Mexico City hospitals are filling up, but so are the streets

Sometimes Latin American dance tunes on the radio — salsa, cumbia, ranchera — bring a little cheer into the emergency room of Mexico City’s Ajusco Medio hospital, which is operating well over normal capacity because of COVID-19. Dr. Marta Patricia Mancilla, head of the emergency unit, says the upbeat soundtrack is a distraction from the...
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HIV cases increase in Puerto Vallarta during the pandemic

HIV / AIDS cases in Puerto Vallarta have been increasing between 20 and 25 a month during the pandemic, according to the doctor Saúl Oswaldo Ruiz Torres, coordinator of the Outpatient Center for the Prevention and Control of HIV / AIDS (Capasits) in the city. Ruiz Torres indicated that the coronavirus pandemic brought with it...
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ACT2PV Is Back with Fabulous Shows and Better Than Ever Entertainment

Act2PV is back and better than ever! Not only is the venue observing all government requirements (mandatory masks, sanitizers, temperatures checks), Act2PV has successfully opened The Starlight Cabaret, a spectacular open-air theater. With reduced capacity, reserved seating, required masks, temperature checks and sanitizers in all its theaters, ACT2PV has also added extra safety measures in...
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Terraces Prove Popular at Incanto for Breakfast and Happy Hour

Incanto’s fall season is off to a great start with all safety guidelines in place with 25% max occupancy indoors and a new open-air style accordion window set up in the piano bar. Their new hit theater show, Three Tenors Vallarta recently debuted to rave reviews. Featuring the vocal talents of Freddy Otelo from Venezuela,...
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‘Rockstar’ Debuts at The Palm Cabaret Starring Effie Passero and Roy Gomez-Cruz

The Palm Cabaret and Bar is pleased to announce the brand-new show, ‘ROCKSTAR,’ which brings together two very versatile and talented performers, Effie Passero (American Idol Finalist) and Roy Gomez-Cruz (Queen Live Headliner). ‘Rockstar’ is performed on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm thru Dec 1st and Saturday nights at 8 pm all season. As a finalist...
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Incanto’s fall lineup debuts with ‘Three Tenors Vallarta’ and Thanksgiving Dinner

Three Tenors Vallarta recently debuted in Incanto’s theatre to rave reviews. Reminiscent of internationally popular vocal groups Il Divo and Il Volo, the show stars Freddy Otelo from Venezuela, Armando Chakam from Colima, Mexico, and Pedro Islas from Mexico City singing exquisite interpretations of many familiar contemporary and operatic ballads in English, Spanish, and Italian....
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Tonny Kenneth as Prince in an Iconic Tribute Every Friday at The Palm Cabaret

One of Vallarta’s newest musical stars, Tonny Kenneth is debuting his all-new production dedicated to the one and only “PRINCE”. Let’s Go Crazy” is a spectacular tribute to this legendary music artist, produced and directed by Tonny Kenneth and choreographed by Sebastian Coronel. The show is a roller coaster of emotions through song, visuals and...
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Mexico reaches 1 million virus cases, nears 100,000 deaths

Mexico on Saturday topped 1 million registered coronavirus cases and nearly 100,000 test-confirmed deaths, though officials agree the number is probably much higher. How did Mexico get here? By marching resolutely, even defiantly, against many internationally accepted practices in pandemic management, from face mask wearing, to lockdowns, testing and contact tracing. What is more, officials...
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Sutton Lee Seymour returns to Puerto Vallarta with ‘Auntie Social: The Life of the Party’

Sutton Lee Seymour is a dazzling, drag performer with an impressive resume and an outstanding musical theatre background. Back for her 6th season in Vallarta, Sutton Lee Seymour draws a mixed audience of gay and straight, young and old, and even retired couples. As a seasoned NYC performer, she has honed her talents to create...
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Conservative Mexican state of Puebla legalizes same-sex marriage

The Congress of the Mexican state of Puebla voted to legalize same-sex marriages by an overwhelming majority on Tuesday, marking a step forward for LGBT rights in the predominantly Roman Catholic Latin American country. Long one of the more conservative regions in Mexico, Puebla joins the majority of Mexico’s 32 states in recognizing same-sex marriages...
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Mexico aims to vaccinate 116 million against coronavirus by end of 2021

Mexico plans to vaccinate more than 116 million people, or roughly 90% of its population, against the novel coronavirus by the end of 2021 after reaching accords with pharmaceutical companies and the World Health Organization-backed COVAX plan, the government said on Tuesday. In a presentation led by Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, the government said it...
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First case of coronavirus and influenza double infection confirmed in Mexico

José Luis Alomía Zegarra, general director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health (Ssa), confirmed the first case of Sars Cov 2 and Influenza AH1N1 double infection in Mexico. In the evening conference on the report of COVID-19 in the country, he explained that the case was detected in a 54-year-old woman and that as...
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