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March 1, 2016
Coolsville, The Songs of Rickie Lee Jones, opens on Act II’s Main Stage, Wednesday, March 2nd at 7:00 pm.  The Don and Rhonda Band brings to the Main Stage the music of one of the most iconic singers of the 70’s and 80’s, Rickie Lee Jones. They explore a fictional place coined by singer/songwriter, Rickie...
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puerto vallarta jazz
Before the special Motown Memories show last Friday night at The Jazz Foundation, I sat down with the club’s creators, Jorge Dau and Gabriel Velasquez, to find out a little more about Vallarta’s newest jazz venue. Located across from Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon, this newly built club is on the 2nd story with a breathtaking view...
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US aircraft developer Spectrum Aeronautical is hoping to secure funding by the end of June to launch production of its Freedom S-40 business jet, and has selected Mexicali in Baja, California – 2km south of the US/Mexican border – as the manufacturing and flight test centre for the midsize type. San Diego-based Spectrum says Mexicali...
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During Pope Francis’ recent tour of Mexico, he denounced the country’s illicit drug trade, while calling for social programs to lift up the poor. One thing he didn’t explicitly touch on: the precarious situation Mexican journalists find themselves in. In fact, on February 9 – four days before the pope’s arrival – the body of...
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If it had been in business a decade ago, Nguyen Anh Thuan’s restaurant would have been a target for late-night police raids to arrest lawbreakers and stamp out “social evils”. But Comga Cafe, in the heart of Vietnam’s capital, is no gambling den, after-hours bar or front for dealing drugs. It is an enterprise friendly...
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Mexico has confirmed 11 pregnant women are infected with the Zika virus, out of a total of 121 cases, the government said on Monday. Most of the cases were identified in the southern Mexican states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, according to a health ministry report. Eight of the pregnant women are from Chiapas, two are...
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Gang violence and poverty have for years pushed Mexicans and Central Americans north to the United States, but recently a new driver has emerged: the anti-immigrant tone of leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. From the slums of Central America to close-knit migrant communities in U.S. cities, Trump’s rise to the front of the Republican...
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oil exploration mexico
The state-run oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, said Monday it will slash spending 22 percent and cut unprofitable production about 100,000 barrels a day as it struggles with liquidity problems and past-due payments to suppliers. The company, known as Pemex, said it will cut $5.5 billion from its 2016 budget, delay deep-water exploration and decrease production...
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puerto vallarta balloon festival
IMPORTANT NOTICE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO RECENT WEATHER EVENTS AND SAFETY ISSUES. WHEN NEW DATES ARE ANNOUNCED WE WILL PUBLISH THAT INFORMATION FOR OUR READERS.   The first Hot Air Balloon Festival in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit will be held March 18-20, another event added to the area during the 2016...
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I forgot to mention something about what happened when our furniture was being moved into our condo in December 2011. My friend Fred reminded me of the time people were having fun in our living room before we even got there. Our semi-finished place in the sun was trudging along in late 2011, with us...
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