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

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August 1, 2018
Puerto Vallarta Real Estate

Is your air conditioner making you sick?

Enduring the high summer temperatures is much easier if we have air conditioning at home. Abusing its use, however, leads to an increase in electricity consumption, in addition to detrimental effects on health. The use of air conditioning can cause problems, ranging from a simple cold to legionella. On the one hand, these systems cause...

Mexico has plenty of reasons to celebrate World Beer Day

World Beer Day will be held on August 3, a worthy date to celebrate in Mexico for being the number one country in beer exports and the fourth producer internationally, exceeding the brewing powers of Germany. With friends, as a couple, or with the family, it is important to remember on this special date that...

Mosquito season is here, and so is an increase in Dengue and Zika

From March to July of this year, cases of dengue grew almost 400%, going from 6 to 29, while in Zika nearly doubled, going from 14 to 27. The above statistics are according to information provided by the head of the Eighth Health Region of the Jalisco Health Secretariat based in Puerto Vallarta, Germán Acevedo...

Rock the Guac! ‘Guacamania’ Fest Comes to Mexico’s Velas Resorts

Avocado lovers, rejoice: this healthy fruit is no longer just a topping to your toast; it’s the star ingredient in a meal, the garnish to the ice-cold cocktail, the emollient that will make skin softer—when traveling to Velas Resorts in September. While the festival experience is slated for September, guests who come through Dec. 31...

Mexico’s president-elects vows to end the use of fracking

Mexico’s president-elect said Tuesday that he will end fracking, the oil and gas extraction method that has just begun to take root in areas of the country’s north. Asked about the potential risks of fracking at a news conference, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, “We will no longer use that method to extract petroleum.” Mexico...

All 103 passengers survive plane crash in Mexico

An Aeromexico jetliner taking off in a blustery storm smashed down into a nearby field but skidded to a stop virtually intact, and all 103 people aboard were able to escape advancing flames before fire engulfed the aircraft. Passengers expressed gratitude to be alive, but many were extremely shaken after the crash Tuesday afternoon. “It...
tropical storm hector

Tropical Storm Hector forms, no threat to land

A newly formed tropical storm is blowing over the eastern Pacific, far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Hector is likely to grow to hurricane force, but it poses no threat to land. The storm was centered about 905 miles (1,455 kilometers) southwest of the southern tip of...