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With the aim of promoting youth expression and the practice of sport, this Saturday, December 15, the Vallarta Urban Fest will take place, which aims to bring together 500 participants from different parts of the country. At a press conference, Carlos Salas Venegas and Guillermo Mendoza Pérez, organizers of the event, announced that the Vallarta...
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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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Claudia Sheinbaum was sworn into office Wednesday as the first elected female mayor of Mexico City and immediately announced she would dissolve the riot police. “The police are there to protect the people, and we don’t need a police force to repress them,” said Sheinbaum. Sheinbaum pledged to build cable cars to impoverished slums, and...
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The US Department of State published the annual update to the Travel Alerts for Mexico on Thursday morning and classified parts of the country between level 2 and 4, recommending that people visiting Mexican territory be alert for the possibility of risks. There are no restrictions or advisories issued for Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Chapala, or...
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President Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible for asylum. His edict takes aim at the cherished principle of asylum, which grants haven to people who flee persecution on grounds of race, religion, nationality, political opinion and other factors. Illegal border...
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From January to September, 1,389 robberies were reported in Puerto Vallarta, 271 more than in the same period of 2017. Robberies in this number include home, business, banks, vehicles, and pedestrians. Despite the fact that the theft of pedestrians on public roads ranks fifth in terms of the rest of the other types of thefts...
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Mexico’s next interior minister plans to submit a bill to create a medical marijuana industry and allow recreational use, the Congress website showed on Tuesday, in what would be a big step by the incoming government to shake up the country’s drug war. Senator Olga Sanchez, Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s choice for interior...
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Mexico’s Supreme Court issued two more rulings Wednesday ordering that complainants in individual cases be allowed to use marijuana for recreational purposes, establishing a precedent that a blanket prohibition on pot is unconstitutional. The court found that adults have a fundamental right to personal development which lets them decide their recreational activities without interference from...
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Roughly 5,000 people, mostly from Central America’s violent and unstable “Northern Triangle” of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras are reportedly making their way through Mexico with the intention of claiming asylum at the U.S. border. The so-called “migrant caravan” is attracting intense social and political attention, with U.S. President Donald Trump declaring it a “national...
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Large-scale migration; natural, environmental, health and anthropogenic disasters; the geostrategic situation; the absence of alliances in defense; the loss of governability and governance; the vulnerability in the borders, and regional conflicts are the main threats to Mexico that the Armed Forces observe in the current Military Plan of Joint National Defense. The document defines the...
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The General Prosecutor’s Office of Jalisco reported that they are investigating the homicides of five homeless people in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara. The homicides have occurred from October 18 to 24, all with several similarities: the victims are attacked while they sleep and are defenseless; as a weapon, a rock weighing more than five...
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The cases of dengue in Jalisco have doubled compared to last year. In the first week of October 2017 there were 568 infections, during the same period of 2018 there were 1,023 cases reported. The Secretary of State Health, Alfonso Petersen Farah, indicated that this season is the most complicated in terms of the risk...
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Bodies line popular Caleta Beach in Mexico
It’s a stunning resort town once frequented by the rich and famous, but these days it’s become the scene of unimaginable horror time and time again. The latest incident saw two men murdered on Caleta Beach in Mexico’s Acapulco region, but such scenes of bloodshed are becoming so mundane here that tourists barely batted an...
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74.9% of Mexicans feel insecure in the place where they live. The cities where more than 90% of its inhabitants feel in greatest danger are Ecatepec, Villahermosa, Reynosa, Cancún, Fresnillo, and Tapachula, according to the National Survey of Urban Public Safety (ENSU), conducted by INEGI. The measurement, taken in the first half of September 2018,...
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Although in Puerto Vallarta and neighboring municipalities there are around 400 wild crocodiles distributed in different bodies of water, there is no preventive management plan for this type of reptile. For this reason, the coordinator of the University Center of the Coast Sur (CUCSur), Pablo Hernández Hurtado, urged the authorities to implement a plan in...
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