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Abilia Plans to Build Mexico City's Tallest Skyscraper
Abilia, the real estate development company owned by billionaire Maria Asunción Aramburuzabala, has announced plans to build Mexico City's tallest building. Construction of the 57-story skyscraper will begin soon on Paseo de la Reforma, the capital city's main boulevard.
Cinco de Mayo a Significant Date in Mexican History
Many have heard of Cinco de Mayo, but few know what it celebrates. Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico's independence, but it is not Mexican Independence Day. The festivities on May 5 are about another battle for independence - a battle fought against the French in 1862.
Bacardi Completes $5.1bn Acquisition of Patrón Spirits
Drinks Business Review
Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi has completed the acquisition of ultra-premium distilled spirits manufacturer Patrón Spirits International for $5.1bn. Bacardi now holds 100% of Patrón Spirits International and its namesake ultra-premium Tequila brand.
Mexico Seeks 100M Euro Credit Line to Boost Exports
Just days after Mexico and the European Union reached a deal to update their free trade agreement, Mexico's National Exterior Commerce Bank said it is in the process of securing a line of credit for 100 million euros from the European Investment Bank to support Mexican exporters.
Mexico to Get its First Pure-Play Solar Exhibition
Mexico is a fast-moving energy market, and solar is no exception. The industry's biggest names in trade shows have joined forces to launch an event dedicated to Mexico's solar market, and the first 'Solar Power Mexico' is set to take place March 19-21, 2019 in Mexico City.
Mexico Tapping into the Sun to Power Energy Needs
In the middle of the desert just outside of Viesca, Coahuila in northern Mexico, the arid landscape is covered in 2,400 hectares of solar panels set to start producing energy - 1,700 gigawatts per hour - by June. The plant is the world's largest solar project outside China & India.
Mexico Drone Videographer Wins Video of the Week Award
Earlier this month, Mexico City drone videographer Tarsicio Sañudo won the AirVuz.com Video of the Week contest with 'Mexico A Trip of 5 Years,' a three-minute video showcasing aerial views of coastlines, festivals, skylines and natural wonders in 30 different locations in Mexico.
With Launch of Didi, Uber Faces New Threat in Mexico
'Viaja con Didi' That's the message that Didi Chuxing, China's dominant ride-hailing company, is sending potential drivers and passengers in Mexico. Didi launched in the city of Toluca on Monday, the first time the company has introduced its ride-hailing service outside of China.
Mexico, EU Reach Deal to Update Trade Agreement
Mexico and the European Union reached a deal to update their nearly 20-year-old free trade agreement, including the elimination of tariffs on a number of Mexican agricultural products. President Enrique Peña Nieto said via Twitter that the 'agreement in principle' was struck in Brussels.
Guadalajara Hosts Animation, VFX & Video Game Event
The inaugural edition of Sublime Jalisco, a business conference and networking event aimed at Mexican creators and producers of animation, visual effects and video games, kicked off yesterday in Guadalajara, Mexico, home to burgeoning animation and video game industries.
Sale of Frida Kahlo Barbie Dolls Banned in Mexico
A new Barbie doll based on Frida Kahlo has triggered a ruckus, with its sale banned in Mexico amid a fight over who owns the legal right to use her image. Distant family members of the famous artist have alleged that toymaker Mattel does not have the right to manufacture the dolls.
Sleep in a Barrel at This Unique Hotel in Tequila, Mexico
If Tequila, Mexico - the town at the center of tequila production since the 16th century - is not on your travel radar yet, there's officially a whole new reason to consider the destination: the unique opportunity to sleep in an oversized tequila barrel at Matices Hotel de Barricas.
Mexico Jumps to 6th Most Visited Country in The World
Mexico has jumped to the sixth most visited country in the world, President Enrique Peña Nieto said at the April 15-18, 2018 Tianguis Turístico conference, telling government officials, tourism executives and media that Mexico had climbed to No. 6 from the No. 8 spot in one year.
Rams-Chiefs Set to Play in Mexico City November 19
The Sports Xchange
Monday Night Football will feature a game played in Mexico City this coming season. The Los Angeles Rams will act as the home team when they face the Kansas City Chiefs on November 19 at Estadio Azteca. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:15 pm CT and will be televised by ESPN.
Why So Many People are Making the Move to Mexico
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico
It's hard to get an accurate account of Mexico without spending real time in this incredible country and experiencing its wonders first-hand. There are many reasons why more & more people are choosing to buy homes and live here. The experts at MEXLend Mortgages list a few.
Police Seize 22,800 Contraband Turtle Eggs in Oaxaca
Mexico News Daily
A routine traffic stop turned into the largest seizure of contraband turtle eggs ever made by Mexico's Federal Police. When officers pulled over a pickup truck for crossing the highway's center line, they discovered 57 bags containing 22,800 eggs hidden under a tarp in the back.
1st Quarter 2018 Mexico Resort and Real Estate News
The Settlement Company
Welcome to The Settlement Company's First Quarter, 2018 newsletter. In this edition are previews of two upcoming real estate conferences; the opening of our new office in Quintana Roo; the story of Baja California Sur's rapid economic growth, and info on Mexico rental property tax.
Mexico Tourism Promoted at 43rd Tianguis Turístico
President Enrique Peña Nieto, along with Federal Tourism Secretary Enrique de la Madrid and Mexico Tourism Board CEO Héctor Flores Santana, inaugurated the 43rd edition of Tianguis Turístico, which opened at the Mazatlán International Center on Sunday and concludes Wednesday, April 18.