Puerto Vallarta News

Local News from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico by PVDN, the leading English news source serving the expat community and tourists in Vallarta.

Toy Drive in Puerto Vallarta, by Ryan Donner and Associates

At Ryan Donner & Associates, we want to bring Christmas to the less fortunate. This year has been challenging for everyone; however, we believe that a real Christmas is only possible when sharing with others. Our office in Puerto Vallarta will become a toy drop-off center for children in nearby communities. We invite you to...
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Vallarta restaurant owners will request an increase in capacity to 60%

The restaurant sector of Puerto Vallarta will request the Government of the State of Jalisco to increase the capacity within its establishments, according to the leader of Canirac in the city, Sergio Jaime Santos. Santos pointed out that the year has been complicated for the restaurant sector, and hopefully that in this high winter season...
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New airport terminal in Puerto Vallarta to be completed in 2024

The Covid-19 pandemic will not prevent Puerto Vallarta from having a better airport in 2024. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP) confirmed that it maintains the project to complete the construction of the new terminal building in that year, which will expand its capacity by 60 percent. There will be no delays, unlike what happened with...
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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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Puerto Vallarta businesses ask city to increase security after several high-profile crimes

After recent violent criminal acts that have occurred in Puerto Vallarta, it is necessary that the three levels of government guarantee security and that tourism is not impacted, the president considered from Coparmex in Puerto Vallarta, Jorge Careaga Jiménez, who made the call to increase efforts in security. The work of security is eminently the...
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Our Lady of Guadalupe pilgrimage and events will be virtual this year

Because there will be no pilgrimages, no dancers, or food stalls in the Plaza de Armas and side streets, as part of the Guadalupan festivities in Puerto Vallarta, the church and the local government invited the public to follow events through social networks to avoid crowds and an increase in coronavirus infections. The health of...
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Flights to Puerto Vallarta increasing 400%

National and international travelers continue to arrive in Puerto Vallarta, it is expected that flights will increase to more than 400% by the end of November. For this month of November, it is expected to close with a 410.9% increase in the number of flights compared to the figure registered in June; It will go...
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Body found in Nayarit believed to be of kidnapped real estate developer

A body “with physical characteristics similar to those of businessman Felipe Tomé ” was found around 6:00 p.m. this Tuesday on kilometer 54 of the highway that leads from La Peñita de Jaltemba to Compostela, in the state of Nayarit. This was reported by the Jalisco State Prosecutor, Gerardo Octavio Solís Gómez, who said that...
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Real Estate Developer kidnapped in Puerto Vallarta

The real estate businessman José Felipe Tomé Velázquez, business associate to the Bribiesca brothers, children of the former first lady, Martha Sahagún, wife of President Vicente Fox, was kidnapped by a command early Sunday morning in Puerto Vallarta; during the events, one of his associates was assassinated. Preliminary reports indicate that after dining out at...
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Puerto Vallarta Among the Top Destinations for U.S. Thanksgiving Travel

Although travel volumes for the celebration of Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which this year will be Thursday, November 26, have fallen compared to recent years, Puerto Vallarta is in the first three places among the international destinations to which Americans will travel for the holiday. For the first time in history, Mexico is...
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New measures against COVID-19 for the next 45-days in Puerto Vallarta

In a press conference on Monday morning, the Governor of Jalisco announced new measures to try to control the spread of coronavirus infections in the State, after the stage known as the “Emergency Button” expired. The Governor started his press conference saying, “fortunately the information that we have so far show that the emergency button...
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Puerto Vallarta returns to normal business hours, even as COVID-19 cases haven’t decreased

Businesses, nightlife, and beaches of Puerto Vallarta will return to their normal hours two weeks after activating the ‘Emergency Button’ even though COVID-19 cases haven’t recorded a meaningful decrease in cases. The ‘Emergency Button’ sought to cut the chain of coronavirus infections in the entity, according to Anna Bárbara Casillas, General Strategic Coordinator of Social...
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