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September 24, 2018
Tulum to become Mexico’s first sustainable tourism zone
Royalty free photo The municipality of Tulum will become Mexico’s first sustainable tourism development zone (ZDTS) within a month, the Quintana Roo tourism secretary claims. Marisol Vanegas Pérez said yesterday that President Enrique Peña Nieto will sign a decree to create the zone by October 15 at the latest, less than two months before he...
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Airline said it will no longer be commercially viable to go ahead with the plan Dubai: Emirates has dropped plans to operate flights between Dubai and Mexico City, the airline confirmed on Monday. This is a sudden reversal of earlier announcements that the UAE-based carrier was looking forward to expanding its network in Latin America...
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Jazz in Mexico today: a beginner's guide
Patrick McMahon offers a guide to the thriving jazz scene in Mexico, including a list of artists to listen out for. You can enjoy most of these tracks in our Apple Music playlist ‘Mexican jazz today’ When thinking about jazz from Latin America, how often is it that Westerners will think of Mexico? In fact,...
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Children's remains found in Mexican mass graves
In this undated photo provided by the Veracruz State Prosecutor’s Office shows a clothing item found… – The Associated Press In this undated photo provided by the Veracruz State Prosecutor’s Office shows clothing items found … – The Associated Press In this undated photo provided by the Veracruz State Prosecutor’s Office shows a child’s shoe...
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After four years of trying to hide the truth about the enforced disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa, the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto has one final chance to take appropriate action and stop obstructing the creation of a special investigative commission, Amnesty International said today. “The world is watching Mexico, waiting for the...
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Farewell Mexico!
Working the barbie That’s it, today we are leaving Mexico for good. We woke up really early, brushed up and packed our toothbrushes. The taxi arrived a few minutes early. We loaded up and were on our way. The taxi driver practiced his broken English on me and we had a chat about the differences...
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2019 Summer Program in Mexico Offers Multiple Service-Learning Options
UA students on the Puebla, Mexico cyclopath The Summer 2019 U of A faculty-led study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico offers six popular options: students can select from among five different service-learning programs which include 72 hours in a professional placement in either Healthcare, Business, Education, Engineering, or Community Service or alternatively, choose a traditional...
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Today I have managed to sleep until 0530 – jet lag wearing off, hurrah! Most of the day will be spent travelling so plenty of time to reflect and write up a bit of drivel for our blog followers, I know JP will be especially pleased :-) It’s Ian’s turn to fetch our morning coffees...
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