2015 in Mexico

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The following lists events from the year 2015 in Mexico.





Mexico's National Center for Prevention of Disasters(Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres, or CENAPRED) is a federal agency, attached to the Secretariat of the Interior. Based in Mexico City, its function is to alert residents of possible disasters, such as volcanic eruptions.

Cuajimalpa Delegación in D.F., Mexico

Cuajimalpa de Morelos is one of the 16 boroughs of Mexico City. It is located on the west side of the Federal District in the Sierra de las Cruces mountains which separate Mexico City from the State of Mexico. The borough is named after the former rural town of Cuajimalpa, which has since been absorbed by urban sprawl. The borough is home to the Desierto de los Leones National Park, the first declared in Mexico as well as the second largest annual passion play in Mexico City.

Mexico City Capital City in Mexico, Mexico

Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. It is one of the most important cultural and financial centres in the Americas. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft). The city has 16 boroughs.


Nuevo León State of Mexico

Nuevo León, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Nuevo León, is one of the 31 states which, with Mexico City, compose the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided into 51 municipalities and its capital city is Monterrey.

Servando Gómez Martínez, commonly referred to by his alias La Tuta for once being a teacher, is a Mexican drug lord and former leader of the Knights Templar Cartel, a criminal organization based in the state of Michoacán. He is a former leader and founder member of La Familia Michoacana drug cartel, the split-off group of the Knights Templar. On February 27, 2015, he was arrested by Mexican security forces in Morelia, Michoacán.

Morelia City in Michoacán, Mexico

Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. The city is in the Guayangareo Valley and is the capital and largest city of the state. The main pre-Hispanic cultures here were the Purépecha and the Matlatzinca, but no major cities were founded in the valley during this time. The Spanish took control of the area in the 1520s. The Spanish under Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza founded a settlement here in 1541 with the name of Valladolid, which became rival to the nearby city of Pátzcuaro for dominance in Michoacán. In 1580, this rivalry ended in Valladolid's favor and it became the capital of the colonial province. After the Mexican War of Independence, the city was renamed Morelia in honor of José María Morelos, who hailed from the city. In 1991, the city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its well-preserved colonial buildings and layout of the historic center.


During the international tour, in search of foreign investment, President Enrique Peña Nieto, makes various economic, financial and cultural agreements with the Queen Elizabeth II.

Enrique Peña Nieto 57th President of Mexico

Enrique Peña Nieto, commonly referred to by his initials EPN, is a Mexican politician who served as the 57th President of Mexico from 2012 to 2018. A member of the PRI, he previously served as Governor of the State of Mexico from 2005 to 2011, local deputy from 2003 to 2004, and Secretary of Administration from 2000 to 2002.

Elizabeth II Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms

Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.



Azcapotzalco Municipio in Mexico City, Mexico

Azcapotzalco is one of the 16 municipalities (municipios) into which Mexico's Mexico City is divided. Azcapotzalco is in the northwestern part of Mexico City. The town began in the pre-Hispanic era and was the seat of the Tepanec dominion until the Aztec Triple Alliance overthrew it. After that it was a rural farming area becoming part of the Federal District of Mexico City in the mid-19th century. In the 20th century the area was engulfed by the urban sprawl of Mexico City. Today it is 100% urbanized and is a center of industry.

Rigoberta Menchú activist, politician

Rigoberta Menchú Tum is a K'iche' political and human rights activist from Guatemala. Menchú has dedicated her life to publicizing the rights of Guatemala's indigenous feminists during and after the Guatemalan Civil War (1960–1996), and to promoting indigenous rights in the country.


2015 Mexican legislative election

Legislative elections were held in Mexico on 7 June 2015, alongside municipal elections.

The LXIII Legislature of the Mexican Congress is made up of senators and deputies that are members of their respective chambers. It convened on September 1, 2015 and concluded on August 31, 2018.


January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 358 days remain until the end of the year.

Julio Scherer García Mexican journalist

Julio Scherer García was a Mexican author and journalist. He was the editor of the daily newspaper Excélsior from 1968 to 1976. He also was the founder of the newsmagazine Proceso.

February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 326 days remain until the end of the year.

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<i>Primer amor, a mil por hora</i> telenovela

Primer amor, a mil por hora is a Mexican telenovela produced by Pedro Damián for Televisa in 2000. It is a remake of another Televisa telenovela titled Quinceañera. This teen-oriented soap was one of the highest-rated in its time-slot.

<i>Amor sin maquillaje</i> television series

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Amar en tiempos revueltos is a Spanish soap opera set in the times of the Spanish civil war and the early Francoism. The serial has been aired from 2005 and has won prizes in Spain and a Silver Medal in the New York Festival. Since January 2013 has aired on Antena 3 with the new name, Amar es para siempre.

Israel Nogueda Otero was a Mexican politician, economist and member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Nogueda served as the Municipal President of Acapulco municipality from 1969 to 1971 and the Governor of Guerrero from 1971 until 1975.

Locura de amor is a Mexican telenovela produced by Roberto Gómez Fernández for Televisa in 2000.

Torre Ejecutiva Pemex explosion

On 31 January 2013 in Mexico City, an explosion caused by a gas leak occurred beneath Building B-2 at the Torre Ejecutiva Pemex, a skyscraper complex that is the headquarters of Pemex, the Mexican state oil company. At least 37 people died and another 126 were injured when an explosion occurred in a building adjacent to the main tower. Earlier in the day, Pemex sent out a tweet saying that the building was being evacuated due to a "problem with the electrical system" in the complex that includes the skyscraper.

The Pact for Mexico is a national political agreement signed on December 2, 2012 in the Chapultepec Castle in Mexico City by the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, as well as Gustavo Madero Muñoz, the president of the National Action Party; Cristina Díaz, the acting chair of the Institutional Revolutionary Party; and Jesús Zambrano Grijalva, chair of the Party of the Democratic Revolution. The Green Party of Mexico joined as a signatory to the agreement on January 28, 2013. The pact's framework is composed of 95 public policy proposals based on three guiding principles:

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Bianca Vidal is a Mexican telenovela produced by Valentín Pimstein for Televisa in 1983. Bianca Vidal was based on the soap opera María Salomé, original of Inés Rodena which was then elongated by Sacrificio de mujer from the same author.

<i>Serafín</i> (TV series) television series

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Xavier Olea Muñoz was a Mexican lawyer, prosecutor, diplomat, and politician. He briefly served as the Governor of Guerrero from January 31, 1975, until April 1, 1975, after his predecessor, Governor Israel Nogueda Otero, was removed from office. Olea Muñoz also served as the Ambassador of Mexico to several countries. In 1976, he was appointed Ambassador of Mexico to France. He then served as Ambassador to Japan, as well as concurrent Ambassador to South Korea, from 1977 until 1979.

Salud, dinero y amor is a Mexican telenovela produced by Emilio Larrosa for Televisa in 1997-1998. Is a sequel of 1995 Mexican telenovela El premio mayor.

2016 San Pablito Market fireworks explosion fireworks explosion which occurred on 20 December 2016

On 20 December 2016, a fireworks explosion occurred at the San Pablito Market in the city of Tultepec, north of Mexico City. At least 42 people were killed, and dozens injured.


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