Sentido Comun – CMR started operations at its fourth unit of the brand Red Lobster in Mexico and the second within the metropolitan area of Mexico City. The new restaurant is located in the Bullfighting Central Park mall.
Sentido Comun – The Department of Energy published a series of measures aimed at increasing levels of security under which gas distribution companies will operate.
Sentido Comun – Banco de Mexico announced it reduced by 80.9 million pesos its annual budget for 2015 as part of the austerity measures implemented by the government. The figure corresponds to a cut of 2.7 % over the budget originally approved.
Sentido Comun – The Federal Telecommunications Institute, or IFT, said the termination of analog broadcast TV signals in Mexicali, Baja California will be on March 26.
El Dario – The Senate announced the guidelines of austerity for this year, with a reduction in its salary of a hundred pesos a month, plus eliminating snacks and wines at public events.
Reuters – Mexican stocks resumed forcefully on Thursday, reaching ts highest level since late November. The IPC index, which groups the 35 most traded shares gained 1.40 percent.
For the second consecutive day due to falling ash from the Popocatepetl volcano , the International Airport of Puebla suspended flights to Monterrey, Guadalajara, Houston and Cancun and canceled a flight to Dallas.
According to representatives of the airport located in the town of Huejotzingo, service providers were trying to find a solution and affect flights as little as possible.
Given the large amount of ash, the airport decided to hire staff to sweep the runway, and thereby try to quickly resumed activities.
El Economista – The Ministry of Finance launched on Thursday a bond issue debt for 2,500 million euros in two sections divided equally with maturities in 2024 and 2045, IFR, a service of Thomson Reuters financial information reported.
Star-Telegram – For the second time in barely two weeks, the government of Mexico has reacted angrily to the killing of an unarmed Mexican immigrant by American police officers.
Reuters – Mexican bottling and retail company Femsa reported a 45 percent rise in its fourth-quarter profit, mostly due to higher gains from its stake in brewer Heineken.
Reuters – Mexican chemicals and plastic-pipe maker Mexichem reported a $37.11 million fourth-quarter loss. In the same quarter last year, Mexichem reported a loss of $8.92 million.
Sentido Comun – Spanish infrastructure constructions company Ferrovial is said to be interested in participating in the tender to build the new international airport in Mexico City.
Sentido Comun – Supermarket chain Organización Soriana suffered a deterioration in its credit rating by the rating agency HR Ratings by extension to the time it will take the company to pay its current debts.
Sentido Comun – Copa Airlines, one of Latin America’s leading airlines, announced the opening in the second half of the year two new destinations in Mexico connecting Panama City with Villahermosa and Puebla.
Sentido Comun- Controller Vuela Compañía de Aviación, or Volaris, said yesterday that it rejects the claims made in a lawsuit and will “exert a vigorous defense against” it.
La Prensa – Mexican direct investment abroad in 2014 fell 42 percent from the amount reported in 2013. The amount transferred was $28.46 billion.
Alcaldes – From 2001-2013, federal security spending increased from 73 billion pesos to 219 billion pesos, equivalent to a growth of 200 percent. A total of 77% of security spending was by the federal government and 23% by the states.
El Dario – The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), Jose Antonio Meade Kuribeña, applauded the reform initiative sent by President Peña Nieto to the Senate to allow agents from other countries to carry guns in Mexico.
Dario Cambio -Forty cadavers of animals were found in freezers at the Club Animalitos zoo, where more than 100 living animals had been discovered in crowded, filthy circumstances.
La Jornada – Mexico’s economy made a net transfer of $23 billion dollars last year to cover interest payments on borrowings abroad by the government and the private sector, an amount that exceeded 10.5 percent it paid in 2013.