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Nearly 70,000 Download Digital Driver’s Licenses in First Month

Since the Jalisco Secretary of Transportation introduced the country’s first digital driver’s license last month, nearly 70,000 drivers have downloaded this official document onto their mobile phones. The digital version can be obtained via an app for iOS and Android devices and is just as valid as the physical license.

Amazon Opens Largest Delivery Center in Latin America in CDMX

E-commerce giant Amazon recently inaugurated a new last-mile delivery center in Mexico City. This mammoth facility covers an expansive 30,000 square meters, making it the largest in Latin America. 'Amazon DXX1' aims to offer same-day delivery in 10 cities, one-day delivery in 80 cities, and two-day delivery across the entire country.

FAA Reinstates Mexico’s Category 1 Aviation Safety Rating

The FAA returned Mexico’s aviation safety rating to the highest level after spending nearly 28 months in Category 2. With a return to Category 1 status, Mexico can add new service and routes to the U.S., and U.S. airlines can resume marketing and selling tickets with their names and designator codes on Mexican-operated flights.

Ancient Residential Complexes Unearthed at Kabah Archaeological Site

The Mayan Train project has yielded yet another archaeological find. Archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) recently unearthed two pre-Hispanic residential complexes at the Kabah Archaeological Site, which is situated approximately 100 kilometers from the city of Mérida, Yucatán.

The History of ‘El Grito de Dolores’ and Mexico’s Independence

The time of Mexico’s most energetic celebration is once again upon us as Saturday, September 16th marks Mexico’s 213th Independence Day. Millions will kick off the celebration at 11 pm on Friday with “El Grito,” the traditional cry of: ¡Viva México! But how many understand the actual history of this ritual?

Ariel Awards Ceremony in Guadalajara, Jalisco a Success

The 65th Premios Ariel ceremony, held in Guadalajara last weekend, marked a historic milestone in Mexican cinema. Traditionally held in Mexico City, it celebrated outstanding contributors in the Mexican film industry, and showcased the flourishing talent within Jalisco's film community.

Pre-Hispanic Chac Mool Sculpture Unearthed in Michoacán

In a surprising twist of fate, an ancient pre-Hispanic treasure has emerged from the depths of Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. Unearthed during a construction project, this Chac Mool sculpture has captivated archaeologists and historians, shedding new light on Mexico's rich pre-Columbian heritage.

Mexico’s Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion Nationwide

Mexico’s supreme court has unanimously ruled that state laws prohibiting abortion are unconstitutional and violate women’s rights. The decision came two years after the court ruled that abortion was not a crime in the northern state of Coahuila. That ruling set off a slow state-by-state process of decriminalizing it.

Jalisco Launches Cutting-Edge Online Legal Trials System

Jalisco, Mexico, steps boldly into the digital age of law with the launch of its cutting-edge Online Trials system. This groundbreaking platform offers both legal professionals and citizens the convenience of filing lawsuits online, promising streamlined processes and the same legal validity as traditional paper-based proceedings.

GAP: August 2023 Traffic Up 14.3% at 12 Mexico Airports

For August 2023, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP’s 12 Mexican airports increased by 14.3%, compared to the same period in 2022. Guadalajara, Tijuana, Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta presented an increase in passenger traffic of 18.0%, 11.7%, 5.2%, and 0.7% respectively, compared to August 2022.
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