Rodrigo Cervantes

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U.S. basketball plays to score and win in Mexico

Feb 18, 2020
The NBA just opened its first official store in Mexico. It’s also starting a major partnership in Mexico City.
Mexico City Arena hosts NBA Games.
Rodrigo Cervantes

U.S. migration policies hit the Mexico-Guatemala border

Nov 12, 2019
Tensions between the U.S. and Mexico regarding migration have also hit hard on the borders, not only between both nations, but also between Mexico and Guatemala.
Raftsmen help Guatemalans cross the Suchiate towards Mexico, where they buy goods with higher quality and lower prices.
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Mexican entrepreneurs set their sights on electric cars

Aug 26, 2019
In a bid to revitalize the auto industry in Mexico, some Mexican entrepreneurs want to get into the electric car business using all-Mexican talent and components. They hope to put Mexico on the map not only for manufacturing vehicles, but…
Leopoldo “Polo” Ortiz Sr., Leopoldo Ortiz Jr. and Eduardo Machado Ortiz with the Thalía car prototype.
Rodrigo Cervantes

¡Más volumen! Mexico City is a new capital of the digital music business

Feb 8, 2019
Spotify says the world's largest market for its streaming service is not NYC or London: it's Mexico City. And this metropolis is becoming a huge hub for those who create, produce or monetize digital music.
Camilo Lara of Mexican Institute Of Sound performs during day one of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival held at the Empire Polo Club on April 19, 2009 in Indio, California. 
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Arizona works to attract more tourists from Central Mexico as tourism to the U.S. declines

May 25, 2018
Foreign visitors to the United States are on the decline after six straight years of growth, according to the Department of Commerce. Mexico is the U.S.’s second main source of visitors, but the number of travelers from there to the U.S.…