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August 28, 2017
Mexico president to visit China to boost trade
Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto will travel to China next week to discuss trade and investment, as Mexico looks for ways to decrease its dependence on NAFTA, especially trade with neighboring United States. He will hold a bilateral meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping and participate in a summit of the BRICS nations, a grouping...
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vaquita
Conservation groups said Monday that the Mexican government’s lack of action is to blame for the near-extinction of the critically endangered vaquita marina porpoise. The groups said the National Fisheries Commission didn’t supervise fishing season rules and improperly increased catch quotas in the upper Gulf of California. They said the commission also failed to give...
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police
Making Puerto Vallarta a safer and more thoughtful city are two of the main objectives of the current city administration headed by Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña. Jorge Antonio Hernández Valencia, head of the Citizen Security Department, reported that the ‘Unidad de Vinculación’ (Linking Unit) of the Municipal Police was created with the objective of linking...
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Salvatore
Salvatore Rodriguez, professional musician and teacher, will celebrate his 38th year in music with his own show on Thursday, August 31 at 8pm. Also known as the “Mexican Liberace”, he will present an evening of classical piano music, featuring Special Guests including vocalist Estela Rosas, singer/guitarist Gabriel Reyes, and presenter Paco Ojeda. Hailing from Tepic,...
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north korea
The Government of Mexico condemned the launching of three rockets with ballistic missile technology carried out by North Korea, considering that they constitute a flagrant violation of international law. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry (SRE, for its acronym in Spanish) said that for the Mexican government these actions alter international peace and security. It...
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chevron
Chevron announced the start of operations of its first service station in Mexico, in conjunction with Redco, which is located in Hermosillo, Sonora, with the objective of commercializing gasoline and additives in the country. In a statement, the company also said it has signed an agreement with Redco, a local operator with an extensive network...
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macaw
Biologists and veterinarians at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, for its acronym in Spanish) released macaws at the Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve in Veracruz, with the objective of consolidating the population of these animals in the region. The team, which works under the direction of the UNAM´s Institute of Biology and is coordinated...
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Da Vinci robot
The minimally invasive surgeries performed by robots are the future of surgical interventions, because of the advantages they offer in procedures and recovery costs, said Dr. José Manuel Mier Odriozola, a specialist in thoracic surgery. “In a few years and I’m not talking about a hundred, I think in about 10 or 15 years, they...
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road closed
The Mascota-Las Palmas highway leading to Puerto Vallarta will remain closed until next Tuesday, September 5, due to continuing landslides triggered by the weekend rains. The Civil Protection and Fire Department of Jalisco works in coordination with the Secretariat of Infrastructure and Public Works to try to make the route to Puerto Vallarta passable. The...
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southwest
Southwest Airlines announced new year-round nonstop flights to Puerto Vallarta from San Diego on Monday morning. The new flights will be available twice a week on Saturday and Sunday, starting March 10, 2018. “The international service we are providing has really resonated with our customers, and Cabo was the most popular destination our customers requested,...
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