CNN – The world championship might have gone to his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, but Nico Rosberg at least had the satisfaction of marking F1’s memorable return to Mexico with a pole to checkered flag win Sunday.
Inquisitr – James Bond broke another record this weekend, as the long-anticipated premiere of Spectre pulled in $80 million internationally, but even that achievement can’t quell the unrest Bond’s appearance in Mexico has created.
Venture Beat – For the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), Mexico’s time has come. It’s a growing games market — the 13th globally for game revenues. But looking past Kerbal Space Program, an international indie sensation developed in Mexico, the development side hasn’t received much attention. At least not until this year, when the ESA decided it was time to reach out to the Mexican game development community.
Telegram – Mexico has sent in the navy to help clean up its beaches, as the country struggles to cope with a tide of thick seaweed. Parts of the coast have for months been coated in sargassum – a brown, sticky algae.
Car and Driver – Automakers have announced $24.2 billion worth of investment in Mexico since 2010, nearly a third of all new spending on North American factories according to the nonprofit Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Sentido Comun – Central Brokerage (CENCOR), a company with experience in brokerage of bonds, foreign exchange and derivative products, announced that after three years of studies and analyzes has decided to create a second stock market that will expand and grow Mexican financial markets.
Sentido Comun – Petroleos Mexicanos, together with the U.S. firm BlackRock, announced the start of a $700 million project to supply fuel from the port of Tuxpan, Veracruz, to central Mexico.
Sentido Comun – Alsea, Mexico’s largest fast-casual food chain, was fined 25.7 million pesos ($1.6 million) by the Federal Competition Commission for failing to notify it of the acquisition a minority interest in Grupo Axo.
Sentido Comun – ICA announced the hiring of the firm Rothschild Mexico as financial advisor to assist it in assessing its current operational and financial situation to improve liquidity and reduce its leverage.
Sexenio – Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel has attacked the former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox, for his stance in favor of legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in Mexico.