Day

September 16, 2014
Tropical Storm Polo is forecast to become a hurricane off Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, just days after a severe storm battered the Baja California peninsula. As of Tuesday afternoon, Polo was about 260 miles (418 km) south of Mexico’s beach resort of Acapulco and moving in a...
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On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Mexico on the 204th anniversary of your country’s independence. I saw our partnership in action earlier this year in Mexico City. I met with innovative entrepreneurs and inspirational students. I visited the Zócalo for the Feria de las...
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Villavicencio Adriana Rodríguez, Director of Programs and Strategic Projects of the Ministry of Environment and Territorial Development ( Semadet ), said next year the department will seek the budget for air quality monitoring devices in their areas of concern. “We have identified medium-sized cities that have significant emissions, Ocotlan, Puerto Vallarta and Ciudad Guzmán, those...
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Nissan Mexico’s Aguascalientes powertrain plant recently celebrated the production of its 10 millionth engine. Nissan Mexico marked the occasion with a ceremony headed by Renault-Nissan Alliance global director and corporate vice-president of Powertrain Production Engineering Atsushi Hirose, deputy general manager at the Powertrain Planning Department Naohiko Asai, and powertrain plant director Francisco Carbajal. The 10...
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Expect to see more cooperation among tourism officials in California and Mexico to grow cross-border travel. The state has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mexico to grow tourism between the two. Visit California, the state tourism organization, launched a $1 million marketing campaign this spring in Mexico to drive summer bookings, including Visit California’s...
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Zacatecas is a city of enormous beauty and unabashed Mexican pride. This fabled silver city lies 4.5 hours north of Guanajuato and is a detour into history no visitor will regret. At 8,100 feet above sea level (making it Mexico’s second highest city), Zacatecas will quite literally take your breath away. The city’s stunning architecture...
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From the first minutes of the September 16, Google dedicated its doodle to the Independence Day of Mexico 2014 with a representative picture of the national cuisine. The letters of the search engine are decorated with the typical colors of Mexico’s flag, green, white and red. The Google logo in Mexicoo’s colors is accompanied by...
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Two tourist this weekend we killed by being dragged into the ocean by waves breaking on shore. Both bodies have been recovered by lifeguards. The first victim was Saul Pilara, 21 year old male vacationing in Puerto Vallarta with his girlfriend and mother from Guadalajara, Mexico. Pilara climbed on top of a rock formation along...
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As questions about Mexico’s safety for tourists continue to circulate, Puerto Vallarta has hired a security assessment by the College Station Texas Police Department to determine the safety of the destination. The study was conducted in July 2014. In a time when most tourism destinations hesitate to speak about security out of concern it may...
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The stepped pyramids, temples, columned arcades, and other stone structures of Chichén Itzá were sacred to the Maya and a sophisticated urban center of their empire from A.D. 750 to 1200. Viewed as a whole, the incredible complex reveals much about the Maya and Toltec vision of the universe—which was intimately tied to what was...
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The flag of Mexico (Bandera de México) is a vertical tricolor of green, white, and red with the national coat of arms charged in the center of the white stripe. The coat of arms has an eagle, holding a serpent in its beak and talon, is perched on top of a prickly pear cactus growing...
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