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April 19, 2014
The vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum will begin on Sunday a visit to Mexico which will be followed by visits to Brazil, Argentine and Chile, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday. The vice president of the UAE will be accompanied by a high-...
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Unlike the hordes of travellers adding Mexico to their travel bucket lists, Peter Kuruvita had never considered the vast Latin American country as a dream destination. Strange, then, that the London-born, Sri Lankan-raised, Australian-based chef chose Mexico as the setting for his latest television series. “I was full of the same preconceptions others would have...
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This year several hotels in Zona Romantica have come together to show their pride and support for the LGBT community by offering a “Pride Special”: Book 5 nights and get one free. The hope is that international and national visitors will attend Vallarta Pride 2014. Vallarta Pride has expanded the festival from May 22nd to 26th....
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The oilcloth table covers, enameled tin plates, exposed rafters, and red roof tiles of this patio-restaurant conjure up nostalgia for the quaint Mexican home of less frenetic times. Here you can find the things Abuelita (Grandma) still loves to cook, with a few subtle variations. Highlights of classic Mexican dishes from around the country are...
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At the St. Regis luxury hotel in downtown Mexico City, Alejandro Botti is busy putting his Mandarin lessons to use. Guests from China are increasingly checking in, and the front-desk agent is the only employee here who can speak the language. The hotel’s management says it might eventually hire a Chinese interpreter to meet the...
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“I personally have two missions: The first is to help people, the second is to make beautiful things,” said Sellers, founder of Quality Skills Center in Higuera Blanca, Mexico. “My priority is to keep these artisans and apprentices of Quality Skills Center working.” There are a myriad of things that can go wrong in the...
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Mexicans Yolanda Cruz and Rodrigo Reyes are the recipients of the 2014 Heineken VOCES Grant, presented by the Dutch brewer in conjunction with New York’s Tribeca Film Institute. The grant winners were formally presented at an invitation-only event hosted by Heineken coinciding with the Tribeca Film Festival. Cruz, who has now made seven documentaries, won...
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At the end of 2013 Dr Jose A. Castaneda successfully performed a gastric sleeve in Puerto Vallarta at CMQ Premier hospital, one of the leading private medical centers in Mexico. His patient Susan Michael arrived from the United States with severe health issues associated with morbid obesity, and although she was a bit nervous at...
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Rodolfo Gonzalez Munguia has been named Managing Director of the Grand Velas Riviera Maya. The appointment is effective immediately. “We look forward to his talented leadership helping us reach even higher levels of distinction, service and excellence in our “Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond all Compare” resort, ” said Eduardo Vela Ruiz, President of Velas Resorts....
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