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Jalisco Continues To Create New Jobs

In the complicated economic environment caused by the pandemic, Jalisco managed to create 11,165 new jobs during the month of September, putting it in third place nationwide for formal job creation, according to figures from the Mexican Institute of Social Security.

Mexico Moves Towards Marijuana Legalization

Mexico's Supreme Court (SCJN), which in 2018 ruled that laws forbidding the use of marijuana are unconstitutional, has given lawmakers until December 15, 2020 to draft new legislation for the recreational use and commercialization of cannabis.

Covid Numbers Could Shut Down Jalisco

In a video message posted to social media on Monday, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro warned that stricter restrictions on economic activities could be imposed if the number of new coronavirus cases continues to increase as it has over the past two weeks.

AMLO Announces New Airport for Tulum

On October 1, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced that as part of the actions to boost the economy in the south of the country, a new airport will be built in Tulum, Quintana Roo, one of the entities through which the Mayan Train will pass.

GM Celebrates 85 Years in Mexico

General Motors is celebrating 85 years of operations in Mexico, where the company was a pioneer in the automotive sector when it was first established in 1935. During the last eight and a half decades, GM Mexico has produced more than 15 million vehicles and almost 30 million engines.

Mexico Record Trade Surplus August

Mexico registered its third consecutive monthly trade surplus in August, Mexico's National Statistics Institute said Monday. The country's $6.12 billion trade surplus was a record for the month of August, with imports totaling $30.86 billion and exports totaling $36.98 billion.

Mexicos LMT Opens to US Astronomers

A team of UMass Amherst astronomers has received a 3-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide support for the Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico, while providing first-time access to it for astronomers from any U.S. institution.

UNAM Tablets for Low Income Students

Faced with the risk of an increase in school dropouts due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the National Autonomous University of Mexico has developed a support plan to help students adapt to remote learning, including distributing tablets and strengthening connectivity.

Puebla Mexico UNESCO Learning City

Puebla, Mexico has joined the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC), along with 54 other cities in 27 countries. The Mexican city has been recognized as an outstanding example of how lifelong learning can become a reality at local level.

Walmart New Distribution Center Mexico

Walmart recently opened a new omnichannel distribution center in Ciudad Chihuahua, aimed at strengthening its supply chain network in northern Mexico. The $42 million facility currently employs 700 workers and could eventually create 1,800 jobs.
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