Mexico City opens arms to digital nomads, but locals say they’re paying the price

Aug 8, 2023
A partnership between Mexico City and Airbnb is encouraging remote workers to stay longer, but locals say the expats are sending housing prices soaring.
The CDMX sign in Parque Francisco Villa, one of Mexico City's many green spaces. The influx of foreign purchasing power, thanks to increased tourism and remote workers, is accelerating gentrification in the city.
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¡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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Automakers in Mexico are worried about trade deals under Trump

Feb 3, 2017
Re-negotiating trade deals with Mexico could affect thousands of U.S. jobs, too.
Car manufacturing is part of a global supply chain. Advanced economies are manufacturing partners with less advanced economies. 
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PGA championship is moving from Trump's Miami course to Mexico City

Jun 2, 2016
The Trump brand hampers sponsorship of the elite tournament.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes an appearance at his Doral course in Florida.
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