Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

Mexico launches anti-Trump offensive

The Mexican government is launching a campaign to promote a better image of the country in the United States, in an effort to counter the extremely negative portrayal espoused by Republican hopeful Donald Trump.

Lights off for Earth Hour

Individuals and businesses across Mexico will turn off all non-essential lights for one hour on Saturday, March 19, between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. as part of Earth Hour, a global event designed to raise awareness of the environmental hazards facing the planet. 

Crooks do not take a vacation

As the country prepares to go on vacation to celebrate Semana Santa (Easter week), remember the droves of people at public plazas, beaches and other areas is a paradise for enterprising thieves.

Avoid the beach at Easter

Those new to Mexico who don’t head to the beach and stay in the cities will notice how the pace of life in Easter Week (Semana Santa) drops as businesses shut up shop and traffic diminishes.