Day

October 29, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

They act in groups of at least four individuals, they can be men or women and their victims are regularly elderly, the most vulnerable. The thieves resort to one of the old tricks of the pickpockets: they stain the clothes of their prey, they act as if they help him, but in reality, they make...
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For the first time in 21 years, troops from the US army will be deployed to the border with Mexico. The Department of Defense announced on Monday the start of the operation “Faithful Patriot” that will include the deployment of 5,200 active soldiers armed to “toughen” the border with Mexico and prevent the entry of...
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With the objective of reducing the street dog population in Puerto Vallarta, the Coordination of Animal Welfare and Vallarta Adventures, join the Calle Cero Foundation to achieve the third Mass Free Sterilization Campaign in the city, which will also benefit Bahía de Banderas, given its proximity to this Nayarit community. The Animal Welfare Coordination is...
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Michel Giglia is a French vocalist who sings French, Latin and contemporary music with an upbeat, youthful twist. His voice is velvety smooth and his stage presence is mesmerizing. Michel graduated from the École Superieure de Comédie Musicale in Paris, where he refined his vocal, dance and performance skills. He has performed in musical theatre...
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The Secretary of the Interior in Mexico, Alfonso Navarrete Prida, acknowledged that unfortunately criminal gangs have infiltrated the migrant caravan, as confirmed by the Guatemalan government, but they have already been identified. “Today we learned that they approached at 9:00 a.m. and threaten personnel of the National Institute of Migration, that if they were not...
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Poverty has increased in one of every three towns integrated to the Magical Towns program since 2012. The brand has operated for 17 years and groups 121 communities, where 6 million people live. The program was created with the intention of contributing to a rising quality of life, employment and promoting investment in diversified tourist...
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Just as many opponents of Donald Trump considered him unelectable in 2016, detractors of Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro always believed the far-right candidate himself was the ultimate fail-safe mechanism. Like Trump, who was caught on video boasting that he grabbed women by the genitals, Bolsonaro came to the race with a long history of comments...
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New research strengthens the case that people used the chocolate ingredient cacao in South America 5,400 years ago, underscoring the seed’s radical transformation into today’s Twix bars and M&M candies. Tests indicate traces of cacao on artifacts from an archaeological site in Ecuador, according to a study published Monday. That’s about 1,500 years older than...
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Large-scale migration; natural, environmental, health and anthropogenic disasters; the geostrategic situation; the absence of alliances in defense; the loss of governability and governance; the vulnerability in the borders, and regional conflicts are the main threats to Mexico that the Armed Forces observe in the current Military Plan of Joint National Defense. The document defines the...
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At this time of the year, Mexican and Mexican-American communities observe “Día de los Muertos” (the Day of the Dead), a three-day celebration that welcomes the dead temporarily back into families. As scholars of death and mourning rituals, we believe that Día de los Muertos traditions are most likely connected to feasts observed by the...
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Mexicans voted to scrap a part-built $13 billion new airport for the capital in a divisive referendum pushed for by President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, dealing a blow to business leaders like Carlos Slim, and causing the peso to slide. Roughly a million people, just 1 percent of Mexico’s electorate, participated in the referendum held...
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