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Mexico has plenty of reasons to celebrate World Beer Day

World Beer Day will be held on August 3, a worthy date to celebrate in Mexico for being the number one country in beer exports and the fourth producer internationally, exceeding the brewing powers of Germany. With friends, as a couple, or with the family, it is important to remember on this special date that...

Mosquito season is here, and so is an increase in Dengue and Zika

From March to July of this year, cases of dengue grew almost 400%, going from 6 to 29, while in Zika nearly doubled, going from 14 to 27. The above statistics are according to information provided by the head of the Eighth Health Region of the Jalisco Health Secretariat based in Puerto Vallarta, Germán Acevedo...

Rock the Guac! ‘Guacamania’ Fest Comes to Mexico’s Velas Resorts

Avocado lovers, rejoice: this healthy fruit is no longer just a topping to your toast; it’s the star ingredient in a meal, the garnish to the ice-cold cocktail, the emollient that will make skin softer—when traveling to Velas Resorts in September. While the festival experience is slated for September, guests who come through Dec. 31...
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Tropical Storm Hector forms, no threat to land

A newly formed tropical storm is blowing over the eastern Pacific, far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Hector is likely to grow to hurricane force, but it poses no threat to land. The storm was centered about 905 miles (1,455 kilometers) southwest of the southern tip of...

Mexican anti-poverty program targeting poor women may help men most

Economic empowerment programs that target women may have an unintended effect: They help men instead. A growing number of economic development programs worldwide provide cash specifically to women in poor communities. Giving women access to money empowers them, the theory goes. And empowered women – especially mothers – can lift entire families out of poverty....

Three questions about Tequila, answered

In less than a decade, worldwide sales of tequila have doubled, while sales of premium and ultra-premium brands have shot up by 292 percent and 706 percent, respectively. In recent years, you may have heard of tequila tastings and walked by a new mezcal bar – and wondered about the difference between the two. Or...

Popocatépetl volcano sends ash over 5 municipalities

The national coordinator of Civil Protection, Luis Felipe Puente, informed through his Twitter account that the Popocatépetl volcano presented activity. Around 3:00 AM on Tuesday morning, Popocatépetl exploded sending ash 2 kilometers high. The fall of ash caused by volcanic activity is recorded in Amecameca, Acuautla, Ecatzingo, Ozumba and Tepetlixpa. Puente called on the population...

Profepa releases rescued turtle and Pájaro bobo in Puerto Vallarta

The Federal Office of Environmental Protection ( Profepa ) released two wildlife animals back to their habitat, in the area known as Boca de Tomates, in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. With the purpose of safeguarding and guaranteeing their survival, Profepa staff and the City Council of Puerto Vallarta carried out the reintegration of an adult Turtle...
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