Day

May 24, 2019
In full celebration of gay pride (Vallarta Pride) in Puerto Vallarta, a commander of the municipality’s police was suspended from his duties for reports of alleged acts of homophobia and transphobia, according to Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña. Commander Elio (V) was removed from his duties until further notice, after arresting and mocking a transgender woman...
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As part of the preventive actions that have been taken in Puerto Vallarta for the 2019 hurricane season, authorities of the three levels of government, led by the director of Social Development, Víctor Bernal Vargas, representing Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña , made an inspection tour of buildings, that if required, would be enabled as temporary...
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Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci’s litany of exquisite but unfinished work shows he probably had an attention disorder common to modern society. That is the view of psychiatry professor Marco Catani, who believes Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) explains both da Vinci’s chronic procrastination and his creative drive in the arts and sciences. “I...
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Mexico’s Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country’s new militarized police force known as the National Guard. Critics worry the National Guard may transfer military practices to the subtleties of police work including rules of procedure, evidence and engagement. The four new laws approved in the lower house...
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puerto vallarta safety
Security is one of the priority issues of the City Council, so much so that there are meetings every day with those responsible for keeping the city safe, said Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña. The Mayor assured that anyone who wants to join and contribute on this or any other issue is welcome, “we are meeting...
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During the early hours of Monday, a female commander on board the PV-336 patrol apprehended a trans woman by the name of Lorena Amor Barajas Espinoza, who claims she was not informed of the reason she was being arrested. Lorena clarifies in her testimony that the commander, in a disrespectful and sarcastic manner, referred to...
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A 6-year-old girl was found wandering the streets of Puerto Vallarta in what was originally described as blood-stained clothes, but without injuries, Thursday morning. The girl was found along on Calle González Gallo, near the Wal-Mart at Macro Plaza. Authorities transferred the child to an early care center where they identified her and located her...
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