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Mexico announces 3 train projects for Q1 2014

The 'Bullet Train' by Ben Salter

Photo credit: The ‘Bullet Train’ by Ben Salter Ministry of Communications has formally announced three major railroad projects: México-Toluca, Transpeninsular (Yucatán) and Light Train System for Guadalajara. The tenders are expected for first quarter of 2014 for construction and railcars. 1. The Mexico-Toluca train is set to have a maximum speed of 100 mph with a capacity of 1,400...

No Jobs, All the Opportunities

Job Search by Tax Credits

Photo credit: Job Search by Tax Credits I already asked permission for hijacking this phrase from José Alberto Sanchis, a US-based serial entrepreneur I met at an alumni event early this year. Back then, global crisis seemed falling rock-bottom with little hope for a quick end. “No jobs, all the opportunities” is so true in times of crisis. Not only for moguls with enough cash flow...

Three Services to Supercharge Mexico City Government

Mexico City Metrobus by DearEdward

Photo credit: Mexico City Metrobus by DearEdward Fifteen years ago, I was helping an IT client to close a sale for Supply chain management software. He was very optimistic about the Mexican market and told me a phrase I still recall: “Lawyers, Bankers and Government are the last strongholds to conquer.” Yes, he was referring to the difficulty of those ones to embrace technology. At...

New Crimes for Misusing Zoning Permits in Mexico City

Construction on La Reforma by Matthew Rutledge

Photo credit: Construction on La Reforma by Matthew Rutledge It was all over the news. If you missed it, new amendments to Criminal Code for Mexico City, in force as from July 27, 2011, provide for new crime and penalties for misusing zoning permits. The sole purpose of having a real estate property is the ability to exploit it under the extent of law, i.e. if you have a residential property and...

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Alberto Esenaro

I am a Mexican lawyer with experience in technology, energy, automotive, infrastructure and business. Worked for law firms, international companies and Government bodies on business advice, regulatory compliance and litigation.

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