News Around the Republic of Mexico
UNESCO Report Highlights Mexico's Education Progress
UNESCO's 4th Global Report on Adult Learning and Education spotlights Mexico for progress made in improving access to education. The country was particularly commended for its efforts to reach remote areas, by offering classes in indigenous languages across 8 states.
15 Tesla Cybertrucks Ordered By Mayor in Mexico
Deliveries of the Tesla Cybertruck won't begin before late 2021 but, with a reserve price of just US $100, the California company has already received pre-orders for more than 250,000 units. It turns out 15 of these come from the mayor of Ciudad Valles in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Jalisco, Mexico a Top Travel Destination for 2020
Banderas News Team
The Travel Squire editorial team has announced their Top Destinations for 2020, divided into 4 categories: Newsworthy, Nature & Culture, Urban, and Rising Stars. For those who have visited, it comes as no surprise that Jalisco, Mexico tops their list of Nature & Culture Travel Destinations.
November 30 is International Computer Security Day
Computers, tablets, and smartphones have made our lives easier by making communication faster, more convenient, and more efficient. At the same time, they've created privacy and security issues. Nov. 30 is Computer Security Day, a great time to take control of your online security.
Zapopan Approves Electric Scooter Pilot Program
Electric scooter rentals are coming to a busy Guadalajara suburb next month. Scooter companies Bird, Frog, Grin and Movo will each place 250 units on the streets of Zapopan after the municipality approved a pilot program that will begin testing their practicality on December 2.
Cirque du Soleil Coming to Nuevo Vallarta Theme Parks
Grupo Vidanta and Cirque du Soleil Entertainment have announced the creation of a new dinner show for the entertainment parks under construction at Vidanta's Nuevo Vallarta resort. The Cirque show will be staged in a new, custom-designed theater, set to open in 2021.
Mexico Unveils Highway Paved with Recycled Plastic
The first-ever highway partially made of reclaimed plastic was inaugurated in Mexico on Nov. 13. The 2.5-mile stretch of highway in Guanajuato used 1.7 tons of recycled plastic, or the equivalent of 425,000 plastic packaging units, according to Dow Plastics Technology Mexico.
Vogue Cover Features Transgender 'Muxe' from Mexico
A culture of indigenous transgender women that has been part of southern Mexico's heritage for centuries is getting the 'Vogue' treatment. Next month, for the first time in the iconic fashion magazine's history, a 'muxe' will grace the cover of the Mexican and British editions.
Heineken Opens New Production Facility in Mexico
Heineken and KHS are setting standards with the newest, and one of the biggest, breweries in Mexico on all counts: besides its impressive proportions, the plant in Meoqui, Chihuahua is also a shining example when it comes to ecological and economic sustainability.
Mexico to Vote on AMLO's Mayan Train Project Dec. 15
Mexico is preparing to vote on its most ambitious railway project in decades - the Mayan Train. The new rail line would stretch nearly 1,500 kilometers and link towns and tourist attractions across six southern states. But opponents have plenty of concerns.