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Baja California Sur
Playa del Amor, located in the Marietas Islands National Park, has been included in the ranking of the “12 Best Beaches in Mexico” according to Condé Nast Traveler magazine. These 12 beaches stand out thanks to their resorts, unique activities and overall beauty. Also known as Playa Escondida, or Hidden Beach, this gorgeous hideaway is...
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Offering a Grand Prize of USD $20K+, the Robert Ross Fishing Tournament is open for registration. The Tournament is scheduled for May 17th-19th at the newly expanded Marina Puerto Escondido along the Sea of Cortez in Loreto, Baja California Sur. Fishing tournament competitors can try their hand at the fastest fish in the sea, the...
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Almost a million Americans live without the proper papers on the other side of the wall that President Donald Trump plans to complete with federal funds. The big difference is that some emigrants arrive with dollars and their credit card. That is why some are expelled from thousands and others are deported – at most...
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The US Department of State published the annual update to the Travel Alerts for Mexico on Thursday morning and classified parts of the country between level 2 and 4, recommending that people visiting Mexican territory be alert for the possibility of risks. There are no restrictions or advisories issued for Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Chapala, or...
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The governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval signed an agreement with the National Polytechnic Institute and SEDATU, Román Meyer for the application of an urban improvement program in marginalized areas of Puerto Vallarta. “Because as a governor who is just one month away from completing his term for which he was elected, I can point out...
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Poverty has increased in one of every three towns integrated to the Magical Towns program since 2012. The brand has operated for 17 years and groups 121 communities, where 6 million people live. The program was created with the intention of contributing to a rising quality of life, employment and promoting investment in diversified tourist...
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The Marina Puerto Escondido Board of Directors will hold a Grand Opening Ceremony to showcase the new 100+ slips, breakwater, premium services, amenities and more that are now available at the marina. The ceremony takes place on November 3, 2018 from 5:30 – 10:00 pm in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Puerto Escondido has offered a...
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hurricane willa
Although Hurricane Willa weakened yesterday from a Category 5 – to a Category 4 hurricane, it is still classified as dangerous for residents of Jalisco, Nayarit, Colima, Durango, Sinaloa, and Baja California Sur. Last night Willa remained a potentially catastrophic storm, with winds of 250 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 315 kilometers...
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hurricane willa
Hurricane “Willa” increased to category 2 on the Saffir-Simpson scale and continues to strengthen while the authorities of Nayarit, Sinaloa, and Jalisco remain on alert for the damage it could cause in the coming hours. According to the National Water Commission (Conagua), in Baja California Sur, Durango, Colima, Michoacán and Zacatecas there are also risks...
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The State Unit for Civil Protection and Firefighters of Jalisco (UEPCBJ) reported that an earthquake of 4.5 degrees was recorded this Sunday in the southwest of the municipality of Puerto Vallarta. The state agency indicated that the quake was recorded 427 kilometers southwest of Puerto Vallarta at 3:56 pm on this day, latitude 19.01 and...
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US State Department Issues Level 2 Travel Advisory for Mexico
On September 25th, the Federal and state authorities in Mexico disarmed the city of Acapulco’s entire police force as they investigate possible ties to drug gangs, according to the US Embassy in Mexico . This news supports the action taken by the US State Department on August 22, 2018, when it elevated its Travel Advisory...
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This morning, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that hurricane “Bud” intensified to category 4. The cloud bands of “Bud” favor the potential of intense and torrential rains in Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán and Nayarit, and intense in Sinaloa and Durango. In the most recent warning issued by the agency dependent on the National Water Commission...
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Mexico posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with the government reporting Sunday there were 29,168 murders in 2017, a 27 percent increase over 2016. The number is the highest since comparable records began being kept in 1997 and is also higher than the peak year of Mexico’s drug war in 2011, when there were...
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A powerful earthquake that struck in the Gulf of California shook buildings and sent people running outdoors across parts of northern Mexico on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured at 6.3 magnitude, after initially reporting it at 6.6. The epicenter was 48...
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The government of the United States issued an update of its travel alerts to Mexico, where it reported that the problems of violence continue in various parts of the country; however, it excluded the tourist zones from the violent zones. In its report, the State Department specified that in the case of Quintana Roo, the...
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