Day

April 30, 2019
Archaeologists in Mexico have found a Spanish anchor off the Gulf coast of Veracruz that dates to around the time of the Spanish conquest. The anchor was found near a site where Hernán Cortés intentionally sank 10 of his ships in 1519 to prevent his troops from deserting. Cortés landed in Veracruz 500 years ago,...
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An Arizona couple has been rescued by investigators after being kidnapped and held for ransom in Mexico. News outlets reported Monday that the Tucson couple was rescued by members of the Sonora Attorney General’s Office investigative branch in Nogales, Mexico, and were returned to the U.S. Saturday. Authorities say the people, who were not named...
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Arturo Dávalos Peña, mayor of Puerto Vallarta, announced that the National Guard will have a barracks in his municipality. The Mayor said that they are already looking for a location to install the new national security body that is part of the Federal Government. “We are looking for an area of ​​one hectare or more,...
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An intense drought related to this year’s El Nino phenomenon has precipitously lowered the level of Panama’s Gatun Lake, forcing the country’s Canal Authority to impose draft limits this week on ships moving through the waterway’s recently expanded locks. The restrictions on how deep the vessels can reach below the surface means large ships, primarily...
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Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with the convenience and quality of their checkups, a new study suggests. There’s a lot about these telemedicine visits that can sound appealing: no need to get stuck in traffic on the way to the doctor; no...
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Coco’s Kitchen in Zona Romantica, Puerto Vallarta, will present “Dinner & an Evening With Kim Kuzma” on Friday, May 3rd. This is the final ‘Acustico’ show of the season for Kim and musicians, Eduardo Leon, Fernando Huerta Gonzalez and Luis Rascon. Join Kim and the band for a magical night of music under the stars....
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Marina Puerto Escondido will host the Robert Ross Fishing Tournament from May 17th-19th. The tournament hosts are expecting 40-50 four-angler teams for the first annual tournament, and entrants can compete to win prizes upwards of USD $20K. Named after record holding angler Robert Ross, the tournament will offer experienced sportfishers and boaters an exclusive fishing...
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Mexico’s Senate approved a labor law overhaul Monday night aimed at ensuring workers can freely vote for their union representation and contracts. The new law requires secret-ballot union votes and proof of workers’ consent for contracts. The changes are needed to win approval of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, which was negotiated to replace the...
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