April 20, 2016
guadalajara.vallarta highway

Long road to completing the Guadalajara-Puerto Vallarta Highway

The project that began four years ago to connect Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta has finally picked up steam after environmental and budget concerns. The highway...
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us-mexico tunnel

Border agents seize longest Mexico-California drug tunnel

Federal agents have seized a ton of cocaine and seven tons of marijuana smuggled through a clandestine tunnel stretching a half mile beneath the U.S.-Mexico...
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citla mexico

China-Mexico fund to pump $200 million into Mexico oil

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private-sector investment arm, and the private equity firm China-Mexico Fund on Wednesday announced a $200 million investment...
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Harriet Tubman 20 bill

Harriet Tubman to be first African-American on U.S. currency

Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American to be featured on the face of U.S. paper currency when she replaces President Andrew Jackson...
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mexico pemex explosion

Blask kills 13, injures dozens at Pemex plant in Mexico

An explosion killed 13 people and injured scores at a petrochemical plant on Mexico's southern Gulf coast. The blast and ensuing fire caused evacuations in...
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nado seguro

6th Annual Riviera Nayarit open water swimming tournament

The Riviera Nayarit Swimming Association and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau extend an open invitation to the 6th Riviera Nayarit Open Water “Nado...
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Benito Santos

Benito Santos to introduce 2017 collection in Riviera Nayarit

On June 10th, renowned Mexican fashion designer Benito Santos will introduce his 2017 Cruise Collection at the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. The...
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hiv ethics

Ethics panels may be hindering HIV prevention efforts

Ethics panels may be hindering HIV prevention efforts by requiring gay and bisexual adolescents to get parental consent before taking part in research, experts suggest....
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gay marriage

First same-sex couples married in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta's mayor, Arturo Davalos, officiated the weddings of the first two same-sex marriages in Puerto Vallarta since gay marriage was legalized in the state....
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canada marijuana

Canada plans marijuana decriminalization by spring 2017

Canada's Liberal government will introduce legislation to decriminalize and regulate recreational marijuana in spring 2017, Health Minister Jane Philpott said on Wednesday. Canadian Prime Minister...
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Common medicines tied to changes in the brain

Commonly used drugs for problems like colds, allergies, depression, high blood pressure and heart disease have long been linked to cognitive impairment and dementia. Now...
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willie royal

Luna Rumba performs a benefit concert for Willie Royal

Over the past twenty five years, one of the most celebrated duos in the 'World Music' scene has been Willie and Lobo. With friends and...
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