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Durango News: News and information for Durango by PVDN

During December 2018, 73.7% of Mexicans over 18 years of age felt unsafe in the place where they live, according to the National Survey of Urban Public Safety (ENSU), conducted by INEGI. This represents a 1.2% reduction compared to September 2018, when the percentage was 74.9%. This percentage is the lowest since June 2017, when...
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More than 300 collection cars, motorcycles, and spectacularly modified cars can be admired at the 3rd Nuevo Vallarta Car Show 2019 to be held on January 12 and 13 in Riviera Nayarit. Organized by the Wolfs Bugs Nuevo Vallarta club, this event has the purpose of promoting relationships among car aficionados, as well as providing...
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Hurricane Willa weakened rapidly into a tropical depression on Wednesday after slamming into a stretch of beach towns, fishing villages and farms along Mexico’s Pacific coast as a Category 3 storm, though it continued to dump torrential rains over west-central Mexico. Damage assessments were scanty before dawn due to darkness and poor communications, but federal...
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Hurricane Willa slammed into Mexico’s Pacific coast late on Tuesday, raking it with winds of 120 mph (195 kph) that brought power outages, buffeted buildings, and dumped torrential rain on tourist resorts where thousands of people had moved to safety. Whipping palm trees, bending power lines and causing floods, the center of Willa struck 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
Although Hurricane Willa weakened yesterday from a Category 5 – to a Category 4 hurricane, it is still classified as dangerous for residents of Jalisco, Nayarit, Colima, Durango, Sinaloa, and Baja California Sur. Last night Willa remained a potentially catastrophic storm, with winds of 250 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 315 kilometers...
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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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hurricane willa puerto vallarta
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
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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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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There were 10 municipalities that joined the 111 Magical Towns of Mexico. The appointment of these new members of the federal program was announced at the 5th National Fair of Magic Towns. This time, 88 towns competed to reach the honour and unfortunately, we can not meet the requests of all and chose those who...
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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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This morning, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that hurricane “Bud” intensified to category 4. The cloud bands of “Bud” favor the potential of intense and torrential rains in Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán and Nayarit, and intense in Sinaloa and Durango. In the most recent warning issued by the agency dependent on the National Water Commission...
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mexico rivers
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has issued a series of decrees establishing water reserves, aiming to preserve sufficient supplies for tens of millions of people. The decrees protect defined volumes of water in nearly half of Mexico’s 756 river basins, limiting them to use for humans and nature. Business and industrial access to the reserved...
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charro parade
The charros and skirmishes of Puerto Vallarta, decorated the center of the city with the traditional parade commemorating the National Charro Day. This year, 158 horsemen from different charras associations in the city demonstrated with great pride and gallardy their costumes, skill and the tradition that has been handed down from generation to generation, where...
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