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Toluca
For years, park rangers and conservationists working around Mexico’s Nevado de Toluca volcano chased rumors of a monarch butterfly colony that wintered high in a forest of oyamel firs in some corner of the 132,000-acre (53,419-hectare) national reserve. Local woodsmen would report seeing some of the butterflies fluttering about and scouting teams would scramble to...
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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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The future of Mexico City’s new airport, already about a third completed, comes down to a public vote this week in a political high-wire act by the country’s president-elect that could shut down Mexico’s largest infrastructure project in recent memory. President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised to let the people decide the fate of the...
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didi mexico
Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing said Tuesday it is launching service in Mexico’s second-largest city, Guadalajara, expanding its presence in the country—and its challenge to market king Uber. Didi Chuxing rolled out trial operations in the Mexican city of Toluca in April and has also launched in the country’s third-largest city, the northern industrial hub...
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mexico rivers
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has issued a series of decrees establishing water reserves, aiming to preserve sufficient supplies for tens of millions of people. The decrees protect defined volumes of water in nearly half of Mexico’s 756 river basins, limiting them to use for humans and nature. Business and industrial access to the reserved...
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pvr airport
The International Airport in Puerto Vallarta has increased the number of passengers though its doors by 12.90%, thanks to the attractions that have become a magnet for tourists, said Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP). GAP general director, Fernando Bosque Mohino, said that joint promotions between the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust and the Visitors and Conventions...
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monarch butterfly
The head of the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat), Rafael Pacchiano Alaman, reiterated his willingness to work with the United States on environmental issues of importance to both nations, especially conservation of the Vaquita Whale and the Monarch Butterfly. During a working visit to Washington, DC, he held a bilateral meeting with Secretary...
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The news of Kia moving to Mexico was so important to Mexico’s economy that the president made the announcement himself. On the same day that General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) said it would be calling home Cadillac SRX crossover production from Mexico in a deal worked out with the United Auto Workers union, South Korean automaker...
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