Day

March 9, 2015
German carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) will invest about $1 billion to expand its vehicle assembly plant in Mexico’s Puebla state and prepare it for production of the new Tiguan compact crossover SUV, the company said on Monday. The investment is focused on new high-technology assembly lines and will generate some 2,000 jobs, Andreas Hinrichs, chief executive...
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It’s been a record-breaking season at The Palm Cabaret, with acts that have included established favorites and newcomers alike. Live music & comedy, and two comedic stage productions round out the season, now through April 11. Vallarta favorite Amy Armstrong, affectionately known as the gal with ‘the voice of an angel, and the mouth of...
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The Mexican Film Institute, or Imcine, plans to use Filmin Latino, a subscription video service that is going online next month, to distribute movies, the institute’s director, Jorge Sanchez, told Efe. A catalog of 600 films from Mexico and other Ibero-American countries will be available during the first few months that the service operates, with...
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Mexico City used to be filled with green Volkswagen Beetle taxis. But it’s been over a decade since Volkswagen Group retired the so-called Type 1 Beetle, and the once-ubiquitous green Bugs of the country’s Federal District are rapidly being replaced by green Nissan Sentra sedans. And today Mexican consumers are more likely to own a...
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The bullfrog is not native to Jalisco, but that hasn’t stopped the growing trend of frog farming in the state with currently 15 farms, some already exporting their meat to the United States. Currently nearly 20 tons of frog meat is raised in the state, last year two tons were exported, however so far in...
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One of the Riviera Nayarit’s picturesque villages, Puerto de Chacala, is celebrating its 2nd Music and Art Festival from March 12-15, 2015, integrating itself into the group of towns that look to art and culture as a way to draw in more tourists. The event is free and open to the public. The general program...
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Caleb Pirtle is upfront about his profession. He is a thief. Worse, he visited Puerto Vallarta last week recruiting accomplices. “I take people’s most valuable asset, their life, and then steal it,” the Texas author of 59 books and three screenplays told the 9th Puerto Vallarta International Writers’ Conference at Biblioteca Los Mangos. He was...
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Stage and Forum Theatre is Nuevo Vallata’s newest entertainment stage. In an intimate, cabaret style setting, this venue has introduced some of Puerto Vallarta’s top rated shows to Nayarit residents and visitors. Nestled among the upscale Nuevo Vallarta hotels, condos and vacation homes, Stage and Forum Theater provides an up close experience with some of...
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This IFC Home Tour season has flown by, breaking all records.  Approaching their 30th season, Home Tour popularity has increased because these are one-of-a kind experiences, and many  guests come back many times. Four beautiful homes are included on every tour, with the homes rotating weekly.  The IFC continues to seek out homes and homeowners...
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