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Ciudad Juárez ranks 31st place for the opening of new businesses

JUAREZ – Ciudad Juarez ranks 31st out of 32 locations measured by Doing Business in Mexico for the opening of new businesses The indicator that analyzes the regulations for doing business in the country highlights that the time to open a...

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Long lines reported at border crossing

JUAREZ – Lines of up to five kilometers are registered at the Zaragoza International Bridge in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, for the crossing of trailers to the United States Manuel Sotelo, president of the Association of Carriers of Ciudad...

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Mexico and U.S. extend land border closure till October 21

MEXICO – The border between Mexico and the United States will remain closed to nonessential travel until at least October 21, Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said “After reviewing the development of the spread of COVID-19,...

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The Arizona Tourism Industry has lost US$7 billion during the pandemic

ARIZONA – The Arizona Tourism industry has been hit hard by the pandemic, even as weather begins to cool in the state, group travel, conventions and other traditional tourism activities are more or less at a standstill Kim Sabow is president...

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Hundreds of Texas bars have reopened as ‘Restaurants'

TEXAS – Nearly 700 Texas bars have reopened as restaurants in recent weeks under a new ruling from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission The rules were approved last month to help an industry that has struggled during two separate shutdowns,...

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Bottom drops out of Texas hotel market in second quarter

TEXAS – The Texas hotel industry suffered its worst decline on record in the second quarter as business and leisure travel ground to a halt in the early months of the pandemic and very little has returned Statewide hotel revenue plunged 64%...

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The 7 Keys to Communicating in the Brazil Automotive Industry

GlobalAutoIndustrycom’s latest Audio Interview “The 7 Keys to Communicating in the Brazil Automotive Industry” features Dr Orlando Kelm Dr Kelm is an Associate Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin where he...

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US$40 million will be invested in Pharr port

PHARR – An expansion project of the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge leading into South Texas is expected to add dozens of new inspection stations and increase the processing of commercial vehicles, particularly agricultural trucks that...

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Chihuahua has lost about US$10 billion due to the farmers' protests

CHIHUAHUA – Protests in Chihuahua over a 1944 water treaty with the United States are paralyzing sectors of the economy as farmers and ranchers angry over the deviation of water have blocked railway tracks in Meoqui since August 26, costing...

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Freedom Forever expands its operations in Texas

TEXAS – Freedom Forever, a residential solar energy installer, has increased its presence in Texas Less than a year ago, it was announced that Freedom Forever would be bringing its operation to Houston and Dallas Just eight months later, the...

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