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Mexican Aerospace industry investment is growing

Mexican Aerospace industry investment is growing

The foreign direct investment in the Aerospace industry in Mexico from 2007 to 2016 was US$2.4 billion, according to a report from the Economy Secretary. The States that have most projects are: Querétaro, Chihuahua, Nuevo León and Baja California. The 7th edition of Mexico’s Aerospace Summit will be held at the Queretaro Convention Center August 30

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Sinaloa Cartel is believed to be operating in the UK

Sinaloa Cartel is believed to be operating in the UK

The Sinaloa Cartel considered to be one of the “most powerful drug trafficking organisations in the world”, has gone into business with a Romanian gang to smuggle cocaine into the UK, crime experts fear. A European syndicate of the Sinaloa Cartel is now collaborating with an unnamed Romanian gang “with the capability to import large amounts of

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Dead Bodies Start Piling Up as Fuel Theft Boom in Mexico

Dead Bodies Start Piling Up as Fuel Theft Boom in Mexico

Buying stolen gasoline in the central Mexican state of Puebla is easy. Pull off the main highway into a busy parking lot, and the black marketeers are waiting in pickup trucks loaded with jerrycans. They’ll siphon the fuel into your tank—boasting as they do that unlike a lot of the country’s regular gas stations, they don’t cheat customers. While

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Last dance of Hilary and Irwin Hurricanes

Last dance of Hilary and Irwin Hurricanes

There are three storms this week in the Pacific, and two of them are hurricanes expected to be locked in a ‘last dance’ later this week.  A pair of eastern Pacific storms — Hilary and Irwin — are forecast to be locked into an ultimate dance this week, with each spinning around like a meteorological

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English will be mandatory in all Mexico schools next year.

English will be mandatory in all Mexico schools next year.

Education Secretary Aurelio Nuño announced that the English language will be mandatory in all elementary schools starting in 2018. “To not speak English in a globalized world means to be left out, to be left behind. This is a new strategy to increase Mexico’s adaptation to globalization. This is a policy based on equality and inclusion.

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Talos Energy announces historic oil discovery offshore Mexico

Talos Energy announces historic oil discovery offshore Mexico

The first exploration well drilled by a private company off the coast of Mexico has struck oil. The Houston offshore production company Talos Energy announced on Wednesday morning a “significant” oil discovery about 37 miles from Puerto Dos Bocas, along the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Talos said the well, called Zama-1, is in 546

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New rules at Mexico City airport aim to ease flight delays

New rules at Mexico City airport aim to ease flight delays

Mexico’s competition watchdog on Monday unveiled measures aimed at reducing flight delays and improving service for travelers at Mexico City’s crowded international airport. The measures require the airport to provide clear rules for how airlines use slots assigned to them, as well as under what circumstances the airport can take away slots, the head of

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John Kelly talks drug crackdown with Mexican President

John Kelly talks drug crackdown with Mexican President

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly met July 5th with President Enrique Pena Nieto to discuss the countries’ joint fight against drug cartels, officials said. Kelly arrived in Mexico Wednesday for three days of high-level talks on trade and security ahead of a meeting between the US and Mexican Presidents. He and Pena Nieto

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This Man Could Lead Mexico’s Central Bank, or maybe the country itself.

This Man Could Lead Mexico’s Central Bank, or maybe the country itself.

Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade is a rare commodity for the upper echelons of Mexico’s government — a man with a reputation for honesty.

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Mexican airlines fined for wrongly charging for checked bags

Mexican airlines fined for wrongly charging for checked bags

Mexico’s consumer agency (Profeco) has announced fines and new rules meant to protect travelers from airlines, especially in as they affect baggage fees and delays. The Federal consumer prosecutor’s office fined Volaris, Interjet, Aeromexico, VivaAerobus and JetBlue Airways more than $22.4 million pesos mainly for charging passengers to check their first bag for flights to

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Ex-Congresswoman linked to Chapo is arrested

Ex-Congresswoman linked to Chapo is arrested

Lucero Sánchez, who previously served as Concordia Depute, was arrested in San Diego, California for conspiracy to commit a crime. The event was confirmed by Francisco Verdugo, one of the former congresswoman’s lawyers and partners, who said that the detention took place on Wednesday, June 21. Lucero Sánchez, also known as “Chapodiputada,” was  transferred to the Metropolitan Correctional

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Mexico has largest number of cruise ship passengers in 2017

Mexico has largest number of cruise ship passengers in 2017

The Tourism Secretary Enrique de la Marid held a meeting with Michelle Paige, president of the Florida & Caribbean Cruise Ship Association (FCCA), who said that the cruise ship industry has investment projects to develop new ports, more infrastructure and better services at the destinations of cruise ship arrivals. The Federal Government is working to promote new

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Peso rallies as results point to poll win for Mexico’s ruling PRI

Peso rallies as results point to poll win for Mexico’s ruling PRI

Mexico’s ruling party (PRI) fended off a leftist challenger in a major state election seen as a test run for a presidential vote next year, propelling the country’s peso currency to its strongest level since U.S.elections. But the Institutional Revolutionary Party’s (PRI) 3 percentage-point margin of victory in the central State of Mexico, the country’s

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Aviation Leaders Assemble in Mexico for IATA’s 73rd Annual General Meeting

Aviation Leaders Assemble in Mexico for IATA’s 73rd Annual General Meeting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Cancun, Mexico for the Association’s 73rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The AGM will feature keynote addresses on Monday by Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s Minister of Communications and Transport and Dr. Olumuyiwa

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Counterfeit $100 peso bill alert!

Counterfeit $100 peso bill alert!

Bank of Mexico (BM) sent a warning about reports in 20 States of counterfeit bills of the commemorative version with a $100 peso denomination. In a TV interview, Alejandro Alegre, Director of Issuing at BM said that 268 counterfeit bills of the Constitution Centenary Anniversary has been identified and warned everybody to be alert. This

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