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Mexico Gears-Up to Celebrate Mayan Apocalypse In 2012
2011-12-21 13:25:48

Mexico´s tourism industry is seeking to capitalize on the rest of the world´s anachronistic interest in apocalyptic doomsday prophecies. According to the famous Mayan calendar, the world will come to end exactly one year from today, and Mexicans in the southeastern part of the country are a planning massive end-of-the-world festivities to entertain the influx of tourists they´re expecting. The year-long celebration will take place all across the regions of Chiapas,...

2011-07-01 08:00:00

Cultural tourism predicted to increase to about 35 percent of Mexico's total tourism revenue over the next eight years MEXICO CITY, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the launch of "Mundo Maya 2012" (Mayan World 2012), a program to increase tourism and promote the Mayan Culture Legacy in Mexico through 2012. "Today we are the 10th power for tourism in the world, and we are working hard to be in the top five," Calderon said at the...

2010-12-16 10:39:00

TSX: GAM / NYSE: GRS / BSX: GL7 TORONTO, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): Gammon is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into binding Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Aurion Resources Ltd. wherein both parties agree to negotiate a definitive agreement that will provide Gammon with an option to earn up to a 70% joint venture interest in the 12,985 hectare La Bandera Project located in Durango, Mexico. Under the terms defined in the Letter of...

2010-05-04 08:20:00

MEXICO CITY, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), today announced that total passenger traffic for April 2010 decreased by 0.9% when compared to April 2009. This announcement reflects comparisons between April 1 through April 30, 2010 and 2009. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded. It is important to note that Easter and Holy weeks during 2009 were in April, while in 2010 Holy week took place the...

2010-01-27 05:18:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- C&M Corporation, a custom builder of bulk cable, coil cords, and cable assemblies, has announced that their assembly facility located in the Bella Vista Industrial Park in Empalme, Sonora, Mexico, has passed the ISO audits conducted by QMI/SAI Global and has been recommended for certification. Ken Owens, C&M's Senior Vice President of Operations, noted, "Our zealous commitment to continuous improvement and a strong quality system, as...


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Sky Islands
2009-07-04 14:40:55

Sky Islands are mountains located within ranges that are isolated by valleys in which other ecosystems are located. As a result, mountain ecosystems are isolated from each other, and species can develop separately, as occurs on island groups such as the Galápagos Islands. The best known example of sky islands are the northern end of the Sierra Madre Occidental in New Mexico, Arizona, Chihuahua and Sonora on the U.S.-Mexico border. Other sky islands of note in the U.S. are the Great...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'