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2012-04-26 10:23:36

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced the release of trace information for firearms recovered in Mexico and submitted to ATF for tracing. Trace information shows that between calendar years 2007 and 2011 the Government of Mexico recovered and submitted more than 99,000 firearms to ATF for tracing. Of those firearms more than 68,000 were U.S.-sourced. More complete information will be available on the...

2012-03-16 06:20:56

MEXICO CITY, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a stable macroeconomic context and a solid financial system, the Mexican housing sector consolidates a new stage of sustainable growth supported by public policies and institutions which give strength and long-term certainty, promote sustainability and quality of life, and offer better housing options for Mexicans. The Ninth edition of the Mexican Housing Day featured the participation of Jose Antonio Meade, Minister of Finance; Ariel Cano,...

2012-03-02 07:00:00

MEXICO CITY, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Key representatives from Mexico's housing industry will host the Ninth Annual Mexican Housing Day on March 8-9 in New York City and March 12-13 in London. In the event, housing developers will be accompanied by financial institutions, regulators, housing authorities and other housing organizations. The objective of the event is to present the Mexican housing market dynamics, strengths and outlook, as well as considerations of public policy on...

2011-02-08 06:00:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eighth Annual event will feature important presentations from: Mexico's Minister of Finance, National Housing Commission (CONAVI), Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF), CONAGO Housing Commission, Mexican Banking Association, and Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores (INFONAVIT). Mexican Housing Day 2011 will take place in New York on Thursday, February 10th, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel (301 Park Avenue). The housing...

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2010-12-16 08:50:00

Jaw bones discovered in pre-Hispanic ruins are the first evidence that wolves and dogs were intentionally cross-bred by ancient Mexicans, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Thursday. The remains, which were discovered by archaeologists at a Teotihuacan pyramid burial chamber, are the first physical proof that wolf-dogs were intentionally crossbred "as a symbol of the city's warriors," the AP reported. The bones were found by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in 2004...

2010-12-06 09:26:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly all those gathered for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun believe that real international action on climate change will not happen without strong public support, yet most also believe that the general public doesn't understand the meaning of "climate change," according to a survey this week by the Government of Mexico and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. More than 500 accredited COP16/CMP6 attendees...

2010-02-04 06:00:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- During the seventh "Mexican Housing Day," the Mexican housing sector will showcase strengths and opportunities for investment in the sector for analysts and investors from the international financial community. Convened by Mexico's key real estate developers (Ara, Geo, Sare, Homex, Urbi, Consorcio Hogar), public housing agencies (INFONAVIT, FOVISSSTE, SHF and Conavi) will attend the event as well as financial intermediaries in order to highlight...

2009-09-14 14:22:00

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corporacion GEO, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: GEOB; CORPGEO MX, ADR Level I CUSIP: 21986V204; Latibex: XGEO), Casas GEO, Mexico's leading affordable entry-level housing developer, today announced that it has received the National Housing Mortgage Institute for Private Workers (INFONAVIT) "Sustainability Award" as the company receiving the most Green Mortgages in 2009. This year, GEO has closed more than 5,000 Green Mortgages through INFONAVIT for...

2009-08-20 10:41:00

CULIACAN, Mexico, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Desarrolladora Homex, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Homex" or "the Company") (NYSE: HXM; BMV: HOMEX), a leading home developer in Mexico, today announced the implementation of INFONAVIT's file capture system in the State of Mexico. In July, the Company announced the implementation of the electronic file capture system in the state of Sinaloa, which has already realized process improvements as a result of this system. The implementation of...