Tag Archives: Gulf of California

There’s Still Hope for Constellation Brands’ Breweries

By RICARDO CASTILLO The cancellation of the Constellation Brands brewery construction in Mexicali has so many political and economic offshoots that they are impossible to cover in one journalistic article. But here are some of them: The people of Mexicali voted against the brewery not because they do not want foreign investment in their region, but because the Constellation Brands

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Mexico News Roundup

By RICARDO CASTILLO Coverage Stops Peso, Oil Skids The Mexican government took several emergency measures to contain the downslide of the peso against the U.S. dollar over the weekend. The peso that got wobbled with a jaw punch but did not hit the canvas. It just showed shaky knees. Both the Central Bank of Mexico (Banxico) and the Treasury Secretariat

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Germán Larrea in the Spotlight, Again

By RICARDO CASTILLO      Every now and then, more often than not, the name of Mexico’s fourth-wealthiest man, Germán Larrea Mota-Velasco, dominates the media with controversial reports. In fact, at the Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat (Semarnat), there are a myriad of files open charging Larrea with crimes of pollution. And if we gauge the amount of media space devoted

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