Canada’s Windsor Star newspaper is reporting that Mexico is winning in the battle to produce more luxury cars than its counterpart in Canada.
According to the Windsor Star, Canada’s auto industry specializes in the production of minivans, muscle cars, crossover utility vehicles and pricey nameplates, like Lexus and Lincoln. Manufacturers bet on profits being made from the value-added extras that come with these mid-and-full-sized vehicles. Apparently, this investment has not been as profitable as hoped.
Autoworkers in Mexico earn about a tenth of the hourly wages of their Canadian counterparts and it appears Mexico still wins in this competition. Read more at: http://blogs.windsorstar.com/business/mexico-beating-canada-for-luxury-auto-production-the-game-has-changed
A sun-halo around the moon shining over Mexico City got residents to predicting that it was a sign of the end times or a ploy of politicians to blind voters at Mexico’s elections are on the horizon on June 7.
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that violence is escalating in Mexico as national elections draw near on June 7. Up for vote are state governors and congressional members. The newspaper reports the deaths of candidates, and that others have been too frightened to campaign. Some state election officials are leery of setting up their voting booths.
You can read the story by Tracey Wilkinson here: http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-elections-violence-20150507-story.html
MEXICO CITY – Mexico will send 25 of its top swimmers to the 2015 Pan American Games, which take place July 10-26 in Toronto. Swimmers were chosen based on their performances at the recent Mexico National Olympiad, held April 25-29 in San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon.
Amid the violence now prominent in the state of Jalisco, Mexico, the beautiful city of Guadalajara is set to become the first “Smart City” in the Americas.
Mexico’s second-most-populous city, Guadalajara, is home to more than 100 software companies and manufacturers, including Foxconn, Intel, Jabil, Oracle, SCI Systems, and Tata. Known as the country’s Silicon Valley, the city is dotted with more than 20 corporate campuses.
And the area’s talent pool is young: The average age is 24. Guadalajara also has a strong education element: More than 20 universities offer engineering and IT courses.
Violence is spreading across interior Mexico. Gunmen have forced down a military helicopter near Guadalajara in the western part of the country, killing three troops according to the French news outlet AFP .