News Around the Republic of Mexico
Mexico's Climate Makes it a Great Place to Retire
Since climate and weather are a hugely important considerations for retirees, the editors at International Living have identified five retirement destinations around the world where the climate offers just-right comfort - and Mexico was among the top five countries.
Nestle Vows to Plant 3 Million Trees in Mexico, Brazil
Nestle SA is launching a reforestation project to plant at least 3 million trees in Mexico and Brazil in the next year and a half as the Swiss food group strives for carbon neutrality by 2050. At a cost of $1-$15 per tree, the first phase could cost as much as $45 million for planting alone.
GAP: Passenger Traffic Up 17.0% in Mexican Airports
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Mexico Tackles Obesity Crisis with Tough Food Labels
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Turning Agave into Environmentally-Friendly Straws
Food and Wine
Last December, the world's largest tequila producer, José Cuervo announced a new sustainability initiative called 'The Agave Project.' It's first creation is a bio-based drinking straw made from upcycled agave fibers that they plan to introduce this year.
Mexico to Celebrate National Tequila Day March 21-29
Mexico will celebrate National Tequila Day March 21-29 with tequila tastings, a cocktail contest and a host of cultural and musical activities, along with special food and drink menus at 62 restaurants in Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Mérida, Tijuana and Mexico City.
Mexico's New 50 Peso Bill to Feature Endangered Axolotl
Mexico News Daily
The axolotl, a species of salamander endemic to Mexico City's Lake Xochimilco, may be endangered but it recently got some good news. The Bank of México announced that the amphibian will grace the new series of 50-peso notes to be put into circulation in 2022.
Humpback Whale Caught in Illegal Fishing Net Rescued
San Diego Tribune
A humpback whale was rescued Friday after being injured and entangled in illegal netting used by poachers in a federally-protected marine refuge in Mexico's upper Gulf of California. The dramatic rescue by Sea Shepherd, a marine wildlife conservation nonprofit, was caught on video.
Microsoft Announces $1.1 Billion Investment in Mexico
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