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The party of Mexico’s president-elect submitted legislation Thursday that would legalize marijuana possession, public use, growing and sales. Sen. Olga Sanchez Cordero presented the measure, saying that everyone should have “the right to carry up to 30 grams (one ounce) of cannabis.” People could carry more than an ounce if they requested a permit to...
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Mexico’s next interior minister plans to submit a bill to create a medical marijuana industry and allow recreational use, the Congress website showed on Tuesday, in what would be a big step by the incoming government to shake up the country’s drug war. Senator Olga Sanchez, Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s choice for interior...
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Mexico’s incoming foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said the country could “absolutely” follow Canada in legalizing marijuana as a way to reduce violence generated by a war on drugs that “doesn’t work.” This week he met with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and said that Ottawa’s experience “is a very interesting option in the short term...
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A series of artistic, cultural and sports activities make up May Fest 2018, as Puerto Vallarta continues celebrating its centennial as a municipality and 50 years as a city. Organized by the Culture Institute of Vallarta, with the full support of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, the Ministry of Culture of Jalisco and the Municipal...
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On May 1, 2015, the Federal Government implemented Operation Jalisco, which is intended to dismantle the New Generation Jalisco Cartel and capture its leader Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias “El Mencho”, neither of the two main objectives has been achieved three years since the deployment of federal forces in the entity, on the contrary, with the...
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The Secretariat of the Navy in Mexico will participate in the celebration of the “100 years of Puerto Vallarta” as a municipality, through musical events. It is important to highlight that through these events the history is commemorated and the future of one of the most emblematic ports of the National Territory is forged, that...
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Art knows no frontiers… It can be expressed in many canvas to amaze and invite us to different places. In Puerto Vallarta, artistic life is at the galleries and along the sculptures of the Malecon, but it also lives along the streets of our beach town! There’s no doubt: art lives in Puerto Vallarta, and...
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Access to potentially life-saving contraception and abortion can be a lottery for women and girls in Latin America, often depending on their ability to pay or the personal and religious views of a health worker, Amnesty International said on Monday. In a new report, the rights group looked at sexual and reproductive healthcare in eight...
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