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Informational Notes 2015

  • Donation of three Z Backscatter Van systems
    Donation of three Z Backscatter Van systems

    On March 20, INL Mexico Director Steven Kraft and Almirante Jorge Víctor Vázquez Zarate presided over a ceremony to formally recognize the donation of three Z Backscatter Van systems (ZBVs) 

  • American Chamber of Commerce’s (AMCHAM) Annual General Assembly
    American Chamber of Commerce’s (AMCHAM) Annual General Assembly

    Chargé Laura Dogu attended the American Chamber of Commerce’s (AMCHAM) Annual General Assembly and delivered a keynote address. In her remarks, Chargé Dogu highlighted that the United States is Mexico’s largest trading partner and its largest export market in the world. Two-way trade between the U.S. and Mexico now stands at over half a trillion dollars annually.  

  • U.S. Ambassador Wayne met with Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes
    U.S. Ambassador Wayne met with Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes

    U.S. Ambassador Wayne met with Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) Secretary Ruiz Esparza to learn about important SCT projects such as the new Mexico City International Airport and the ongoing process to design and build a shared communications network that will bring broadband internet to almost all Mexicans within a few years. 

  • Ambassador met with José Zozaya
    Ambassador met with José Zozaya

    José Zozaya, President of the Mexican Association of Transportation (CMET) and President Kansas City Southern de México, met with Ambassador Wayne to discuss transportation issues.  

  • Meeting with Grupo Kaltex
    Meeting with Grupo Kaltex

    In his meeting with Rafael Kalach Mizrahi, Chairman of Grupo Kaltex, Ambassador Wayne discussed the outlook of the U.S.-Mexico textile market, Kaltex’s rich history in Mexico and the close ties between U.S cotton and the Mexican fabric market.  

  • 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.