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Press Releases

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Mesmerized by the Maya

Maya Book Cover Maya 2012 Revealed, Demystifying the Prophecy, brings a realistic look at the furor caused by December 21, 2012, with emphasis on who are the Maya, the code, their calendar system, Maya astronomy and the night sky, 2012ology, the collapse of their culture, and the prophecy as seen by Maya elders.
01 | 17 | 2011

Alaska Airlines flys to Guadalajara

Alaska AirlinesSacramentans can begin booking Alaska Airlines’ nonstop flights to Guadalajara on Thursday, filling a void left by Mexicana Airlines, which ceased operations Aug. 27.
01 | 17 | 2011

New Nonstop Service

Continental Airlines CabinCHICAGO, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL), beginning May 3, subject to Mexican government approval. This service will be operated by Continental Airlines.

Other News

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Red Cross rolls out new wheels

Red Cross New WheelsChapala Red Cross paramedics and officers unveil a new addition to the organization’s fleet of emergency vehicles. It will complement three other ambulances that, despite needs for some repairs, serve thousands of residents and visitors in the lakeshore region.
03 | 01 | 2012

The Mexican economy continues to strengthen

Mexican MoneyMexico is becoming a middle class society. Even though there is no consensus on what exactly constitutes the middle class, there is no doubt that a significant portion of the Mexican population behaves and perceives itself as one. There are various indicators that serve as evidence of this transformation: city traffic, types of employment, home sales, the proportion of women in the workforce, the purchase of insurance, movie theaters, and tourism, among others.
02 | 01 | 2012

Coca-Cola To Invest Over 1 Billion In Mexico In 2012

coca-colaCoca-Cola Co. (KO) plans to invest more than $1 billion this year in Mexico, a key market for the soft drink maker, as part of a $5 billion, five-year investment plan.
11 | 30 | 2011

Mexico Jumps to Number Six Services Location

Economy in MexicoMexico rose five spots to become the sixth-ranked country worldwide in A.T. Kearney’s 2011 Global Services Location Index, boosted by depreciation in its currency and “increased nearshoring sentiment in the United States.”
11 | 30 | 2011

Despite Myths, Social Security Remains Strong for Next 25 Years

ARRP New MexicoDespite what pundits around the country are saying, Social Security is strong and can pay beneficiaries 100 percent of their benefits for the next 25 years – that’s the message attendees received at a special AARP New Mexico presentation on Social Security – “Is Paying into the Social Security system throwing your money away or helping to secure your future?”
11 | 29 | 2011

Take Short Walks to Live Longer

Talk short walksLooking for a simple way to extend your life? All you have to do is give your body 15 minutes of physical activity a day and you'll win yourself three extra years of life. Pretty amazing, right? A recent study tracked more than 400,000 people for more than 8 years and found that just 15 minutes of light, daily activity, such as walking, makes you physically 3 years younger than your couch-potato friends and cuts your chances of dying from pretty much anything by 14%.
11 | 29 | 2011

Consumer Reports and Pyrex Products

Some glass bakeware unsafeShattered glass: More than 140 new incidents reported - In the past several months, Consumer Reports has obtained 145 new reports of glass bakeware unexpectedly shattering, bringing to more than 300 the number of incidents we’ve reviewed. Among all of those cases, we found 60 reports of injuries, including cuts and burns. The new reports came mostly from readers sending in e-mails about incidents, following our article on glass bakeware in the January 2011 issue of Consumer Reports magazine. We also found an additional 24 reports from the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s new website, www.SaferProducts.gov.
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