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May 12, 2018
Puerto Vallarta Real Estate

First night of Rockefeller art auction fetches $646M

A collection of artwork put together by billionaire David Rockefeller that includes pieces from Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Georgia O’Keeffe brought in more than $646 million on the first night of an auction. Highlights of the sale at Christies included “Young Girl with a Flower Basket,” a 1905 painting by Pablo Picasso which fetched...
Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing

Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing

Screening blood donations for the Zika virus netted only a few infections at a cost of more than $5 million for each positive test result, according to new research. The study was the first large look at the impact of guidelines set two years ago, when the Zika epidemic was an unfolding menace in the...

Mexican official: German, Polish bikers probably murdered

Mexican prosecutors said Friday that a German cyclist and a Polish biker were apparently murdered after forensics tests revealed a bullet wound to the German’s head, reversing an earlier statement that suggested the two died in an accident. Luis Alberto Sanchez, the chief homicide prosecutor for southern Chiapas state, said the bullet that killed German...

Children of northern Mexico given a new lease on life

“My name is Priscila,” the letter begins. “And I am nine years old. I have suffered a lot. I thought being with my mother that everything would be different, but no … “From the time I returned to her, she would spank me and scold me, because I don’t know when to go to the...
Jarretaderas Fishing Tournament

Riviera Nayarit extends invitation to the 7th Jarretaderas Fishing Tournament 2018

Everything is set for the 7th Jarretaderas Surf Fishing with Lure Tournament 2018, which will take place next May 20th. It has already become a tradition in the area and welcomes the community for good family fun. The tournament is held every year at the mouth of the Ameca River near Nuevo Vallarta and seeks...

‘Unauthorized transfers’ siphon funds from Mexican banks

An as yet unknown amount of funds were sucked out of at least five Mexican financial groups through “unauthorized transfers” in recent days, a top central bank official said on Friday, while stopping short of calling it a cyber attack. Lorenza Martinez, head of Banxico’s payment system, told Reuters that it was still unclear how...