Tijuana industry grows during 2018
TIJUANA – In the fourth quarter of the year, the industrial sector occupied approximately 1 million square feet of the city, representing an increase of 300% compared to the same quarter in 2017, said Daniel Caballero, president of Comité de Parques Industriales de Desarrollo Económico e Industr...
Tijuana received US$450 million in remittances
BAJA CALIFORNIA – During 2018 the municipalities of Baja California maintained strong injections of money through remittances sent by Baja Californians living mainly in the United States, being Tijuana the main recipient with US$450 million, which meant the concentration of 51% of the total captur...
Tijuana stands out with higher salary level than other entities
TIJUANA – The average salary offered by the industry in the city of Tijuana is over US$9.9 and employees in the region have better working conditions compared to the rest of the border cities, said Ulises Araiza and Carlos Martin del Campo, president and head of the legal committee of Asociación ...
Tijuana, number one in medical tourism
TIJUANA – The border cities of Baja California have pushed the segment of medical tourism and Tijuana turns to be a great example of such phenomenonwhere heavy investments are made to continue attracting travelers. About 30% of tourism in Tijuana is medical, which means that international visitor...
Tijuana’s airport could be the first to operate with facial recognition in Mexico
TIJUANA – This could be the year in which the Tijuana International Airport becomes the first in Mexico to operate with facial recognition. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP), which operates said airport, and SITA, the technology company for these hubs, are working together to undertake a pi...
Tijuana’s television manufacturing industry could be ended in 2019
TIJUANA – An investment leak in the television manufacturing industry could take place during 2019 in Tijuana since trade barriers have been imposed in previous years, which has caused a fall in its exports. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty (CPTPP) m...
Tourism sector grows in Tamaulipas
TAMAULIPAS – Fernando Rocha Olivera, minister of Tourism in Tamaulipas, stressed that investors happen to have a favorable mood towards the entity while the registration of two million passers-by during Easter last week to Tampico-Madero is attracting new brands; a new hotel and four restaurants w...
Tourist promotion of Baja California to be strengthened
BAJA CALIFORNIA  – With the aim of encouraging the arrival of visitors to the region, Secretaría de Turismo del Estado (Secture) will strengthen the promotion of tourism in Mexico, the United States and other countries. The head of Secture, Oscar Escobedo Carignan, reported that during a meet...
Traffic lights will be removed at customs
HERMOSILLO – In the middle of this year, customs in Mexico will stop checking randomly in land, air and sea ports, meaning that the traffic lights will stop working, according to the general customs administrator, Ricardo Peralta Saucedo. Peralta stressed that these measures were taken in order ...
Unemployment doubles “non-official” commerce in Matamoros
MATAMOROS – As a result of the strikes that took place in recent days in the maquiladora industry in Matamoros, some people have begun to offer some goods outside the law, said the director of Concentración Social, Hugo Gutiérrez. Mr. Gutiérrez noted that currently in this border city there ar...
Uniforms and school supplies are delivered in Ciudad Juarez
CIUDAD JUAREZ – The governor of the State of Chihuahua, Javier Corral Jurado, delivered uniforms and school supplies to students from Ciudad Juárez schools. With an investment of US$281,809, a total of 7,200 complete uniform packages were delivered to primary schools located in marginal areas of...
Union announces end of labor conflict in Matamoros
MATAMOROS – Sindicato de Jornaleros y Obreros Industriales y de la Industria Maquiladora, confirmed the end of the strike at 48 plants, which led to their closure. In a statement issued by the union, it is detailed that each of the 48 maquiladora plants in conflict achieved a favorable settlement...
University of Texas will certify companies in Tamaulipas
TAMAULIPAS – Energy industry suppliers will be certified by the University of Texas and by Asociación Nacional de Universidades in the oil industry, said Constantino Castillo Hinojosa, president of the Energy Cluster in Tamaulipas. "In the process there are 27 companies that are already in certi...
University of Tijuana implements photovoltaic parking lot
TIJUANA – Universidad Tecnológica de Tijuana (UTT), through the use of renewable energies, implemented its first photovoltaic parking lot, with the objective of positively impacting the environment. The rector of Universidad Tecnologica de Tijuana (UTT), Othón Rogelio Casillas Ángel, informed ...
UPS Arrives in Ciudad Juárez
CIUDAD JUAREZ – The international parcel company UPS activated its express air cargo service on this border. "UPS Worldwide Express Freight service is guaranteed, delivered in one day and with the advantage of door-to-door delivery," said Michael Cuesta, director of Marketing and Retail for the c...
US$130 million investment for the citrus industry
MCALLEN – The country's citrus industry, including the Rio Grande Valley, will receive a significant injection of federal funds for its own protection and boost. The funds, which total more than US$130 million, are part of the provisions obtained through a package of the expenditure bill for fisc...
US$156,386 invested to improve drinking water service
CIUDAD JUAREZ – In order to improve the drinking water service for the benefit of 5,000 families in the northwestern part of Ciudad Juarez, Gobierno del Estado through Junta Municipal de Agua y Saneamiento (JMAS) Juárez, installed a pipe with an investment of more than US$156,386. Governor Javie...
US$31 million to be invested in road modernization in Ciudad Juárez
CIUDAD JUAREZ – 2019 contemplates an investment of around US$31 million for road modernization projects, announced Municipal President Armando Cabada Alvídrez. Cabada said that this year will be very important in the area of infrastructure and modernization of roads, as this investment seeks to ...
US$60 billion will be invested in road network in Chihuahua
CHIHUAHUA – The minister of Comunicaciones y Obras Publicas, Gustavo Elizondo Aguilar and the general director of the SCT Center, Julio César Huerta Flores, had a weekly meeting to review their respective 2019 work and investment programs. In this meeting they agreed to join efforts and wills to...
UTM signs agreement with HBU Texas
MATAMOROS – Universidad Tecnológica de Matamoros (UTM), continues with the signing of agreements to strengthen the academic activities offered there. In this sense, UT Matamoros recently signed a letter of intent with Houston Baptist University (HBU) in the same building, informed the rector of ...



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