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December 3, 2014
A new interior design studio has opened in Old Town Puerto Vallarta offering residents, investment properties, and business offices professional design services. Owner, Umberto Ciccolella, is known for his use of clean lines and relaxed interiors. Umberto’s influences give way to a unique outlook and natural, unassuming elegance and attention to the finest deal. “For...
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Mexican homebuilder Urbi has filed for bankruptcy protection to restructure its debt, the company said on Tuesday. The creditors which have so far signed the restructuring plan held some 21.9 billion pesos ($1.55 billion) in debt, equivalent to around 53.3 percent of the total claims on Urbi, the company said in a statement. Urbi, Mexico’s...
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Vallarta Pride will take place from May 17th through May 25th with the theme of “Unity,” organizers announced Tuesday. Gay pride is an event held around the world in many cities throughout the year, however typically in the Spring. The celebration brings together gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people to celebrate their diversity and bring...
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You will recall from my last column that we had put Eddy the Realtor in a tricky position by telling him to approach the seller of the condo of our dreams with what he felt was a ridiculous offer: Less than half the asking price. As for me, I was in a state of hives...
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Long gone are the days in the United States where produce markets and local butchers with sawdust floors were the typical meat and produce departments on the corner, almost all gobbled up by national chains and government health regulations meant to benefit big business. In Mexico however, the tradition of open-air produce markets and corner...
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Mexico’s most corruption-plagued municipal police forces would be replaced by state police within two years under a bill President Enrique Pena Nieto has submitted to Congress. Municipal police in the states of Jalisco, the state where Puerto Vallarta is located, and the states of Guerrero, Tamaulipas, and Michoacan would be placed under state control quickly,...
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