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Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing said Tuesday it is launching service in Mexico’s second-largest city, Guadalajara, expanding its presence in the country—and its challenge to market king Uber. Didi Chuxing rolled out trial operations in the Mexican city of Toluca in April and has also launched in the country’s third-largest city, the northern industrial hub...
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When Mexican researcher Jesús Fuentes Rodríguez arrived in Eritrea, Africa; the authorities told him not to go out at night, not to walk alone and not to carry jewelry, cameras or credit cards. “They even gave me a guard that was very uncomfortable,” he recalls. The war between Ethiopia and Eritrea was over but armed people...
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Poor harvests caused by drought in parts of Central America could leave more than two million people hungry, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, warning climate change was creating drier conditions in the region. Lower than average rainfall in June and July has led to major crop losses for small-scale maize and bean...
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Puerto Vallarta will receive the Peace Boat Cruise Tuesday morning so that passengers have the opportunity to enjoy a bit of the destination such as strolling along the Malecon, exploring the beaches, enjoying its varied gastronomy, art, and culture, adventure and ecotourism, among others. Last weekend, interim mayor Rodolfo Domínguez Monroy, met with the international...
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Carnival Miracle
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board welcomes the return of Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Miracle first call to Puerto Vallarta in seven years. Connecting San Diego and Puerto Vallarta, the ship is scheduled to make its call on December 2019. Carnival Miracle will join the 2019 winter season offering 10 voyages from the Port of San...
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Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing
Screening blood donations for the Zika virus netted only a few infections at a cost of more than $5 million for each positive test result, according to new research. The study was the first large look at the impact of guidelines set two years ago, when the Zika epidemic was an unfolding menace in the...
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manta ray
Being an expert of the Manta Rays (mantas gigantes in Spanish) was not the only objective of Iliana Fonseca, the marine biologist chosen to use her knowledge to preserve this species off of Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Born in Guadalajara, but living in Puerto Vallarta, Iliana Fonseca has attracted attention since she joined the Manta Trust...
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Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing has publicly launched in Mexico with a website advertising its service to drivers and passengers and setting the stage for a potentially expensive showdown with rival Uber. Late last year, Didi Chuxing Technology Co started laying plans for Mexico, Reuters was first to report, marking the company’s first launch outside...
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According to information from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco), March 8 has been commemorated for 43 years in order to call for unity towards gender equality and the empowerment of all the girls and women of the world. In Denmark, 1910, hundreds of participants gathered at the Second International Conference of...
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After two years on the job, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson has announced that she will retire on May 5, 2018 — the latest in a growing list of career diplomats to step down under Donald Trump. Jacobson has worked in Latin America diplomacy for three decades, including in the Obama administration’s effort to...
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Mexico posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with the government reporting Sunday there were 29,168 murders in 2017, a 27 percent increase over 2016. The number is the highest since comparable records began being kept in 1997 and is also higher than the peak year of Mexico’s drug war in 2011, when there were...
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Toys and other gifts from parents and aid workers brightened the Epiphany holiday Saturday for children living in dozens of makeshift tent camps more than three months after a deadly earthquake. The Jan. 6 holiday is commonly known as “Day of the Magi” in Latin America, and it’s when children in Mexico traditionally receive gifts...
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Didi Chuxing, China’s ride-hailing behemoth, plans to expand into Mexico next year, intensifying its global rivalry with Uber, according to two sources familiar with the plans. Didi has spoken before of global ambitions, but has not formally announced where or when it would expand. The Chinese company is the second-most highly valued, venture-backed private firm...
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The cities of Zapopan and Guadalajara top the list of the most infidelity in Mexico – a country that certainly always appears in the list along with Argentina and Brazil, according to a study conducted by dating site Ashley Madison. Through a statement, the company explained that the study was based on the number of...
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Mexican mogul Carlos Slim’s foundation will donate more than $105 million (1.978 billion pesos) to help the country recover from two large earthquakes in September, Slim announced on Tuesday. The Carlos Slim Foundation also collected more than $21 million dollars (395.6 million pesos) from outside donors, raising the total contribution to more than $126 million...
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