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Mexico Sees Investment Surge in First Quarter of 2024

According to Mexican officials, investment commitments for the period January-mid-March 2024 surpassed $31 billion. This surge is linked to companies seeking to establish manufacturing and supply chains in Mexico, capitalizing on the trend of nearshoring.

Amazon Mexico to Open New Shipping Warehouse in Nuevo Le贸n

Amazon Mexico announced plans to open a new shipping center in Apodaca, Nuevo Le贸n, that will create over 500 jobs. The new shipping center, known as MTY2, will not only serve Amazon's core business but also empower local small and medium-sized businesses (PyMEs) to grow their e-commerce presence.

Sundance Film Festival Coming to Mexico City in April

The prestigious Sundance Film Festival, known for showcasing independent cinema, is coming to Mexico City for the first time. The 2024 edition took place in Park City, Utah in January, but a selection of the year's best films will be screened at Cin茅polis theaters in Mexico City from April 25 to 28.

Mexico Eagerly Anticipates Spectacular Total Solar Eclipse of 2024

On April 8, 2024, Mexico will be graced with one of the most anticipated astronomical events of the year: a total solar eclipse. This celestial phenomenon will cast its shadow across the northern part of the American continent, starting in the Pacific Ocean, traversing northern Mexico, the eastern United States, and Canada.

Guadalajara Airport Soars Towards Completion of Expansion Project

The Guadalajara International Airport is on the verge of completing a transformative five-year expansion project (2020-2024) with a total investment of 15 billion pesos. This ambitious initiative aims to solidify Guadalajara's position as a leading western Mexico aviation hub and capitalize on Mexico City's decongestion efforts.

US Department of Agriculture Opens Office in Guadalajara, Mexico

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) officially opened its newest Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) office in Guadalajara, Mexico on March 11, 2024. This expansion strengthens the agricultural trade relationship between the U.S. and Mexico, which reached a record $76 billion in 2023.

New Vaccine Could End the Increase in Dengue Cases in Mexico

With Dengue cases on the rise in Mexico, the potential of a new vaccine 鈥 Butantan-DV - offers hope, considering the 368% increase in infections in February. This Brazilian-developed, single-dose vaccine demonstrated promising preliminary results in a Phase 3 trial involving participants aged 2 to 59.

13 Ancient Mexican Artifacts Returned by U.S. Citizen

A U.S. citizen, Julie Qashu, recently returned 13 archaeological items to the Mexican Consulate in Tucson, Arizona. These artifacts, dating back to between 200 AD and 1521 AD, come from Mexico's Central Highlands. Experts say they represent various cultures from that region.

March 18 a Mexican Holiday Celebrating Benito Ju谩rez

Monday, March 18 is a National Holiday, with banks, government offices and many businesses closed as Mexico celebrates Benito Ju谩rez, who rose from humble origins to occupy the Presidency of the Republic on several occasions during the turbulent second half of the 19th century.

Mexico Inflation Dips to 4.4% in Feb, Interest Rate Cut Expected

Mexico's inflation rate dropped in February, reversing a four-month upward trend and bolstering the likelihood of the Bank of Mexico lowering its benchmark interest rate later this month. Year-over-year inflation reached 4.40% in February, down from 4.88% in January, according to the national statistics agency INEGI.
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