The Mexican Ambassador to Finland Norma Pensado Moreno organized a reception in the Crypt of the Cathedral in Helsinki on 15th September to celebrate the Independence of Mexico.

The Finnish-Latin American Trade Association met with Ms Alicia Basáñez Trevethan from the ProMéxico.

ProMéxico helps companies to enter the Mexican market Mexico is also an open economy that guarantees access to international markets through a network of free trade agreements. The country boasts a strategic geographic location and competitive costs to service global markets, as well as a highly skilled, young workforce.

Finnish-Latin American Trade Association – a meeting point in Finland for companies interested in trade with Latin American countries – The main purpose of the Association is to promote trade and trade relations between Finland and Latin American countries including Mexico. The target is to get more Finnish companies interested in the vast business opportunities the Latin American countries offer.

Celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day: 7 Traditions Followed To Commemorate The Country’s Most Important Day September 16 marks a special day in Mexican history. It was the day in which the war that led to the country’s independence began. It all started when Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a priest, uttered what is called the “Grito de Dolores” or “Cry of Dolores,” from the small town of Dolores near Guanajuato. Although there is no scholarly consensus as to what Hidalgo said exactly, the essence of the message was to encourage Mexicans to free themselves, recover the stolen lands by the Spaniards and defend their rights. Read more here.