The MEXICO Report Announces Call for Nominations for 2014 Real Heroes of Mexico Awards, 3rd Edition


LOS ANGELES – (March 12, 2014) – Today, The MEXICO Report, an internationally recognized blog showcasing positive news about Mexico, travel and philanthropy, announced its call for nominations for the 2014 Real Heroes of Mexico’ (third edition) awards. The awards were created to showcase the profiles of those making a difference in Mexico and in order to highlight the unsung heroes in the communities. Nominations close May 12. 

 “We are thrilled to launch another year of this program as it has made an important impact on the image of Mexico,” says creator Susie Albin-Najera. “With this concept, we present current, real, humanitarian efforts taking place throughout Mexico and are able to bring their stories to life, and showcase their valuable efforts.”

From fundraising and creating healthy eating programs to education and healing the sick in rural communities, this one-of-a-kind effort showcases acts of kindness, achievements, dedication and the inspirational stories taking place in Mexico today.

This year, the program will launch with five key ambassadors who have their eye on Mexico. The ambassadors will be instrumental in helping to identify heroes throughout Mexico, however, the nominations are open to everybody.

Lydia Gregory, a fully bilingual editor, writer, translator, public relations guru and contributor to Mexico Premiere.  @MexicoPremiere

Lynne Bairstow, a bilingual and bicultural conduit for U.S. and Mexico business and government and is managing partner of Mita Institute and Tech Accelerator (MITA) based in Punta Mita. @lynnerae

Keph Senett, a world-traveler, creative nonfiction writer and editor, human rights champion and activist soccer player. @kephsenett

Lisa Coleman, an award-winning travel writer and co-creator of the popular Mexico news site, Mexico Premiere. @MexicoPremiere

Greg McKinney, a retired, Mexico expat living in San Felipe, with a true love for Mexico travel, beauty and the graciousness of the culture.

The nomination form for the 2014 Real Heroes of Mexico can be found here:

Previous editions of The Real Heroes of Mexico can be found here:

See our 2012 Real Heroes of Mexico

See our 2013 Real Hero of Mexico

 Start nominating today!

About the Real Heroes of Mexico
The Real Heroes of Mexico project was created in 2012 by Susie Albin-Najera, the creator and editor of The MEXICO Report, an internationally recognized blog showcasing everyday good news about Mexico The project was launched in order to showcase the true champions of Mexico, the unsung heroes in the community and those celebrating Mexican culture through their goodwill efforts, bravery, inspirational stories, sacrifices and hard work. 

If you would like to become a 2014 Real Heroes of Mexico Ambassador, please email themexicoreport at

Follow The Mexico Report on Twitter @themexicoreport and #realheroesofmexico.

The Real Heroes of Mexico Books from The Mexico Report

The Real Heroes of Mexico Books from The Mexico Report


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Susie Albin-Najera
Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of 'The Real Heroes of Mexico' showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at

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