News Around the Republic of Mexico
|Hotel Matilda and Artist Spencer Tunick to Bare It All|
Next month, photographer Spencer Tunick will once again be undressing the art world. Famous for his mass installations of live nudes in public locations, Tunick will unveil his latest unabashed performance art, a video of nudes underwater in the bubbling pool at Hotel Matilda, on August 18.
United States, Mexico to Negotiate Nuclear Power Deal
The United States and Mexico are set to begin negotiating a new nuclear power cooperation agreement, the White House announced on Friday. The proposed '123' nuclear agreement would allow American nuclear companies to export their products and technologies to Mexico.
Barra de Navidad Malecón Restored to Increase Tourism
Noticias Puerto Vallarta
Mexican Pacific coastal areas affected by Hurricane Patricia in October 2015 have been rehabilitated to recover tourism in towns such as Barra de Navidad, where Saturday the Governor of Jalisco and the Federal Tourism Secretary surveyed the works being done on the malecón.
Obama: 'Mexico is Crucial to the Well-Being of the US'
During a news conference at the White House on Friday, US President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto reaffirmed the importance of the US-Mexico relationship, promoting the benefits of trade and friendship in an election year that has stressed that alliance.
The Real Estate Market is Booming in Playa del Carmen
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico
The real estate market is booming in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, a sophisticated beach town on the Yucatan peninsula on Mexico's Caribbean. With MXN and USD home loans now available through MEXLend, there's never been a better time to invest in Mexican real estate.
Vaquita Update: Mexico Bans Night Fishing, Gillnets
Just days after the United Nation's World Heritage Committee directed Mexico to take immediate action to save the imperiled vaquita porpoise, or risk 'in danger' status for its Gulf of California World Heritage site, Mexican authorities are banning night fishing and gill nets in the area.
Teotihuacán Sets a Record Fit for an Aztec Emperor
Two hundred and sixty dancers sporting traditional Mexicali and Aztec dress set the Guinness Record for the World's Largest Mexican Ceremonial Dance on July 16 at the pre-Colombian pyramid site of Teotihuacán about 30 miles (48 km) outside of Mexico City.
Mexico, Israel Aim to Triple Annual Trade to $2.1 Billion
The Times of Israel
Commercial ties between Mexico and Israel will be expanded, aiming at tripling current trade figures, according to Israel's ambassador in Mexico. In 2015, two-way trade between the nations amounted to $700 million, a 300% increase since the nations signed a trade agreement.
Traditional Corn Festival in Jala, Nayarit, August 6–15
Every year during the first two weeks of August, the annual Sweet Corn Festival in Jala, Nayarit, a region where the largest corncobs in the world are grown, gives everyone a chance to experience a very Mexican tradition. This year's Feria del Elote is set for August 6–15.
Monday Night Football in Mexico Tickets on Sale July 28
Arturo Olive, Managing Director of NFL México, announced that tickets for the first-ever Monday Night Football game played outside of the US, featuring the Oakland Raiders hosting the Houston Texans at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, will go on sale next week via Ticketmaster.
Celebrate National Tequila Day in Tequila, Jalisco
July 24th is National Tequila Day, and there's no better place to celebrate the holiday than in the town that gave its name to Mexico's most famous beverage: Tequila. Located in the state of Jalisco, about 60 km from Guadalajara, the town of Tequila offers more than just drinks.
CDMX Hosts World's Largest Digital Technology Event
The fourth edition of Digital Village, the world's largest digital technology event that aims to teach people about new information and communications technologies (ICT), was unveiled Friday in Mexico City's Zocalo square with 81 exhibitors showcasing the latest applications.