Day

April 29, 2014
Located on the west coast of Mexico, just north of Puerto Vallarta, Punta Mita juts out into the Pacific Ocean, like a foot at rest on a beach chair. This tranquil 9.5-mile stretch of land is also home to a pair of stellar Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses. Nicklaus has designed hundreds of courses around the...
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After working through the latest and greatest data from a wide variety of independent sources, travel editors at U.S. News & World Report have come up with the “crème de la crème” of resorts and hotels throughout Mexico’s most popular vacation destinations. Here, we’ve put together a summary of each top-named destination, including interesting tidbits...
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Year after year, millions of North American monarch butterflies make their way on a 3,000-mile journey from locations across Canada and the United States to winter in Mexico, where they gather in oyamel fir trees in the states of Michoacán and Mexico. In recent years, scientists have noted a sharp decline in the number of...
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Mexico’s exports totaled $90.8 billion in the first quarter, up 2.9 percent from the same period in 2013, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said. Oil accounted for $11.49 billion of the total, down 10.8 percent from the year-ago period, while non-petroleum exports came in at $79.37 billion, up 5.2 percent, compared...
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Travel forecast to Mexico over the next four years is sunnier than it has been in a long time. According to a new report from Timetric, Mexico’s travel and tourism industry is expected to grow until 2018 due to less stringent travel measures, tourism campaigns, better economic conditions and industrial activity. If all goes according...
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Construction of a new airport on land adjacent to the Mexico City international airport, AICM, is expected to cost $120 billion pesos ($1.2 Billion USD), said transport and communications (SCT) minister Gerardo Ruiz during a presentation of the country’s national infrastructure plan 2014-18. The 7.7 trillion-peso national infrastructure plan unveiled by the government Monday “does...
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There is nothing sweet in the sugar war that is unfolding between Mexico and the United States. The U.S. industry, sometimes called Big Sugar, simmers over soaring competition from Mexico and argues that a doubling of Mexican exports triggered a collapse in the market price of sugar. A reluctant Obama administration has opened a formal...
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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday raised his goal for infrastructure spending to 7.7 trillion pesos ($587 billion) by 2018, in a bid to boost growth in Latin America’s number 2 economy. The new target, which includes both public and private investment, is nearly twice the 4 trillion peso goal announced by Pena Nieto...
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Tremors that shook the small town of Ramones in northeast Mexico in October were a nasty surprise to residents, including many sorghum and cattle farmers, because the area of the country had little history of earthquakes. But they weren’t a freak occurrence. The vibrations grew more frequent into this spring, cracking the walls of some...
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