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Guerrero News: News and information for Guerrero by PVDN

In the mountains of Mexico’s tropical sierra, an ever-growing expanse of pink poppy flowers has pushed prices so low for opium paste, the gummy raw ingredient of heroin, that farmer Santiago Sanchez worries how he will feed and clothe his family. The area of Mexico that illegally farms opium poppies grew by more than one-fifth...
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An American anarchist who went by the name John Galton was shot dead at his home in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, sending shivers through a tightknit anti-establishment community of expatriates that organizes events in the violence-torn retreat with seminars on topics such as how to make money via cryptocurrencies. A woman describing herself as...
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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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Mexico City has the most dangerous transport system for women out of five of the world’s biggest commuter cities, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll, with women saying other passengers often turned a blind eye to abuse. The poll published on Wednesday found about three in every four women in Mexico City were not...
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During 2017, an average of 1,688 cases of corruption was filed per thousand national and municipal uniformed police while they were on the job, which translates into 1.6 acts of corruption by each police, revealed the first National Survey of Standards and Professional Training Police (ENECAP). The exercise developed by the National Institute of Statistics...
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Karen Souza is one of the top contemporary jazz singers in the world and she will be headlining the Riviera Nayarit Jazz Festival 2018 on November 16th as part of her Velvet Vault Tour. The event will take place at the Jardín Palmeiras in Nuevo Vallarta, the ideal place for an intimate musical evening, sensual...
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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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Naked Boys Singing! Conceived and directed by Robert Schrock, opened to packed houses and outstanding reviews as the show recently premiered at Incanto. This hit musical comedy revue ran for over twelve years in NYC to become the second longest-running musical in off-Broadway history. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the world premiere...
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Tropical Storm Xavier is bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to Mexico’s central Pacific coast, though it’s expected to head out to sea and avoid a direct hit on land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm was centered about 105 miles (170 kilometers) west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, on Monday morning and was headed...
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Tropical Storm Xavier is moving toward the north near 6 mph (9 km/h). A turn toward the northwest and west-northwest at a similar forward speed is expected tonight and on Monday, followed by a westward motion by Tuesday. On the forecast track, Xavier’s center is expected to remain offshore the coast of southwestern Mexico and...
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Miguel Ángel Millán, a 30-year-old blind man, and his guide dog Ruger, seek to end the discrimination they have suffered and lay the foundations to raise awareness about the use of guide dogs in Acapulco establishments. Miguel Angel left the cane behind and now chooses to be accompanied by Ruger, a 20-month old golden retriever,...
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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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The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported this morning that tropical depression 24-E has formed south of the coasts of Colima and Michoacán. In the most recent notice, they pointed out that at 04:00 hours (9:00 GMT) the system was located 390 kilometers (km) south-southwest of Punta San Telmo, Michoacán and 440 km south of Manzanillo,...
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Mexico City moves to ban bullfighting
Bullfighting, even when it masquerades as celebration or tradition, is nothing more that the most egregious cruelty to animals. Frightened bulls are forced into an arena with screaming people, pitted against matadors wielding spears, and then stabbed multiple times before they die a slow, agonizing death. It is estimated that about 250,000 bulls are killed...
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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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