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Jalisco News: News and information for Jalisco by PVDN

Fuel thieves in Mexico have grown so bold they are drilling illegal taps under warehouses in big cities and siphoning off the entire contents of pipelines, Mexico’s president said Wednesday. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that at one pipeline carrying gasoline, thieves didn’t just skim off part of the flow — they drilled so...
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At least during the last three years, the data that the State Prosecutor’s Office reported to the National Public Security System were false or “made up,” said Governor Enrique Alfaro. The foregoing was detected when an audit was made between the statistics that the previous state administration sent to the National System, and the investigation...
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Last year, the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara had more days of atmospheric pollution at a high level than Mexico City (CDMX). In the Jalisco city, 16 days were recorded with very poor air quality; that is, with more than 150 points of the Metropolitan Index of Air Quality ( Imeca ), while in CDMX only...
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In a bid to eliminate years of mounting theft, state oil firm Pemex has changed its distribution, triggering shortfalls in at least six states, including Guanajuato, a major car-making hub in central Mexico. Guanajuato’s state government said that less than one third of the state’s gas stations were open on Monday. Lopez Obrador told a...
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Five earthquakes were registered in the first hours of the new year along the coast of Jalisco, according to the National Seismological. On the night of December 31, a very slight earthquake, of magnitude 3.5, was reported 46 kilometers west of Casimiro Castillo. Later, at 1:18 am, in the early morning hours of January 1,...
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The National Seismological Service (SMN) recorded an earthquake of magnitude 4.4, at 337 kilometers, southwest of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, at 00:54 in the early morning hours of Christmas. On his Twitter account @SSNMexico, the National Seismological wrote: “SISMO Magnitude 4.4 Loc 337 km SOUTHWEST of PUERTO VALLARTA, JAL 25/12/18 00:54:52 Lat 19.37 Lon -108.17 Pf...
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On Monday, December 17, Lime arrived at Bahía de Banderas and Puerto Vallarta, revolutionizing the mobility of the beach destinations. The scooter company is the largest and most innovative in terms of electronic technology that offers an alternative urban transport system. In the presentation, the entrepreneurs announced that the first phase of the mobility project...
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Copa Airlines began its new route between Panama City and Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit—its fifth destination in Mexico—on December 16th with twice-weekly flights to the Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport. This new connection will allow passengers from the continent to connect with this region of the Mexican Pacific via Panama City, the Hub of 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 medical helicopter of the Emergency Medical Attention System (SAMU) handed over to the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) last Saturday, made its first airlift this week to move an organ between the Guadalajara International Airport and the San Javier Hospital. In a statement, the government of Jalisco said that on Wednesday morning a liver from...
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Nature offers up some surprising events much to the delight of us humans; among them is the humpback whale sightings, an experience every traveler should enjoy at least once in their life. We’re very fortunate in the Riviera Nayarit. Every year like clockwork these magnificent creatures make their way from the frigid waters of the...
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Staff of the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) recovered the body of a bottlenose dolphin at El Holli Beach in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. In coordination with Civil Protection and the Puerto Vallarta Department of Ecology, the recovery of the body was carried out, for which the Network of Attention for Stranding of Marine Mammals...
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Local media in western Mexico are reporting that a drug cartel has hung up banners denying involvement in a Nov. 30 grenade attack on the U.S. consulate in Guadalajara. Several media outlets posted photos of the banners, which read: “Our cartel totally and completely distances itself from what happened at the U.S. embassy (sic).” The...
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New Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is taking aim at the finances of the powerful Jalisco cartel in what a top anti-money laundering official said was the opening salvo in the fight to stop criminal gangs from flourishing with impunity. Santiago Nieto, the new head of the finance ministry’s Financial Intelligence Unit, told Reuters...
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Six agents of the Jalisco Unified Force (FUJ) were killed and one injured when a command aboard three vehicles ambushed them in the center of the municipal capital of La Huerta, 255 kilometers southwest of Guadalajara, the state capital. The attorney general, Marisela Gómez Cobos, reported that the attack was perpetrated after four in the...
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