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David Alfaro Siqueiros

David Alfaro Siqueiros

Courtsey of MOLAA (Museum of Latin American Art)


Artist and political activist, David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896 -1974), was a vital member of the Mexican School of Painting along with Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco. He continues to be viewed as one of the most important Mexican artists of the twentieth century while his artistic influence spread far beyond Mexico’s borders. Siqueiros was...

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ZIGF meets fundraising goal!

ZIGF meets fundraising goal!

For the second year the ZIGF has raised over $10,000 on crowdfunding website Kickstarter to buy airline tickets for invited artists.  Monday, November 3, ended a 20-day campaign that raised $12,800 dollars from Zihuatanejo fans to help fund the 12th annual Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival, to be held March 6 – 15, 2015. Held every...

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ICF seeks Disaster Relief to Rebuild Cabo

ICF seeks Disaster Relief to Rebuild Cabo

The International Community Foundation is raising funds to support immediate disaster relief and rebuilding efforts in Baja California Sur in response to damage caused by Hurricane Odile.   Odile made landfall near Cabo San Lucas on Sunday night, September 14, 2014, as a powerful Category 3 hurricane, with estimated winds of 127 mph and torrential...

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2013 Record Year for Canadian tourists in Mexico

2013 Record Year for Canadian tourists in Mexico

For the ninth consecutive year, Mexico welcomed a record number of Canadian tourists during 2013, with the number of visitors totaling 1,599,409. Mexico has now become the world’s tourist destination most visited by Canadians after the U.S. According to the Mexican Tourism Board’s (CPTM) Integrated System of Tourism Markets, last year the five most visited...

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Mexico ranked in Top 5 Countries for Mining Investment

The Behre Dolbear Group Inc., founded in 1911, are minerals industry advisors who publish a yearly survey on where and where not to invest in the minerals industry. In 2013, Mexico again made the Top Five. The Behre Dolbear Group bases their rankings on independent research from within their global network of 12 offices worldwide,...

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Rental Properties In Mexico - Paying Mexican Taxes

Rental Properties In Mexico – Paying Mexican Taxes

Linda Neil is one of Mexico´s foremost real estate experts and is internationally renowned as a speaker and educator. Neil has been a pioneer in the industry in Mexico and has conducted international transactions in Mexico for over 40 years. She is a licensed broker in the state of California, and founder of the Settlement...

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Ejido Properties

Ejido Properties

Linda Neil is one of Mexico´s foremost real estate experts and is internationally renowned as a speaker and educator. Neil has been a pioneer in the industry in Mexico and has conducted international transactions in Mexico for over 40 years. She is a licensed broker in the state of California, and founder of the Settlement...

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Ley De Fideicomiso

Ley De Fideicomiso

Linda Neil is one of Mexico´s foremost real estate experts and is internationally renowned as a speaker and educator. Neil has been a pioneer in the industry in Mexico and has conducted international transactions in Mexico for over 40 years. She is a licensed broker in the state of California, and founder of the Settlement...

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Buying property in Mexico

Buying property in Mexico

Linda Neil is one of Mexico´s foremost real estate experts and is internationally renowned as a speaker and educator. Neil has been a pioneer in the industry in Mexico and has conducted international transactions in Mexico for over 40 years. She is a licensed broker in the state of California, and founder of the Settlement...

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Aeromexico gets a Dreamliner!

Aeromexico gets a Dreamliner!


Photos courtesy of Boeing, Aeromexico and airplanephotos.net This week Aeromexico took delivery of their 1st Boeing 787 Dreamliner, amid fanfare and celebration.   Boeing´s much anticipated, technologically advanced new 787 aircraft has been rolling out commercially since 2011 and despite a few glitches and literal bumps, it represents the most successful launch in commercial aviation...

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Huatulco

Huatulco

  A bit of history: it is said that under Spanish rule pirates ransacked Huatulco, but that they didn’t succeed in stealing its beauty. The Pacific Ocean laps the shores of Huatulco’s 36 stunning beaches, spread across nine bays boasting warm waters and golden sands. This area was a successful commercial port and favorite haunt...

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Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Mexican travelers include the neighboring beach towns of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, in the state of Guerrero, as favorite destinations, but that’s where their similarity ends. Visitors to this area will encounter two decidedly different vacation destinations just 6.5 km (4 miles apart). Ixtapa, once a coconut plantation, boasts the high-rise hotels, all-inclusive resorts, air-conditioned restaurants...

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