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Baja California
katia
The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that Tropical Storm Katia has developed in the western Gulf of Mexico. Katia moves towards the southeast, due to the interaction with cold number 2. The storm is located 165 kilometers east of Tampico, Tamaulipas, and a 120 east-northeast of Cabo Rojo, Veracruz.   In the next few hours,...
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rain
Tropical depression 14-E, expected to become tropical storm Lidia, is located south of Baja California Sur. The low pressure extends over the west of the country, creating the potential of heavy rains in most of the country. Wind gusts in excess of 60 kilometers per hour will be present in Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Nayarit,...
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National Playa Guayabitos Volleyball Festival 2017
Rincón de Guayabitos is getting ready to host the V National Playa Guayabitos Youth Beach Volleyball Festival 2017—the first of its kind held outside southwestern Mexico—which will take place from August 23-27. Teams from nearly every state in the Republic are expected to attend. Sun, sand, adrenaline and plenty of fun are just some of...
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Dozens of fishermen have burned a boat as part of a threat to force out a ship operated by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in Mexico’s Gulf of California. Sea Shepherd has been removing illegal and abandoned nets that endanger the vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise. Illegal fishing for the totoaba, another species, has reduced...
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The implementation of 911 services is expected to offer timely responses to emergencies and put Mexico on a growing international standard of 911 services. Currently in Mexico emergency services can be accessed using 066, which will forward to 911 operations in January in Puerto Vallarta. The system in Puerto Vallarta will use call routing, caller...
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Armed men abducted 10 to 12 presumed members of a crime gang who appeared to be celebrating at an upscale restaurant in the popular Mexican beach resort city of Puerto Vallarta, authorities said Monday. Jalisco state prosecutor Eduardo Almaguer said at a news conference that preliminary results of the investigation indicated that all involved –...
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weather
The National Weather Service warned of storm formation in the states of Nayarit, Jalisco and Colima, due to the presence of Tropical Storm Frank in the Pacific. In addition to that tropical storm, located southwest of the coast of Colima, the tropical wave number 16, will cause a similar climate in Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas and...
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The President hosted President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico on July 22.  Mexico is one of the United States’ closest and most valued partners.  Our countries are economically entwined.  Mexico is our third largest trading partner, and on any given day more than $1.5 billion in bilateral trade crosses our border.  We are working together...
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PRI
Mexico’s ruling party was headed for stinging defeats in some of 12 governorships up for grabs in state elections, according to preliminary vote counts Monday. Hobbled by corruption scandals, violence and a weak economy, the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party lost four states it has never lost before, including the northern border state of Tamaulipas, across...
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sayulita sup
Sayulita Pueblo Mágico, the Surf Capital of the Riviera Nayarit, will host the Stand Up Paddle (SUP) & Paddle Board National Selection Tournament from May 6-8, 2016, which will result in the picks for the Mexican national team. The invitation was sent out by the Mexican Federation of Surf via the National SUP Organization in...
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wave energy
A Mexican researcher associated with the University of Manchester, UK, contributed to the development and optimization of a prototype that converts wave energy into electrical energy. In an interview with the News Agency of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), Efraín Carpintero Moreno explained that the model could be up to eight times...
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Scientists have long known that mangroves provide vital barriers against storms and that these forests can store vast amounts of carbon. An article published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences highlights again why mangroves are important for coastlines, ecosystems and the planet’s human populations. This study, however, moves away from the...
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Fun and busy Cabo, adventurous Riviera Maya, and thrilling Cancun. These are everyone’s go-to destinations when vacationing in Mexico, the vacation spots mostly responsible for putting the enchanting country in the top 10 list of the most visited countries in the world. Yet a large part of Mexico that deserves to be seen remains undiscovered by most families....
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‘La Santa’ club in Puerto Vallarta was sanctioned for removing two gay clients that had kissed and embraced in the club on July 19, 2014. A bouncer at the bar allegedly asked the couple to leave the bar because displays of affection were only allowed by heterosexual couples. The couple refused to leave the bar...
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In January 2014, the Mexican Congress approved a political reform through which various historical paradigms were broken by allowing legislative reelection and approving the participation of independent candidates in elections. Within the same reform, the National Electoral Institute was created and new tools were established in order to share government responsibility within the Legislative and...
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