Day

October 24, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

The General Prosecutor’s Office of Jalisco reported that they are investigating the homicides of five homeless people in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara. The homicides have occurred from October 18 to 24, all with several similarities: the victims are attacked while they sleep and are defenseless; as a weapon, a rock weighing more than five...
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After the evaluation made by the Subdirectorate of Civil Protection and Firefighters of Puerto Vallarta to the conditions that prevailed in the bay after the passage of hurricane ‘Willa’, it was determined that those people who were evacuated could return to their homes and hotels. Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña, who headed the different preventive tasks...
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Puerto Vallarta residents and vacationers began to resume their usual activities this Wednesday after not having been affected by the passage of Hurricane Willa. From the first hours of the day, people arrived at the Malecón to perform physical activity, walk, take some photographs and ride bicycles while municipal government staff was in charge of...
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In the last 30 hours, the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT) has recorded 24 landslides and fallen trees that have obstructed federal highways in Jalisco caused by the passing hurricane “Willa” and tropical storm “Vicente”, reported the Centro SCT Jalisco. Much of the damage has occurred in the coastal area. “Approximately 50% of landslides...
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Mexican annual inflation in the first half of October rose less than expected, official data showed on Wednesday, but the rate was still above the central bank’s target. Mexican inflation in the 12-months through early October rose 4.94 percent, the national statistics institute said, compared to expectations for a 5.00 percent increase in a Reuters...
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A day after the passage of Hurricane Willa, which caused a night of panic and terror, the residents of the Escuinapa, Sinaloa awake to a harsh reality, with damages, but thankful that so far there were not any confirmed deaths. The sky looks clean, without the presence of rain, the flooded streets show the ravages...
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A sudden wave of pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, other prominent Democrats and CNN was thwarted without physical harm, but an anxiety-filled day on Wednesday deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national midterm elections. None of the bombs detonated as law enforcement took them away for examination and disposal....
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Mexico’s incoming foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said the country could “absolutely” follow Canada in legalizing marijuana as a way to reduce violence generated by a war on drugs that “doesn’t work.” This week he met with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and said that Ottawa’s experience “is a very interesting option in the short term...
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Hurricane Willa weakened rapidly into a tropical depression on Wednesday after slamming into a stretch of beach towns, fishing villages and farms along Mexico’s Pacific coast as a Category 3 storm, though it continued to dump torrential rains over west-central Mexico. Damage assessments were scanty before dawn due to darkness and poor communications, but federal...
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