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October 4, 2018
In Jalisco, 40,000 restaurants are switching off the lights and using candles in a protest of an increase of more than 60% in electricity rates. The establishments will not stop providing services and will be “romantic” to make evident the dissatisfaction of the industry by the increases reflected in their bills since January, informed the...
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This afternoon a crocodile was captured on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, at the height of the Fiesta Americana Hotel. People who were in the area alerted the Fire Department who came to the rescue and together with Ecology personnel managed to capture the crocodile The reptile was taken aboard a unit for analysis and...
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Twitter Really Hates Netflix’s Reality Show ‘Made in Mexico’
Because we live in a Trump-era world, some might actually be ignorant enough to believe that all Mexicans are rapists and criminals. In an attempt to change that hateful narrative about us, on September 28, Netflix released Made In Mexico – a reality show that puts young rich Mexicans center stage. Ironically, the subjects of...
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Oil theft is becoming one of Mexico’s most lucrative criminal businesses Violent battles between rival criminal groups vying for control over Mexico’s lucrative oil theft business left more than 50 people dead over the span of five days, highlighting the deadly consequences of the trade’s emergence as one of the country’s most prized illicit economies....
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South of the Border Cruising: The Boating Life in Mexico
Hollywood has certainly had a field day of presenting the everyday American venturing south of the border to experience life in Mexico. Examples include the romantic comedy “The Mexican,” neo-noir thriller “Get the Gringo” and the western classic “Two Mules for Sister Sara.” These films, of course, have no bearing on the everyday life of...
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peso risk
The Bank of Mexico left interest rates unchanged Thursday in a split decision, warning that inflation risks remain that could prompt it to tighten monetary policy in the future. The central bank decided to keep the overnight interest-rate target at 7.75% by a majority, with one board member voting for a quarter-percentage-point increase to 8%....
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Mexico’s new science minister is a plant biologist who opposes transgenic crops
In early June, evolutionary developmental biologist Elena Álvarez-Buylla received an out-of-the-blue phone call from the campaign of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, then the front-runner in Mexico’s presidential election, with a question. If López Obrador won, would she consider becoming the next director of the National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt), the country’s science ministry...
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Tending Deep Wounds in Mexico
Those who make their way through Guatemala and into Mexico do not find any guarantee of safety. As the number of people fleeing violence and poverty in the Northern Triangle grows, the Mexican government has clamped down on the country’s southern border, with support from the US. Police and military surveillance and law enforcement, coupled...
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2017 earthquake off Mexico broke through an entire tectonic plate
September 2017 saw a pair of weird earthquakes in Mexico. A magnitude 8.2 on September 8 just offshore the state of Chiapas was followed by a magnitude 7.1 on September 19—this time much closer to Mexico City, causing considerable destruction there. While the two earthquakes were not connected, they were the same type of earthquake,...
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The 46th edition of Cervantino International Festival, to be held in Mexico, will see India participating as a guest of honour, with an elaborate programme of performing arts, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Director General said here in a press conference on Thursday. The festival started in 1953 with a focus on theatre, had...
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We Followed Our Dreams and Retired to Mexico. This is What No One Tells You About Starting a New Life Abroad
In the summer of 2012, Brad Johnson and his wife joined the thousands of Americans who each year decide to spend their retirement years living overseas. They rented out their house in Phoenix, Ariz., got a six-month tourist visa that they anticipated renewing indefinitely, packed up their two cars, and set off southward, to the...
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Mexico: Over 9,000 Children Disappeared Amid Violent Security Policy
Since 1995 over 9,000 children in Mexico have disappeared, the country’s ombudsman Luis Raul Gonzalez announced Wednesday during the 3rd National Conference on the Rights of Children and Adolescents. Almost 5,000 disappeared during the 6-year government of Enrique Peña Nieto. Sandra Mejia, of the Network for the Rights of Children in Mexico (Redim), said that...
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puerto vallarta reefs
Coral reefs are structures that combine beauty, functionality and balance; but besides being a meeting point for thousands of marine organisms, their behavior and state of health are a source of study for their conservation in the coasts of Jalisco. In Puerto Vallarta, from the Coastal Research Center of the University Center of the Coast...
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The Federal Office of Environmental Protection (Profepa), reported that it has launched an investigation into the lynching of a river crocodile in Puerto Vallarta. The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) established direct communication with the Public Ministry of the Federation in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, in order to assist in the investigation of the criminal...
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swoop puerto vallarta
Today Swoop announced service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and Abbotsford International Airport (YXX)  in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The service will see twice weekly flights to Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) and an addition of three times weekly service to Cancún International Airport...
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