Aeromexico signs alliance with Israel Airlines Mexico Travel 

Aeromexico signs alliance with Israel Airlines

Mexico City, Mexico — Aeromexico has created a new alliance with Israel Airlines that will see more flights added to Mexico. The two companies launched a new code share agreement that has been signed by Andres Conesa for Aeromexico and David Maimon for EL AL. During the agreement ceremony, Conesa said, “This alliance reflects our consistent pursuit to offer our customers new and attractive options to connect to different destinations, where our partners allow us to expand our extensive flight connectivity network even further. “On this occasion, we thank EL AL…

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Head cartel member arrested in Cancun Cancun Mexico 

Head cartel member arrested in Cancun

Cancun, Q.R. – A head cartel member believed responsible for most of the recent violence in the state has been captured in the city of Cancun. Elements of the Federal Security Cabinet have found and arrested Joshua Loyo Peña, a member of the Jalisco Nueva Generación cartel, who has been identified by local authorities as one of the main generators of violence in Quintana Roo. The discovery and eventual arrest of Loyo Peña took place during an operation in which five houses in Cancun were searched by the Navy and…

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New 42-inch televisions on sale for 65 peso Around Mexico 

New 42-inch televisions accidentally sell for 64 peso

Xcalak, Campeche – Shoppers at a local Bodega Aurrera were surprised to find new 42-inch HDTVs on sale for a whopping 64.50 peso. The Bodega Aurrera, which is Walmart’s warehouse store, had apparently mis-priced the televisions as being on sale for 64.50 peso or the equivalent of about $4 USD. Customers found the televisions and their largely displayed price tag confusing since the first two numbers were large and the last two numbers smaller, indicating the price to be 64.50 peso. When shoppers went to pay for their televisions, store…

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Mexico's electric Zuca Financial Mexico 

Mexico launches its first electric car

Mexico City, D.F. — Mexicana Motores Limpios S.A.P.I. has launched the first 100 percent nationally produced electric car. The urban two-seater coupé will be introduced to the public during the remainder of 2017, says the company’s CEO Jorge Martinez. The company has made 100 of the new Zacua’s, which offers consumers 160 kilometers of travel on a single battery charge, which from zero to full, takes eight hours. The Zacua has a fully electric motor developed by Dynamic Technological Alliance with a French design by the firm Chatenet. The battery is of Chinese origin. The car…

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Roberto Borge Angulo arrested in Panama Mexico Political 

Roberto Borge Angulo arrested in Panama

Cancún, Q.R. — The Attorney General’s Office has reported the arrest of former Quintana Roo governor Roberto Borge Angulo. The PGR announced the capture of the former governor who is accused of embezzling public funds, money laundering and improper property and land sales around the state. Borge Angulo was arrested as he was boarding a flight to Paris from Panama. A warrant for his arrest was issued May 31. His whereabouts and detention were successful with coordinated efforts of the Deputy Attorney General for International Affairs and the Criminal Investigation Agency of the…

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Cancun, Riviera Maya train proposal in talks Cancun Mexico 

Talks for Cancun, Riviera Maya train proposal

Cancun, Q.R. – The construction of a train system for the southern portion of the state of Quintana Roo has been proposed to the local government. Jorge Portilla Manica, head of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation, reports that a train system for this part of the state would ease the heavy traffic burdens in the Cancun-Tulum tourist corridor and also connect the south to the north. The new train proposal would connect the northern zone with the south and be part of a new investment proposal to improve transportation…

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Young tourist drowns off Cozumel Cozumel Mexico 

Young tourist drowns off Cozumel

Cozumel, Q.R. – A young man has drowned off the island of Cozumel after being unable to free himself from strong currents. The young man who was a tourist from the city of Valladolid, was seen floating in the sea by other beachgoers. Being in an area without lifeguards, people from the beach swam out to recuse the body. Two nurses happened to be in the area, both of whom performed CPR on the man, however, he was without vital signs. The accident was called into emergency 911 at 12:50…

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Quintana Roo among most peaceful in Mexico Cancun Mexico 

Quintana Roo among most peaceful states in Mexico

Cancun, Q.R. – A new study finds the state of Quintana Roo to be among the most 10 peaceful in the country. A report by Instituto para la Economía y la Paz (Institute for Economics and Peace) shows that over the past year, the level of peace throughout Mexico deteriorated by 4.3 percent. The Mexico Peace Index, which is produced annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace, showed a decline in peacefulness for the first time since the war on drugs began in 2012. On the flip side, the…

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