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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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The Norwegian Gem made her inaugural visit to Puerto Vallarta on Thursday, Jan 17 as local officials boarded the ship for the traditional plaque exchange with the vessel’s officers to mark the historic occasion. The Gem was just days removed from her inaugural Panama Canal transit, as 2007-built ship became the tenth ship in the...
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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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The USA is competing at the 2018 U-17 Four Nations Tournament in Mexico City, where the Shaun Tsakiris -coached squad will face the host, Argentina and Chile. Tsakiris, the U.S. U-16 boys head coach, in charge in the wake of John Hackworth having left U.S. Soccer in August for the USL’s Louisville City FC, picked...
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U-17 MNT to Face Mexico, Argentina and Chile in Four Nations Tournament
CHICAGO (Sept. 28, 2018) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team will travel to Mexico City from Sept. 30-Oct. 8 to compete in the 2018 Four Nations Tournament. The USA will face Argentina on Oct. 4, Mexico the following day and conclude the competiton against Chile on Oct. 7. U.S. U-16 Boys’ National Team head...
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A staple of summer — swarms of bugs — seems to be a thing of the past. And that’s got scientists worried. Pesky mosquitoes, disease-carrying ticks, crop-munching aphids and cockroaches are doing just fine. But the more beneficial flying insects of summer — native bees, moths, butterflies, ladybugs, lovebugs, mayflies and fireflies — appear to...
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Scientists from Mexico and Central America will assess potential fishery resources, their distribution, and biodiversity in the Caribbean and Pacific, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today. The team of 22 scientists will work from the research vessel Dr. Jorge Carranza Fraser, which will sail next Monday from Puerto Progreso, state of...
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Two days after protests began in Nicaragua in April, a foreign auto components company was meeting at a hotel in the city of Leon when smoke from a burning university building just a block away billowed above the hotel’s colonnaded courtyard. The visitors quickly cut short their event and began changing their travel plans to...
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Puerto Vallarta will receive the Peace Boat Cruise Tuesday morning so that passengers have the opportunity to enjoy a bit of the destination such as strolling along the Malecon, exploring the beaches, enjoying its varied gastronomy, art, and culture, adventure and ecotourism, among others. Last weekend, interim mayor Rodolfo Domínguez Monroy, met with the international...
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A massive earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico late Thursday night, causing buildings to sway violently and people to flee into o the streets in panic as far away as the capital city. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 8.0 and its epicenter was 165 kilometers (102 miles)...
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Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. The following are some questions and answers about the virus and current outbreak: How do people become infected with Zika? Zika is transmitted to people...
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azteca festival
The Vallarta Azteca International Folklore Festival is an annual event organized by Grupo Folklorico Vallarta Azteca, with the support of municipal government and public and private institutions. This year welcomes the 10th Annual event in Puerto Vallarta. The aim of the festival is to create bonds of peace and brotherhood between the groups and countries...
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This Friday, September 26, Puerto Vallarta will welcome the Coral Princess cruise ship, her first visit to Puerto Vallarta and the only planned stop in Mexico in route to Costa Rica with two thousand passengers. The ship set sail on Tuesday from Los Angeles and was originally scheduled to arrive in Cabo San Lucas but...
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The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) indicated that at the end of 2013 Mexico was world’s largest exporter of avocado, green pepper, guava, tomato, limes, mango, papaya, cucumber and watermelon. Colima, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Sonora and Veracruz are the main producers. According to SAGARPA, these...
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