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Mexico joins regional Pacific Ocean conservation initiative
[ 2018-03-09 - 14:15:34 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – Mexico has joined Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia and Ecuador in an initiative aimed at protecting the wildlife, islands and ecosystems in the Pacific Ocean.
The move comes during the World Ocean Summit 2018, where Mexico showcased the Revillagigedo Natural Park in the Pacific Ocean, the largest of its kind in North America.
Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru to bolster integration process
[ 2018-03-07 - 09:57:23 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - The Presidents of the Pacific Alliance member countries Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru have agreed to strengthen their integration process and increase productivity and competitiveness.
Through a videoconference, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto; Chile's Michelle Bachelet; Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos and Peru's Pedro Pablo...
Guillermo del Toro makes history at the Oscars
[ 2018-03-05 - 11:55:15 ]
Los Angeles (Notimex) - Mexican film maker Guillermo Del Toro made history with his movie "The Shape of Water," winning four Oscars lat the Academy's 90th award ceremony.
The Shape of Water won the Best Film, Best Director, Best Production Design and Best Original Score.
"When I was a child, I was a great fan of foreign films," Del Toro said during...
More than 42,000 runners expected at Mexico City’s 2018 Marathon
[ 2018-02-16 - 15:23:05 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – More than 42,000 runners are expected to register for Mexico City’s 2018 Marathon, said the city’s mayor Miguel Angel Mancera.
The marathon is scheduled for August 28.
Mancera added that this year, Mexico is celebrating the 50th anniversary of hosting the Olympics in 1968, and the medals for the marathon winners will have...
Harvard promotes "innovation ecosystems" in Mexico
[ 2018-02-08 - 12:16:22 ]
Boston - Harvard University has launched a program in the northern Mexican state of Sonora to promote "innovation ecoystems".
The program aims to ease access to financial and technical support to create high impact businesses.
Harvard aims to subsequently launch the program in Jalisco.
The program brings together local authorities, universities,...
Mexico and Canada to bolster ties
[ 2018-02-02 - 16:42:21 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico and Canada have agreed to boost toes and continue working for the development, peace and prosperity of the region.
The announcement came after a meeting between Mexico's foreign minister Luis Videgaray and his Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland.
The ministers discussed topics such as the North American Free Trade...
Remittances reach record $28.7 billion in 2017
[ 2018-02-01 - 12:19:07 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Remittances to Mexico reached a record $28.7 billion in 2017, up 6.6 percent from the year before.
The year 2017 registered more than 93.4 million remittance operations, 2 percent more than in 2016, with an average of $308 per transaction.
Mexico is among the four top countries that receive remittances.
Photo: Public Domain...
Mexican economy to grow 2.4 percent: Santander
[ 2018-01-24 - 12:28:12 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's economy will grow 2.4 percent this year, according to a forecast by Spanish bank Santander.
The forecast has a positive outlook for the U.S. economy, which benefits Mexico's non-oil exports.
The report also sees a positive outcome of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, NAFTA.
The bank added that...
Hybrid and electric car sales surge in Mexico
[ 2018-01-11 - 13:09:00 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Sales of hybrid and electric vehicles in Mexico grew 34.6 percent in October last year, compared with the same period from the year before, according to data from the Mexican Automotive Industry Association.
During October, 967 hybrid cars and 18 electric cars were sold, the data showed.
From January to October 2017, more than 8,000...
Ford Mexico breaks Guinness record
[ 2017-12-04 - 12:22:55 ]
Mexico (Notimex) -- The Mexican unit of U.S. carmaker Ford broke a Guinness World Record for the largest number of Mustang cars driven simultaneously.
On Sunday, December 4, 960 Mustang owners drove 3.2 kilometers at the Centro Dinámico Pegaso in the city of Toluca.
"We are excited to have broken a Guinness World Record. I'd like to thank all the...