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La Opinión Mexico - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette | global-etiquette | resources Welcome to our guide to Mexico. This is useful for anyone researching Mexican culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better. You may be going to Mexico on business, for a visit or even hosting Mexican colleagues or clients in your own country. Remember this is only a very basic level introduction and is not meant to stereotype all Mexcian people you may meet! Facts and Statistics Location: Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the US and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the US Capital: Mexico City Climate: varies from tropical to desert Population: 104,959,594 (July 2004 est.) Ethnic Make-up: mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1% Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 6%, other 5% Government: federal republic Language in Mexico Spanish control of Mexico led to the dominance of Spanish, the official language.

Novedades de Acapulco Mexican Culture | Traditions, Legends, Art, Music The Mexican culture is perhaps one of the most fascinating cultures worldwide. The mixture of strong native legends, artistic expressions and Spanish culture elements make the Mexican culture unique. Being proud of their native heritage, Mexican people have preserved many of their ancestors’ traditions. Many of them are present in Mexican music, which resembles the music produced by the ancient Aztec’s drums and ceremonies. Mayan traditions are present in the Mexican culture as well, and maybe the biggest forms of expression that represent the Mexican pride on those traditions are the paintings. As the greatest exponent of the Mexican art, paintings have achieved a well deserved popularity outside Mexico. Many Mexican legends are quite famous too, like the legend of “La llorona” (“the weeping woman”), a woman whose spirit still cries for her lost son, or the legends of the Sacred woods of Chapultepec, where Aztecs emperors had their effigies sculpted in order to achieve immortality.

Vértice, Diario de Chilpancingo Caribbean News Now News from Mexico: Friday April 11, 2014 Next Mexico to host sixth ACS summit March 29, 2014 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The president of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, will address the opening ceremony of the sixth summit of heads of states and/or government of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), which takes place in Mérida, Mexico from April 30, 2014. Mexico keen on deepening Caribbean relations March 28, 2014 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- The upcoming Caribbean Community (CARICOM)/Mexico conference and the sixth summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) and their benefits to the region were among the areas discussed when Mexico’s foreign affairs minister, José Meade Kuribreňa... Letter: Outrageous... tiger cub used in Mexico tourism promotion February 26, 2014 I was so appalled, disgusted, and saddened by what I witnessed on February 15 and 18 on a holiday in Playa del Carmen in the Quintana Roo District, on the Caribbean side of Mexico. February 22, 2014 February 8, 2014

Mueren dos trabajadores al caer de 60 pies en Corpus Christi | El Paso Associated Press | 22:13 Corpus Christi, Texas— Dos trabajadores murieron en el sur de Texas cuando el techo de un tanque industrial de almacenamiento se colapsó, provocando que cayeran desde una altura de 60 pies. El domingo por la tarde, los dos hombres, que no han sido identificados, se encontraban soldando una tapa metálica en la parte superior de la estructura, en una planta petrolera que es propiedad de Trafigura, cuando el techo se desplomó debajo de ellos. Otras personas que estaban cerca y que atestiguaron la caída, llamaron a la policía. El periódico Corpus Christi Caller-Times reportó que los dos trabajadores eran empleados de Tarsco Inc., una empresa sub-contratista de Trafigura. El teniente de la policía Mark Tuley le comentó al periódico que personal de emergencia utilizó una grúa para asegurar el tanque antes de llegar a los hombres. Fueron declarados muertos en el lugar de los hechos por la oficina del forense del Condado Nueces.