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The Marina Puerto Escondido Board of Directors will hold a Grand Opening Ceremony to showcase the new 100+ slips, breakwater, premium services, amenities and more that are now available at the marina. The ceremony takes place on November 3, 2018 from 5:30 – 10:00 pm in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Puerto Escondido has offered a...
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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 occurred Sunday afternoon off the Salvadoran coast, without generating threat of a tsunami, reported the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN). The quake was recorded at 4:23 pm and the epicenter was located 90 kilometers southwest of Los Cobanos beach in Sonsonate, at a depth of...
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South of the Border Cruising: The Boating Life in Mexico
Hollywood has certainly had a field day of presenting the everyday American venturing south of the border to experience life in Mexico. Examples include the romantic comedy “The Mexican,” neo-noir thriller “Get the Gringo” and the western classic “Two Mules for Sister Sara.” These films, of course, have no bearing on the everyday life of...
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US State Department Issues Level 2 Travel Advisory for Mexico
On September 25th, the Federal and state authorities in Mexico disarmed the city of Acapulco’s entire police force as they investigate possible ties to drug gangs, according to the US Embassy in Mexico . This news supports the action taken by the US State Department on August 22, 2018, when it elevated its Travel Advisory...
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The government of the United States issued an update of its travel alerts to Mexico, where it reported that the problems of violence continue in various parts of the country; however, it excluded the tourist zones from the violent zones. In its report, the State Department specified that in the case of Quintana Roo, the...
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mexico earthquake
Governments and civilians around the world expressed condolences and promises of aid on Wednesday to help Mexico cope with a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that levelled buildings and killed more than 200 people. The outpouring of early support was heavier on Twitter pledges of solidarity and plans to send rescuers than offers of longer term aid....
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Scientists have long known that mangroves provide vital barriers against storms and that these forests can store vast amounts of carbon. An article published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences highlights again why mangroves are important for coastlines, ecosystems and the planet’s human populations. This study, however, moves away from the...
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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 Federal Ministry of Tourism will announce 17 new certified ‘Pueblo Mágico’ towns in Mexico during their convention in Puebla next week, September 25-26. Jalisco’s Ministry of Tourism, Ramos Flores, said that new applicants in the state are Amacueca Bolanos, San Miguel El Alto, Talpa de Allende, Yahualica, Jalostotitlán, Manzanilla de la Paz and Mascota,...
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During October 2014, total terminal passengers decreased 3.1% compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic increased 3.5%, while international passenger traffic decreased 18.8% compared to October 2013. Events for the Period For the month of October, it is important to highlight that the traffic decline in the Los Cabos International...
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The fourteenth named storm of the Pacific hurricane season intensified Wednesday (September 3) and became Hurricane Norbert. The storm — which is 195 miles south of the southern tip of Baja, California — has forced at least one cruise line to alter a cruise itinerary. Regent Seven Seas has canceled calls to Cabo San Lucas...
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To cap a year of 50th anniversary activities, Princess Cruises, which celebrates the five decade mark in 2015, has created a special Mexico itinerary departing on December 3, 2015 – exactly 50 years to the day that the line’s original ship, Princess Patricia, set sail on the company’s very first cruise in 1965. Offered on...
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