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What this place needs is some condos

By Mark A. Bonta / October 31, 2018 / Comments Off on What this place needs is some condos

Bosques de Pamejé has been a protected forest since 1941, but that may soon change if the Valle de Bravo municipal government gets its way. The venerable protected area is located above Mexico City, forming part of the Cutzamala water storage and production zone for the capital. In 2015, defying numerous Mexican environmental laws and […]

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Taking the government out of CDMX

By Mark A. Bonta / October 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Taking the government out of CDMX

Too many people and vehicles, not enough water — and then there are the earthquakes. Like many of Earth’s megacities, the larger Mexico City gets, the more unsustainable it becomes. The solution? Move 31 government agencies to other provinces, a process that is now underway. After the massive quake of 1985, a single agency was […]

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