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October 1, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

Mexico factory activity rebounds in Sept, helped by exports
The pace of growth in Mexico’s manufacturing sector picked up in September after a slump, helped by increases in new orders and the steepest rise in export sales in over three years, a survey showed on Monday. The IHS Markit Mexico Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 51.7 in September from a 10-month low of...
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A Guide to Getting Married in Mexico
Mexico is loaded with dream wedding destinations, from the tropical beaches of Puerto Vallarta to the Caribbean waters of the Riviera Maya, and the sacred Mount Kuchumaa. The country has long been praised for its year-round tropical temperatures, colorful culture, postcard-worthy scenery, and spicy local eats. Whether you plan your wedding in a lush mountain...
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The National Seismological Service of Mexico recorded a preliminary 5.7 earthquake, which was later downgraded to 5.4, in the Northwest area of Chiapas, in the municipality of Arriaga. State Civil Protection was dispatched to assess any damage to structures. So far, no damage or injury has been reported. Mapa de intensidades del sismo de magnitud...
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3D printed houses
Having a roof over your head is one of the basic needs of being human, but over 1-billion people in the world do not have it according to a report from the Ross Center for Sustainable Cities of the World Resources Institute. To try to solve this serious reality in some of the poorest cities...
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Rosa threatens "life-threatening flash flooding" in Mexico, Southwest U.S.
Tropical Storm Rosa neared Mexico’s Baja California on Monday, spreading heavy rains that were projected to extend into a drenching of the Southwest U.S. Forecasters said the rain may cause “life-threatening flash flooding.” The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the center of Rosa, which was a hurricane until late Sunday, should hit Baja California and...
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day of the dead puerto vallarta
Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is considered the most representative traditions of Mexican culture and is from the Aztec culture that was popularized in much of Latin America. In 2008 Unesco declared Día de Muertos as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of Mexico. In Brazil, there is a similar celebration known...
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As part of the activities for the World Tourism Day and within the framework of the centenary of Puerto Vallarta as a municipality, with the presence of municipal authorities, representatives of the tourism, business and educational sectors buried a Time Capsule, which will be sealed for 25 years. On behalf of the interim mayor Rodolfo...
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Among the thousands of immigrants who have been coming across the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months, many are seeking to escape gang and drug violence raging in their homelands. The weapon of choice used to intimidate them? Often an American-made gun. While the flow of drugs and immigrants into the U.S. has been well-documented for...
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Thousands of revelers are dancing and singing in Brazil’s second-biggest city to celebrate Rio de Janeiro’s 23rd Gay Pride Parade. Revelers of all ages are waving rainbow flags in a Carnival-like atmosphere, revelers of all ages are parading along Rio’s famed Copacabana beach to music blaring out from sound trucks. Many are wearing bright wigs,...
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Several returning Vallarta favorites are filling Incanto’s high season lineup, including the smooth vocals of singer-songwriter Spencer Day, popular singing string quartet Well-Strung, and comedienne Shawn Pelofsky, just to name a few. Comedienne/actor Shawn Pelofsky’s famous tagline ‘Stretch it out!’ could be a metaphor for her highly successful tenure in Vallarta over the past several...
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Questions linger 50 years after Mexico student massacre
Fifty years ago Tuesday, Mexican troops opened fire on student demonstrators, killing hundreds just days before Mexico City hosted the 1968 Olympics — one of the darkest episodes in a year of global turbulence. But five decades on, the October 2 massacre is little-remembered by the rest of the world and is shrouded in mystery...
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Ola From Mexico
Just off the eastern edge of Mexico, the Yucatán Peninsula in one word: fabulous! We’ve all heard of Cancún, the American party destination for spring breakers—its overpriced, commercial and littered with tourists—this city should just be used as a starting point to exploring this region in Mexico. Contrary to popular belief, the Yucatán Peninsula is...
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The Puerto Vallarta road and hotel infrastructure, as well as the airport, are listed as the main challenges in tourism of the municipality. During World Tourism Day, the elected mayor, Arturo Dávalos, said he will work together with state and federal authorities to bring more resources to Puerto Vallarta. Among these is the conclusion of...
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Mexico Must Stand Up to America’s Drug War
AMLO, as Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador is universally known, faces a dilemma. The American-imposed drug war has plunged his country into violence and corruption. The situation is intolerable, yet any attempt to break the chain means a confrontation with the United States that could prove even worse. It’s a deadlock that only a...
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Canada was back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico late Sunday after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline. In a joint statement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the agreement “will strengthen the middle...
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