New Consular Procedures Office for Haitians inaugurated in Tijuana

New Consular Procedures Office for Haitians inaugurated in Tijuana

Jul 21, 2017

Since Monday, July 17 Haitians who come to or are in Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico) will no longer have to worry about transmitting their requests and receiving their documents issued by the Embassy of Haiti in Mexico which is at 3 hours of fly… With the permission of the Mexican Chancellery, an office located at # 1111 boulevard in the city of Tijuana is open to all Haitians citizens who can now carry out all the consular formalities such as passport, legalization of documents, proof of identity, mandate etc., from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at this consular offices. The office was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Haiti to Mexico Guy Lamothe and Ambassador Miguel Diaz, Director General of the Caribbean and Latin America of the Mexican Chancellery. In the presence of Regional Migration Delegate Rudolph Figueroa, Honorary Consul of Haiti Enrique Watanabe Munoz, Secretary of Tijuana Town Hall, Ambassador Lamothe reiterated the Haitian Chancellery’s desire to be close to its fellow citizens who are have arrived in Tijuana for almost a year for some, while providing them with a service that meets their aspirations as a new community that already enjoys the support of the federal and regional governments of Mexico and the State of Baja California. The Haitians of Tijuana applauded the initiative to open a “oficina de tramites consulares” and already dream of a Haitian consulate in this border state of Mexico. In the presence of a strong Haitian community of at least 4,000 members, it will generate a whole series of requests from the latter. According to the authorities of the city of Tijuana, more than 17 Haitian-Mexican children have been born in the past 7 months and we should expect in the medium term a growing demand for birth certificates, passports and information for all kinds of formalities....

2 Houses Caught Fire in Tijuana Near U.S-Mexico Border

2 Houses Caught Fire in Tijuana Near U.S-Mexico Border

Jul 20, 2017

Crews extinguished a fire that damaged two houses in Tijuana, near the U.S.-Mexico border, Wednesday afternoon, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The fire broke out in the Canon Zapata area of Tijuana, close to Otay Mesa and San Ysidro and to the south of Pacific Gateway Park, sending thick smoke into the air. The fire started just before noon, the Tijuana Fire Department said. Two people lived in one of the homes that caught fire. The residents weren’t there at the time of the fire. The other house damaged in the fire was abandoned.   Tijuana fire crews battled the flames and were able to put the fire out within 15 minutes, according to the department. Social workers are currently trying to find a place for the two residents whose home was damaged, said Tijuana Fire Department officials. There were no injuries, and the scene was cleared....

Joint investment: 60 million pesos to pave Mexicali streets

Joint investment: 60 million pesos to pave Mexicali streets

Jul 20, 2017

Paving Mexicali streets is a challenge that every City Council in Mexicali has faced, for Mayor Gustavo Sanchez the project is of huge relevance, so the announcement of a 60 million pesos investment, with 50% of City resources and 50% State funds, for this works that are something that Mexicali has been waiting for decades and now it will become reality, the project was announced in Colonia Luis Donaldo Colosio, a popular section of the Mexicali. Sanchez Vazquez thanked Governor Kiko Vega because the State Government also looks towards Mexicali to support the State capital as it has already done with the other four cities of Baja California in order to improve and beautify their streets “together we can make Mexicali come along great” finally said Mayor Sanchez...

International Summer Camp starts in CETYS Campus Ensenada

International Summer Camp starts in CETYS Campus Ensenada

Jul 19, 2017

A select group of professors and more than 100 college students, from all over the world are participating in the International Summer Program (ISP) at CETyS Campus Ensenada in its fifth consecutive edition. This consists on ten days where students from very different fields such as Strategic Administration, Typographic Design, Public relations, Transcultural Behavior, International Law, International Marketing, Ethics, Innovation and Development,  aspects that will reinforce their academic formation through the combination of class hours, visits to local industries and cultural coexistence. Academic Director of CETYS Ensenada Campus, Dr. Oscar Barroso Huertas, was in charge of welcoming all the students who will participate in this great experience in the port, visiting important companies such as: GST Automotive, CPP, Advancio Software, Famosa, Fender, Dialight, Atenea en el Mar, CEMEX and several others, as a complement to what they will see in the classroom. “This program represents the triumph of an idea, of a university with a global vocation a group of entrepreneurs who have supported the belief that Baja California and Mexico can be and as a matter of fact have shown that we are a state and a country capable of forming international level professionals, from Baja California for the rest of the world:, said Barroso. Professor Yazmin Avila Silva, International Programs Coordinator, explained that this international college students meeting aims to grant the young college students attending the event, an international life experience broadening their scope of the challenges that await them in the labor field and the high competitive level it demands. The ISP detonates the global events of CETYS University International Campus Ensenada which seeks to foster and deploy initiatives which can generate value and facilitate innovation, in order to support the consolidation of strategies for the internationalization of the CETYS University...

European promotion tour brought 122 MD: Governor Vega and Secretary Bonfante

European promotion tour brought 122 MD: Governor Vega and Secretary Bonfante

Jul 19, 2017

Medical devices and solar energy, highlights of European tour: Bonfante ALFREDO AZCARATE VARELA EDITOR/THE BAJA POST To recover the confidence link and certainty for investors I Baja California was the main point in the results of the European promotion tour which Governor Kiko Vega brought back from the Old Continent and Economic Development Secretary, Carlo Bonfante thinks there will be a considerable growth in operations for medical device and  solar panel operations of Icelandic and Spaniard capitals respectively as well as an important exchange with Italian wine makers and expansions in the aerospace companies already operating in Baja California. Ossur is an Icelandic company already manufacturing prosthetics for athletes and for handicapped people, their operation in Tijuana will enhance in 40 million, a solar panel manufacture Spanish company will re-invest 45 million dollars and Italian wineries will share their expertise and knowledge with their Baja California colleagues in order to help the Mexican wine cluster grow and develop, said Bonfante. An example of the importance of the Italian leg of the tour is that Italians consume 45 liters per capita a year (average) and Mexicans only consume a liter per capita, “so there is much we can learn from Italy regarding wine production”, said...

Rural Tourism with the Kumaiai: a one-of-a-kind travel experience in Baja California

Rural Tourism with the Kumaiai: a one-of-a-kind travel experience in Baja California

Jul 18, 2017

Siunaw Kuatay Ecotourism Center Rural Tourism Ethnic Group: Kumaiai This center is located only one hour away from Ensenada and 20 minutes from the Valle de Guadalupe, in the Cañada de los Encinos. Here you can take walks along the paths of the community and taste typical dishes at their restaurant.  Foto: Cortesía CDI An important attraction is the museum, where you will learn about historical and cultural aspects of this ethnic group and you will be able to witness traditional dances and songs. The most typical crafts of the Kumi are pots and pans made of reed fiber. You can find these beautiful handmade items for sale in the small shop of the ecotourism center. But if you prefer, you can weave your own in the workshop they have prepared for visitors who want to know more about the Kumiai’s culture and traditions.   MAKE THIS EXPERIENCE YOUR OWN! Siunaw Kuatay Ecotourism Center San Antonio Necua, Ensenada. C. 045646 126 1399 Sinawkuatay.com Sinawkuatay@gmail.com Source: Mexico...