While the United States has made it increasingly harder for foreigners to migrate legally to that country, Mexico has experienced a massive influx in legal foreign residents. Between January and May of 2021, Mexico issued more than 28,631 permanent resident cards.
The Mexican government on Wednesday announced new measures aimed at saving the vaquita porpoise, the world's rarest marine mammal. The regulations aim to improve surveillance and supervision of fishing in the northern Gulf of California - the only place in the world where the vaquita is found.
Due to an increase in the number of contagions, on Tuesday morning, Governor Antonio Echevarria Garcia announced new restrictive measures to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 in the State of Nayarit. The new restrictions focus mainly on reduced operating hours and capacities at restaurants and bars.
During the month of June, Jalisco generated 5,178 jobs, bringing the total number of jobs created during the economic reactivation period of August 2020 to June 2021 to 78,150, and positioning the state as the second largest generator of formal employment in the country.
Commuters soared over one of the world's most traffic-clogged cities as a new cable car system went into operation in the Mexican capital on Monday. The 9.2-kilometer aerial tramway, comprising 377 cars that can each carry 10 passengers, promises to cut travel times for thousands of people in northern Mexico City.
Mexico's Tourism Secretary announced that the first phase of vaccination of tourism workers includes 8 tourist destinations. Vaccinations will begin in Cancun and Los Cabos, and then will continue in Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico City and Playa del Carmen.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday offered his help to the Government of Cuba in the face of protests against its current administration. AMLO said that, if necessary, he would offer humanitarian support 'without any political tendency or bias.'
Mexico is entering its third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, as infections rose by 29% last week as compared to the previous week. But the country's health department said Friday the growth is largely coming from infections among younger, less vulnerable people.
Mexico is moving forward with a solar energy project in Sonora. The northern state of Sonora has been identified by UNAM as having the largest solar generation potential. According to a recent study, only 1% of the state's territory could provide all the power needed in the country.
Los Angeles-based FAT Brands Inc., parent company of Fatburger, Buffalo's Express, and seven other restaurant concepts, is headed to Mexico with a 50-store franchise deal. The co-branded concept, Fatburger and Buffalo's Express, will make its debut in Mexico City by the end of the year.