News Around the Republic of Mexico
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Mexico has been in the headlines with an unfortunate set of natural disasters over the past couple of months, but it's not only ready to receive visitors again in its usual record numbers, it has also been working hard behind the scenes to showcase its diversity and gain new fans.
Paragliding Pre-World Cup Tour in Zapotiltic, Jalisco
Zapotiltic, Jalisco will receive some unexpected international attention next month when it hosts one of six Paragliding Pre-World Cup Tour dates scheduled in the lead up to next year's Paragliding World Cup. Competitors from at least 13 nations will participate in the December 2-9 event.
New England Patriots Victory a Win for NFL in Mexico
On Sunday the New England Patriots defeated the Oakland Raiders 33-8 in a game played in front of 76,000 fans at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The game was a success not just for the Patriots, but also for the NFL, a league that is trying to grow its presence across the world.
Chiapas' Agua Azul Waterfalls Dry Up After Mexico Quakes
The Agua Azul waterfalls in southern Mexico are a playground of bright turquoise water cascading over limestone steps. But after the powerful 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck on September 7, 2017, they dried up - and the area's once-booming tourist economy along with them.
Introducing The World's First 'Scottish' Tequila
An unlikely producer is entering the Tequila market - and creating it in its own distinctive style. Aberdeen-based UWA Tequila is putting a Scottish twist on the traditional Mexican spirit by releasing the world's first Tequila aged in Speyside whisky casks.
New Pixar Movie 'Coco' Already Set a Box Office Record
Walt Disney's 'Coco,' an animated Pixar movie set in Mexico during its Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) holiday and featuring several Mexican voice actors, has performed extremely well since its release on October 27, 2017. In fact, it has already made box office history.
Mexico City Joins Global Urban Regeneration Competition
Mexico City has joined C40's Reinventing Cities initiative, an unprecedented global competition to redevelop underutilized urban spaces in a sustainable way. The two CDMX locations to be transformed into new beacons of sustainability are Deposito Tetepilco and Subestación Potreros.
Three Reasons Why You Will Love Living in Mexico
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico
There are so many reasons why choosing to live in Mexico is one of the best decisions you can make, it's virtually impossible to cover them all without leaving something out. MEXLend, a leading mortgage broker in Mexico, outlines some of the best things about moving to Mexico.
The History of the Mexican Revolution and its Heroes
The Mexican Revolution is honored each year on November 20. Its importance is taught in schools, as it is not only a significant example of people's ability to fight a structure internally for a true change, but also a reminder that all people have the right to be free from oppression of any kind.
Cards Against Humanity's Plan to Stop Trump's Wall
As part of their 2017 holiday promotion, dubbed 'Cards Against Humanity Saves America,' the game's creators have purchased land along the U.S.-Mexico border to stop President Donald Trump from building his proposed wall, and plan to battle him over eminent domain laws.
Five Places for NFL Fans to Visit in Mexico City
SB Nation NFL
Are you heading to Mexico City to watch the Raiders play host to the Patriots on Sunday? The game is a great opportunity for NFL fans from the US to experience the vast culture that Mexico City has to offer, so be sure to check out the food, nightlife and attractions.
Most Americans Say NAFTA is Good for the United States
As Mexico prepares to host the fifth round of negotiations over the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), most Americans (56%) say that the pact is good for the United States, while just a third (33%) say it is bad, according to a Pew Research report.
Job Pays $10,000 a Month to Live in Cancun, Mexico
New York Daily News
The city of Cancun, Mexico is hiring a CEO - a Cancun Experience Officer - to live in the beach town and generate content for Cancun.com. For being Cancun's social media manager, someone will earn $10,000 a month to tell the world how great it is to vacation in Mexico.
Mexico's Velas Resorts Announces Black Friday Offers
With 'Black Friday' confirmed for November 24, Velas Resorts has announced additional savings and added values for bookings on future travel at Casa Velas or Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Grand Velas Riviera Maya & Grand Velas Los Cabos.
Efforts to Capture, Save Mexico's Vaquita Marina End
Experts said Wednesday they have suspended a program to capture and enclose the few remaining vaquita porpoises after the one they managed to catch died in captivity. Mexico's environment minister tried to put the best face on things, saying the effort had at least found vaquitas.
Nestlé Invests More in Mexico to Decrease Imports
Riviera Maya News
Nestlé says they are hoping to decrease material imports and improve local purchasing by investing more in Mexico. 'If we promote the development of domestic producers, we would not have to import more expensive raw materials,' the corporate director of Nestlé Mexico explained.
Avocados From Mexico Make The Holidays Merry & Bright
Avocados from Mexico is encouraging U.S. consumers to get into the holiday spirit with its Season's Eatings campaign, which includes in-store promotions, holiday recipes, a 'Mini Chefs' video series, and a sweepstakes for a chance to win a 7-Day Mexican Riviera cruise.
CDMX Updates 911 App to Send Quake Alerts to Phones
Mexico City has updated its 911 emergency app to send earthquake alerts to residents' smartphones. It was developed by the governmental center known as C5, for Command, Control Computing, Communications and Contact, and is available for both iOS and Android.
CDMX Plans Quake Memorial at Collapsed Building Site
Mexico City's government said Sunday it plans to expropriate the lot where a seven-story office building collapsed during the Sept. 19 earthquake, and use it to erect a memorial to victims. The city's legal counsel said victims' families would have a say on what the memorial looks like.
Villahermosa, Tabasco Hosts Successful AMPI Conference
The annual conference of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals was held Oct. 18-21 in Villahermosa, Tabasco, where AMPI members from all over the country came together to elect new members of the National Advisory Board & attend educational and social events.
ˇViva Mexico! Fights Xenophobia with Classical Music
In hopes of building a cross-cultural bridge, musicians from the Golden Gate Symphony Orchestra & Chorus and the Coro Redes y Cantos de Chapala, a traditional folk music chorus from Jalisco, will present 'ˇViva Mexico! Beyond Border Walls,' at San Francisco's Herbst Theatre November 5.