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October 27, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

Animal rights Activists demand closure of Puerto Rico zoo after deaths
Animal rights activists demanded Friday that Puerto Rico permanently close its only zoo and relocate all animals to sanctuaries following reports of deaths and improper care. The California-based Animal Legal Defense Fund and local organizations accused the U.S. territory’s government of violating the Animal Welfare Act and the Endangered Species Act at a zoo that...
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Given the mortality of bees, which in wild areas reaches 35% of their populations, mainly due to climate change, Chihuahua honey producers use flavored drinks to feed their hives and prevent them from dying. Ludovico Palma Holguín, president of the Association of Beekeepers of Aldama dedicated to the organic production of honey explained that the...
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Towering skeletons and dancers dressed in regional costumes are bouncing along Mexico City’s main avenue, surrounded by orange marigolds, as the city celebrates its third annual Day of the Dead parade. This year’s parade pays tribute to migrants who have lost their lives just as thousands of Central Americans make their way through southern Mexico...
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Are you confused about when the bus fare increase will be implemented in Puerto Vallarta? You’re not alone! The final date for bus fare increases have been announced for next Friday, November 2, informed the president of the company Transportation United Pacific Coast, Luis Alberto Romero Chávez. At this time the bus fare in Puerto...
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Miguel Ángel Millán, a 30-year-old blind man, and his guide dog Ruger, seek to end the discrimination they have suffered and lay the foundations to raise awareness about the use of guide dogs in Acapulco establishments. Miguel Angel left the cane behind and now chooses to be accompanied by Ruger, a 20-month old golden retriever,...
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For the municipal government of Puerto Vallarta, the issue of health is a permanent priority in public affairs, which is why the mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña pointed out, he will continue to lobby with the various government agencies and public agencies of health, to bring a Level-Three hospital to the area. While inaugurating the activities...
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The Ministry of the Interior (Segob), through the National Institute of Migration (INM) and the Mexican Commission for Assistance to Refugees (COMAR), delivered temporary CURPs, an equivalent to a social security number, to 111 migrants, as a result of the plan ‘You are in your home’, announced this Friday by President Enrique Peña Nieto. In...
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Sinking its roots in the pre-Hispanic past, the tradition of using cempasúchil flowers, known as the Mexican Marigold, to decorate altars on the Day of the Dead festivities survives thanks to Mexican farmers who showcase their brilliant products these days. The Mesoamerican cultures attached great importance to the cult of the dead, with different ceremonies...
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