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Dr. Atl, Father of Mexican Muralism, Honored in Jalisco

The work of painter and writer Dr. Atl, considered the ideologue of Mexican Muralism and teacher of Diego Rivera, is the focus of the "Cosmic Rotation" exhibition in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, commemorating the 50th anniversary of his death. continue reading »

Conservationist in Mexico Release 1,000 Olive Ridley-Sea Turtles into Pacific Ocean

bout 1,000 Olive Ridley sea-turtle hatchlings have been released in the Pacific Ocean in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California Sur, environmental groups said. continue reading »

Prince Charles Visits Mexico’s Pre-Hispanic Site Xochimilco

Britain's Prince Charles on Monday visited the Mexican tourist zone of Xochimilco to become acquainted with the techniques of pre-Hispanic cultivation on the man-made islands there, where flowers and vegetables are grown. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Unifies to Clean Up Tijuana River

U.S. and Mexico Unifies to Clean Up Tijuana River

Dozens of volunteers turned out this weekend for a binational event aimed at cleaning up the Tijuana River Valley between the United States and Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Revenues Soars 18.1 Percent Since Last Year

Mexico’s Tourism Revenues Soars 18.1 Percent Since Last Year

Mexico's revenues from international tourism totaled $11.13 billion in the January-August period, up 18.1 percent from the same period in 2013, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Argentina Defends Collecting Air Passengers’ Data

Argentina Defends Collecting Air Passengers’ Data

The Argentine government defended Friday the centralizing of information about air passengers, a measure being taken for security reasons, and denied any increase in controls on trips abroad. continue reading »

Hyatt Plans Its First Hotel in El Salvador

Hyatt Plans Its First Hotel in El Salvador

U.S.-based Hyatt Hotels Corp. has laid the cornerstone for its first hotel in El Salvador, a $36 million project, the Salvadoran government development agency said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Xochimilco Tourist Site to Become Eco-Friendly

Mexico’s Xochimilco Tourist Site to Become Eco-Friendly

Mexico City's government plans to provide the tourist zone of the Xochimilco canals with environmentally friendly boats and barges and to gradually substitute the usual wooden ones, which have very high maintenance costs, officials said. continue reading »

Colombian Presidents Responds to Attack on Argentine Tourists

Colombian Presidents Responds to Attack on Argentine Tourists

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos presented Saturday a five-step plan for improving security on Colombia's San Andres Island, where two Argentine tourists were assaulted last month. continue reading »

New $9.2 Billion Airport Coming to Mexico City

New $9.2 Billion Airport Coming to Mexico City

The Mexican government expects to spend 120 billion pesos ($9.17 billion) building a new airport for this capital, President Enrique Peña Nieto said Tuesday. continue reading »