredible discounts and deals.

CEMEX Earns Most Environmental Certifications in Mexico
worldcement.com

CEMEX has received the most certifications granted by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) of any company in Mexico. CEMEX recently received 3 new certifications for its environmental conservation actions, bringing the company's total to 8 WHC certifications since 2016.

Tequila Cazadores: Tequila Neat, Hold the Waste
waste360.com

Born in Jalisco, Tequila Cazadores master tequilier, Tania Oseguera, is passionate about the brand's dedication to crafting a 100 percent blue weber agave tequila in the most responsible way possible, from employing local agave farmers to reducing waste during production.

Americans are Heading South Across US-Mexico Border
Yucatán Expat Life

The flow of migrants from the United States to Mexico is probably larger than the flow of Mexicans to the U.S. Mexico's statistics institute recently estimated that the U.S.-born population in this country has reached 799,000, a roughly fourfold increase since 1990.

Mexico Wins 2019 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship
FIFA.com

Mexico won the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship for the fourth time to cement their status as a regional powerhouse and qualify for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019 in style. Cheered on by their own fans in Puerto Vallarta, El Tri beat USA 6-2 in the final.

Mexican Government to Resume Pueblos Mágicos Funding
Mexico News Daily

At a tourism fair held in Zacatecas last week, Tourism Secretary Miguel Torruco Marqués announced that each of Mexico's 121 Pueblos Mágicos, or magical towns, will receive 2.5 million pesos (US $131,000) from state and federal governments over the next year.

Mexico's Congress Expands Domestic Workers' Labor Rights
New York Times

Mexico's Congress on Tuesday voted to grant cleaners, cooks, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations. The new legislation will benefit more than two million people - most of them impoverished women.


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