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International lenders active in Mexico are targeting less risky companies to maintain some exposure in a country adjusting to sweeping new policies from the newly-elected left-wing president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. “There is still some uncertainty regarding the new public policies of the new administration, particularly those designed for economic growth. The market is still...
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The governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval signed an agreement with the National Polytechnic Institute and SEDATU, Román Meyer for the application of an urban improvement program in marginalized areas of Puerto Vallarta. “Because as a governor who is just one month away from completing his term for which he was elected, I can point out...
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border tunnel
On the border between Mexico and the United States, a Border Patrol team found a tunnel with railroad tracks and equipped with an electricity and ventilation system powered by solar energy. The tunnel would allow a drug dealer to cross the border from a house located in Jacumé, Mexican municipality of Mexicali, in Baja California,...
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A multiyear study has uncovered evidence that a 21-mile-long (34-kilometer-long) section of a fault links known, longer faults in southern California and northern Mexico into a much longer continuous system. The entire system is at least 217 miles (350 kilometers) long. Knowing how faults are connected helps scientists understand how stress transfers between faults. Ultimately,...
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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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Rosa to slam into northern Baja California, Mexico, to start October
Rosa is expected to batter far northwestern Mexico with gusty winds and flooding rainfall on the first day of October. Among the communities in the path of Rosa is Mexicali, the region’s capital, which normally receives about 7 mm (0.3 of an inch) of rainfall during the entire month of October. The city could be...
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New Choice deal will open 20 Sleep Inn hotels in Mexico
Photo credit: Jose Carlos Macouzet Espinosa Choice Hotels Mexico, a subsidiary of Choice Hotels International, has signed an exclusive multiunit agreement with SI Operaciones, a Mexican private equity fund, to develop 20 new-construction Sleep Inn hotels over the next five years. The agreement is expected to add 2,000 rooms in top markets, like Mexico City...
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"At Choice Hotels, international expansion and multi-unit development are key pillars of our growth strategy. We are actively seeking new opportunities to increase our presence in strategic markets and our agreement with SI Operaciones will allow us to do just that," said Mark Pearce, senior vice president, international division, Choice Hotels. "Choice Hotels is well...
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Six Grad Students from Mexico Receive Fellowships
Participants in the MGREP’s summer institute are, from left, Paloma Fierro, Dianalaura Cueto, Arturo Meza, Ana Van Boeyen, Isaac Triujeque, Daniela Ruiz, Margarita Rivera, Steven Allison, Efi Foufula Georgio, Brandon Esquivias and Luisa Kregel. – Six graduate students from Mexico will matriculate to the Samueli School this fall as participants in UC Irvine’s Mexico Graduate...
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puerto vallarta earthquake
SkyAlert director, Álvaro Velasco, said that thanks to more than 250,000 subscriptions to their app, the Mexican company financed the expansion of its sensor network that will allow greater certainty and speed to detect and alert on earthquakes not only from the coast, but also from the interior of the country. SkyAlert installed more earthquake...
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During October 2014, total terminal passengers decreased 3.1% compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic increased 3.5%, while international passenger traffic decreased 18.8% compared to October 2013. Events for the Period For the month of October, it is important to highlight that the traffic decline in the Los Cabos International...
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