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Mexico’s president-elect said Monday he will hold another public referendum later this month on his proposal for a railway to connect the main tourist attractions across the Yucatan peninsula. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said during a trip to the Yucatan state capital of Merida that the public can vote on the train and nine other...
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Convinced that in coastal destinations you can not only enjoy good seafood, but a great Mexican taco as well, I decided to start a taco tour in search of the best tacos in Puerto Vallarta. The gastronomic proposal in Vallarta is as immense as its seas, and the tacos occupy a very important place among the foods that...
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This has been one of the most challenging years in the last decade for the domestic aviation industry. The industry has lost $1.6 billion pesos at an operating profit level in the first six months of the year. While Aeromexico has continued to deliver an operating profit, the Company has delivered a net loss so...
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'There’s no other option’: the radical plan to move Mexico's government
Jacinta Morales came to Mexico City more than 20 years ago, following promises of education and employment, like millions of others. After getting a degree, she found stable work as a public servant, moving between different government agencies. Though she has always worked on temporary contracts, the wide availability of civil service jobs in Mexico...
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The plain, one-story stone-linteled structure sat hidden in plain sight for hundreds of years behind generations of street vendors hawking goods from stands outside its thick old walls. But experts have now concluded the building at 25 Manzanares Street is the oldest house in Mexico City, and one of the oldest in all of North...
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maya train
The president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, announced that the governments of Chiapas and Tabasco will start the Maya Train project, which by 2019 will have a budget of $16 billion pesos. In a private meeting at an exclusive hotel in the archaeological zone of Palenque, the constitutional and elected governors of Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Quinta...
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It was an archaeological adventure: a 12-day family trip to Mayan and Aztec pyramid cities, from Mexico City to the Yucatan jungle. Our timeline spanned from the ancient city of Teotihuacan, founded before the birth of Christ, to sites like Chichen Itza, Tulum and Templo Mayor, built in the centuries before the Spanish conquest of...
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The National Public Urban Security Survey tracks the public perception of safety in Mexico every quarter, in March 2017 residents felt safest in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. In January we reported Puerto Vallarta ranked second place with 40.5% of those surveyed having some anxiety over safety, well below the national average in December 2016. In the...
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The President hosted President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico on July 22.  Mexico is one of the United States’ closest and most valued partners.  Our countries are economically entwined.  Mexico is our third largest trading partner, and on any given day more than $1.5 billion in bilateral trade crosses our border.  We are working together...
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Fun and busy Cabo, adventurous Riviera Maya, and thrilling Cancun. These are everyone’s go-to destinations when vacationing in Mexico, the vacation spots mostly responsible for putting the enchanting country in the top 10 list of the most visited countries in the world. Yet a large part of Mexico that deserves to be seen remains undiscovered by most families....
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Today the Secretary of Tourism, Claudia Ruiz Massieu, announced that Guadalajara would be the host of the 41st Tianguis Turistico in 2016. Tianguis Turistico is Mexico’s largest tourism tradeshow and typically is held in Mexico’s popular beach destinations such as Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, and this year’s host Acapulco. Guadalajara was chosen among other destinations campaigning...
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