News Around the Republic of Mexico
GAP: Passenger Traffic Up 12.2% in Mexican Airports
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico has reported that the number of terminal passengers in Oct. 2019 increased by 12.2% at GAP's 14 airports, compared to the same period of 2018. Domestic passenger traffic increased by 8.8% & international passenger traffic increased by 18.2%.
The History of the Mexican Revolution and its Heroes
Mexico has a number of Fiestas Patrias, and the one coming up next is the celebration of the anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. Although the Revolution began on November 20, 1910, it's now officially celebrated on the third Monday of November, which this year falls on the 18th.
New Deadline Set for Mexico's Marijuana Legalization
Marijuana Business Daily
Mexico's Supreme Court gave Congress another 6 months to approve legislation that legalizes cannabis, postponing the deadline until the end of April. The court made its ruling on Nov 1, the last day legislators had to adjust the articles of the law deemed unconstitutional.
Don't Let Sensationalist News Deter You - Visit Mexico!
Travel Market Report
Mexico has long been a major holiday destination for U.S. vacationers, but a recent wave of negative publicity has made some people hesitant to visit. However, there's a significant rift between what is reported about Mexico in the news, and what most travelers experience here.
Mexico to Strengthen Commercial Trade with China
Mexico's Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development, Victor Villalobos Arambula, will travel to China this month to sign pending protocols for the export of blackberries and other agro products, and to negotiate the export of Persian lime, Jalisco avocado, oranges, and grapefruit.
Smartphones Required at Mexico's Trick Eye Museum
There's no doubt that social media is changing the world. With posts and stories, retweets and likes, our personal lives are less private than ever. And that's having an effect on business, particularly in Mexico, where one new venture views smartphones as a requirement.
Mexico Kicks Off Annual End-of-Year Paisano Program
Juarez officials are expecting more than 60,000 out-of-town drivers to cross the US-Mexico border in the next two months, as Mexican-Americans head south to visit relatives for the holidays. Mexican officials on Friday pledged to make the journey as painless as possible for the travelers.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Launches Teremana Tequila
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is the latest celebrity to launch a tequila brand - Teremana Tequila. Few details have been released prior to, or even following Johnson's announcement of the spirit's name, but thirsty fans can expect to get their hands on a bottle beginning in early 2020.
Mexico to Finance 7.9km Urban Viaduct in Nuevo León
The Mexican government has confirmed financing for a 7.9km urban viaduct over the Santa Catarina river in Nuevo León state. The 4.8bn-peso project is the first of five that the government included in an 18.9bn-peso (US$251mn) investment plan for current highway concessions.
Vote on Mexico's Marijuana Legalization Bill Delayed
Marijuana Business Daily
Citing 'unprecedented' pressure from companies trying to influence Mexico's cannabis legislation, voting on a bill to legalize marijuana - including its recreational use - will be delayed. The Senate has asked for an extension to the Supreme Court's deadline to finalize the bill.