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New Mango Processing Plant in Nayarit

Nayarit plans to construct an industrial mango handling plant by 2021 and will process about 2 million tons per season. The intention of the project is that it will initially collect and market the fruit to be packaged and exported to countries in Europe and Asia, with the safety specifications that are required, thus improving the…
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AMLO Proposes Building 100 New Universities

One of the proposals announced by the winner of the presidential election Andrés Manuel López Obrador in educational matters is to create 100 public universities in the country during his term. Although the strategy has not been detailed, in no country in Latin America has something similar been achieved. During 14 years of Luiz…
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Mayan Cave Paintings Discovered in Yucatan

It is the most important cave found so far in Yucatan: it has figures of birds, mammals, a cross, geometric figures, human forms, a warrior and hands. The paintings seem to show extinct animals, daily practices of the warriors and rituals of their Mayan ancestors (EFE) In the middle of the jungle , about 12…

The Calakmul Jade Mask of Campeche

The jade mask of Calakmul, one of the main symbols of the ancient Mayan civilization, returns to Campeche after 8 years touring the world as cultural and historical ambassador of Mexico and Campeche. "I think it's the most beautiful of all, so being the most beautiful of all was the one that was taken to be an icon of Campeche and…
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CAFÉ PEÑITA DE OCCIDENTE - Coffee Roasters in La Peñita

CAFÉ PEÑITA DE OCCIDENTE are our local coffee roasters. This not going to be a history of roasting nor a history of the family involved. This is a casual observation from this afternoon. Upon driving by a couple days ago, I noticed a lot of smoke coming from their rooftop coffee cup.(see photo without smoke.) Today, I got lucky,…
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Around Town, With No Particular Place To Go

Just in case you didn't get my innuendo, the title of this is the title of a song. In case you haven't been paying attention, there have been some disparaging remarks, on the forum, made about the prices of cerveza around here. In the past, we have enjoyed some rather inexpensive prices on our adult beverages provided by Corona and…
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Women To Women Fashion Show - January 30, 2019

Women to Women Fashion Show Gala is slated for January 30, 2019 Mark your calendars in red for the next Women to Women Fashion Show to be held Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Imagine the Guayabitos Plaza adorned with beautiful ladies dressed in powerful red. Wow! This year’s theme for the party, “Lady in Red,” begs for fashion passion. This…
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Finally, My Ever Delayed Highway Progress Report.

Today being Sunday, and that is the best day to traverse the new highway because there are no workers, I ventured out to the highway project to see what progress had been made since Jim and I went snooping last year. Being overly optimistic, I started by driving up the Alta Vista road to see how the two roads were going to meet.(Overpass-Underpass?)…
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President Elect AMLO Proposes Historic Cuts to Government Spending

  Andrés Manuel López Obrador presented 12 priority law reforms for the fourth transformation of Mexico and he hoped that in the future they would not need more. After meeting yesterday with a group of lawmakers from the three parties that make up the coalition that swept him to a landslide victory on July 1, López Obrador…
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Biodegradable Plastic Made From Nopal Juice

Guadalajara (Mexico) .- With the juice of the cactus, a plant of the family of cacti and the basic ingredient in Mexican cuisine, a Mexican academic has created a biodegradable natural plastic that can reduce pollution. Sandra Pascoe, from the University of Valle de Atemajac (Univa) in Guadalajara, western Mexico, developed…

The Trio Will Now Compete for the Hult Prize Global Final

This article is courtesy of El Financiero Three Tecnológico de Monterrey students developed ' Harvest ', a wastewater purification system that also produces electricity, and now they are on their way to London to accelerate their project. Joel Garzafox and Rodrigo Chinchilla (22 years old) and Jaime García (23) won the national…