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In Mexico, each town, each region, has its own traditions, its own uses, and customs. But if there is a tradition that we find in each of them, it is without a doubt, the celebration of the Day of the Dead. It is the time that each family prepares to receive the souls of the loved ones...
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The Riviera Nayarit, the nautical destination par excellence, is hosting the Sailing portion of the 2019 National and National Youth Olympics within the National Competition System from May 16-18 in the Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Approximately 100 athletes from eight Mexican states will compete for the top spot on the podium...
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Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country’s consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens, regardless of gender, to marry in their offices. Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard says that a democratic country can’t be built by excluding part of society. More than a dozen Mexican states and the capital allow same-sex marriage and courts...
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Puerto Vallarta is internationally recognized as the second most important beach destination for the gay community, after Tel Aviv, Israel, said Vidal Meza, president of the LGBT Trade and Tourism Association. He said that the focus of Vallarta Pride, which will take place from May 19 to 26, is to place this city as the...
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The Government of Mexico predicted on Wednesday that four to six cyclones out of a total of 33 expected to be formed in the Pacific (19) and Atlantic (14) oceans, will make landfall in Mexico. “The forecast indicates that 33 systems will be presented, 6 above the historical average,” said the head of the National...
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Mexico only allows abortion when the mother’s life is in danger or she is a victim of rape. Women who have health risks during pregnancy can apply for an abortion, even if their lives are not in danger, the Supreme Court of Mexico (SCJN) determined Wednesday. The First Chamber of the Supreme Court granted the...
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Mexico’s government ordered schools in and around Mexico City to be closed on Thursday in an extraordinary step taken due to elevated levels of pollution in the smog-wreathed capital. The education ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that the measure applies to public and private schools in the Mexico City metropolitan area, which is...
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The National Forestry Commission (Conafor) reported that 78 forest fires continue in the country, and 10 of them were recorded in protected natural areas. In its official Twitter account @Conafor, the agency reported that up to this year, 116 forest fires were recorded in 22 states of Mexico in this year, and 19 of them...
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For the first time, Mexico’s Senate has approved a law requiring written contracts, paid vacation and annual bonuses for domestic workers. The bill. already approved by the lower house, opens the way for domestic workers to be registered in Mexico’s social security system, which also provides health care. The new law will prohibit hiring domestic...
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The 2019 Pacific hurricane season is an annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones form in the eastern Pacific Ocean. The season officially begins today, May 15, in the East Pacific Ocean and will end on November 30. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form...
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Authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world’s most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to levels deemed potentially harmful to human health. Environmental authorities advised residents to avoid outdoor activities and exercise and remain indoors with windows and doors shut. It called for especially...
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Mexico diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital took in a member of that country’s opposition-controlled congress, the foreign affairs ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said giving protection to National Assembly member Franco Manuel Casella Lovaton did not indicate a change in Mexico’s stance of not taking sides in the political crisis in Venezuela. Casella is president...
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The International Reggae Fest – Riviera Nayarit 2019 has arrived in San Pancho, Nayarit. This Cultural, Artistic, and Musical event will join two nations—Jamaica and Mexico—to share the best of two cultures. The festival will take place May 17-19, 2019 in the coastal town known as “The Cultural Capital of the Riviera Nayarit” in tribute...
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Burgeoning numbers of Cubans are trying to get into the U.S. by way of the Mexican border, creating a big backlog of people waiting on the Mexican side for months for their chance to apply for asylum. The surge over the past several months has been propelled in part by loosened travel restrictions in Central...
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The government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed its commitment to Puerto Vallarta during the President’s visit to the city. Visiting yesterday in the municipality, accompanied by Governor Enrique Alfaro, 600 million pesos were pledged for marginalized colonies of the tourist destination; they, Alfaro added, will have a reprogramming process, which will resolve the infrastructure...
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