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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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Grupo Vidanta is already planning to invest in a tourist complex on Islas Marías, through the construction of a hotel and the incorporation of its Elegant Vidanta sea cruise to the Puerto Vallarta-Mazatlán-Islas Marías route. The president of the Mexican conglomerate of hotels and resorts and real estate (Grupo Vidanta), Daniel Chávez Morán, is among...
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Mexico’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a naked escape with his mistress through a tunnel. Guzman faced a drumbeat of drug-trafficking and...
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The 1st Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit Open Water series was created to generate sports tourism. This four-stage competition will be held on four different dates in Bahía de Banderas and is open to swimmers around the nation. The event is organized by the ADD Life Deporte & Cultura civil association and has the support of the...
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Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once paid a $100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, an ex-Guzman associate testified on Tuesday that he previously told U.S. authorities. Alex Cifuentes, who has described himself as Guzman’s onetime right-hand man, discussed the alleged bribe under cross-examination by Jeffrey Lichtman, one of...
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The US Department of State published the annual update to the Travel Alerts for Mexico on Thursday morning and classified parts of the country between level 2 and 4, recommending that people visiting Mexican territory be alert for the possibility of risks. There are no restrictions or advisories issued for Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Chapala, or...
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A U.S. judge on Tuesday turned down a last-ditch effort by accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to delay his trial, scheduled to begin next Monday with jury selection in Brooklyn federal court. Lawyers for Guzman said in a motion last week that they needed more time to review more than 14,000 pages...
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A day after the passage of Hurricane Willa, which caused a night of panic and terror, the residents of the Escuinapa, Sinaloa awake to a harsh reality, with damages, but thankful that so far there were not any confirmed deaths. The sky looks clean, without the presence of rain, the flooded streets show the ravages...
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Hurricane Willa weakened rapidly into a tropical depression on Wednesday after slamming into a stretch of beach towns, fishing villages and farms along Mexico’s Pacific coast as a Category 3 storm, though it continued to dump torrential rains over west-central Mexico. Damage assessments were scanty before dawn due to darkness and poor communications, but federal...
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Hurricane Willa slammed into Mexico’s Pacific coast late on Tuesday, raking it with winds of 120 mph (195 kph) that brought power outages, buffeted buildings, and dumped torrential rain on tourist resorts where thousands of people had moved to safety. Whipping palm trees, bending power lines and causing floods, the center of Willa struck the...
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Although Hurricane Willa decreased in intensity and moved away from the Jalisco coasts, the warning in several municipalities of the state is still maintained. The governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval, reported that there continues to be 2,700 people in shelters due to the winds and high waves. “They continue to be alert in municipalities from...
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Hurricane Willa roared over an offshore penal colony and closed in on Mexico’s Pacific coast with 120 mph (195 kph) winds Tuesday, threatening a major resort area along with fishing villages and farms. Emergency officials said they evacuated more than 4,250 people in coastal towns and set up 58 shelters ahead of the dangerous Category...
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After decreasing to a category 3 hurricane, Willa continues moving towards the border of the states of Nayarit and Sinaloa, leaving the extent of its effects in Puerto Vallarta to rains and a high waves that are more of a spectacle for tourists. The work carried out by the staff of the Ministry of National Defense...
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Willa is moving toward the north-northeast near 6 mph (9 km/h). A faster motion toward the northeast is expected by this evening. On the forecast track, the center of Willa will move over Las Islas Marias within the next few hours, and make landfall within the hurricane warning area along the west-central coast of mainland...
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Although Hurricane Willa weakened yesterday from a Category 5 – to a Category 4 hurricane, it is still classified as dangerous for residents of Jalisco, Nayarit, Colima, Durango, Sinaloa, and Baja California Sur. Last night Willa remained a potentially catastrophic storm, with winds of 250 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 315 kilometers...
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