Friday, April 19, 2024
A collapsed construction crane next to a concrete bridge support

Crane collapse halts work on section of Mexico City-Toluca commuter rail

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Work on a Mexico City section of the project is on hold pending investigations after a crane collapsed Wednesday while assembling a bridge.
Police in Fresnillo, Zacatecas

Public security survey shows uptick in Mexicans who feel unsafe

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The quarterly survey showed an increase in security concern from the 10-year-low recorded at the end of 2023, with 14 cities seeing a significant rise.
Marine researchers on a ship looking through telescopes for vaquita porpoises

Vaquita porpoise survey expedition announced for May

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The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Mexican government announced the dates of their annual joint vaquita porpoise monitoring mission.
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Opinion: What’s coming for Mexican energy policy after AMLO?

Analysts Carlos Ramírez and Mónica Díaz consider what President López Obrador will leave behind for Mexico's energy sector — and what might come next.
vista of beach at Founders Park, Playa del Carmen

Sargassum alert raised, but most Quintana Roo beaches are clear

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The Navy warned the resort cities of Tulum, Cozumel and Playa del Carmen that a mass of the seaweed is moving in their direction.
BYD electric vehicle on display

Reuters: Mexico yields to US pressure on incentives for Chinese car makers

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Reuters quoted officials who said no federal incentives are on offer to Chinese electric vehicle (EV) makers as they look to build plants in Mexico.

Huauzontle: Mexico’s secret superfood that nourishes the nation

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You might not have heard of it, but this Mexican vegetable has been keeping the population fed and healthy for centuries.

The 7 trending Mexican spirits you need to try

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Mexican spirits are so much more than tequila and mezcal - find out what you're missing with our expert guide.
Actors Katy O'Brian and Kristen Stewart in a still from "Love Lies Bleeding"

A film buff’s feast: Sundance CDMX brings festival favorites to the capital

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The Sundance Festival is coming to Mexico City, showcasing popular films and documentaries from the festival, as well as Mexican short films.
Lake Chapala viewed from Ajijic

Why Lake Chapala is my happy place

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Greg Custer introduces readers to the delights of lakeshore life in Chapala and Ajijic, from history to culture to community.

Nubank to invest US $100M in Mexico, its ‘priority’ market in 2024

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The capital injection brings the Brazilian fintech's Mexican investments up to US $1.4 billion, solidifying its position as a major financial services provider.
A young girl receives a vaccine from a nurse

Mexico’s Health Ministry issues measles alert

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Mexico has reported 859 probable cases of measles or rubella, all of which are suspected to have originated outside of Mexico.
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Why did the IMF lower its economic growth forecast for Mexico?

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Citing "weaker than expected" outcomes in late 2023 and early 2024, the IMF lowered Mexico's 2024 growth forecast from 2.7% to 2.4%.

Nubank to invest US $100M in Mexico, its ‘priority’ market in 2024

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The capital injection brings the Brazilian fintech's Mexican investments up to US $1.4 billion, solidifying its position as a major financial services provider.
Mexico presidential candidate Xochitl Galvez taking a selfie with a crowd of supporters

Despite polls, presidential candidate Xóchitl Gálvez is optimistic

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Xóchitl Gálvez still believes voters are fed up with Morena and that if there is high voter turnout on June 2, she will become Mexico's first female president.
Funeral in Mexico for assassinated mayoral candidate Gisela Gaytan

Federal government providing security protection for 250 political candidates

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After at least 15 murders of 2024 political aspirants nationwide, the federal government says it's streamlining the assignment of security details.

Puff, Puff, Pass? The cloudy legality of cannabis in Mexico

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Ahead of 4/20, is smoking cannabis legal for tourists or foreigners? The answer may be confusing.
Casas de las flores is a Mexican TV show made by Netflix

Bingeworthy Mexican Netflix shows to teach you Spanish

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Relax, watch TV and learn some Spanish with our guide to the very best of Mexican Netflix shows.

The insider’s guide to investing in real estate in Cancún

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There's nowhere quite like Cancún, with the hustle and bustle of a global tourism hotspot. Here's our guide to the best areas to invest in real estate.

Where are companies choosing to nearshore in Mexico?

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It's no secret that Mexico has become a global nearshoring superpower - but where are these companies choosing to invest in real estate?

Is jazz music making a comeback in Mexico City? The 4 bars you need...

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Jazz in Mexico City is alive and well, and we've checked out the best live music clubs in town.

Promote learning by reading to your child in Spanish

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A selection of educational and bilingual reads to help your kids fall in love with reading, and flourish as they grow.
Dennis Taylor mycopreneur

How a Californian expat became part of the Mexican community through fungi

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Meet Dennis Taylor, the writer and satirist who grew closer to Mexico through a connection wrought by magic mushrooms.
Mexican amateur golfer Santiago de la Fuente

Who is the 22-year-old Mexican amateur who is playing at the 2024 Masters?

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The University of Houston senior is just the sixth Mexican golfer to play in the Masters, the most prestigious US golf tournament.
People enjoy the sand and sea on the beach in Tulum

Got 1 min? Copa Airlines to connect Panama City to Tulum

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Panama City will have four weekly connections with Tulum starting in June, thanks to a new direct flight from Panama-based Copa Airlines.

Which city was named the best destination in Mexico by Tripadvisor?

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A popular colonial town snatched Tripadvisor's "Best of the Best" award title from Cancún, last year's winner.

The 7 trending Mexican spirits you need to try

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Mexican spirits are so much more than tequila and mezcal - find out what you're missing with our expert guide.

Tacos de canasta: The king of Mexican street food

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The humble taco de canasta has been feeding the population for over a century, thanks to some ingenious cooking techniques.

Beauty and wellness apps to help you look and feel great anywhere, any time

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From destination wedding makeup to relaxing couples massages, these apps let you pamper yourself in style, anytime or anywhere.

How a Mexican doctor of Functional Medicine is changing lives

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Dr. Alexander Krouham is a leader in the field of functional medicine, which believes you hold the key to activating your own wellbeing.