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Informational Notes 2015

  • Ambassador Wayne recognized by the American Chamber of Commerce Mexico
    Ambassador Wayne recognized by the American Chamber of Commerce Mexico

    On July 23 Ambassador Wayne was recognized as Honorary President and friend of the American Chamber of Commerce Mexico from 2011-2015.  

  • Latest News on Sport Fishing in Mexico
    Latest News on Sport Fishing in Mexico

    Sport fishing activities in Baja are always welcome, but required documents and permits by the Mexican Government are a must. Avoid inconveniences and sanctions. 

  • Mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter, visits Mexico
    Mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter, visits Mexico

    Mayor of Philadelphia Michael Nutter discussed trade, tourism, education and music with the Ambassador during his visit to Mexico City. Mayor Nutter is a strong supporter of strengthening ties between Mexico and his city which has seen a doubling of its Latino population since 2000. 

  • “Piracy – Understanding the Shadow Market in Mexico.”
    “Piracy – Understanding the Shadow Market in Mexico.”

    This morning, Ambassador Wayne attended the American Chamber’s release of the 5th Edition of the intellectual property-based study – “Piracy – Understanding the Shadow Market in Mexico.” The study, which included over 1,500 interviews of men and women 15 years of age and older, provides a broad based view of the magnitude of the consumption of counterfeit and pirated goods in Mexico. 

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Rogelio Zambrano Larrea
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Rogelio Zambrano Larrea

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Rogelio Zambrano Larrea from CEMEX to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the company’s expansion in North America, which enhanced its growth and revenue options, and key economic issues impacting CEMEX’s operations.  

  • Ambassador Wayne met with Mark Rohr
    Ambassador Wayne met with Mark Rohr

    Ambassador Wayne met with Mark Rohr, Chairman and CEO of Celanese Corporation to discuss the business environment in Mexico. Celanese, a U.S materials company with over 7,500 employees worldwide has had facilities in Mexico since 1944 

  • J.P. Morgan Mexico Opportunities Conference
    J.P. Morgan Mexico Opportunities Conference

    On June 24, Ambassador Wayne participated in a panel discussion that closed this year’s J.P. Morgan Mexico Opportunities Conference.  

  • Workshop on Rural Extension in Mexico
    Workshop on Rural Extension in Mexico

    USDA-FAS and SAGARPA co-sponsored a three day workshop on Rural Extension in Mexico to share rural education best practices and linkages toward rural youth development. 

  • Rule of Law and Citizen's Participation Tech Camp
    Rule of Law and Citizen's Participation Tech Camp

    U.S. Ambassador Wayne and SRE’s Director General for Special Affairs Mauricio Ibarra addressed over 70 Civil Society Organization participants from across Mexico for Mexico’s first Rule of Law and Citizen's Participation Tech Camp. 

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Pablo Gonzalez Guajard
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Pablo Gonzalez Guajard

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Pablo Gonzalez Guajardo, head of Kimberly-Clark in Mexico, to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the Mexican economy. 

  • Constellation Brands' Investment in Mexico
    Constellation Brands' Investment in Mexico

    Amb. Wayne and President Peña Nieto welcomed Constellation Brands to Los Pinos for the company’s announcement of a $2.5 billion investment in Mexico to create the largest brewery in the Americas. Constellation Brands, based in Victor, NY, is a U.S. distributor of well-known Mexican brands such as Corona and Negra Modelo  

  • Ambassador Wayne met with a Silicon Valley based venture capital investor Consuelo Valverde
    Ambassador Wayne met with a Silicon Valley based venture capital investor Consuelo Valverde

    Ambassador Wayne met with a Silicon Valley based venture capital investor Consuelo Valverde. 

  • Ambassador Wayne met with the new president of the AMCHAM
    Ambassador Wayne met with the new president of the AMCHAM

    Ambassador Wayne met with the new president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Jose Maria Zas of American Express, and discussed ways in which the Embassy and AmCham could work together with the Government of Mexico to increase economic growth, competitiveness, and employment in Mexico.  

  • Amb. Wayne and Attorney General Arely Gomez
    Ambassador Wayne meets with Mexico's Attorney General

    Mexico's Attorney General, Arely Gómez González , held a working meeting today with U.S. Ambassador, Anthony Wayne, they discussed issues of common interest to strengthen international cooperation between the two countries. Ambassador Wayne was accompanied by Laura Dogu, Deputy Chief of Mission, other Embassy officials and Attorney General was accompanied by her team.  

  • Ambassador Wayne welcomed Fernando Chico Pardo
    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Fernando Chico Pardo

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed Fernando Chico Pardo of Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR) to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the airport and seaport industries as well as support for deepening US-Mexico economic ties and increasing educational exchange between the two countries. Over 23 million passengers transit through ASUR’s airports, many of them American tourists.  

  • Eric Luis Rubio Barthell, Amb. Wayne, Gov. Rolando Zapata Bello, and Sonya Tsiros.
    Conversation between Ambassador Wayne and Yucatan Governor Rolando Zapata Bello

    Merida, Yucatan, May 25, 2015 – On the margins of a welcome reception for the Energy and Climate Partnership for the Americas, Ambassador Wayne and Yucatan Governor Rolando Zapata Bello had the opportunity to discuss increasing educational exchanges between Yucatan and the United States, among other topics. 

  • Ambassador Wayne participates in Angel Ventures Mexico Sixth Anniversary
    Ambassador Wayne participates in Angel Ventures Mexico Sixth Anniversary

    Angel Ventures Mexico (AVM) held its Sixth Anniversary reception on the evening of May 20th at El Lago Restaurant in Chapultepec Park. Ambassador to Mexico Earl Anthony Wayne and the President of Mexico's National Entrepreneurship Institute (INADEM), Enrique Jacob Rocha, provided opening remarks. 

  • Mexico International Renewable Energy Congress
    Mexico International Renewable Energy Congress

    On May 18, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne participated in the opening of the Mexico International Renewable Energy Congress MIREC 2015 where he shared what the United States and Mexico are accomplishing together for a sustainable future in the North America region. 

  • Idaho Governor Otter and a trade delegation visit Mexico
    Idaho Governor Otter and a trade delegation visit Mexico

    Ambassador Wayne hosted a reception for Idaho Governor Otter and a trade delegation representing 15 companies. The event was attended by over 150 business contacts and government officials. 

  • Ambassador Wayne met with VisionIT Founder
    Ambassador Wayne met with VisionIT Founder

    Ambassador Wayne met with VisionIT Founder David Segura and President Elizabeth Gallagher and learned about opportunities they see for increased cross-border investment and trade between the United States and Mexico. 

  • Celebrating Mother's Day
    Celebrating Mother's Day

    As we celebrate Mother’s Day It is also an opportunity to reflect on the health challenges mothers face. Childbirth takes the lives of 289,000 women each year, robbing them and their child of what should be one of the most joyous moments in their lives.  

  • Ambassador Wayne met with Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos
    Ambassador Wayne met with Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos

    Ambassador Wayne met with Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos on Tuesday, April 28. Cascos is in Mexico meeting with government counterparts to discuss our many areas of shared collaboration on the Texas-Mexico border.  

  • Ambassador Wayne met with Thaddeus Arroyo
    Ambassador Wayne met with Thaddeus Arroyo

    Ambassador Wayne welcomed F. Thaddeus Arroyo to the U.S. Embassy to discuss the key economic issues impacting AT&T Mexico’s operations, and Mr. Arroyo’s recent move to become CEO of AT&T Mexico. 

  • Reception for Mexico’s Open Government Partnership Steering Committee
    Reception for Mexico’s Open Government Partnership Steering Committee

    Ambassador Wayne and Assistant Secretary Malinowski attended the kick-off reception for Mexico’s Open Government Partnership Steering Committee. 

  • 10th Annual California-Mexico Trade Initiative
    10th Annual California-Mexico Trade Initiative

    On Monday, 20 April, Ambassador Wayne welcomed the 10th Annual California-Mexico Trade Initiative #SDinMX organized by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.