Guardians of the Galaxy has huge opening week

“Guardians of the Galaxy” blasted past expectations at the weekend box office. Marvel Studios’ cosmic romp starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista as members of an intergalactic band of rebels earned $94 million in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Ahead of its Friday debut, box office analysts initially projected that...
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Boys Choir from Mexico Warms Hearts in Texas

It’s not every day that two boys serenade you for your 13th birthday in a foreign language. But that’s what happened Thursday at the White Settlement home of Christina Nicholson, a member of the Texas Girls’ Choir. “Amazing,” Nicholson said, with a slight blush. “Last night at midnight, they serenaded me.” The young men doing...
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Kim Kardashian’s “thank you” tweet to Vallarta Adventures causes controversy with PETA

A recent tweet by Kim Kardashian has placed her at odds with animal rights activists once again, and this time puts Puerto Vallarta’s largest tour operator, Vallarta Adventures, in the line of fire and opens the debate of animal captivity. Vallarta Adventures has been featured on TV programs and channels that include E! Entertainment, Travel...
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How to Make Chiles Rellenos Recipe

Chiles Rellenos: Chiles rellenos are made of Chile Poblano (Ancho) or Anaheim chiles, with skins removed, dipped in batter, stuffed with cheese or meat and covered with lightly spiced red sauce. Blistering fresh chiles is one of the tricks of the Mexican food Cooking. Tips for filling Chiles Rellenos Fillings can be made ahead of...
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Mexican chef named Latin America’s best female chef

Chef Elena Reygadas, who brought Mexico City a restrained, rustic but elegant dining destination influenced heavily by Italian cuisine, has been named the best female chef in Latin America. Reygadas of Rosetta restaurant has been named the successor to Brazil’s Helena Rizzo, who was given the inaugural award last year by organizers of Latin America’s...
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Telemundo Announces Nominees for 3rd Annual PREMIOS TU MUNDO

Telemundo announced today the nominees to the third annual Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards), a spectacular event featuring exciting musical performances by the hottest Latin music acts, to broadcast live on Thursday, August 21, at 8PM/7c from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Hosted this year by Gaby Espino and Aarón Díaz, “Premios...
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Mexico to present results of fight against obesity, diabetes at U.N.

Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico’s efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the United Nations in compliance with international agreements, officials said. The Cabinet official will discuss achievements under the National Strategy against Obesity and Diabetes at the United Nations High-level Meeting for the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable...
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Mexico to Export More Foods Throughout Latin America

Thanks to the Pacific Alliance, Mexico will expand the presence of its food products in Latin America and strengthen trade ties with Chile, Colombia and Peru, to promote complementarity between nations and ensure the continued access to safe and healthy food for its inhabitants. In 2013, Mexico exported $314 million dollars in food products to...
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US Born Banda Singers Find Success South of the Border Too

Banda music is the soundtrack of modern Mexico, with its thumping polka beat and trumpets blasting everywhere from rural fairs to working-class Mexico City weddings. And it’s increasingly made in the USA. Once the equivalent of country music, with lyrics about rural life sung by men from Mexico’s western badlands, it is more and more...
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PVMC Has a New Artistic Director

Wow! A new look. A new sound. A strong, vibrant community bringing compelling musical shows to add to Puerto Vallarta’s growing entertainment repertoire. With this vision, Puerto Vallarta Men’s Chorus is proud to present our new artistic director, Alfonso López. With an extensive musical background, Alfonso enthusiastically joins the Chorus with both vision and experience....
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Ani Cordero Pays Tribute to Voices of Dissent in Latin America

New York’s Ani Cordero was one of the founding members of the Latin rock band Pistolera. On her new solo album, she’s unplugged — but no less powerful. Recordar is a kind of tribute album: a tribute to voices of dissent. The songs are her takes on some of Latin America’s classic protest anthems. “They...
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Chikungunya virus in Jalisco, Mexico

Chikungunya Virus The Health Secretariat has confirmed the first Mexican case of a person infected with the chikungunya virus, a disease like dengue that has spread in recent weeks to several countries in Central America and the Caribbean. Health authorities on June 20 diagnosed a woman in Jalisco state after she presented with chikungunya symptoms...
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