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October 1, 2014
In Mexico, the festival of Día de los Muertos embodies the greatest expression of both popular Catholicism and the national cuisine. People construct altars in homes and graveyards throughout the country in order to feed the souls of the dead. Church officials recognize two holy days, November 1 (All Saints’ Day), in commemoration of saints...
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The bus stops at 10 city landmarks while a recording plays, detailing how public money has been allegedly misspent and siphoned off at these places – the government palace, state congress and other public buildings. This is the “Corruptour”, set up by the Mexican anti-graft organisation Via Ciudadana in one of Latin America’s most affluent...
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The Mayor of Sayulita, José Gómez, accompanied by the Director of Tourism, Yoseff Amid Flores Verduzco Pérez, attended a conference with residents and business owners where the State Secretary unveiled the creation of 12 new Magical Towns, one which is intended to be Sayulita. The Federal Government program allows a $4 billion peso investment in...
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A tropical disturbance located south of Michoacán has a 90% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours. At 1:00 PM central time the storm was located 220 km south-southwest of Lazaro Cardenas with sustained winds of 45 km/h and gusting at 55 km/h. The storm is moving west-northwest at 18 km/h, parallel...
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The announcement late Tuesday was another step in dismantling the official version of the June 30 confrontation, which came under question almost immediately because of the lopsided outcome. Only one soldier was injured. But Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam’s version of events raised more questions about the killings in an abandoned warehouse in southern Mexico....
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Tianguis Lo De Marcos promises to offer many pleasures and loads of treasures being found in this small upscale outdoor Shopping Plaza. With a keen eye towards Organic Produce, Unique Pieces of wearable art, one of a kind jewelry designs, impressive home décor items and homemade food items, Claudia Curtis the Market Coordinator has hand...
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Vallarta-Nayarit on Mexico’s Pacific coast is poised to become the country’s hottest new vacation destination. Vallarta-Nayarit attracts a diverse cross-section of travelers – from well-heeled superstars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin to easygoing backpackers carrying a surfboard under their arm. Best of all, development is being carried out at a sustainable pace, ensuring the...
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Mexico’s telecommunications regulator said on Tuesday it had fined America Movil’s fixed-line unit, Telmex, 49.3 million pesos ($3.67 million) for monopolistic behavior to try to displace competitor Axtel. The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), the regulator created under a new law last year, said Telmex ignored requests from Axtel to interconnect with its network and did...
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Avocados from Mexico will be sharing the love at the upcoming Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit Convention & Exposition Oct. 17-19 in Anaheim, CA. With over 1 billion pounds of imports in the United States and 70 percent market share, AFM will be unveiling its “Made with Love” campaign, which showcases the love and dedication...
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On the heels of complaints from the San Diego sportfishing community, Mexico is moving to clarify the steps required to fish legally in its waters. A new Mexican government website aims to help U.S. tourists understand the requirements of Mexican federal agencies, including customs, fisheries and immigration. “The message is very clear. You are most...
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