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Fuel thieves in Mexico have grown so bold they are drilling illegal taps under warehouses in big cities and siphoning off the entire contents of pipelines, Mexico’s president said Wednesday. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that at one pipeline carrying gasoline, thieves didn’t just skim off part of the flow — they drilled so...
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According to the National Air Transportation Board (Canaero) and the Association of Pilots of Aviators of Mexico, airports have been affected since Sunday, and private airlines have reported the delay of two flights. This is due to the intermittent delivery of turbosine through pipes, the fuel that used to arrive more immediately via the pipelines...
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In a bid to eliminate years of mounting theft, state oil firm Pemex has changed its distribution, triggering shortfalls in at least six states, including Guanajuato, a major car-making hub in central Mexico. Guanajuato’s state government said that less than one third of the state’s gas stations were open on Monday. Lopez Obrador told a...
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Imagine a botanical garden, and acres of carefully designed, highly manicured, delicately pruned “zoos for plants” may come to mind. But at El Charco del Ingenio, a botanical garden and natural protected area in central Mexico, the sprawling scrubland has been allowed to return to its unencumbered, wilder roots. The approximately 160-acre property, acquired from...
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The mayor of Mexico’s quaint colonial city of Guanajuato has taken a drubbing after he criticized low-spending tourists, saying, “We want the type of visitor who spends more.” Mayor Alejandro Navarro said this week that tourists from nearby Mexican cities often arrive in cheap bus tour packages, bringing their own food. He blamed them for...
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Uber Eats, the application that allows millions of people around the world to request the food they want for home delivery, is ready to reach seven more cities in Mexico: Puerto Vallarta , Guanajuato, Irapuato, Celaya, Morelia, Los Mochis and Ciudad Obregón. The application will close 2018 with a presence in 30 cities in the...
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The second caravan of Central American migrants is approaching Jalisco, so the state government is preparing to give them attention, according to official sources. During the past week, just over 6,000 migrants arrived in Jalisco to the Benito Juarez shelter in Zapopan, which was closed by the governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz, on the...
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Tesla Inc co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers could be headed for a collision after the agave-based drink’s industry group opposed the flamboyant billionaire’s efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed “Teslaquila.” One of the world’s richest people and chief executive of Tesla (TSLA.O), Musk is known for ambitious and cutting-edge projects ranging from...
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Poverty has increased in one of every three towns integrated to the Magical Towns program since 2012. The brand has operated for 17 years and groups 121 communities, where 6 million people live. The program was created with the intention of contributing to a rising quality of life, employment and promoting investment in diversified tourist...
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Mexico is inviting visitors from around the world to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Named Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008 by UNESCO, this holiday is an ancestral legacy inherited from different pre-Hispanic cultures combined with the celebration of the Catholic All Saints’ Day and is observed from the end of October through...
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Former president of Mexico criticizes Trump, praises NAFTA in NU speech
Northwestern University hosted the former president of Mexico Vicente Fox Tuesday evening for the 29th annual Leopold Lecture. Fox served as president of Mexico from 2000-2006. A member of the National Action Party, he ran on a platform geared toward economic reform and ending government corruption. His election ended the 71-year reign of the Institutional...
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The Shanghai Chinese Orchestra staged a successful musical show “Oriental Elegance” at Mexico’s National Center for the Arts (Cenart) over the weekend. The renowned musical ensemble, featuring classic Chinese instruments, offered a concert of mostly traditional music at Cenart’s main Blas Galindo Theater, in the lead up to its participation later this week in the...
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There were 10 municipalities that joined the 111 Magical Towns of Mexico. The appointment of these new members of the federal program was announced at the 5th National Fair of Magic Towns. This time, 88 towns competed to reach the honour and unfortunately, we can not meet the requests of all and chose those who...
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Riviera Nayarit offers its visitors various activities for October, including gastronomic and sports, with the intention of generating higher occupancy rates during the fall season. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Riviera Nayarit (OCV) reported in a statement that, along with the Association of Hotels and Motels of Bahía de Banderas, they work all...
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Oil theft is becoming one of Mexico’s most lucrative criminal businesses Violent battles between rival criminal groups vying for control over Mexico’s lucrative oil theft business left more than 50 people dead over the span of five days, highlighting the deadly consequences of the trade’s emergence as one of the country’s most prized illicit economies....
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