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June 24, 2014
The Matlali Hotel, a resort offering 40 villa-style accommodations, opened in the hills above Banderas Bay north of Nuevo Vallarta. “The design of this hotel was inspired by the rich Mexican culture of La Cruz,” said Raul Nunez, general manager. The villa decor features a color scheme of cream and deep teal, wood tones and...
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Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday (June 24, 2013) that no state, or the Federal District, may pass local laws targeting organized crime, such as drug cartels. The court’s unanimous decision was “without doubt, the federal government has fully occupied the arena of organized crime legislation, to the exclusion of all of others.” Chief Justice...
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On June 23, 2014 radios across the Banderas Bay area added 89.5 FM to their frequency. Radio Disney, in conjunction with Grupo ACIR, will broadcast favorite youth music, nationally and internationally, with an emphasis on pop-rock in English and Spanish, yet maintain the “family-friendly” format of Disney’s brand. Attending a luncheon at the launch of...
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A Boeing Co. project to build three satellites for Mexico is complete. And once the final two are sent to space by 2016, the country’s government communications will rival U.S. capability. The program, dubbed Mexsat, was signed in 2010, about a $1 billion agreement. The fourth-generation hardware was built and now waits in El Segundo...
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Between June 8-14, Jalisco reported 20 more cases of dengue fever, bringing the total of cases to 358 in 2014; 264 classic and 94 hemorrhagic, as reported by the local health department. Puerto Vallarta was the municipality the most new cases recorded, with eight, followed by Tomatlán, five, Zapotiltic with three and Cihuatlán, Casimiro Castillo...
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Anyone looking for a quiet, but charming, taste of Mexican life in an historic setting will enjoy Lagos de Moreno. The town is filled with pazas, gardens, colonial structures and hacienda-like homes. There are nearby lakes, including Lake Sauceda only 15 minutes away, where there is fishing and picnicking and golf is available. It´s also...
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