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”

• Mexico was United States’ No. 1 trade partner in 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 referees

• U.S. citizens moving to Mexico in record numbers, govt. data shows

• How to Get Better Rest, According to a Sleep Expert

• How bilingualism affects your brain


• Is Playa del Carmen turning things around after years of dysfunction?

• Latin America’s 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

• How Droughts in Mexico Could Shape the Future of the Beer  Industry

• The surprising number of Nahuatl words used in everyday Mexico
• Mexican actors shine in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’
• ‘Black Panther’ sequel star and family attend premiere in traditional Yucatecan clothing

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