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September 11, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

american capital of culture
San Miguel de Allende was chosen as the American Capital of Culture 2019, determined by the International Bureau of Cultural Capitals. The appointment will be valid from January 1 and until December 31, 2019. Among the benefits to the city, worldwide marketing through the broadcast of 8 thousand television commercial spots in 45 countries around...
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When Mexican researcher Jesús Fuentes Rodríguez arrived in Eritrea, Africa; the authorities told him not to go out at night, not to walk alone and not to carry jewelry, cameras or credit cards. “They even gave me a guard that was very uncomfortable,” he recalls. The war between Ethiopia and Eritrea was over but armed people...
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Mexico City police have arrested eight people in connection with the beating death of a man accused of trying to abduct children. It’s the fifth such vigilante killing in the past month in the country. The Mexico City public safety agency says the 24-year-old man was beaten inside a church in the western borough of...
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Aeromexico pilots to strike over loss of benefits after crash
Unionized pilots of Aeromexico, Mexico’s largest airline, said on Tuesday that they plan to strike on Oct. 1 over the airline’s decision to suspend some benefits after a crash in northern Mexico. In a preliminary report last week, Mexico’s civil aviation agency said bad weather likely caused the crash, adding that there was no evidence...
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The Government of Jalisco, as a member of the Working Group of the Governors on Climate and Forests (GCF Task Force), voted in favor of the “Principles of Collaboration and Association among Subnational Governments, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities “. It is a document that demonstrates the commitments of subnational governments to work with indigenous...
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For the first time in five years, Mexico received fewer foreign tourists on summer vacations. Data from the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) indicate that the country attended to 3,643,000 international tourists in July of this year, a decrease of 69,000 (1.9%) in relation to the same month of 2017. It is the first decline since...
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After several months of planning, Cruises Marítimos Vacacionales (CMV), announced the itinerary for their exclusive Mexico cruise service will set sail on February 3, 2019 from Acapulco. The cruise ship, the Magellan, will arrive in Puerto Vallarta for the first time on February 7. The European cruise company, with more than 10 years of experience and...
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Peru is celebrating the return of an ancient funeral mask made of gold following a two-decade legal battle to repatriate the smuggled antiquity from Germany. President Martin Vizcarra on Monday attended a ceremony at the presidential palace where the so-called Sican mask was shown publicly for the first time since its return to the South...
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Japan proposed an end to a decades-old ban on commercial whaling at an international conference Monday, arguing there is no longer a scientific reason for what was supposed to be a temporary measure. But the proposal faces stiff opposition from countries that argue that many whale populations are still vulnerable or, even more broadly, that...
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Join the fun at Incanto in the piano bar on Saturday, Sept. 15, for their Mexican Fiesta celebrating Independence Day. The fun starts at 4pm with Loteria with ‘Mariachito and Frida’ along with Aunt Pearl from ‘Greater Tuna’. Award-winning Ballet Folklorico Tradiciones will perform before leaving for China to compete again in an international dance...
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The head of the Ministry of Education in Jalisco (SEJ), Francisco Ayón López, reiterated on Monday his respect for the decision taken by federalized teachers to suspend educational services due to the lack of payment of salaries and benefits. He assured them that there are advances to regularize payments. “We expect the next few days,...
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The fourth body of a group of people that crashed their vehicle into the Ameca River on Friday was recovered, reported the State Civil Protection Unit and Firemen through a statement. Last Friday, the UEPCB received a search and rescue call for four people who had been dragged along the Ameca River when they tried to cross...
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