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April 5, 2014
Every March for the last few years, Felix Contreras and I have flown to Mexico City to partake in one of the biggest music festivals Latin America has to offer. Tens of thousands of music lovers accompany us from stage to stage, enjoying legendary bands and discovering up-and-comers. Here’s how great Mexico City and the...
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Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico´s president and Ricardo Martinelli, president from Panamá signed yesterday, after eight months of negotiations, a Free Trade Agreement in the IX World Economic Forum on Latin America in Playa Bonita, Panama. This Free Trade Agreement (FTA) seek to establish as a platform to produce and distribute goods and services to the...
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The FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup will be held on Saturday in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico, with at least nine Mexican swimmers participating, the Mexican Swimming Federation said Friday. Federation head Kiril Todorov told reporters the event in the open water of the Mexican Caribbean gathers competitors from 20 countries for one...
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By Marcelo Teixeira Chile’s government wants to impose a tax on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from thermal power plants, the second major economy in Latin America to resort to environmental taxation to discourage the use of carbon-intensive fuels. On Jan. 1, Mexico imposed a tax on several types of fossil fuels, including gasoline, averaging 3...
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Join me on my walk home after a late lunch as I walk along the boardwalk here in dowtown Puerto Vallarta. Narrated by me talking about my life here in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
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Vallarta Adventures’ world-class dolphin center, Dolphin Adventure, is the premier place to swim with dolphins in Vallarta. Dolphin Adventure overlooks the beautiful Nuevo Vallarta marina and provides the most interactive programs available – there is no better place in Vallarta to experience swimming with dolphins and sea lions.
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#10 Food Tour — Take the Vallarta food tour for a peak into Mexican culture through its delicious and intricate cuisine and get ready for some of the best tacos you’ve ever tasted. puertovallartafoodtours.com‎ #9 Go Fishing or Sailing – Go fishing or sailing. Spend your day letting the tropical winds take you around on...
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The selection of Jalisco swimmers traveled to Puerto Vallarta to hold their last event for preparation before heading to the National Olympiad 2014, which has become a tradition to celebrate for seven consecutive years. The president of the Jalisco Swimming Association , Ismael Meneses said the intention is for swimmers to acquire greater oxygenation, better...
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It’s a favorite spot of Hollywood A-listers and draws a different crowd from the spring breakers who flood Cancun. Start your Riviera Nayarit adventure at the Marieta Islands, which are a few miles off the coast of Nayarit. A protected national park, the uninhabited islands are perfect for whale-watching, snorkeling, paddleboarding or just relaxing on...
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Same-sex marriage was just legalized in the UK and it seems like every month a new state in the USA is taking on the gay marriage battle, and that means that gay couples in England and Wales will be getting married in spades. And more weddings mean more honeymoons. We asked travel experts to weigh...
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by Elena Hiatt Houlihan Why stare at cold gray skies and dirty snow when you could enjoy warm sea breezes? That was the question I asked myself back in 2008. So I decided to search for an ocean view. I conjured up a vision of an international community in a town with an Old World...
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In most of Mexico daylight saving time begins at 2:00 a.m. local time on the first Sunday in April. On the last Sunday in October areas on daylight saving time fall back to Standard Time at 2:00 a.m. local time. Central Standard Time (CST) becomes Central Daylight Time (CDT), and so forth. The state of...
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by Christine van Reeuwyk – Saanich News Tears welling, a Mexican principal accepted keys to his new school. It’s a moment Saanich teen DJ Katz remembers best. He’s among those who worked four days in mid-March to build the new high school as part of a contingent from Saanich Baptist church. The church believes in...
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The Mexican Wine Revolution
One hundred years ago, Francisco Madero, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata led the Mexican Revolution. Today, Mexico is going through a different sort of upheaval, a Mexican wine revolution in which small producers largely concentrated in Baja California’s Guadalupe Valley are charging ahead with the declaration, “Viva El Vino!” The major force in this movement,...
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Here’s a homemade version of the tomato salsa served at taco stands and burrito joints everywhere. Try it with all your favorite Mexican foods — it even works as enchilada sauce. 1 tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup diced onion 2 medium chile peppers, such as poblano, New Mexico, or Anaheim, diced 2 cloves garlic,...
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