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Chihuahua News: News and information for Chihuahua by PVDN

The medical helicopter of the Emergency Medical Attention System (SAMU) handed over to the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) last Saturday, made its first airlift this week to move an organ between the Guadalajara International Airport and the San Javier Hospital. In a statement, the government of Jalisco said that on Wednesday morning a liver from...
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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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Given the mortality of bees, which in wild areas reaches 35% of their populations, mainly due to climate change, Chihuahua honey producers use flavored drinks to feed their hives and prevent them from dying. Ludovico Palma Holguín, president of the Association of Beekeepers of Aldama dedicated to the organic production of honey explained that the...
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Willa is moving toward the north-northeast near 6 mph (9 km/h). A faster motion toward the northeast is expected by this evening. On the forecast track, the center of Willa will move over Las Islas Marias within the next few hours, and make landfall within the hurricane warning area along the west-central coast of mainland...
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Hurricane Willa has intensified into a Category 5 in the eastern Pacific Ocean and will threaten Mexico with destructive winds, life-threatening storm surge and flooding rainfall as it makes landfall on Tuesday. A hurricane warning has been posted from San Blas to Mazatlán, including Las Islas Marias. A tropical storm warning is now in effect...
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SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Hurricane Watch is in effect for… * San Blas to Mazatlan (north of Puerto Vallarta) A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Playa Perula to San Blas (This is the area of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico) A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * North...
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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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Fleeing electricity, Mexico’s Mennonites seek new home
The desert of northern Mexico seemed so perfect when the Mennonites moved here 26 years ago: a place free from electricity, television or cars. But then the government installed the first power lines. And now, this deeply traditional, tight-knit community is divided between those who want to stay in Sabinal, their far-flung, dusty village, and...
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An entrepreneur’s guide to Chihuahua, Mexico’s tech scene
As the world’s most populous Spanish speaking country, Mexico is well positioned to be a startup power. Since the signing of the NAFTA in 1994, Mexico’s real GDP skyrocketed has risen to $1.3 trillion , placing the country second in Latin America and 15th in the world in terms of GDP. However, historically Mexico’s economy...
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Riviera Nayarit offers its visitors various activities for October, including gastronomic and sports, with the intention of generating higher occupancy rates during the fall season. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Riviera Nayarit (OCV) reported in a statement that, along with the Association of Hotels and Motels of Bahía de Banderas, they work all...
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El Paso man helps transfer bloodmobiles to Mexico
Martin Gomez arrived to United Blood Services in El Paso about 16 years ago. His mother, Martha Cervantes de Gomez, was in need of Type O blood. She lived in Ciudad Juarez. “I came to the United States, and I asked this blood bank for help. They were able to help me with some blood...
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'There’s no other option’: the radical plan to move Mexico's government
Jacinta Morales came to Mexico City more than 20 years ago, following promises of education and employment, like millions of others. After getting a degree, she found stable work as a public servant, moving between different government agencies. Though she has always worked on temporary contracts, the wide availability of civil service jobs in Mexico...
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Reputed Sinaloa cartel leader 'El Cuate' arrested, gold-plated guns seized in Mexico
Three Mexican drug cartels operated in the El Paso-Juarez region Daniel Borunda/El Paso Times (Photo: Courtesy Chihuahua state government) Gold-plated handguns, cocaine and pickups were seized Wednesday during the arrest of one of the reputed leaders of the Sinaloa drug cartel in Chihuahua. Chihuahua state police arrested Leonel "El Cuate" Salgueiro during an "intense operation"...
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Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica 2018
Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica is gearing up for its most important edition with the tagline “Mexico: Thanks for so much!” Based primarily in the Riviera Nayarit, it will celebrate 10 uninterrupted years as a must-do on the world’s culinary calendar. The organizers announced this year’s event during a press conference held at the Hard Rock Hotel....
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