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Mexico News: News and information for Mexico by PVDN

Incanto’s cozy traditional piano bar setting is better than ever with regulars and visitors alike relaxing around the piano and singing along. Pianist Dennis Crow plays most evenings at 9:30 pm and takes requests. He can play just about anything, from well-known show-tunes and Broadway favorites, to many selections from the ‘Great American Songbook’. Incanto...
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The first quarter of 2019 is already the most violent in the modern history of Mexico. This is confirmed by the figures of the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP) which shows that in the first three months of the year there were 8,493 victims of homicide. The body of the Ministry...
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Mexico said on Saturday it had “deep concern” about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing. “These types of practices can drive human rights abuses of people who migrate or request asylum...
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Gunmen shot dead 13 people at a bar in the city of Minatitlan in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said on Friday, in one of the worst slayings to hit Mexico since President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office. The unidentified assailants opened fire on Friday night after coming to look for...
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The Riviera Nayarit is ready to welcome the third edition of the RHA Festival 2019 on April 26-27, the much-anticipated electronic music fest that brings the best of the best in house music from around the world. The stage will once again be set up very close to the beach at the Marina Riviera Nayarit...
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The citizens of the largest tourist destinations in Mexico perceive more insecurity, including in Puerto Vallarta. In Puerto Vallarta, more than half of the population, 56.4 percent, feel vulnerable, contrary to 38.7 percent registered in December 2018. In the case of Cancun, the country’s largest tourist destination, 93.3 percent of the population considered their area...
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Puerto Vallarta took another step towards the creation of a Municipal Climate Change Plan (PMCC), which allows it, from the local level, to face this global phenomenon that threatens settlements located along the coasts. On April 10 and 11, the Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change Design Workshop was held, which is part of the...
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Thousands of Mexicans living with HIV or at risk of infection could be left without life-saving services after the government changed the way it funds treatment, according to public health experts and LGBT+ rights advocates. Reforms announced last month to centralize drug procurement risk sparking shortages, they say, while the government counters that it has...
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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the U.S. government has offered to help finance a proposed train line for Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. López Obrador said late Saturday that U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross conveyed a message from President Donald Trump saying that “they are willing to invest and to help build the Mayan Train...
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If you are a true lover of tequila, it would not be strange that in some of your deepest dreams you have fantasized about sleeping inside a barrel of your favorite drink. Now those dreams have come true: in Mexico, there is a hotel dedicated entirely to tequila and whose rooms are giant barrels. It...
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Mexico marked the 100th anniversary on Wednesday of the assassination of Emiliano Zapata, one of the main heroes of the 1910-1917 revolution who was gunned down by government soldiers over his unyielding defense of peasants. President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador particularly identifies with Zapata. Both are from southern Mexico, in a country where politics have...
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Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel addressed the Mexican Senate on Tuesday, calling on lawmakers to advance LGBT rights in the country of some 120 million people. On the third day of his first official visit to Mexico, Bettel, one of the only openly gay heads of state in the world, also spoke about the importance...
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You have no excuse for staying home during Holy Week and Easter! The Riviera Nayarit wants your vacations to be unforgettable with Seasonal Offers that go live from Friday, April 5 through May 2, 2019 that include promotions from 23 hotels associated with the destination. Participating hotels from Nuevo Vallarta, Flamingos, Bucerías, La Cruz de...
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Amazon.com Inc is now accepting cash payments at Mexico’s top corner store chain, Oxxo, the two said on Monday, opening a major channel for the e-commerce leader to reach millions of people in the country who rely heavily on cash. Oxxo, owned by Mexican conglomerate Femsa, has nearly 18,000 stores across Mexico, where nearly 60...
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Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Twitter on Friday that Mexico does not act on the basis of threats after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration. “Mexico does not act on the basis of threats. We are a great neighbor,” Ebrard said. “(Ask)...
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