Soriana advertises Samsung plasma televisions for 11 peso during Buen Fin Around Mexico Mexico 

Soriana advertises Samsung smart televisions for 11 peso during Buen Fin

Chihuahua, Mexico — The Buen Fin weekend began on a high note for some in Chihuahua who found advertised smart television sets for less than 20 peso. Due to an error of punctuation, the Technological branch of the Soriana Híper chain in Chihuahua accidentally offered 58″ plasma smart television screens and other electronic items for less than 20 peso. In their November 17 Buen Fin in-store displays, employees displayed offers with decimal points instead of commas, reducing the price of a Samsung Smart TV from 10,999 peso to 10.990 peso. Seeing a…

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International Monetary Fund reports Mexico economy to increase 2017, decrease next year Business Mexico 

International Monetary Fund reports Mexico economy to increase for 2017, decrease next year

Mexico City, Mexico — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that the Mexican economy will grow 2.1 percent in 2017, with private consumption being the main driver of activity backed by manufacturing exports. They also say that investments have remained weak in the midst of uncertainty for the future of commercial relations between Mexico and the United States. The biggest domestic risk, they say, comes from the uncertainty about the political landscape due to the 2018 general elections, which may adversely affect investments. The annual evaluation of the international financial institution suggests that growth will slow slightly…

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Trump’s popularity, presidential qualifications bottom out in Mexico Mexico Political 

Trump’s popularity, presidential qualifications bottom out in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico — As the one-year mark passes for Donald Trump being America’s president, a new study shows that his popularity among the Mexican people has plummeted. Data from the Latinobarómetro 2017 study reveals that the once favorable opinion that Mexicans had toward the United States has fallen from 77 percent to 48 percent since Trump took office. It is now one year since the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. Throughout that year, the image of the country has worsened notably in Mexico as well as the image of the American president….

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La Catrina parade kicks off Dia de Muertos in Mexico City Around Mexico Mexico 

La Catrina parade kicks off Dia de Muertos in Mexico City

Mexico City, Mexico — Thousands of people took to Mexico City streets Sunday in honor of La Catrina parade ahead of Día de Muertos. The mega procession of Catrinas consisted of hundreds dressed in elaborate and colorful displays. The parade was held in celebration of the beginning of the traditional Day of the Dead. Thousands of spectators lined the streets to watch the large-scale event in honor of the country’s most mocked La Catrina icon. La Catrina’s first name was La Calavera Garbancera and was created by Mexican artist José…

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