Day

September 13, 2017
mexican students
Radical students in southern Mexico hijacked a fuel tanker truck and two buses Wednesday and later kidnapped four police officers to demand the release of about 10 students arrested over the vehicle thefts. The events marked the latest chapter of violence at a rural teachers college where 43 students were kidnapped in 2014 and remain...
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tropical storm max
The center of Tropical Storm Max was located near latitude 16.1 North, longitude 101.4 West. Max is moving toward the east-northeast near 3 mph (6 km/h). This motion will bring the center of Max inland over Mexico within the warning area on Thursday. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts....
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earthquake
The ministry’s center for international cooperation along with the Israeli Embassy in Mexico is to provide aid for the southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas that were hardest hit in the deadly quake that struck late Thursday night. Ambassador to Mexico Yoni Peled and his team will deliver the aid to state governors in the...
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In solidarity with families affected by the recent earthquake in Chiapas and Oaxaca, Puerto Vallarta Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña announced the city council would be canceling the annual Grito de Independencia dinner. The resources budgeted for the traditional dinner event celebrating Mexico’s Independence will be used for the purchase of necessities and food to be...
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turtle release
Providing a moment of joy and to share a beautiful experience, the DIF System chaired by Candelaria Tovar de Dávalos, in coordination with the sub-directorate of Ecology, organized a turtle release event for children, youth and adults that are part of the Program for the Comprehensive Care of Persons with Disabilities (PAID). “More than 250...
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Real del Monte
Sitting at an altitude of 2,700m, Real del Monte in the Mexican state of Hidalgo is a pretty colonial-era town. But with its silver mining heritage, architecture and meat pasties, Real del Monte is also home to a little slice of Cornwall, southwest England. The surrounding silver mines produced more than half the silver produced...
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mexico coast
Mexico is one of the few countries that has fulfilled its commitment to decree the protection of 10 percent of marine and coastal areas before the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. The head of the Environmental Development and Regulation Deputy Ministry, Cuauhtémoc Ochoa Fernández, affirmed the above during his participation in the forum Conservation...
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Picasso portrait of muse up for sale
A late Picasso portrait of his paramour Jacqueline Roque is going up for auction for the first time, with an estimated price of up to $30 million, Christie’s auction house said Wednesday. Christie’s will offer “Femme accroupie (Jacqueline)” — Crouching Woman (Jacqueline) — at a Nov. 13 sale in New York. Painted in October 1954,...
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riviera nayarit
There’s a growing number of millennials who are identifying as influencers as well as Virtuoso travel agents; these are the men and women who are setting trends and moving the luxury market for this generation. One of these top influencers is 20-year-old Chelsea Martin, who recently toured Mexico’s Pacific Treasure by invitation of the Riviera...
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amazon mexico
Amazon.com Inc is preparing to open a 1 million square-foot warehouse near Mexico City, sources familiar with the project said, part of an effort to boost its presence in Mexico’s nascent e-commerce industry. The new warehouse is slated to be built in the Tepotzotlan municipality about 25 miles (40 km) north of the Mexican capital,...
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