The Real Heroes of Mexico AwardsToday, 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 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.

 "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."

The Real Heroes of Mexico 2014From 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 bi-cultural 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.

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

The Real Heroes of Mexico 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. 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:

2012 Real Heroes of Mexico

2013 Real Heroes of Mexico

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