Category - Mexico


Acapulco: travel warnings from US government

SECURITY MESSAGE : TRAVEL WITHIN GUERRERO STATE (INCLUDING ACAPULCO) NOVEMBER 21,2014 This message is to inform U.S. citizens that protests and violent incidents continue in Guerrero state in response to the disappearance of 43 students there.  Embassy personnel have been instructed to defer non-essential travel to Acapulco, by air or land, to include the federal […]


Mexico City: strike

Nationwide strike called by an umbrella group of several student unions today (20th) Activists plan to block access routes to Benito Juárez International Airport in the capital Mexico City, commencing at 10.00. Mexican activists called a general strike for Thursday, November 20, as well as protest marches in Mexico City and elsewhere. The strike and […]


Mexico: Pacific side:Cabo San Lucas: Hurrican Vance

Tropical storm Vance in the Pacific became a category 1 hurricane on Sunday, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that although it was not currently headed for Mexico’s south-west coast, it was forecast to change course. On Sunday morning, Vance was about 535 miles (86km) south-south-west of the port of Manzanillo, blowing maximum […]


Mexico: southern coast near Guatemala border: earthquake

 A magnitude-7.1 earthquake on the Pacific Coast has jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit at 6:23 a.m. (7:23 a.m. EDT; 11:23 GMT) on the Pacific Coast 5 miles (8 kilometers) northeast of Puerto Madero, near the Guatemala border. In Mexico City, buildings and […]


Mexico: Southwest/Eastern Pacific: low pressure system

First Tropical Depression of Season May Brew in Eastern Pacific, Eye Acapulco meteorologists are monitoring an area of the East Pacific for a potential tropical development this week. The usual hurricane season in the East Pacific begins on May 15, but conditions are favorable this year for an early start. An area of disturbed […]


Western Mexico: Hurricane Raymond

Hurricane Raymond, now a major Category 3 storm, continues to intensify at a rapid pace early Monday. Raymond is located just off the southwest coast of Mexico and will not have any impacts on the United States. However, the storm does post a threat to part of the southwestern coast of Mexico. Although Raymond is […]