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Mexico 4th Best Place to Retire 2020

The editors of International Living have released their picks for the Best Places in the World to Retire in 2020. Out of the 24 countries listed on this year's Global Retirement Index, Latin American destinations took 5 of the Top 10 spots - and Mexico came in at #4!

Mexico City Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

The Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City recently introduced the second baby giraffe born at the facility last year. The female calf, born on Oct 23 and already as tall as a full-grown human, adds to the more than 170 animals born in 2019 at the capital city's 96-year-old zoo.

Mexico Discovers Ancient Mayan Palace

Archaeologists in Mexico have unearthed the remains of a huge Mayan palace that's estimated to be more than 1,000 years old. The palace was in use during two eras of Mayan civilization, according to Alfredo Barrera Rubio, one of the lead archaeologists on the site.

Radio Disney Says Adios Mexico

The Walt Disney Company Mexico on December 26 announced the departure of the Radio Disney in Mexico, one of the most popular radio stations among young listeners in 12 cities, including Mexico City, Guadalajara, Morelia, Mazatlan, and Puerto Vallarta.

Christmas Trade Big Business in Mexico

The Christmas trade is big business in Mexico. While Christmas-related goods represent only a fraction of Mexico's $346.5 billion in total exports to the US, the nation's poinsettia exports totaled around $15.9 million in 2019, while ornaments generate $3 to $4.5 million annually.

Christmastime Magical in Mexico

Christmastime is a magical time to be in Mexico. Mexican Christmas customs are an eclectic mixture of the old and the new, including elements from Europe, traditions developed in Mexico, and, in recent years, festive holiday trimmings from the United States.

Mexico Christmas Plant Poinsettia

No flower says Christmas like the poinsettia, but do you ever wonder where the beautiful perennial we call the 'Christmas Plant' got its start? With the Christmas season here, and red floral displays everywhere, you may like to know the origin of this very intriguing plant.

Mexico Minimum Wage Increase Jan 1 2020

The Mexican government, labor and business sectors last week agreed to raise the daily minimum wage by 20% in 2020, the second consecutive major increase aimed at restoring the purchasing power of the country's lowest earners. As of January 1, minimum wage will be 123.22 Pesos a day.

Cortes Anchors Found Gulf of Mexico

Anchors that may have belonged to the ships of Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés were found off the coast of Villa Rica, just north of the port city of Veracruz, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) announced on Monday.

World’s 1st 3D-printed Village Mexico

New Story, a non-profit pioneering solutions to end global homelessness, in partnership with ICON construction technologies & Mexico-based ÉCHALE, are creating the world's first 3D-printed village in Tabasco, Mexico. The first set of homes was unveiled Dec. 11.
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