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Informational Notes 2015

  • Migrants Protection Workshop
    Migrants Protection Workshop

    On February 26-27, Consul General Hugo Rodriguez and other U.S. Embassy representatives presented at the second Veracruz SRE-sponsored conference on protection and attention to migrants. Services to migrant communities is a priority for the U.S. government.  

  • Cisco’s global support center
    Cisco’s global support center

    Charge d’Affaires Laura Dogu welcomed Cisco’s opening of its global support center in Mexico City, one of five such centers around the world. 

  • American Benevolent Society’s (ABS) annual meeting
    American Benevolent Society’s (ABS) annual meeting

    U.S. Ambassador Wayne hosted the American Benevolent Society’s (ABS) annual meeting and Cherry Pie Festival on February 24, 2015.  

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Alfredo Achar Tussie
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Alfredo Achar Tussie

    mbassador Wayne welcomed Alfredo Achar Tussie to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues impacting Comex’s operations. 

  • Ambassador Wayne met with Bank of Mexico Governor Agustín Carstens
    Ambassador Wayne met with Bank of Mexico Governor Agustín Carstens

    Ambassador Wayne met with Bank of Mexico Governor Agustín Carstens to discuss economic issues impacting Mexico.  

  • Meeting with Ricardo Anaya
    Meeting with Ricardo Anaya

    Ambassador Wayne met with Ricardo Anaya, PAN Coordinator in the Chamber of Deputies, to discuss the Congress’ priorities in the months ahead, including issues related to security, anti-corruption, and justice reform.  

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Blanca Treviño
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Blanca Treviño

    Ambassador Wayne met with Blanca Treviño, President and CEO of Softtek, a Mexican global IT services company that, with the U.S as its top market, is behind much of Mexico's recent emergence as one of the world's premier nearshoring destinations.  

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Proposes New Rule to Allow Market Access for Mexican Avocadoes from All Mexico
    U.S. Department of Agriculture Proposes New Rule to Allow Market Access for Mexican Avocadoes from All Mexico

    The Agriculture Department published a proposed regulation on February 18 to expand market access for fresh Mexican Hass avocado fruit from all Mexico. The public comment period for this proposed regulation will end on April 20 and allows market access beyond the current state of Michoacán.  

  • Ambassador Wayne meeting with Enrique Ochoa
    Ambassador Wayne meeting with Enrique Ochoa

    Ambassador Wayne met with General Manager from The Federal Comission of Elecricity (CFE), Enrique Ochoa  

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Bimbo Group CEO Daniel Servitje
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Bimbo Group CEO Daniel Servitje

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Bimbo Group CEO Daniel Servitje to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues affecting Bimbo’s North America operations.  

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Marcatel President, Gustavo de la Garza Ortega
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Marcatel President, Gustavo de la Garza Ortega

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Marcatel President, Gustavo de la Garza Ortega to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues impacting Marcatel. 

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Maria Asunción Aramburuzabala
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Maria Asunción Aramburuzabala

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Maria Asunción Aramburuzabala to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues impacting Tresalia.  

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Carlos Labarthe Costas
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Carlos Labarthe Costas

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Carlos Labarthe Costas to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues impacting Grupo Gentera’s operations.  

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Alsea Chairman
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Alsea Chairman

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Alsea Chairman Alberto Torrado Martinez to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues impacting Alsea’s operations.  

  • Governments of Tlaxcala and U.S. Embassy Committed to Fight Human Trafficking (Spanish)
    Governments of Tlaxcala and U.S. Embassy Committed to Fight Human Trafficking (Spanish)

    The State Attorney of Tlaxcala hosted representatives of the Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training to follow up on the agreements reached several months ago to jointly fight human trafficking. State Prosecutor Alicia Fragoso Sanchez held a working meeting with the Department of Justice attaché of the U.S. Embassy, Janet Turnbull and the U.S. legal advisor Rebeca Morgan, who stressed the unconditional support to share experiences and best practices with officials from Tlaxcala.  

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Manuel Barragán Morales
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Manuel Barragán Morales

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Manuel Barragán Morales to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues impacting Arca Continental’s operations. 

  • Meeting with Miguel Rincon Arredondo
    Meeting with Miguel Rincon Arredondo

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Miguel Rincon Arredondo, Director General of Bio-Pappel to discuss key economic issues that affect the company’s operations. 

  • Ambassador Wayne and US zydeco band Mo’Mojo visit Veracruz
    Ambassador Wayne and US zydeco band Mo’Mojo visit Veracruz

    Ambassador Anthony Wayne and the music group Mo’Mojo visited the binational education Franklin Institute in Veracruz. They talked to 80 scholarship grantees about American culture, options to study in the United States, the importance of the English language and the life of the musicians. 

  • Morelos Launches Inter-agency Task Force with Help of the Merida Initiative
    Morelos Launches Inter-agency Task Force with Help of the Merida Initiative

    INL Deputy Director Richard Glenn and Morelos Secretary of Government Matias Quiroz Medina presided this week over the graduation of an Inter-agency task force in Morelos. 

  • Meeting with MABE Mexico
    Meeting with MABE Mexico

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Mabe Chairman and CEO Luis Berrondo Avalos to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues impacting Mabe’s North America operations. Founded in Mexico in 1946, Mabe has 16 brands and is the largest appliance produce in Mexico and Latin America. 

  • Bomb Technicians and Investigators Conference Opens in Puerto Vallarta
    Bomb Technicians and Investigators Conference Opens in Puerto Vallarta

    U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne and Jalisco Attorney General Maestro Luis Carlos Nájera Gutierrez De Velasco presided over the opening session of an International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI) conference in Puerto Vallarta.  

  • U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Meeting on Plant Health (Spanish)
    U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Meeting on Plant Health (Spanish)

    January 21, 2015 – Jesus Antoino Escarega Tarin, manager of the Chihuahua State Committee of Plant Health for announced the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Meeting on Plant Health that seeks to boost food safety and address priorities in the issue. The meeting will be held at the Chihuahua Convention Center on January 21, starting at 2PM.  

  • SelectUSA Investment Summit
    SelectUSA Investment Summit

    Ambassador Wayne, Commercial Attaché Rebecca Torres, and Commercial Specialist Martha Sanchez participated in a press conference on the SelectUSA Investment Summit which will be held in Washington, DC on March 23-24, 2015. This summit will bring together preeminent business leaders, investors, state and local representatives, and high-level government officials to explore investment opportunities and discuss resources available to assist Mexican investors.  

  • President Peña Nieto Visits the White House
    President Peña Nieto Visits the White House

    Washington, D.C., January 6, 2015 – President Obama welcomed Mexican President Peña Nieto and his delegation to the White House. Today's meeting marked Peña Nieto's first White House visit as the President of Mexico.  

  • U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED)
    U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED)

    Washington, D.C., January 6, 2015 – Vice President Joe Biden hosted Mexican Minister Luis Videgaray for the second meeting of the U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED) in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.