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October 5, 2018

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California startup Bird said on Friday it has launched its electric scooters in Mexico City, expanding its effort to shake up urban transportation globally. The launch marks Bird’s entry into Latin America, a market that transportation startups and investors see as ripe for growth. The company also said it would expand its operations to Brazil....
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Police are warning people about a new scam threatening immigrants or people from Mexico with graphic videos. A Pasco, Washington man received a gruesome video of three men getting stabbed to death on WhatsApp then threats saying that if he didn’t send money it would be him in the next video. The man contacted Pasco...
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Hurricane Sergio will make a U-turn and push toward Baja California late next week, and its remnant moisture could once again trigger flooding in the Desert Southwest. Sergio is currently hundreds of miles west of the Baja California coast in the eastern Pacific Ocean. On Oct. 3, Sergio became the eighth Category 4 hurricane of...
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Grupo Vidanta has again denied diverting the Ameca River bed to the artificial lagoons of the theme park it is building in partnership with Cirque du Soleil in the town of Jarretaderas, municipality of Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit. Through a statement, the company said that its construction principle is that of a sustainable company with...
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In 2018 tourism in Jalisco has maintained a sustained growth, although less than that reached in 2017 compared to 2016. “Fortunately, tourism continues to grow in Jalisco. There has not been any fall despite the widespread insecurity reports about our state. The Hotel Association and the Visitors Office in Guadalajara and in Puerto Vallarta show...
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Mexico President-elect AMLO lost 2006 elections due to 'rigging'
A former presidential candidate from Mexico’s Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI), which ruled uninterrupted for seven decades, has hinted that the 2006 presidential elections might have been rigged. Roberto Madrazo has said that according to information he had at that time, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador – who was elected president in July – was ahead of...
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Nature and culture mix to make Mazatlan an undiscovered gem
Our cab ride from the airport was a quick one: less than 30 minutes from the curb to our beachside hotel in the historic district of Mazatlan. Along the route, my husband chatted in Spanish with our driver and I surveyed the passing scene, glimpsing fleets of shrimp boats by the dozens and streets abuzz...
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US moves ahead with plan to give Mexico $20M that it doesn't want to deport migrants
The Trump administration is moving ahead with a plan to pay Mexico $20 million to deport migrants from that country and prevent them from reaching the U.S. – even after the plan had been halted by top Democrats in Congress and so far dismissed by the Mexican government. The plan is just the latest by...
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This Thursday, animal protection authorities and firefighters caught a crocodile two and a half meters long, which was loitering on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta. Logic has prevailed, and authorities assure us there is not a crocodile problem in Puerto Vallarta, but rather an over-development problem creeping into the natural habitat of these animals, forcing...
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“World Migratory Bird Day” will be celebrated for the first time next October 13th with the slogan “Uniting our voices for bird conservation”. The celebrations will be hosted in all three of Bahía de Banderas’ municipalities: the Higuera Blanca public plaza in the Riviera Nayarit, the El Salado Estuary, and the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens....
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reed straws
Reed straws have become an alternative to the traditional plastic because, in addition to having a short lifespan, they do not harm the environment. In Oaxaca, particularly in the San Juan Guelavia community, local artisans have focused on the production of reed straws, made from a plant and being biodegradable. In an interview, artisan Felipe...
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President Enrique Peña Nieto and first lady, Angélica Rivera, began divorce proceedings to end their marriage, according to Salvador García Soto in his column today on El Universal. The procedure will formalize “a separation and distancing that takes time”, says the journalist of “Serpientes y Escaleras”. With the move already in the works to the...
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