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Jalisco to Celebrate National Tequila Day, March 11-18

In April of 2018, the Mexican Government decreed that 'National Tequila Day' would be celebrated every year on the third Saturday of March. This year’s celebration, set to take place from March 11-18, will be bigger and better than ever, with activities in several Jalisco cities, including Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta.

Tesla will have ‘Good News’ in Mexico, Foreign Minister Teases

Tesla will soon announce 'good news' in Mexico, where it has been rumored to be mulling locations for its next automotive production plant, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday. For months, Tesla has been considering several new locations for its next Gigafactory, and Mexico has emerged as the front-runner.

Jalisco 2nd Place in Job Creation in First Month of 2023

Jalisco drove national employment growth in the first month of 2023, creating 16.4% of the total number of new jobs in Mexico. Official statistics show that the Mexican economy added 111,699 formal jobs in January, and 18,294 of those were in the western state.

GAP: Jan 2023 Passenger Traffic Up 30.0% at 12 Mexican Airports

For January 2023, the total number of terminal passengers at GAP’s 12 Mexican airports increased by 30.0%, compared to the same period of 2022. Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Guadalajara, and Tijuana presented an increase in passenger traffic of 46.5%, 39.2%, 31.7%, and 20.1% respectively, compared to January 2022.

Mexico Celebrates Constitution Day on February 6th

February 5th commemorates the signing of the Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos in 1917. Nowadays, the official observance is on the first Monday in February, which in 2023 is February 6th, so Mexican citizens can enjoy a long weekend.

Aeromexico to Offer Mexico City – Houston Flights from AIFA

Aeromexico this week announced that it has obtained the necessary authorizations to launch the first international route from Mexico City’s new Felipe Ángeles International Airport to the United States. Starting on May 1, 2023, Aeromexico will begin flying daily from the capitol city's new airport to Houston, Texas.

20.6 Million International Tourists Flew into Mexico in 2022

Up to 20.6 million international tourists flew into Mexico in 2022, an increase of 46.3% over the previous year, the Mexican Government's Secretariat of Tourism (Sectur) reported on Sunday. Most visitors came from the United States, Canada and Colombia, representing 15.6 million of the total, according to official figures.

Commission-Free ATM Transactions at Multired Banks

HSBC, Scotiabank, Inbursa, Banregio, Banca Mifel and Banco del Bajío announced the launch of Multired, an alliance that will allow customers of these banks to withdraw cash and check balances at any of the network's ATMs without paying commissions.

Jalisco to Send 10,000 Tons of Avocado to US for Super Bowl LVII

The Super Bowl, one of the most anticipated events for football fans in the United States, is just around the corner, and Avocados from Jalisco will be one of the stars of this edition. This is because, for the first time, the guacamole fans will be consuming as they watch the Big Game will be made from avocados from Jalisco.

US Department of Labor Helps Fund Worker Rights in Mexico

The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday announced the award of a $10 million cooperative agreement to The Ergo Group to provide assistance to state labor courts in Mexico in protecting worker rights. The project aligns with U.S. obligations in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and the goals of Mexico’s 2019 labor reform.
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