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Two days after protests began in Nicaragua in April, a foreign auto components company was meeting at a hotel in the city of Leon when smoke from a burning university building just a block away billowed above the hotel’s colonnaded courtyard. The visitors quickly cut short their event and began changing their travel plans to...
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In the swampy wetlands of southern Mexico, officials and researchers are struggling to explain the deaths of dozens of manatees, the chubby marine mammals once confused with mermaids by ancient mariners. Fishermen who navigate the muddy waters inland from the coast of Tabasco state have discovered since May at least 28 dead West Indian manatees,...
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Mexican police on Thursday arrested a former officer believed to be a regional leader of the criminal group Gulf Cartel, the National Security Commission said Friday. Victor Manuel Perez, alias “Pantera 16” (Panther 16) or “Comandante Viento” (Commander Wind), was arrested without incident in the Pacific coast resort of Puerto Vallarta in western Mexico. Police...
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World Beer Day will be held on August 3, a worthy date to celebrate in Mexico for being the number one country in beer exports and the fourth producer internationally, exceeding the brewing powers of Germany. With friends, as a couple, or with the family, it is important to remember on this special date that...
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A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled southern and central Mexico on Thursday, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Workers at some Mexico City office towers temporarily evacuated their buildings but quickly re-entered after the swaying stopped. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred around 8:30 a.m. local time (13:30 GMT) and...
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British based cruise operator, CMV Travel & Leisure Group Limited (CMV) is pleased to announce the deployment of the 46,052grt Magellan to the Pacific Coast of Mexico for winter 2019 to support the launch of an exciting Cruceros Marítimos Vacacionales and Mexican Riviera cruise programme – aimed exclusively at the Mexican domestic market. Magellan will...
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katia
The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that Tropical Storm Katia has developed in the western Gulf of Mexico. Katia moves towards the southeast, due to the interaction with cold number 2. The storm is located 165 kilometers east of Tampico, Tamaulipas, and a 120 east-northeast of Cabo Rojo, Veracruz.   In the next few hours,...
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rain
Tropical depression 14-E, expected to become tropical storm Lidia, is located south of Baja California Sur. The low pressure extends over the west of the country, creating the potential of heavy rains in most of the country. Wind gusts in excess of 60 kilometers per hour will be present in Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Nayarit,...
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Contempo Galeria
A complimentary art gallery tour of downtown Puerto Vallarta will be offered starting in October to guests staying at the adults-only boutique hotel Casa Velas. Showcasing Mexican culture through the art of the ages, the two-hour tour explores a wide range of local art from traditional indigenous displays to eclectic contemporary galleries. Departing the resort...
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The National Meteorological Service (SMN) predicted conditions for hail on Friday through Sunday in much of the country, except for the south and the Yucatan Peninsula. The agency indicated that today the frontal system number 33 will be located on the north of the Gulf of Mexico, without affecting the country. While two unstable zones...
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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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There is currently “no justification” for asking Mexican women to postpone getting pregnant because of an outbreak of the mosquito-born virus Zika, a senior Mexican Health Ministry official said on Tuesday. Zika, which has spread across the Americas, has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil, leading health authorities in Colombia...
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Embattled monarch butterflies faced an extra hurdle in this year’s migration; torrential winds and rain cause by Hurricane Patricia which crashed into Mexico on Friday. As a result, the monarchs, unique among butterflies for the regularity and breadth of their annual migration, diverted from their usual route and found refuge in ravines in Nuevo Leon...
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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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‘La Santa’ club in Puerto Vallarta was sanctioned for removing two gay clients that had kissed and embraced in the club on July 19, 2014. A bouncer at the bar allegedly asked the couple to leave the bar because displays of affection were only allowed by heterosexual couples. The couple refused to leave the bar...
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