Puerto Vallarta News

Local Puerto Vallarta News

Recent Puerto Vallarta news headlines, including surrounding areas in Jalisco and Nayarit.

Our local news typically covers stories and events that are happening in Puerto Vallarta and the surrounding areas, including the capital city of Guadalajara and the Nayarit area. This includes coverage of local government, such as city council meetings and local elections, as well as local crime and public safety issues. Local news includes coverage of community events, such as festivals, parades, and charity events, as well as profiles of local businesses, artists, and community leaders. Local Puerto Vallarta news plays an important role in informing residents about what is happening in our community and can help foster a sense of community pride and engagement. PVDN provides valuable information for individuals and families regarding issues that affect their daily lives, such as traffic and weather updates, school closures, and local business and restaurant reviews.

Puerto Vallarta Added to Google Maps’ “Special Collections”

Today, Google Maps added to its catalog of Special Collections, different sites and landmarks along the coast of Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, including the...
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2nd Annual Riviera Nayarit Mountain Bike Race

The Jalisco Mountain Bike Sports League (Liga Deportiva de Ciclismo de Montaña Jalisco) and the Club Velo Bike—with the support of the Riviera Nayarit CVB’s...
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Jennifer Lawrence Let Her Hair Down In The Riviera Nayarit

Top trending celebrities continue to choose the Riviera Nayarit as their favorite vacation hotspot. Most recently it was Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence who chose Mexico’s Pacific...
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6th Annual Wind Festival in Bucerias this Weekend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBTbfft5iLE The 6th Annual Wind Festival (Festival del Viento) is headed back to Bucerías, the Riviera Nayarit’s Wind Capital. Backed by the Mexican Kitesurf Association...
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Eight People Killed in More Jalisco State Cartel Violence

At least eight people died in a shootout between Mexican federal police and suspected gang members in the troubled western state of Jalisco, a government...
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Invictus Reality Show of Endurance Filmed in Puerto Vallarta

As Vallarta Daily first reported on the rumors of reality show Invictus being filmed in Puerto Vallarta, we can now confirm that the sportsman reality...
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Dwarf Sperm Whale Washed Ashore in Puerto Vallarta

The Environmental Protection Agency (PROFEPA) in Mexico responded Monday to reports of a dead marine mammal’s body at Play de Oro in Puerto Vallarta. Investigators...
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Families Still Seek Answers in Puerto Vallarta Plane Crash

On a routine skydive adventure in Puerto Vallarta, a Cessna 180 flown by Skydive Vallarta departed the runway on May 7 with four passengers and...
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Mexico Disarms Police in Two Jalisco Towns

Authorities in the Mexican state of Jalisco have disarmed police in two towns in the area where a military helicopter was shot down during an...
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Major Travel Companies Say Puerto Vallarta Bookings Still Strong

Major travel companies say that bookings for Puerto Vallarta have held steady despite civil unrest that occurred in and around the city earlier this month,...
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Puerto Vallarta Today

The Latest News and Trends in One of Mexico's Most Vibrant Cities

Puerto Vallarta, a popular tourist destination located on the Pacific coast of Mexico, is a vibrant city with a rich culture and a lively media landscape. Here are some of the top headline news stories making waves in Puerto Vallarta today:

  1. Tourism and Travel: As a major destination for both domestic and international tourists, tourism and travel-related news is always a hot topic in Puerto Vallarta. With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting travel around the world, the city has seen a significant drop in tourism, leading to economic challenges for many businesses and residents.

  2. Crime and Security: Like many cities in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta has faced challenges with crime and security in recent years. The government has implemented various measures to combat the problem, including increased police presence and community-based programs, but concerns over safety remain a top priority for many residents and visitors.

  3. Infrastructure and Development: Puerto Vallarta is a growing city, with ongoing development projects and infrastructure improvements. However, some residents have raised concerns about the impact of development on the city’s natural resources and cultural heritage, as well as the potential for overdevelopment to negatively affect the city’s tourism industry.

  4. Environmental Issues: Puerto Vallarta is home to a diverse range of natural environments, including beaches, jungles, and mountains. However, these environments are threatened by climate change, pollution, and other environmental issues. Many residents and environmental groups have been advocating for more sustainable and responsible practices to protect the city’s natural resources.

  5. Social Issues: Like many cities in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta has a complex social landscape, with issues related to poverty, inequality, and discrimination. Local groups and activists are working to address these issues and create more equitable and inclusive communities.

In conclusion, Puerto Vallarta is a city with a diverse range of headline news stories, covering topics from tourism and travel to crime and security, infrastructure and development, environmental issues, and social justice. As the city continues to grow and evolve, it is sure to generate even more newsworthy stories in the years to come.