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2013-03-07 08:25:47

Mexico brings luxury spa experience to Austin's SXSW festival AUSTIN, Texas, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mexico Tourism Board is showcasing the highlights of a Mexican luxury getaway at this week's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival and conference series. In partnership with Forbes, Mexico will be on-site to celebrate the "30 Under 30" panel, which recognizes the most creative and entrepreneurial business pioneers today. Mexico Tourism Board Chief Marketing Officer, Gerardo...

Teotihuacans Used Make-up To Honor Their Dead After Exhuming Their Body
2013-01-09 14:40:33

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology In collaboration with the National University of Mexico, a team of Spanish researchers has analyzed for the first time remains of cosmetics in the graves of prehispanic civilizations on the American continent. In the case of the Teotihuacans, these cosmetics were used as part of the after-death ritual to honor their city's most important people. A research team from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the University of...

2012-11-13 12:27:17

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mexico Tourism Board (MTB) has been awarded the Global SABRE Award 2012 in the Travel and Tourism category for the Best Promotional Campaign. The SABRE awards, organized by The Holmes Report, are the most important competition in the public relations industry, with over 3500 participants from 40 countries. Communications campaigns are awarded for creativity and effectiveness. The campaign, focused on improving Mexico's position in the media,...

2012-01-25 06:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UNLV geoscientist Matthew Lachniet and an international team of researchers used stalagmites to unveil a 2,400-year climate history from southwestern Mexico. This discovery, coupled with archaeological evidence, links the rise and fall of ancient Mesoamerican civilizations to changing rainfall. The findings were reported Jan. 23 as a "Pre-Issue Publication" of the journal Geology. Little is known about what contributed to the fate of the...

Ceremonial Offering Discovered At Mexico's Teotihuacan
2011-12-15 11:47:10

After exploring Mexico´s Teotihuacan ruins for the past few years, archaeologists say they have unearthed a ceremonial offering at the very core of the Pyramid of the Sun, placed there before construction of Mexico´s tallest pyramid began, some 2,000 years ago. The announcement was made via a bulletin from Mexico´s National Anthropology and History Institute (INAH), which said the offering consisted of pieces of obsidian, animal remains and three human figurines made of...

2009-12-16 04:00:00

CLOVIS, N.M., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- New Mexico American Water residential customers are accustomed to the convenience of 24-hour customer service, but a new website is making it easier for those customers to manage their accounts quickly and easily when the time is best for them. The new site, called My H2O Online and available at www.amwater.com/myh2o, allows customers to take care of some of the most common reasons they have contacted the company in the past, from requesting...

2006-07-02 12:11:55

By Greg Brosnan CHALCO, Mexico (Reuters) - When the air reeks of sewage, rain makes your street look like a plowed field and month-long water shortages mean even bucket baths are sometimes a luxury, a flushing toilet can be a dream worth voting for. A two hour commute from downtown Mexico City on the putrid periphery of a vast urban sprawl, many in this town of housemaids and security guards will vote for a leftist in Sunday's presidential election, hoping he will change their...