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August 28, 2014
Mexico’s government said it will impose a tariff of up to 30 percent on footwear imports, part of a package of measures to combat what it says is unfair competition in that sector. During the Leather and Footwear Fair in the central city of Leon, Mexican Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray said all footwear imports will...
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The Palmares Beach, which received the International Blue Flag award in July, has all but disappeared after a tidal wave hit the beach in Puerto Vallara, Mexico. Playa Palmares is located 6 kilometers south of town, a 10-minue drive along Highway 200, just before Garza Blanca. According to the city, the beach will be cleaned...
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“We want to provide Brazilians with what they are looking for: sun, beach, Mexican tradition and culture” Those were the statements of Mirabete Rolando, Director of the Tourism Board of Puerto Vallarta, in relation to the tour that recently ended in Brazil promoting the tourist destinations of Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, which included training...
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On August 26, 2014 over 150 people gathered on the pier of Puerto Vallarta to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The event was to raise awareness of ALS and donations for Familiares y Amigos de Enfermos de la Neurona Motora AC, a Mexico City-based non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure and control for...
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The results are in for this edition of “Vallartenses Voice!” After receiving some great feedback from the people of Puerto Vallarta, we understand the turtle release events much better and hope to educate others on this topic. We originally asked the question because we were unsure how healthy it was to hold turtles in captivity...
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With beaches under red flag warnings, lifeguards in Puerto Vallarta have remained busy. Wednesday lifeguards had to rescue 5 people from the high tides, including a young woman who was carried away by strong currents and received cuts and bruises. On Los Muertos beach a 17-year old was stopped from entering the water by lifeguards....
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Mexican factory exports rebounded in July, rising at their fastest pace in five months and raising hopes for a strengthening economic recovery in Latin America’s No. 2 economy. Factory exports picked up 3.81 percent in July from June, the national statistics agency said on Wednesday, after contracting by a revised 1.3 percent the prior month...
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