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March 27, 2017

News: News and information for by PVDN

Mexico’s central bank is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate this week for the fifth meeting in a row, but policymakers are seen slowing the pace of hikes after a rally in the peso, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. The Banco de Mexico is likely to raise rates on Thursday by a quarter...
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Dozens of fishermen have burned a boat as part of a threat to force out a ship operated by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in Mexico’s Gulf of California. Sea Shepherd has been removing illegal and abandoned nets that endanger the vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise. Illegal fishing for the totoaba, another species, has reduced...
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Singer-songwriter/guitarist Chris Kenny will join the impressive roster of entertainers at Incanto on Saturdays, beginning April 1 at 8:00 & 10:00 in the piano bar. Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Chris has been living and playing in popular music venues in Puerto Vallarta for many years. She has a unique soulful and powerful voice, and accompanies...
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After six weeks at the Aravind Eye Hospital in the Indian city of Madurai, talking to everyone from the janitors to the head of the low-cost eye-care centre, Javier Okhuysen and his partner flew back to Mexico City with a business plan, and opened their pilot eye clinic four months later. Working to tackle preventable...
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In jewel-coloured leotards with feather head-dresses and intricate make-up, they romp through seamless routines in an exuberant take on Shakespeare´s “A Midsummer Night´s Dream” with pumping music and hula-hoops, under the direction of Cirque co-founder Gilles Ste-Croix. Wearing an ethereal illuminated dress and carried on a litter as fairy queen Titania, Juliana Palomares Rodriguez –...
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