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Figures from the National Seismological Service (SSN) reveal that last January seismic activity in Mexico recorded an unprecedented increase of 92.64 percent over the same month of the last decade. Last month, 1,124 earthquakes occurred, of which only two had magnitudes equal to or greater than five, while in January 2016, 984 earthquakes were reported,...
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Denisse Velasco has been suffering from acute anxiety since spring, when she narrowly escaped being abducted from a busy street in Guadalajara, Mexico. She was waiting at a bus stop one morning when a man jumped out of a taxi and tried to force her inside. Velasco suspects it was a drug trafficker intent on...
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The implementation of 911 services is expected to offer timely responses to emergencies and put Mexico on a growing international standard of 911 services. Currently in Mexico emergency services can be accessed using 066, which will forward to 911 operations in January in Puerto Vallarta. The system in Puerto Vallarta will use call routing, caller...
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weather
The National Weather Service warned of storm formation in the states of Nayarit, Jalisco and Colima, due to the presence of Tropical Storm Frank in the Pacific. In addition to that tropical storm, located southwest of the coast of Colima, the tropical wave number 16, will cause a similar climate in Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas and...
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mexico earthquake
A 5.0 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico City on Tuesday morning, according to a preliminary report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but it was not immediately clear if there were any injuries or damage. The earthquake’s epicenter was about 16 km (10 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort, in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero,...
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mexico city earthquake
A strong earthquake struck in southern Mexico on Monday afternoon, but there were no reports of injuries or significant damage. Authorities said the quake was felt in five states. Tall buildings swayed in Mexico City 215 miles (350 kilometers) from the quake’s epicenter. The U.S. Geological Survey said the tremor had a preliminary magnitude of...
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sayulita sup
Sayulita Pueblo Mágico, the Surf Capital of the Riviera Nayarit, will host the Stand Up Paddle (SUP) & Paddle Board National Selection Tournament from May 6-8, 2016, which will result in the picks for the Mexican national team. The invitation was sent out by the Mexican Federation of Surf via the National SUP Organization in...
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Fun and busy Cabo, adventurous Riviera Maya, and thrilling Cancun. These are everyone’s go-to destinations when vacationing in Mexico, the vacation spots mostly responsible for putting the enchanting country in the top 10 list of the most visited countries in the world. Yet a large part of Mexico that deserves to be seen remains undiscovered by most families....
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The Tourism Ministry added 28 new destinations to the list of Magical Towns (Pueblos Magicos), which include the nearby cities of Sayulita, Talpa de Allende, and Mascota. The Pueblos Magicos fair held today in Puebla, Mexico announced a total of 28 new additions to the list.  The national program brings attention and tourism funding to...
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In January 2014, the Mexican Congress approved a political reform through which various historical paradigms were broken by allowing legislative reelection and approving the participation of independent candidates in elections. Within the same reform, the National Electoral Institute was created and new tools were established in order to share government responsibility within the Legislative and...
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The Health Ministry of Jalisco (SSJ), in coordination with the States of Jalisco and Nayarit, has launched Operation Dengue and Chikungunya in Puerto Vallarta and around Riviera Nayarit. The operation aims to strengthen epidemiological surveillance, reduce mosquito breeding, and increased spraying to reduce the incidence of the diseases. “If we have the ability to remove...
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At least seven people died as flames and gunfire erupted around the western Mexico state of Jalisco on Friday when a military operation targeting a violent drug cartel was launched at the start of a three-day holiday weekend. Suspected cartel members stopped buses and trucks to block key highways in the state capital of Guadalajara...
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The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens about the risk of traveling to certain places in Mexico due to threats to safety and security posed by organized criminal groups in the country. U.S. citizens have been the victims of violent crimes, such as kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery by organized criminal groups in various Mexican states....
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Ten people were injured in southern Mexico after an attempt to attack the Coca-Cola company’s offices in the southern state of Guerrero. The violence occurred in the state capital of Chilpancingo late Wednesday. The Guerrero state government said protesters tried to attack the Coke offices “to damage the facilities.” It said the demonstrators, including teachers’...
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This is updated from our original story. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service had declared that Dario Guerrero Meneses, an illegal immigrant, effectively deported himself when he crossed the border without permission to accompany his dying mother to clinics offering alternative cancer treatments in Mexico. His mother died in August, and the agency denied Guerrero’s...
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