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Vallarta’s favorite Argentine duo, Bohemia Viva, debut their new show, Reflections on January 16th at 6:30 & 9:30 pm at The Palm Cabaret. Bohemia Viva brings a new collection of songs to brighten and entertain the audience. Reflections is their new presentation of Latin fusion from music that has inspired them from many cultures, languages...
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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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Mexico’s wage commission said on Monday it planned to hike the country’s minimum wage by 16 percent to around $5 a day and new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged further rises to keep up with inflation. The $0.71-a-day raise, the biggest in percentage terms since 1996, followed two hikes of around 10 percent by...
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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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Nervous bond holders will pore over Mexico’s budget like never before this weekend to see if leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador can pull off higher social spending, tax cuts and pricey oil ventures without increasing debt. On Saturday, Lopez Obrador submits his 2019 budget to lawmakers, with markets on tenterhooks to see how he...
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Uber Eats, the application that allows millions of people around the world to request the food they want for home delivery, is ready to reach seven more cities in Mexico: Puerto Vallarta , Guanajuato, Irapuato, Celaya, Morelia, Los Mochis and Ciudad Obregón. The application will close 2018 with a presence in 30 cities in the...
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More than 100 working dogs employed by the federal government across the United States have been infected with the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, the cause of Chagas disease, which may lead to heart problems, according to a new study presented today at the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting. Chagas disease is...
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puerto vallarta christmas
Christmas in Puerto Vallarta has a wide variety of traditions and customs, among which can be noted various family parties such as Posadas and Three Kings Day, as well as the typical dishes of tamales and sweets. Puerto Vallarta is highly acclaimed at this time of year with the streets dressed in colors and joy...
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Meet Mexico’s Trinity of Death – Day of the Dead, Santa Muerte, and Catrina Calavera
The season of death is fast approaching. October is here and soon comes Halloween with its cavalcade of ghosts and goblins together with the Catholic holy days of All Saints and All Souls, known in Latin America as Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Included in these fall festivals are two familiar faces...
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A caravan of some 7,000 Central American migrants is advancing through southern Mexico with hopes of reaching the U.S. border. The vast majority of them are from Honduras, a country of 9 million people. A bleak combination of powerful drivers like poverty and gang violence leads many to see emigration as the only possibility for...
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Mexico creates biodiversity bank amid natural disaster, climate change fears
Scientists with the National Center for Genetic Resources (CNRG), in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, are working to preserve the germoplasm of thousands of species in an effort to protect the country’s biodiversity from future natural catastrophes. By collecting and preserving the genetic resources for later use, the institution aims to safeguard an assortment...
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Former president of Mexico criticizes Trump, praises NAFTA in NU speech
Northwestern University hosted the former president of Mexico Vicente Fox Tuesday evening for the 29th annual Leopold Lecture. Fox served as president of Mexico from 2000-2006. A member of the National Action Party, he ran on a platform geared toward economic reform and ending government corruption. His election ended the 71-year reign of the Institutional...
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This has been one of the most challenging years in the last decade for the domestic aviation industry. The industry has lost $1.6 billion pesos at an operating profit level in the first six months of the year. While Aeromexico has continued to deliver an operating profit, the Company has delivered a net loss so...
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mexico produces most trash in latin america
According to a World Bank report, Mexico is the country that generates the most garbage in Latin America. In an analysis of the impact that waste will have on each region in the future, the agency warned that countries such as Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia, whose waste will triple in a few years, will...
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Data Center industry to bring more investment to Mexico in 2019
2019 will be a good year for the data center market or data processing center in Mexico, attracting greater investments with the development of infrastructure and the use of new technologies. According to Jose Luis Friebel, CEO of Datacenter Dynamics for Spain and Latin America, noting that the demand for data center service will lead...
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