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October 7, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

If you are already at that age (or already feel the call) to leave your parents’ home and find your own space, first: congratulations, well done!; Second, if you feel worried, nerves or fear, it’s only natural. You are not alone. Thinking about how difficult and significant this process is, we have thought of some tips...
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A magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck Haiti on Sunday, even as survivors of the previous day’s temblor were sifting through the rubble of their cinderblock homes. The death toll stood at 12, with fears it could rise. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter of the aftershock was located 9.8 miles (15.8 kilometers) north-northwest of Port-de-Paix,...
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Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that he would consider legalizing certain drugs as part of a broader strategy to fight poverty and crime. Speaking in the state of Zacatecas, Lopez Obrador said that a recent proposal from the country’s defense minister, who backed legalization of opium for medicinal use, was important...
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The State Unit for Civil Protection and Firefighters of Jalisco (UEPCBJ) reported that an earthquake of 4.5 degrees was recorded this Sunday in the southwest of the municipality of Puerto Vallarta. The state agency indicated that the quake was recorded 427 kilometers southwest of Puerto Vallarta at 3:56 pm on this day, latitude 19.01 and...
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In the last 24 hours, the Popocatepetl volcano recorded 62 exhalations accompanied by water vapor, gas and ash, 5 explosions and 784 minutes of harmonic tremors, according to the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred). During the night there was visibility, however, no incandescence was observed. At the time of this report it was observed...
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In Puerto Vallarta, the rains have generated floods, and these, in turn, have cause road chaos, potholes, and accidents. Not to mention the flooding of shopping centers. But in the basin of the Lerma River, the story is different. According to the records of the State Water Commission (CEA), the current storm has taken Lake...
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Riviera Nayarit offers its visitors various activities for October, including gastronomic and sports, with the intention of generating higher occupancy rates during the fall season. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Riviera Nayarit (OCV) reported in a statement that, along with the Association of Hotels and Motels of Bahía de Banderas, they work all...
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The State Unit for Civil Protection and Firefighters of Jalisco (UEPCBJ) reported today that flood conditions occurred in Puerto Vallarta from recent rains. They added that after the preliminary assessment of the flood conditions in the hotel zone of Las Glorias, and specifically in the shopping plaza Villas Vallarta, the level of flooding on public...
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High tides in the Bay of Banderas in Puerto Vallarta caused severe damage to sea turtle nests in the area, and along the Jalisco coast. Antonio Ramírez, from the sea turtle preserve of Boca de Tomates, reported that the swells entered the tortuguero field last night and buried hundreds of nests. “they covered them, buried...
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Mexico: Homeless Create Fantastical Creature in Alebrije Parade
Mexico City is preparing for its 12th Monumental Alebrijes Competition and Parade, to take place on October 20, and homeless people are working on their own creation to participate. The event is organized annually by Mexico City’s Museum of Popular Culture, which teamed up with the Assistance and Social Integration Institute (IASIS) to coordinate the...
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Authorities have permanently implemented the Interinstitutional Inspection and Surveillance Operation at Los Arcos of the Bay of Banderas due to bad tourism practices and illegal fishing that have a negative impact on marine life in the area. The program increases monitoring, inspecting, and verifying activities in and around the micro-system to ensure optimal conditions. Monitoring...
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