69.9 F
Puerto Vallarta
News Republic

Mexico City Zoo Giant Pandas

Xin Xin and Shuan Shuan are the main attractions at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City but what makes them unique is that they're the only giant pandas in the world not owned by China. They were born in captivity in Mexico, and therefore 'belong to Mexico,' a zoo official said.

Mexico City War on Plastic Bags

Paper cones have been traditionally used by shoppers in Mexico City for carrying spices and grains. Now these plastic-free alternatives are making a comeback, along with straw baskets and reusable cloth bags, after a ban on plastic bags entered into effect in the megalopolis on Jan 1.

No Cases of Coronavirus in Mexico

During President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's Tuesday, Feb. 11 news conference, Mexico's Health Undersecretary, Hugo L贸pez Gatell, said that though it is highly probable that the coronavirus will eventually reach Mexico, to date, no one has tested positive for the virus.

Women to Watch Mexico 2020

For the fifth consecutive year, Ad Age and Adlatina are recognizing a group of women who stand out in the field of marketing and communications in Mexico. These 17 women will be honored for their accomplishments in the ad and marketing industries on March 31 in Mexico City.

Berry Lovers Opens Jalisco Facility

Produce Lovers, a Mexican grower and distributor, recently celebrated the grand opening of its blueberry facility in Tala, Jalisco, Mexico. The company ships blueberries grown in Jalisco to the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia, according to a news release.

Mexico to Promote LGBTQ Tourism

At FITUR 2020, an International Tourism Fair held in Spain January 22-26, Mexico's Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marques, announced that the first part of a strategy to promote LGBTQ+ tourism in the country has already started in Yucatan and Mexico City.

2020 First Supermoon This Weekend

A 'Snow Moon,' this winter's second full moon and this year's first supermoon, will light up the skies this weekend. According to NASA, it will be one of the biggest moons of 2020, and it'll be at its fullest at 1:33 am CT on Sunday, February 9.

Netflix Moving LatAm Base to Mexico

Netflix Inc. is moving its Latin American headquarters to Mexico City and staffing up in the office that opened just last year. The company has pledged to invest $200 million in Mexican productions in 2020, adding to a slate that includes 'La Casa de Las Flores' and 'Diablero.'

Mexico Mayan Train Project Tenders

Construction of the first 951 km phase of Mexico's Mayan Train is set to begin in April after the government revealed the tendering process for the ambitious railway project during President Andres Manuel L贸pez Obrador's January 24 news conference.

Mexico Celebrates Constitution Day 2020

February 5th is Mexican Constitution Day, commemorating the day the Constituci贸n Pol铆tica de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos was signed in 1917. Nowadays, the official observance is on the first Monday in February, which in 2020 is on the 3rd, so everyone can enjoy a long weekend.
- Advertising -