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Jalisco Launching Jallywood Plans

In an effort to make Jalisco, Mexico, the production capital of Latin America, a 'Jallywood' so to speak, the governing authorities have mapped a plan of action that includes the introduction of a new state film law to ensure smooth functioning of the industry.

GAP Mexico Airport Traffic 3Q20

During 3Q20, total terminal passengers at Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico's 14 airports (12 in Mexico, 2 in Jamaica) decreased by 6,144,700 passengers, a decrease of 51.8%, compared to 3Q19. The level of recovery in GAP's operations and results will depend on the duration of the pandemic.

Dia de Muertos in Times of Covid-19

Ofrendas, parades, plays and festivities are all part of Mexico City's Day of the Dead celebrations. This year's events have been adapted to the times of Covid-19. Some will be held in person, with safey measures in place, while others will be held virtually.

Jalisco Faces New Covid Restrictions

In a video broadcast on Sunday, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez said that given the rise in Covid infections and active cases in the State, 'activation of the emergency button is imminent,' with restrictions placed on night time and weekend activities for 14 days.

US Citizens Voting from Mexico 2020

In the upcoming U.S. elections EVERY VOTE will be important so, if you are an American citizen in Mexico, fill out and send in your ballot as soon as it arrives. The U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico list a few important dates to keep in mind when voting in the 2020 elections.

Mexcaltitan Regains Magic Town Status

Designated a Pueblo Mágico by Mexico's Ministry of Tourism in 2001, Mexcaltitán, Nayarit lost the designation in 2009 due to a lack of infrastructure investment. Now, thanks to a 35M Peso investment by federal and state authorities, this tiny town has regained its 'magical' status.

FedEx to Open 12M Facility in Guanajuato

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, recently announced it is opening a $12.3 million distribution center in León, a city in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato. The new logistics facility will be FedEx Express' largest in Mexico, creating 150 jobs.

Experience Design Week Mexico Online

The twelfth edition of Design Week Mexico (DWM), under the motto: Design is the answer, continues through October 31. While certain aspects of DWM can only be seen firsthand in Mexico City, organizers continue working to digitize the event experience for your enjoyment.

Change in US Consular Services Mexico

Attention U.S. citizen living in Mexico! On October 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of State posted a change in the status of U.S. Consular Operations in Mexico, including routine consular and visa services, which were suspended on March 18 due to COVID-19.

US Mexico Border Remains Closed

The U.S. borders with Mexico and Canada will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least November 21, 2020, Chad Wolf of the U.S. Homeland Security Department tweeted on Monday. Air travel between the United States and Mexico remains unrestricted.
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