Nación | El Universal

El mandatario dijo que se revisan los contratos firmados con Braskem-Idesa, ya que algunos de ellos fueron calificados como “leoninos” La titular de la dependencia, Irma Eréndira Sandoval, informó que se aplicaron sanciones de inhabilitación y multas resarcitorias por casi 86…

governments put brakes on private schools’ plan to reopen

The Ministry of Education (SEP) has pushed back against a recent call by a national private school association to reopen their schools starting March 1. Education Minister Delfina Gómez, as well as Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, spoke out this…

Audit finds deficiencies in 22 of 45 federal roadbuilding projects in Oaxaca

The federal government has detected deficiencies in 22 community-built roads in the same number of municipalities in Oaxaca. The Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT) conducted an audit of 22 of 45 roads whose construction was authorized by the government…

Marine protection fundraiser takes its annual concert virtual this year

Although she freely admits that she is not a scientist, somehow Katherina Audley had felt for a long time that her destiny lay in the need to preserve the whales and habitats of birds and other wildlife in the Zihuatanejo-area…

Remittances spike 26% in January to nearly US $3.3 billion

After a record-breaking 2020 during which Mexicans working abroad sent more than US $40 billion home, remittances spiked 25.8% in January compared to the same month a year earlier. Remittances totaled just under $3.3 billion last month, according to the…

The Best Email Marketing Software for 2021 | PCMag

(Image by Getty) Email marketing is a fundamental tool in any digital marketing tool box. Working off existing contact lists to nurture and engage potential customers, email marketing combined with email automation can help keep customers engaged, track their customer…

AMLO offers new version of story about release of El Chapo's son

President López Obrador said Friday that he personally ordered the release of one of the sons of convicted drug trafficker Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán after he was detained in a security operation in Culiacán, Sinaloa, last fall. It was the…

Details of December’s massive power outage to be kept secret for 2 years

Despite President López Obrador promising that his government won’t suppress public information, the state-owned Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) will keep details of a massive blackout in December under wraps for two years. In response to a freedom of information request…

as many ways to make it as there are fish in the sea

Recent news that some of Mexico’s most popular fish for eating have been overfished, causing severe population declines, has caused me to rethink my eating habits. In the overall scheme of things, do the small amounts of fish I eat…

CFE reverses decision to withhold information about power blackout

Under pressure from President López Obrador, the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) has reversed a decision to classify details of a massive blackout in December for two years. The newspaper El Universal reported last Thursday that its request for access to…