The 2014 Winter Olympics were held in Sochi, Russia from February 7th to the 23rd. Mexico sent a team to the Winter Olympics. It was a one-man team, composed of the flamboyant Mexican-born European aristocrat, Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe-Langenburg. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published March 3rd, 2014, on Mexidata.info.
During the morning of February 22nd, Joaquin “el Chapo” Guzman was captured in Mazatlan, on Mexico’s Pacific coast. Guzman was the world’s most wanted man, #1 on the Forbes Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, with bounties on his head offered by both the U.S. and Mexican governments. Besides being #1 on the Forbes list of [...]
The NFL championship game, known as Super Bowl XLVIII, is scheduled for February 2nd, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, pitting the Seattle Seahawks against the Denver Broncos. The Super Bowl is not only watched in the United States – it has viewers in other countries, including Mexico. There are many Mexican fans [...]
My family and I recently returned from our annual Christmastime visit to Mexico. Every Christmas, there is a mass temporary migration of Mexicans residing legally in the U.S. to Mexico, in vehicles laden down with luggage and consumer goods, returning to the U.S. after Christmas. We have joined that long line of cars that [...]
My wife and two sons and I have returned from our annual Christmastime (Navidad) visit to Mexico, and things went well for us. We were able to spend time with my wife’s parents, our sons are able to spend time with their Mexican grandparents, and we celebrated Christmas with them. During our visit, we went to the [...]
The analysis of murder statistics in Mexico has become a method of sizing up the security situation. It’s rather morbid when you think about it, as these statistics represent real people who were killed. What the analysts are looking for is trends. Is the violence going up or down? It’s hard to tell, as trends, [...]
It’s been a busy year in Mexico, with all the reforms passed by the Peña Nieto administration and the Mexican Congress. The end of calendar year 2013 is a time of reflection on the past year and the year that is about to begin. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published December [...]
The groundbreaking reform of Mexican energy law, which allows private investment, is now the law of the land. For the entire article, click here . Article by Allan Wall, published December 23rd, 2013, on Mexidata.info .
The pace of reform in the Mexican Congress has been moving rapidly. Within one week, revolutionary changes have been made to energy law and election law. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published on Mexidata.info, December 16th, 2013.
Enrique Pena Nieto has completed the first year of his term as President of Mexico. This milestone has given rise to various analyses as to what has been accomplished during his first year, and what may lie ahead. For the entire article, click here . Article by Allan Wall, published December 9th, 2013, on Mexidata.info [...]