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Aa Aa A Bogotá, Sep. 26 (Notimex).- The photographic exhibition "Guadalajara, the soul of Mexico", is presented at the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Cultural Center in Bogota, and is one of the attractions of the Visiones de México Festival in Colombia, which has as guest of honor the state of Jalisco. The photographs, which the public...
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“Museo” revisits Mexico’s notorious museum robbery
IT WAS one of the most audacious heists in art history. On Christmas Eve 1985 125 Mayan, Aztec, Miztec and Zapotec artefacts were stolen from the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Some suspected that it was the work of the KGB or the CIA, a gang of professional crooks from Guatemala or Colombia...
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Research on the use of stem cells extracted from the umbilical cord to treat various conditions present important advances in Mexico. The company Cryo-Cell this week reported successful results in the protocols currently developed for the therapeutic care of urinary incontinence, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and osteoarthritis in newborns through the application of these cells. This principle...
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A series of artistic, cultural and sports activities make up May Fest 2018, as Puerto Vallarta continues celebrating its centennial as a municipality and 50 years as a city. Organized by the Culture Institute of Vallarta, with the full support of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, the Ministry of Culture of Jalisco and the Municipal...
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Puerto Vallarta will once again host the Vallarta Azteca Festival of International Folklore for its 12th edition from May 10-20, joining the activities of the city’s centenary celebrations. The director of Municipal Tourism, Ramón González Lomelí, said that this is an event that has positioned Puerto Vallarta nationally and internationally, becoming an important vehicle for...
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After two years on the job, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson has announced that she will retire on May 5, 2018 — the latest in a growing list of career diplomats to step down under Donald Trump. Jacobson has worked in Latin America diplomacy for three decades, including in the Obama administration’s effort to...
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From the 2nd to the 19th of February, more than 200 artisans from 20 states, as well as from the invited countries: Ecuador, Peru, Turkey and Colombia, will hold the tenth National Meeting of Artisans. The national participants are from Oaxaca, Chiapas, Michoacán, Yucatan, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, State of Mexico, Nayarit and Jalisco who...
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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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On the occasion of the 2nd “LuminiaFest 2017” Pyrotechnics Festival, organized as part of the New Year’s celebrations and to welcome 2018, Puerto Vallarta announced vehicular traffic changes in the downtown area of ​​the city. The Subdirección de Vialidad Municipal announced that on December 30 and 31, Calle Morelos will be closed to vehicles starting...
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The Coffee Fest Puerto Vallarta, to be held on December 16, will be the event in which the city will seek to impose a new brand of people gathering for one purpose, drinking coffee. The Germans currently have the Guinness Record of the most people drinking coffee at the same time, achieved on August 30,...
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mexico earthquake
Governments and civilians around the world expressed condolences and promises of aid on Wednesday to help Mexico cope with a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that levelled buildings and killed more than 200 people. The outpouring of early support was heavier on Twitter pledges of solidarity and plans to send rescuers than offers of longer term aid....
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puerto vallarta
For years Puerto Vallarta faced a serious problem with garbage collection, due to poor city decisions and the inability of concessionaire companies. After seeking a definitive and efficient solution to waste management in the tourist destination, things seem to be improving. This is one of the greatest achievements that receives little notice over the last...
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Vallarta Nayarit Gastronomic 2017
Vallarta Nayarit Gastronomic, organized by Grupo E-Consulting, will take place from October 29 to November 1 and is ranked as one of the top 10 gastronomic events in Latin America. The host hotel this year is the Puerto Vallarta Sheraton, with 4 days of dinners and events every night throughout Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta,...
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lights
Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña inaugurated the new lighting system on Av. Mexico in the city’s 5 de Diciembre colony, where the project also includes other streets of this important tourist area, which is becoming more attractive to visitors and pedestrians in general. Along the route, 42 luminaires of 87 watts of power were installed with...
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During the international downhill cycling event “Down Puerto Vallarta”, which will be held for the first time in Puerto Vallarta this weekend, road closures to vehicular traffic have been announced for downtown. To the north to the city, vehicles will diverted at Jesús Langarica Street and public transportation buses at Panama Street, returning to Colombia. On the...
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