News Around the Republic of Mexico
|GM Hopeful on NAFTA, Sticking with Mexican Production|
GM's product development head, Mark Reuss told reporters the automaker plans to make use of all its North American plants - including those in Mexico. But the company is not ruling out a change in strategy in response eventual outcome of discussions to renegotiate NAFTA.
Tortillas Losing Ground in Mexico Due to Mass Production
In Mexico, the corn tortilla is a national symbol that's recognized the world-over. But the traditional staple faces an uncertain future between consumption dropping by 40% over the past three decades and the government warning of price hikes of as much as 25 percent for tortillas this year.
Emerging Mexican Technologies Electrified CES 2018
After huge successes for Mexican companies at the world's largest technology show, CES 2018, Jalisco's secretary of Innovation, Science and Technology announced the Mexican government's commitment to double the size of their presence at next year's CES 2019.
Mexican Director Guillermo del Toro Wins Golden Globe
Mexico's Guillermo del Toro won the 2018 Golden Globe Award for Best Director for his fantasy drama, 'The Shape of Water' at the 75th annual award show. Though not yet a box office smash, the film has racked up a slew of high-profile nominations and awards since its Dec. 1 release.
New US Travel Advisories Exempt Mexico Tourist Spots
The US State Department has updated their safety and security information system for international travelers. New Travel Advisories, published January 10, give detailed reports on what to worry about and where. The good news is that most of Mexico's tourist areas were spared.
Mexico's Innovative Technology Showcased at CES 2018
Mexico has proven itself to be a world leader in technological development and this year's Consumer Electronics Show, which runs through January 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, will showcase 'MEXICO 4.0,' a cluster of cutting edge and innovative technology companies in Mexico.
'World's Longest Mural' on US-Mexico Border Wall
As the Trump administration seeks $18 billion over the next decade to more than double the length of the US-Mexico border fencing, one artist has another plan for the barriers. Mexican artist Enrique Chiu is working to cover the existing border wall in colorful murals.
Mexican Archaeologists Discover Underwater Sanctuary
Mexican archaeologists say they have excavated a stone sanctuary in a pond on the side of a volcano east of Mexico City that may have been built as a miniature model of the universe. In addition to the sanctuary, decorative pieces associated with the rain god Tlaloc were found.
Avocados From Mexico Return to Super Bowl in 2018
Avocados From Mexico is returning to the Super Bowl for the fourth consecutive year, continuing its effort to stick out in people's minds as they're busy sticking chips into bowls of guacamole. Mexico's avocado industry will run a 30-second spot during the February 4 game, according to reports.
Investing in Mexico Property Puts Nest Eggs to Good Use
MEXLend Mortages for Mexico
We all work extremely hard for our money, and one of the best feelings in the world is finally arriving at a place in life where there's some money to spare. The challenge is figuring out what to do with it. Investing in property in Mexico is one way to put all of those years of hard work to good use.
Waste Optimization Plant Planned for El Salto, Jalisco
TransAct Energy Corp has signed a conditional purchase agreement for an 18.4 hectare site in the industrial zone of El Salto, Jalisco for a zero emissions waste optimization plant, a facility that turns solid waste into various products without any residuals returning to the environment.
Oscar Valdez, Jessie Magdaleno to Train in Guadalajara
World champions Oscar Valdez and Jessie Magdaleno are on pace to move their training camps to Guadalajara, Jalisco, and must report on January 7 to begin serious training for their respective commitments, according to their mutual manager Frank Espinoza of California.