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November 1, 2018

News: News and information for by PVDN

In a slap to the United States, the U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Thursday condemning the American economic embargo of Cuba and rejected proposed U.S. amendments strongly criticizing the lack of human rights in the island country. Resolutions adopted by the 193-member world body are unenforceable, but they reflect world opinion and the...
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Images of a tiny red bird that barely fills the palm of one’s hand appear everywhere in Venezuela — printed on money, labels of craft beer bottles and the cover of children’s school books. But the finch-like red siskin is vanishing from the wild at an alarming rate, falling prey to a century of shrinking...
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After the success of its first edition, Puerto Vallarta is preparing to receive the ‘Second International Forum of Sculptors’, in which national and international artists will meet from November 12 to 24. In a press conference held on Wednesday, in which the participating sculptors and the projects they will be working on were announced, the...
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Finland’s Finnair, which last year became the first airline to operate the state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900 XWB on Mexican lands with the launch of seasonal flights between Helsinki and Puerto Vallarta, will resume operation next month connecting the Pacific coast of Mexico with the Nordic country with a weekly schedule. Unlike last year, which operated its...
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This year the search for trips for the Day of the Dead season in Mexico increased by 101% compared to last year, according to figures from the Kayak travel website. The travel search revealed that international searches grew 11% , where the countries most interested in traveling to Mexico on these dates are the United...
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Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in the U.S., and almost 90 percent of deaths from this disease are directly attributable to cigarette smoking. Many cancers, such as breast cancer, that were once a death sentence are now treatable, yet lung cancer survival rates remain below 20 percent. A cure may be elusive, but...
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Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that it would begin accepting cash fares in Mexico City, seizing on a recent Supreme Court decision, though local government has yet to approve the form of payment. Uber waged a long campaign for cash fares in Mexico where roughly 60 percent of the population lacks a bank account....
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Melding tradition with modernity, a folk dance troupe is making waves in Mexico by welcoming all comers, letting its dancers smash taboos and perform in whatever gender makes them happy. Esmeralda Nunez could not be happier. Growing up in Jalisco state, the birthplace of Mexico’s national dance, the ‘jarabe tapatio’, folk tradition was part of...
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The seven existing cemeteries in Puerto Vallarta are ready for the arrival of thousands of people who will come during the day’s of Día de Los Muertos to reunite with their loved ones, who year after year come to live and remember the adventures, feats, and even the mischief of those who have gone. The...
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Mexico’s Supreme Court issued two more rulings Wednesday ordering that complainants in individual cases be allowed to use marijuana for recreational purposes, establishing a precedent that a blanket prohibition on pot is unconstitutional. The court found that adults have a fundamental right to personal development which lets them decide their recreational activities without interference from...
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