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US renews its travel alert for five states in Mexico

In the midst of a health emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States government updated the travel alert for Mexico in which it asks its citizens and officials not to travel to 5 entities in Mexico and reconsider travel to eleven more. The State Department, through its embassy, ​​warns that organized crime groups...
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Mexican officials misinform public about coronavirus and possible exposures

Mexico’s top epidemiologist has denied that a cruise ship passenger who died in California this week of the new coronavirus was on a ship that visited Mexican ports. The denial contradicted statements by health officials in California and one Mexican state that the ship visited, leaving open the question of whether other people in the...
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National Tequila Day will be celebrated in several cities of Mexico

For the second consecutive year, the National Tequila Day will be held, with a week of activities that will begin on March 21 and will include several cities in the country, which will install samples of mixology and gastronomy. The intention is to “fall in love” with the beverage that has a Denomination of Origin,...
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Mexico’s Environmental Protection Agency monitors Whale Watching Tours

Environmental authorities in Mexico, such as the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA), in coordination with the Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), are carrying out different inspection and surveillance operations of whale watching tours in various states of Mexico. With the main objective of conserving and safeguarding wildlife, the authorities verify that the service...
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Mexico’s Charros de Jalisco Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

Charrería, Mexico’s national sport and an UNESCO-designated Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, will take center stage in the state of Jalisco this September when Charros de Jalisco, Mexico’s first-ever competitive charro group, celebrates its 100th anniversary. More than a form of rodeo, charrería is a way of life in Jalisco, originating from Mexico’s herdsmen culture...
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Mexico tourism exceeds expectations in 2019

The Mexican Federation of Tourism Associations (Fematur), recognizes that the number of tourists who arrived in Mexico represents an increase of approximately 6 percent. According to the agency, this year closes for the Mexican nation with more than 40 million travelers, which represents an advance of 10 percent over the previous year. The large influx...
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Guadalajara airport will build new ecological terminal

The initiatives for the environment continue to grow and more and more companies are joining in favor of the planet. Now the Guadalajara International Airport (AIG), will have a new passenger terminal designed to reduce the emission of pollutants into the environment. The terminal will be built with 100% recycled material. The best thing is...
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U.S. cites crime and kidnapping in latest travel warning for Mexico

The U.S. issued a travel advisory ahead of the Christmas holidays for citizens thinking about vacationing in Mexico. According to the State Department, the new advisory was needed to warn Americans about crime and kidnapping in Mexico. “Violent crime – such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery – is widespread,” the State Department said. The...
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Six people disappear every day in the State of Jalisco

In the State of Jalisco, one of the main problems that concerns residents is the disappearance of people. The Information System on Victims of Disappearance (Sisovid) records a historical figure of 8,602 missing persons, from 1995, until November 30, 2019. But in the last year it is when this problem has worsened. In 2019, 2,162...
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Mexico projects worse winter travel growth in six years

The growth of winter tourism in Mexico will ‘cool’ its performance for this year’s December season, as it is expected to barely increase 0.9 percent compared to 2018, which would be its worst data for the same period in the last 6 years. According to the forecasts of the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur), this slight...
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