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Until the beginning of August, a total of 790 confirmed cases of dengue were recorded in Jalisco, which, according to the Jalisco Ministry of Health (SSJ), represents an increase of about 243% compared to the figure in the same period of 2018: 233 patients. Together with Chiapas, Veracruz, Oaxaca and Quintana Roo, Jalisco is among...
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Mexican chefs have created what they say is the world’s biggest “torta” as thousands gather for an annual event celebrating the traditional sandwich. Sandwich makers from across the country took less than three minutes to assemble the 236-foot (72-meter) creation in Mexico City, featuring a variety of fillings from ham to rib meat to seafood....
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The contestants in the beauty pageant sashayed in red bathing suits, paraded across the stage in evening gowns with plunging necklines and answered questions about climate change and human rights. After four hours, and a brief protest onstage by a losing contestant, a brunette from the western Mexico state of Colima took the crown. Ivanna...
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New York health officials are advising residents not to eat fresh basil imported from Siga Logistics in Mexico because of a possible link to food-borne illness in the Albany area and in other states. The state advisory Friday follows a nationwide Food and Drug Administration advisory urging consumers, retailers and restaurants not to eat, sell...
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Through social networks, a video of the wedding ceremony of two Chihuahua dogs, who celebrated their union surrounded by their loved ones, went viral. The owners of the pets led the celebration at the Sheraton Buganvilias hotel in Puerto Vallarta . The video shows when the male dog, who wears a suit, is carried by...
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The Frida Kahlo Foundation is partnering with U.S. cosmetics retailer Ultra Beauty to launch a line of makeup inspired by the Mexican artist. And yes, in case any is wondering, the line includes an “eyebrow palette” that could be used to reproduce the well-known unibrow that Kahlo herself confidently showed in self-portraits. The foundation said...
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Mexicans are dismayed by continued increases in the price for avocados, a staple of the country’s cuisine. And the situation has also led to outrage too, as recipes have begun popping up for so-called “mock guacamole” without avocados. “This really does hurt,” the Mexico City food and entertainment magazine Chilango said in a story this...
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Deputies of the State Congress held a meeting with representatives of LGBT community in Puerto Vallarta, with the intention of listening to their requests and building a legislative agenda to further human rights for this sector of the community. At the meeting, convened by local deputies Héctor Pizano Ramos and Luis Ernesto Munguía, attended by...
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Downtown Vallarta Food Tour announced it has been recognized as the fifth place winner in the Food Experiences category of the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice awards for Experiences, ranking #5 out of over 2,200 global food experiences. The second annual Travelers’ Choice awards for Experiences highlight the world’s top bookable experiences on TripAdvisor, by category and...
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Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, have iconic reputations as two very welcoming LGBT-friendly destinations. A wide variety of LGBT-friendly accommodation options, activities, beaches, nightlife, and a great LGBT community are the reasons Mexico’s Pacific Coast is amongst the most popular LGBT destinations! Accommodation In Puerto...
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Join the fun in the piano bar as Incanto celebrates U.S. Independence Day on Thursday, July 4th, starting at 5 pm with juicy hamburgers and delicious hot dogs on the grill and many of your favorite traditional sides. Enjoy live music by Edgar Roxha at 5 pm and stay for Open Mic at 7:30 pm...
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Plaza Lázaro Cárdenas will be filled with the sight, smell, and taste of mangos on July 6th during the Third Puerto Vallarta Mango Festival. Festival attendees will be able to enjoy exquisite dishes and drinks prepared with mango, as well as live musical performances and entertainment. The director of the Vallarta Cultural Institute, Marina de...
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112 cases of confirmed dengue have been recorded in the regional health sector, of which 90 percent, around 100 cases, were reported in Puerto Vallarta, according to the director of the Health Jurisdiction VIII, Jaime Álvarez Zayas. Álvarez Zayas said that the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is the transmitter of this disease, like other animals...
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A Mexican soap opera that debuts on Sunday is set to make television history as the country’s first telenovela to feature a gay couple as the leading characters. “Juntos, El Corazon Nunca se Equivoca” (Together, the Heart is Never Wrong) from Mexican network Televisa centers on two teenagers who move to Mexico City to attend...
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Aldo Iván Dávila Morales is poised to take up a seat in Guatemala’s congress in January, making history as the first openly gay man elected to the country’s legislature. Proudly gay and living with HIV, the 41-year-old activist says the rainbow flag will not be his only cause. He intends to begin his congressional career...
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