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April 15, 2016
The 7th Annual Wind Festival (Festival del Viento) is headed back to Bucerías, the Riviera Nayarit’s Wind Capital. Backed by the Mexican Kitesurf Association (AMK, by its acronym in Spanish) and with the support of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Groups and Events department, the event will take place from May 20th through...
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Dengue vaccine
The World Health Organization’s expert group on immunization said on Friday it recommended that countries consider introducing Sanofi’s dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in areas where prevalence of the virus was 50 percent or higher. Vaccination should be done between the ages of nine and 11, but efficacy improved as people got older, Jon Abramson, chairman of...
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Acapulco travel ban
El gobierno de Estados Unidos prohibió el viernes a sus empleados viajar a la ciudad turística de Acapulco, donde un aumento en el número de homicidios atribuidos a bandas de narcotráfico ha convertido en años recientes al puerto del Pacífico en una de las urbes más peligrosas del mundo. Las nuevas directrices de viaje publicadas...
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Acapulco travel ban
The US government on Friday banned its employees from travel to the resort city of Acapulco, where an increase in the number of killings attributed to drug gangs in recent years has become the Pacific port one of the most dangerous cities in the world. The new travel guidelines published online by the State Department...
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violence against women
Mallika Dutt and Sonali Khan have an ambitious goal: to mobilize an entire generation to put an end to violence against women – and men are at the heart of their campaign. Their organization Breakthrough works in the United States and India, deploying a mix of social media, pop culture and multimedia campaigns to challenge...
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japan earthquake
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck southern Japan early on Saturday, just over 24 hours after a quake killed nine people and injured at least 1,000 in the same area. The Saturday quake triggered a tsunami advisory, although it was later lifted and no irregularities were reported at three nuclear power plants in the area, a...
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wave energy
Un investigador mexicano, asociado a la Universidad de Mánchester, en Reino Unido, contribuyó en el desarrollo y optimización de un prototipo que convierte la energía del oleaje en energía eléctrica. En entrevista para la Agencia Informativa del Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (Conacyt), Efraín Carpintero Moreno explicó que el modelo podría ser hasta ocho...
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wave energy
A Mexican researcher associated with the University of Manchester, UK, contributed to the development and optimization of a prototype that converts wave energy into electrical energy. In an interview with the News Agency of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), Efraín Carpintero Moreno explained that the model could be up to eight times...
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eat less
Mars Food plans to tell customers to eat some of its Dolmio pasta sauces and macaroni cheese only once a week to maintain a balanced diet because of the products’ high levels of salt, sugar or fat. The scheme is part of a larger initiative by the privately owned U.S. food company to encourage healthier...
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deepwater mexico
Mexico’s oil regulator voted on Thursday to improve the terms for its first-ever deepwater auction in December, giving energy companies and investors more flexibility to structure their bids as oil prices have slumped over the past two years. In a meeting that was webcast, commissioners of the regulator known as the CNH voted unanimously to...
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kim cocos kitchen
Coco’s Kitchen in Zona Romantica is excited to present Dinner & an Evening With Kim Kuzma and gentlemen from the band ACUSTICO on Wednesday, April 20th. A fabulous 4 course dinner begins at 7pm with the show starting at 8pm. Coco’s Kitchen is a popular, thriving Puerto Vallarta restaurant famous for it’s creativity, passion, friendliness,...
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guadalajara vacation
During the Easter break we took a trip to Guadalajara. I had been hearing about this city ever since we moved to Puerto Vallarta and I was pretty excited to visit it. In this and my next article I will share my trip with you. Getting there was our first adventure. After viewing the cost...
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