Day

November 14, 2014
It’s never too early to turn one’s thoughts to the joys of Christmas gift-giving! Toys for Tots Puerto Vallarta is pleased to announce the 15th consecutive year of fund raising to purchase toys for local needy children on Three Kings Day, the traditional gift-giving day in Mexico. We’ve averaged more than 8,000 toys/year over the...
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The United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) today cautioned against jumping to conclusions regarding the “complex and ongoing” investigation into the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, amid reports that a number badly burned bodies have been recovered from sites in Guerrero state. During the bi-weekly press briefing on human rights and humanitarian issues at...
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Puerto Vallarta will host three tennis events in December as part of “Vallarta Open 2014”, including tournaments and workshops that will be attended by an estimated 5,000 players and fans. At a press conference, Secretary Enrique Ramos Flores, tourism director Charles Gerard, Alvaro Garciarce Monraz and Martin Parra of the Dreams Puerto Vallarta Hotel Tennis...
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Central Bank board members voted 5-0 at their Oct. 31 meeting to hold the benchmark rate at a record low of 3.0 percent, the minutes said. The majority of policymakers thought that a recent rise in inflation above the central bank’s 4 percent ceiling would cool to around the bank’s 3 percent target by the...
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On Friday, November 14, 2014, Michel’s restaurant located at Olas Altas 507 in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta will host “Vino e Alta Cucina” as part of the International Gourmet Festival 2014. Guest Chef Dominik Enderle, originally from Germany, has already garnered a wealth of international experience at the age of 28, including Michelin...
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The sailing season kicks off this 15th and 16th of November with the traditional Revolution Regatta, a regional event organized by the Vallarta Yacht Club (VYC) in Nuevo Vallarta. The Regatta has been held for many years and includes several categories: Laser, Windsurf, 420 and Optimist. This year about 60 youths will be participating, mainly...
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While the President of the Business Association in Puerto Vallarta-Bahia de Banderas, Jorge Villanueva said that he is regenerating interest in having Puerto Vallarta added to Mexico’s Pueblos Magicos (Magical Towns) program, Secretary of Tourism of Jalisco, Enrique Ramos Flores, says not so fast. The proposal to designate Puerto Vallarta as a Magical Town has...
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Mexico’s president has tried to keep the issue of violence issue separate from his focus on the economy, but the two are converging as violent protests over 43 disappeared students squelch tourism in Acapulco just before a major holiday weekend. As Mexico prepares to commemorate its 1910 revolution Monday, hotels in Acapulco have seen a...
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They have already earned a place in the firmament of the world’s best chefs. Now Basque chef Andoni Luis Aduriz and Mexico’s Enrique Olvera have set their sights on one of the world’s toughest markets: communist-run Cuba. The island has seen a restaurant boom in recent years, fed by market-style reforms enacted under President Raul...
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