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George Clooney's Casamigos Tequila Takes Home the Gold
Casamigos Tequila, the brand owned by George Clooney, has won gold in the Mexico Anejo Tequila of the Year category. Available in Blanco, Reposado and Añejo, these small batch ultra-premium tequilas are made from 100% Blue Weber agaves, grown in the red clay soil of Jalisco's highlands.
Mexico Sets New Records for Auto Production, Exports
Mexico's automotive production and exports broke new records in March, soaring 36% and 32.7% respectively compared to March 2016. 363,687 light vehicles were produced last month, while exports totaled 297,571, according to the Mexican Automotive Industry Association.
The Benefits of Internationalizing a Small Business
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico
What many business owners don't know is that internationalizing can have a profound impact on even the smallest companies - if done correctly. MEXLend is not only the most experienced mortgage broker in Mexico, but also provides funding for small businesses.
Chinese Automaker Eyes Plants in Two Mexico States
Great Wall Motor Co Ltd, which describes itself as China's largest SUV and pickup manufacturer, is interested in building a plant in Nuevo Leon in northern Mexico or the central state of San Luis Potosi, three people familiar with the matter said.
What Wall Street Really Thinks Of Mexico Right Now
Nomura Securities in New York recently conducted a survey of its clients regarding the future of Mexico. Survey respondents ran the gambit from Wall Street hedge funds to Mexican investment firms, but all in all there were no major discrepancies between the view points.
Villa Premier Among Vallarta's AAA Four Diamond Hotels
Fresh off a substantial $3.8 million revamp of its common areas, plus 80 deluxe guest rooms and oceanfront suites, Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway is among the sixteen Puerto Vallarta resort properties that have been chosen as 2017 AAA Four Diamond recipients.
Mexico Students Win Global Automotive Design Challenge
Honeywell Transportation Systems
Full of drive and passion for automotive engineering, four middle school students from Colegio Americano de Mexicali took first place in the global Student Automotive Design Challenge sponsored by Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company's corporate citizenship initiative, and SAE.
UC, Mexico Energy-Efficiency Research Collaboration
The University of California will partner with the Mexican Secretariat of Energy, Energy Sustainability Fund and research institutions to transition toward clean energy in both California and Mexico through applied research collaborations and exchanges of students and faculty.
1st Quarter 2017 Mexico Resort Real Estate Newsletter
The Settlement Company
Welcome to The Settlement Company's First Quarter, 2017 newsletter. In addition to A.M.P.I. news, in this edition, we take a look at the expansion of Lazaro Cardenas deep sea port on the Pacific coast of Michoacán and the rise of international tourism in Mexico.
Slim Teams with China to Produce Cars in Mexico
Giant Motors, the automotive company backed by billionaire Carlos Slim, will begin production of cars in Mexico in a joint venture with the Chinese corporation Jac Motors. The deal aims to cash in on Mexico's car market but will also look to expand south of the border.
U.S. Travel Agents Report Mexico Sales Are Solid
Travel Market Report
Despite concerns expressed in consumer and trade press that US travel to Mexico might be hurt this year, a survey of travel professionals, conducted on March 21 and 22 by Travel Market Report, shows sales over the past year have gone up, rather than down.
Jalisco Avocado Producers Trying to Win Over China
In 2015, Jalisco harvested 119.600 tons of avocado, 58,000 tons of which were exported to 15 countries, including Canada, Japan, & Germany. Now, given the difficulties of exporting avocado from Jalisco to the U.S., producers are looking to win over the Chinese market.
Apps Use Technology to Tackle Corruption in Mexico
Teaching kids anti-corruption values, comparing politicians and reporting corrupt public works? In Mexico, there's an app for that. Three new innovative apps are hoping to promote a debate about corruption in Mexico and urge citizens to check for abuses of power before they happen.
Uruapan: THE Place to Spend Semana Santa in Mexico
The city of Uruapan, Mexico, has numerous cultural events during the year. But, the premiere event takes place during Semana Santa, when more than 1,300 artisans from 47 villages come to sell their wares in the four block long main plaza. This year's dates are April 8th to 23rd.
Daylight Saving Time Begins in Mexico on April 2, 2017
In most of Mexico, daylight saving time, or 'Horario de Verano,' begins at 2:00 am local time on Sunday, April 2, 2017. So if you are lucky enough to be celebrating the Easter holidays here, don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night!
Why Traveling to Mexico is Now More Important Than Ever
Despite what may be happening in Washington, traveling to Mexico is more important than ever because we have the power to make a statement with our purchases and where we choose to frequent. A visit is a statement of support & friendship in a time when projecting kindness is vital.
Mexico: Land of International Investment Opportunities
Luis Qujano-Axle - internationalbanker.com
When it comes to investment opportunities, Mexico is a good bet. The combination of high technology and a qualified labor force has developed enough industries, such as automotive, appliance, telephonic and others, to become important and, in some cases, the world's major producers.