Provides Mexico's English Speakers with an Online Home

Mexico’s leading producer of English language media takes it 2.0 with original news and lifestyle content, video and travel slideshows, and Latin America’s first English language social network.

Mexico City, Mexico, March 19, 2009 --( Inside México, the most widely distributed English language print publication in Mexico, has launched its new website, The site offers original news and practical information for English speakers who live in Mexico, visit Mexico, or want to move to or buy real estate in Mexico. It also has a multimedia channel with travel and lifestyle videos, and gives Latin America its first English language social network.

“There is a growing demand for English language information about Mexico,” said Margot Lee Shetterly, Head of Sales and Digital Products for Editorial Kilimanjaro,’s publisher. “People are searching for information that is accurate, timely and comprehensive. With, we’re able to give them the content they need, where, when and how they want it.”

The backbone of the site is its 22 online communities. English speakers throughout Mexico, including those living in Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun/Rivera Maya, Lake Chapala, Los Cabos, Merida and other areas can join a community, post local events, message community members, and set up profile pages. There is even a community called “Outside Mexico” for Mexicophiles living anywhere in the world.

“’s mission is to be the communications platform for Mexico’s English speaking ‘community of interest’, which also includes other media outlets, business people, academics and policy makers.”

According to the Mexican Tourist Board (SECTUR), 80% of the 91 million international visits to the country in 2008 were from Americans or Canadians. Mexico City-based research firm the Mund Group estimates that three million English speakers now live in Mexico full- or part-time, most of whom are baby boomers drawn to Mexico for retirement. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) conducted a survey showing that 52% of all boomers 45-54 expect to purchase some form of retirement or second home real estate in the next five years. Additionally, several Mexican hospitals have already met the standard set by the US-based accrediting entity the Joint Commission, putting the country in a perfect position to capture a share of the booming market for international health care tourism.

“The international press has made a lot of noise recently about Mexico’s political situation,” says Aran Shetterly, CEO of Editorial Kilimanjaro. “But the fact is, Mexico continues to offer tremendous value to anyone looking for a comfortable and affordable retirement, top quality medical care, or a relaxing vacation at some of the world´s most beautiful beaches or fascinating colonial cities. And at the current exchange rate, it’s an even better deal.”

To register for the site, go to and click “sign up.”

About Editorial Kilimanjaro. Editorial Kilimanjaro is the leading producer of English language media and services related to Mexico. Through its monthly magazine Inside México; the travel guides In&Out Mexico City and In&Out Mexican Caribbean; the weekly e-newsletter The Tip by México; and its newly relaunched website, the company serves the nearly 100 million English speakers who visit Mexico each year; live in Mexico full- or part-time; or are considering the purchase of retirement or vacation real estate in Mexico. In December 2008, the company acquired Inside México, The Tip and from Editorial Manda, SAPI de CV.


Contact: Margot Lee Shetterly
Head of Sales and Digital Products
Editorial Kilimanjaro, SA de CV
+52 (55) 5574-4281 (Mexico)
+1 (305) 433-8051 (US)

Aran Shetterly
Editorial Kilimanjaro, SA de CV
+52 (55) 5574-4281 (Mexico)
+1 (305) 433-8051 (US)
Editorial Kilimanjaro SA de CV
Margot Lee Shetterly
+1 (305) 433-8051