Mobility Law submitted to congress, could see Uber legalized Cancun Mexico 

Mobility Law submitted, could see Uber legalized in coming weeks

Cancun, Q.R. — A recent push through State Congress could see Uber legalized in early 2018. During a recent hearing, the Mobility Law was presented in State Congress noting that Uber will stay to operate in Benito Juárez, but will have to be regularized. Fernando Zelaya, deputy president of the Communications and Transport Commission, said that the regularization of Uber is not expected to affect taxi workers and warned that new transportation options have to be opened in the state. Zelaya said that with this new law, Quintana Roo will be integrated into the list…

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Tulum rests uneasy as recently returned hotels confiscated yet again Mexico Tulum 

Tulum rests uneasy as recently returned hotels confiscated yet again

Tulum, Q.R. — UPDATED: By order of a judicial warrant, three Tulum hotels that were recently returned to their prospective rightful owners are yet again, being confiscated. Three Punta Piedra hotels, which were returned to their original owners only a few weeks ago, are set for eviction this week. Security personnel are expected to arrive at all three properties Thursday, Nobember 9 to evict those on the premises and hand over the properties to Real Estate Group Nuevo Rey SA de CV, a company managed by Juan Carlos Palacios Gómez. The…

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Pemex makes largest Mexico oil discovery in 15 years Business Mexico 

Pemex announces largest Mexico oil discovery in 15 years

Mexico City, Mexico — Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto has announced a new oil discovery in Veracruz. The finding, he says, is one of the largest and most important made by Petróleos Mexicanos in the last 15 years. “This finding is the most important one made by Petróleos Mexicanos in land fields in the last 15 years,” noted Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The field, called Ixachi, has an original volume of more than 1.5 million barrels of oil equivalent, which could represent total reserves of around 350 million barrels of oil equivalent….

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First arrest made for building collapses in Mexico City earthquake Mexico Mexico City 

First arrest made for building collapses in Mexico City earthquake

Mexico City, Mexico — Arrests have already begun for those responsible for the collapse of buildings in Mexico’s September earthquakes. The first arrest took place October 25 when Jamie Smith Rios was found co-responsible for installation processes during the construction of one of the buildings where two women became trapped and died. He is linked with construction of Residencial San José on Calle Zapata 56 located in the colony Portales Sur in the municipality of Benito Juárez, Mexico City. On September 19, a third of the Residencial San José building collapsed after the…

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Dispute between Cancun taxi, Uber drivers ends in one dead Cancun Mexico 

Dispute between Cancun taxi, Uber drivers ends in one dead

Cancun, Q.R. — One man is dead and another injured after another altercation between local taxi and Cancun Uber drivers. On Thursday, a group of taxi drivers surrounded a car they believed was being driven by an Uber driver. Located along Colosio Boulevard in Cancun, the driver of the white car fled the men, apparently hitting two of them as he tried to escape the incident. The driver of the white Uber car drove about 200 meters before crashing into a wall, allegedly after being chased by a second taxi…

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American companies continue to move to Mexico Business Mexico 

American companies continue to move to Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico — Months have passed since Trump’s threats and fears seem to be fading. After the momentary freeze, more and more companies are moving to Mexico to take advantage of low wages. Things were not supposed to be that way, but those who helped US companies set up their production in Mexico say they have had a very good year. Tecma Group has more business than ever in the three decades it has been organizing transfers. During the past few weeks alone, the company has he helped move a cleaning equipment manufacturer and packaging company south from the US to Mexican…

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Mexico government investigates missing documents for collapsed buildings Mexico 

Mexico government investigates missing documents for collapsed buildings

Mexico City, Mexico — The government of Mexico City says they are investigating officials involved in the construction of buildings that collapsed during the September 19 earthquakes for hiding documents. The investigation will focus on those linked to the construction of those buildings that fell, noting that judicial proceedings are being held up due to the absence of the required paperwork. Mexico City justice attorney Edmundo Garrido said that some of the complaints lack construction documents such as plans, which are basic to carrying out the expert reports on collapsed or…

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