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28th November 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

The Scotland that we want to celebrate

The following is a guest blog by Justin McKenzie Smith, Deputy Head of Mission and Director for Trade and Investment at the British Embassy Mexico City. “30 November is St Andrew’s Day, the patron saint of Scotland. The longer I am here, the more I am finding out about the connections between Scotland and Mexico. It is quite something […]

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20th November 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

Our work in Mexico, nominated for the UK Civil Service Awards

The following is a guest blog by Monica Buitron, Programme Director at the British Embassy Mexico City. I have been invited to write about my team’s nomination for the Programme Team Civil Service Award 2012. I will begin to do so by mentioning how greatly honoured and proud this has made us feel. The Civil […]

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8th October 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

Green days in Mexico

We are looking forward to Green Solutions and Energy Day this week Every year more British companies in the renewable energy and environmental sectors come to Mexico to learn about the wide business opportunities in the region. My team of UKTI hosted 8 British companies in the UK pavilion during the GREEN Expo last week. This includes […]

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7th August 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

A weekend in Oaxaca

I usually do all I can to avoid hordes of tourists, but last weekend I jumped at the chance to join them. And I’m glad I did! The opportunity to watch the 80th anniversary of the Guelaguetza – an indigenous cultural festival in Oaxaca a Southern State of Mexico – at the invitation of its […]

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10th July 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

We’re getting closer

UK and Mexico celebrate Virgin Atlantic´s new route from London Gatwick airport to Cancun.  This is a great addition to our aim of doubling trade with Mexico by 2015. Read more about new Virgin Atlantic´s flight: New opportunities in Mexico, by Richard Branson

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9th May 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

GREAT business in Monterrey

Guest blog: Sarah Hildersley, British Consul and Director UK Trade & Investment in Monterrey Since I arrived in Monterrey in early February, I have had the opportunity to meet representatives from some of Mexico’s leading companies. The role of UK Trade & Investment in Mexico is to identify opportunities for British and Mexican companies to do […]

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29th March 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

Simon Fraser in Mexico

I am delighted to have Simon Fraser, Head of the UK Diplomatic Service, as my guest blogger today. During his recent visit to Mexico, Simon Fraser spoke about the important and growing bilateral relationship between the UK and Mexico in a range of areas, including politics, education, trade and investment. Watch the video blog:

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30th November 2011

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

St Andrew’s Day in Mexico

Guest blog by Justin McKenzie Smith * “Today, 30 November is St Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s national day. It also marks the start of a series of wonderful Winter Festivals in Scotland which light up the dark nights of this special season. You can read more about St Andrew’s Day and the winter festivals on the Gateway […]

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30th November 2011

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

Tech City, an opportunity for Mexican entrepreneurs

Guest blog by Matthew Whiteley* ‘Innovation’ is the buzz word that rattling around business receptions, articles and blogs throughout the UK and the US, as it is innovation – ideas that are turned into goods or services for which people are willing to pay – that will keep the UK and the US economically competitive. But […]

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22nd May 2010

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

The new government and the British Week in Mexico

“British Week is part of the Think Britain campaign to publicize what’s going in Britain, what’s happening with British here in Mexico, to encourage more trade, to encourage more visits, just to get a better understanding and knowledge between our two countries…”. Watch this video in Spanish

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