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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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puerto vallarta
The U.S. State Department is expanding expanded its travel advisories to warn of dangers in more parts of Mexico. The new travel advisory doesn’t mention the Caribbean resorts of Cancun or Playa del Carmen by name. But the advisory issued Tuesday says “turf battles between criminal groups have resulted in violent crime in areas frequented...
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National Playa Guayabitos Volleyball Festival 2017
Rincón de Guayabitos is getting ready to host the V National Playa Guayabitos Youth Beach Volleyball Festival 2017—the first of its kind held outside southwestern Mexico—which will take place from August 23-27. Teams from nearly every state in the Republic are expected to attend. Sun, sand, adrenaline and plenty of fun are just some of...
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puerto vallarta
In addition to the arrest of former Vera Cruz deputy Xochitl Tress in Puerto Vallarta on Sunday, July 31, other “celebrities” of entertainment, business, terrorism and drug trafficking have been captured in this tourist destination. In June of 2003 the American bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman traveled to Mexico to catch Andrew Luster, heir to...
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The scene was so typical of Mexico’s long-dominant ruling party that it could have happened a half century ago: poor women lined up under a blazing sun, waiting for a politician to show up hours late for a rally they had been obliged to attend under threat of losing benefits from an anti-poverty program. But...
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Volunteer searchers pounded metal probes into hard-packed earth at a clandestine grave site in Mexico’s Veracruz state on Thursday, redoubling efforts after receiving a tip that hundreds more bodies may be buried there. The search by Colectivo Solecito and other groups has so far found 253 sets of remains. They were led to the field...
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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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Figures from the National Seismological Service (SSN) reveal that last January seismic activity in Mexico recorded an unprecedented increase of 92.64 percent over the same month of the last decade. Last month, 1,124 earthquakes occurred, of which only two had magnitudes equal to or greater than five, while in January 2016, 984 earthquakes were reported,...
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In barely four years, a little-known criminal gang has grown to challenge the world’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, for domination of the Mexican underworld, unleashing a new tide of violence. Once minions of Guzman’s Sinaloa Cartel, traffickers of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) have turned on their former masters, seizing...
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The implementation of 911 services is expected to offer timely responses to emergencies and put Mexico on a growing international standard of 911 services. Currently in Mexico emergency services can be accessed using 066, which will forward to 911 operations in January in Puerto Vallarta. The system in Puerto Vallarta will use call routing, caller...
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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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PRI
Mexico’s ruling party was headed for stinging defeats in some of 12 governorships up for grabs in state elections, according to preliminary vote counts Monday. Hobbled by corruption scandals, violence and a weak economy, the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party lost four states it has never lost before, including the northern border state of Tamaulipas, across...
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Mexico has confirmed 11 pregnant women are infected with the Zika virus, out of a total of 121 cases, the government said on Monday. Most of the cases were identified in the southern Mexican states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, according to a health ministry report. Eight of the pregnant women are from Chiapas, two are...
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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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