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June 3, 2015
This week it was announced three restaurants in Mexico were recognized at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards held June 1, at the Guildhall in London where Mexico ranked fourth on the global list of most awarded countries and tied with Italy and Peru, following only the U.S., Spain, and France. The 50 Best Restaurants...
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Two cases of Chikungunya have been diagnosed in Puerto Vallarta, the first known cases to have been infected in the State of Jalisco. Previous infections in the state resulted by travelers being exposed in other countries or states while traveling. There have been a total of 11 cases treated in Jalisco. The two cases in...
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While Andres has now weakened into a tropical storm, Blanca continues to strengthen and is now a major hurricane centered well southwest of Mexico. This is the earliest on record, since 1971, that two major hurricanes have formed in the Eastern Pacific. There have been four other seasons that have had two major hurricanes develop...
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In January 2014, the Mexican Congress approved a political reform through which various historical paradigms were broken by allowing legislative reelection and approving the participation of independent candidates in elections. Within the same reform, the National Electoral Institute was created and new tools were established in order to share government responsibility within the Legislative and...
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Unknown assailants hurled an explosive device at a judicial complex in the northeastern Mexican city of Matamoros, leaving four injured, authorities said. The bombing occurred minutes before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday at the federal judiciary branch facility, located in the city’s Victoria neighborhood, the Tamaulipas Coordination Group, or GCT, which comprises federal and state security forces,...
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In the Americas, age is a decisive factor when it comes to support for same-sex marriage. Survey data also show that legislators’ actions on the issue are usually in line with their constituents’ wishes. Analyzing data from the 2014 AmericasBarometer survey by Vanderbilt University’s Latin American Public Opinion Project, PhD candidate Arturo Maldonado finds that “age...
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Highlights Hurricane Blanca is located just over 400 miles off the coast of the Mexican Riviera. Blanca strengthened into a hurricane Tuesday and will continue its rapid strengthening to a major hurricane (Category 3 or stronger) today. Blanca is nearly stationary, but will begin moving northwestward Thursday. Blanca may become an intense Category 4 hurricane Thursday or Friday,...
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People who work desk-based jobs should aim to stand and do light activity for a total of four hours throughout the day, according to an international panel of experts. People should first work toward standing or doing light activity – like walking – for two hours per day, the panel said in a consensus statement....
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People are always asking me what I do all day in Puerto Vallarta now that I have been put out to pasture, or retired as others of us like to say. Am I not clouded by a sense of over and over again, the same old, the same old? Somehow because we have moved to...
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