Bits & Pieces – December 2022

A little this & that from the media.

 

• Contractors hired for Maya Train project in dispute with government: AMLO says the government will seek to reach an agreement with the companies for a “fair amount” https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/contractors-hired-for-maya-train-project-in-dispute-with-government/?

• Mexico was United States’ No. 1 trade partner in Septemberhttps://mexiconewsdaily.com/business/mexico-united-states-trade-partner-september/

Mexican exports were worth just over $39.5 billion in September while imports from the U.S. were worth just over $27.9 billion.  That left Mexico with a monthly trade surplus of almost $11.6 billion, a 25.3% increase compared to the same month last year.  It is in second spot behind Canada for the January-September period.

• Mexican Karen Díaz is one of the first female World Cup refereeshttps://mexiconewsdaily.com/lifestyle/karen-diaz-first-female-world-cup-referees/?

• U.S. citizens moving to Mexico in record numbers, govt. data shows https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/us-citizens-moving-to-mx-record-numbers/

• How to Get Better Rest, According to a Sleep Expert     https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/well/better-sleep-tips.html

• How bilingualism affects your brain     https://blog.duolingo.com/bilingual-brain-changes/

 

• Is Playa del Carmen turning things around after years of dysfunction?  https://yucatanmagazine.com/is-playa-del-carmen-finally-starting-to-turn-things-around/?

• Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list includes 12 in Mexico https://mexiconewsdaily.com/lifestyle/latin-americas-50-best-restaurants-list-includes-12-in-mexico/?

“Awarded for serving the flavors of Mexico “without boundaries,” Le Chique in Cancún is the third best restaurant in Mexico and the 17th in Latin America.”

• Gorditas: little fat treats with more variety than you might think   https://mexiconewsdaily.com/culture/gorditas-little-fat-treats-with-more-variety-than-you-might-think/?

• How Droughts in Mexico Could Shape the Future of the Beer  Industry https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/13/world/americas/mexico-beer-climate.html?

• The surprising number of Nahuatl words used in everyday Mexico https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/nahuatl-words-used-in-everyday-mexico/
• Mexican actors shine in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’    https://mexiconewsdaily.com/culture/mexican-actors-marvel-black-panther-wakanda-forever/?
• ‘Black Panther’ sequel star and family attend premiere in traditional Yucatecan clothing

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