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The wave of violence in Jalisco and comments by Donald Trump against Mexico are some of the reasons why the ‘spring breakers’ canceled their reservations in Puerto Vallarta, which implies losses close to $400 million pesos in economic output. The vice president of the National Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Services, (Canaco Servytur) in Puerto...
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Volaris announced its new Phoenix-Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit (PHX-PVR) route starting on June 16th of this year, expanding the connectivity between that region and the Mexican Pacific. The new flight, which began ticketing on Friday, February 8th, will allow clients to travel to and enjoy one of Mexico’s premier tourist destinations and relax on its beautiful...
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For years, park rangers and conservationists working around Mexico’s Nevado de Toluca volcano chased rumors of a monarch butterfly colony that wintered high in a forest of oyamel firs in some corner of the 132,000-acre (53,419-hectare) national reserve. Local woodsmen would report seeing some of the butterflies fluttering about and scouting teams would scramble to...
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Experts say the population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144 percent over last year. A Mexican government statement says the butterflies are occupying 14.95 acres (6.05 hectares) in the mountains of Michoacan and Mexico states. That’s an increase from 6.12 acres (2.48 hectares) a year ago. Millions of monarchs migrate from...
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Canada’s Ruach Singers present, Vocal Crossroads: Tradition Re-Envisioned, a concert of Jewish a cappella music. Creating innovative liturgical and Hebrew vocal music, the ensemble offers a new take on the traditional Jewish choral sound, with style cues from contemporary jazz/pop a cappella and modern world music. The texts are well-known but innovative melodies and arrangements...
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The Canadian auto workers union is asking people in Canada and the U.S. to boycott General Motors vehicles made in Mexico. The Unifor union is asking people not to buy trucks or SUVs with vehicle identification numbers that start with the number three, which signify that they are made in Mexico. Unifor says it will...
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Numerous governments in the Western Hemisphere quickly recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of his crisis-torn country Wednesday. The United States and all but one member of the Lima Group of regional nations threw their support behind Guaido after he declared himself interim president in a defiant speech before masses of...
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Victims of domestic abuse in Mexico City will be given panic alarms as part of government efforts to combat growing rates of violence against women in a country where on average more than seven women are killed by men every day. Authorities aim to hand out key rings with a global positioning system (GPS) tracking...
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Singer-songwriter Spencer Day returns Jan. 10-24 at 7:30pm after a stellar year celebrating the worldwide release of his new Billboard chart-topping album ‘Angel City’. People magazine calls him “A lapsed Mormon with the looks and charm of a matinee idol, Day’s vocals are sensual, breathy, and intimate”. As in past seasons, Spencer will welcome some...
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President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched an ambitious plan Saturday to stimulate economic activity on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border, reinforcing his country’s commitment to manufacturing and trade despite recent U.S. threats to close the border entirely. Mexico will slash income and corporate taxes to 20 percent from 30 percent for 43 municipalities...
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Kevin Levesque created his lovable, energetic character, Miss Conception, almost 20 years ago and has been selling out shows around the world with ‘live singing’ shows ever since! The creativity that goes into each of Miss Conception’s shows is impressive!. The costumes, the original themes, the parodies, the songs, the drama and the side-splitting comedy...
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Mexico’s wage commission said on Monday it planned to hike the country’s minimum wage by 16 percent to around $5 a day and new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged further rises to keep up with inflation. The $0.71-a-day raise, the biggest in percentage terms since 1996, followed two hikes of around 10 percent by...
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Puerto Vallarta plans to attract one million more tourists by 2020, a figure that will increase the current 4 million a year, given that they will have new attractions and the renovation of hotel facilities. The director of Promotion and Public Relations of Tourism Trust Puerto Vallarta, Luis Villaseñor, indicated that the destination has three...
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For some time now, President Donald Trump has been encouraging people to think of Mexico as a portal for international terrorists who “pour” into the U.S. Except, he says, for 10 who were recently caught by the U.S.: “These are very serious people.” These 10 do not exist, except as a federal statistic that Trump...
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Incanto begins their popular Season Tribute Series, in association with Canada’s Trend Records, featuring top-notch professional tribute artists who impersonate famous stars and perform all-live vocals. Many of your favorites are coming this season beginning with Shania Twain starring Annette Lafond on Dec. 19 at 7pm. She is well-known for her spot-on look and vocals...
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