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August 21, 2014
The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) indicated that at the end of 2013 Mexico was world’s largest exporter of avocado, green pepper, guava, tomato, limes, mango, papaya, cucumber and watermelon. Colima, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Sonora and Veracruz are the main producers. According to SAGARPA, these...
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Mexican authorities have arrested 13 members of a group linked to Central America’s street gangs for allegedly robbing, kidnapping or killing Central American migrants. The two leaders of the gang are Central American, but the other 11 men arrested are Mexican, suggesting the gangs known as Maras are recruiting in Mexico. Mexico’s National Immigration Institute...
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The U.S. has lost a key round at the World Trade Organization in a trade dispute with Canada and Mexico over meat labeling, according to people familiar with the WTO’s findings. Canada and Mexico opposed a new U.S. rule that requires more information on labels about the origins of beef, pork and other meats, which...
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The governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, said it would hold a referendum in 2015 to ask voters whether they support eliminating 100 seats in the lower house of Mexico’s Congress and 32 in the Senate. The goal is to cut public spending and make it easier to reach agreements in Congress, PRI chairman Cesar...
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The eight-metre (26ft) deep trench opened up last week and severed Highway 26 between Hermosillo and the coast. Captured by Hermosillo Desde El Cielo, the footage was shot by a drone flying along the length of the trench, which is up to five metres (16ft) across. Farm workers and vehicles have been forced to go...
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Local athlete, Karen Jacobson, has received significant media attention internationally after CBS announced it will broadcast the SUP (stand up paddleboard) Ultimate Showdown tournament to be held on Waikiki, Hawaii. The Puerto Vallarta Tourisim Board sponsored the professional surfer during the tournament circuit in Hawaii and California. The young athlete represents Puerto Vallarta and Mexico...
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It’s “Things to Do Thursday” where we help you plan your weekend of activities around Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Los Mangos Library Summer FUNdraiser at Villa Mandarinas This weekend brings family fun for a good cause, the Los Mangos Library Summer FUNdraiser at the beautiful Villa Mandarinas on August 24 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm....
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Mexican economic growth was stronger than expected in the second quarter as industrial activity and domestic demand perked up, signaling a recovery in Latin America’s No. 2 economy is gathering pace. Gross domestic product grew 1.04 percent in the second quarter compared to the first three months of the year , as services and industry...
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