Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Peso and dollar bills

Peso plummets to nearly 19 to the US dollar, then makes...

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Governor Victoria Rodríguez said Wednesday that while the Mexican economy is solid, the Bank of Mexico could take action in case of "extreme volatility."
Claudia Sheinbaum at a press conference

Sheinbaum says investors in Mexico have ‘nothing to worry about’

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Sheinbaum spoke about investor concerns following a meeting with U.S. officials, which Ambassador Salazar described as "very good and friendly."
Refugees displaced by an armed attack on their Chiapas town stand in the bleachers of a open air sports court and look at proceedings below through a protective wire fence

Over 4,000 residents flee Chiapas town following armed attack

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Thousands in the Chiapas town who fled a June 4 armed attack by a criminal group refuse to go home until authorities can ensure their safety.
A Volaris plane flying over Mexico

International air arrivals to Mexico up 20% in Q1 2024 compared to 2019

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Over 10 million passengers traveled to Mexico from the United States between January and April 2024, an 8.4% increase over 2023.
Puebla Governor Sergio Salomon and Audi Mexico President Tarek Mashour shaking hands in front of a temporary wall with the Audi logo.

Audi to invest over US $1B to build EVs in Puebla

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Audi says it will expand an existing Puebla factory in order to begin manufacturing the German automaker's electric vehicles in Mexico.
Porsche car on display in Mexico

Car sales in Mexico continue to climb, with best May in 7 years

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Industry experts forecast that around 1.5 million light vehicles will be sold this year, approaching the all-time record of 1.6 million in 2016.

The Layover: Mexico City

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You've got a 24 hour layover in Mexico City: Here's what you need to do.
A revive crew hard at work renovating a mangrove

Meet the Veracruz reforesters bringing back natural ecosystems

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Mexico's Caribbean coast is being restored tree by tree thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers.
An endangered vaquita swimming in the ocean

May vaquita porpoise survey finds fewer specimens than in 2023

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The survey, which takes place annually in Mexico’s Upper Gulf of California, recorded the lowest-ever number of individual vaquitas.
Man in uniform and hard hat spraying auditorium seats for mosquitos, surrounded by pesticide fumes.

Study shows dengue cases in Mexico primed for widespread expansion

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As dengue cases in Mexico continue to rise in 2024, a new study predicts that the mosquito-borne virus will affect 81% of Mexico by 2039.
Metalsa manufacturing plant in Mexico

Auto parts exports to the US from January to April worth US $28.37B, a record high

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The U.S. is buying more Mexican-made auto parts, with Mexico's share of the U.S. market also increasing to 42.8% in the first four months of the year.
Federal tax authority office in Mexico City

Mexico’s federal tax revenue reached record high in first 5 months of 2024

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Improved tax collection by the federal government has paid off, with revenue exceeding the government target from January to May.
Claudia Sheinbaum speaks at a press conference

Sheinbaum says there will be ‘broad consultation’ on judicial reform before September

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After meeting with President López Obrador on Monday, Sheinbaum said she supports his reform proposals, but also plans to open up a public debate.
An impressive amount of archaeological findings have been uncovered near Section 7 of the Maya Train, which runs between Chetumal, Quintana Roo, and Escárcega, Campeche.

Archaeologists reveal findings at 26 ancient Maya burials found in Campeche

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The archaeologists made the discoveries in an area of Campeche that had no previous record of extensive Maya settlements.
A representative of the Department of Homeland Security and the consul to Mexico in Seattle make a statement about a collection of 35 artifacts recovered from an estate sale in 2023

35 pre-Columbian artifacts returned to Mexico by US Department of Homeland Security

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Mexico has repatriated a total of 87 pre-Columbian artifacts from the United States so far this year.
A CFE hydroelectric power plant in Chiapas

Drought reduced CFE hydroelectric power output by 43% in 2023

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Drought and extreme heat are complicating Mexico's plans to use more hydroelectricity to meet national energy demand.