Puerto Vallarta News

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

Another flight from Puerto Vallarta arrives in Vancouver with COVID-19 infected passenger

Eight flights either departing or arriving in B.C. have been added to the COVID-19 exposure list late Tuesday, including an arrival from Puerto Vallarta. Those flights carrying a confirmed case of COVID-19 include: • Dec. 9: KLM 681, Amsterdam to Vancouver, Rows 6-9. • Dec. 9: WestJet 3320, Vancouver to Kelowna, Rows 15-19. • Dec....
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Puerto Vallarta forced back into partial Coronavirus lockdown

The State Government announced the application of new lockdowns in Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta to slow the spread of Coronavirus. At the health and economic reactivation meeting, it was established that from December 25 to January 10 there will be a new partial closure of non-essential businesses. Unlike the previous emergency button, decreed at the...
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Puerto Vallarta has a notable increase in security after killing of ex-governor

After the murder of the former governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval at dawn last Friday, more than one hundred elements of the Jalisco State Police arrived in Puerto Vallarta with the aim of reinforcing security in the city, where several violent criminal acts have been registered in recent months. The state agents arrived in at...
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Coronavirus on the rise in Jalisco: Second consecutive day of more than a thousand cases reported

This Saturday, more than a thousand new infections by COVID-19 were reported for the second time in Jalisco with a new record of 1,158 cases in a single day, bringing the total to 131,250 infections. Friday also added just over 1,000 new cases. The government acknowledges the number of infections is likely much greater than...
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U.S. urges quick justice after the assassination of Jalisco ex-governor in Puerto Vallarta

The US State Department called for a “quick investigation” to clarify the murder of former Governor Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz, who was murdered early Friday morning in Puerto Vallarta, and demanded that those who are guilty pay for the crime they committed. A spokesman for that US agency stated: “We hope that those responsible will be...
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Ex-governor of Jalisco shot dead in Puerto Vallarta

An ex-governor of the Mexican state of Jalisco was shot dead early on Friday in the bathroom of a restaurant in the beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, the latest violence to wrack a region plagued by one of the country’s most dangerous drug gangs. Jalisco state officials said former governor Aristoteles Sandoval was shot in...
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Sinkhole forms in the heart of Puerto Vallarta

The formation of a sinkhole in the downtown area of ​​Puerto Vallarta forced the authorities to divert traffic while personnel from the water company carry out the repairs. As reported by Seapal Vallarta, a medium-sized sinkhole has been detected on Juárez Street, in the Centro neighborhood, so this location will be closed for repair, starting...
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Puerto Vallarta Regional Hospital reports 100% occupancy in general hospital beds

According to the federal platform, over the weekend, the Puerto Vallarta Regional Hospital reported 100% occupancy in general hospital beds. The governor reported that the positivity rate reached 43.6% and that there are 76 municipalities at high risk, including Puerto Vallarta. The General Hospital 7 in Lagos de Moreno, the Real San José Hospital and...
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Jalisco reaches record hospitalizations for COVID-19

Jalisco reached its maximum record in hospitalizations for COVID-19 this Wednesday, according to statistics from the Radar Jalisco strategy, presented daily on its web platform. According to the figures, on November 9, there were 937 people hospitalized in the State; the figure had not been so high since last July 27, when 907 hospitalizations from...
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Canada reports three recent flights from Puerto Vallarta with Covid infections

The Government of Canada has reported that, during the month of November, the Calgary International Airport received a total of 16 international flights with passengers who tested positive for Covid, including three flights from Puerto Vallarta. The authorities issued the list with the affected flights, even detailing the seat rows in which the passengers with...
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Puerto Vallarta hotels will now be able to operate at 75% during the holidays

According to the Jalisco government health table , for the Christmas season and with the intention of celebrating the Christmas and New Year’s parties, Puerto Vallarta hotels will be able to operate at 75 percent of their maximum capacity despite the fact that The entity remains on an orange traffic light and the number of...
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Cruises will return to Puerto Vallarta in the first quarter of 2021

Cruise ships will return to Puerto Vallarta starting in the first quarter of 2021, according to the cruiselines. Carnival Cruises Line announced that it plans to return to Puerto Vallarta in early March, while on other routes they will do so until the end of April. Through a statement, the cruise company announced that it...
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