Tag Archives: Mexico

Festival to Celebrate Cultural Influences

Mexican performers from Oaxaca will entertain festival crowds with traditional dances. (Courtesy)

An ambitious five-day festival coming to McAllen in July will celebrate the past, present and future of Latino culture and its influence on the Rio Grande Valley. “We see the need to create a destination festival in the summer,” said Luis Cantu, vice president for international business and community development with the McAllen Chamber of Commerce. “It’s kind of a compilation of a lot of events we have done, but…

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Aeromar Enhances Mexico Service

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Customers have from now until Feb. 15 to book promotional introductory rates for Aeromar’s new enhanced flight schedule from McAllen International Airport to Mexico. The flight schedules connect McAllen via Mexico City to Acapulco, Oaxaca and Puerto Escondido as well as San Luis Potosi and Ixtapa Zihuatanejo. One-way fares start at $203. In addition, travel must take place by Dec. 19. “It is exciting to extend our service beyond Mexico City…

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The Current State of U.S./Mexico Relations

The future economics between the United States and Mexico will be very interesting. All eyes will be on future trade relations, especially after Dec. 1 due to incoming president Andres Manuel Lopez. With current rocky trade relations between the United States and China, Mexico has plenty to gain under the new NAFTA terms. On Nov. 9, Duncan Wood, director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, spoke at the McAllen Performing…

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International Trade Symposium

The Brownsville Navigation District (Port of Brownsville) is one of many entities to attend the International Trade Symposium June 8

The Brownsville Licensed Customs Brokers Association, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and local international stakeholders bring in entities from both the United States and Mexico for this International Trade Symposium. Focuses are a sharing of international stakeholders and a five-year plan in relation to trade and growth. Participants gain knowledge on how to better manage and allocate resources to better serve the needs of the area. There is no fee…

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International Trade Symposium June 8

The Brownsville Navigation District (Port of Brownsville) is one of many entities to attend the International Trade Symposium June 8

Entities discuss trade and growth The Brownsville Licensed Customs Brokers Association, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and local international stakeholders host the International Trade Symposium June 8 at the Brownsville Event Center. The 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. symposium brings in entities from both the United States and Mexico. Focuses are a sharing of international stakeholders as well as a five-year plan in relation to trade and growth. Knowledge obtained is…

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