PUERTO VALLARTA DAILY NEWS: LOCAL, NATIONAL AND LATE BREAKING NEWS

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May 3, 2018
Puerto Vallarta Real Estate

5 things you should know about the migrant caravan at U.S. border

The Central American migrants whose month-long journey northward across Mexico spurred President Donald Trump to attack them on Twitter have begun to enter the United States. Some 1,500 Central Americans, most of them Hondurans, began their trip from Guatemala in early April. Traveling across Mexico by foot, train and bus, they moved together in caravan...

Vallarta Azteca Festival of International Folklore kicks off in May

Puerto Vallarta will once again host the Vallarta Azteca Festival of International Folklore for its 12th edition from May 10-20, joining the activities of the city’s centenary celebrations. The director of Municipal Tourism, Ramón González Lomelí, said that this is an event that has positioned Puerto Vallarta nationally and internationally, becoming an important vehicle for...

Tequila boom rooted in traditional farming techniques

Mexico’s western state of Jalisco is the heartland of the tequila industry, where ‘jimadores,’ the farmers of the agave cactus from which the spirit is distilled, have worked the fields for generations. “I am so proud to be a jimador, we are the first in the chain of the tequila industry, without us there is...

Mexico finds 113 fake police in one Puebla municipality force

Prosecutors and soldiers raided a local police force in central Mexico and found a strange thing: 113 of the 185 officers weren’t policemen at all. The Public Safety Department in the central state of Puebla said late Wednesday that the 113 are facing charges equivalent to impersonating an officer. Some had presumably paid to avoid...

Operation Jalisco has failed after three years

On May 1, 2015, the Federal Government implemented Operation Jalisco, which is intended to dismantle the New Generation Jalisco Cartel and capture its leader Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias “El Mencho”, neither of the two main objectives has been achieved three years since the deployment of federal forces in the entity, on the contrary, with the...