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The medical helicopter of the Emergency Medical Attention System (SAMU) handed over to the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) last Saturday, made its first airlift this week to move an organ between the Guadalajara International Airport and the San Javier Hospital. In a statement, the government of Jalisco said that on Wednesday morning a liver from...
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monarch butterfly
The first monarch butterflies have arrived at their wintering grounds in the mountains of central Mexico almost a week later than usual, Mexico’s Environment Department said Wednesday. Millions of monarchs make the 3,400-mile (5,500-kilometer) migration from the United States and Canada each year. The butterflies usually arrive by Mexico’s Nov. 1 Day of the Dead...
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Amazon announced Wednesday (November 7) that its voice-activated digital assistant Alexa and its smart speaker Echo are now available in Mexico. In a press release, Amazon said Alexa has learned to speak and understand Spanish tailored for the Mexican market. What’s more, the company said developers around the world are making skills and devices for...
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After eight days of staying at the international bridge Paso del Norte, the Honduran migrant Gerson Valeriano Soto decided not to enter the United States to apply for political asylum and will stay in Mexico with the best option to find work in Puerto Vallarta. The Honduran migrant said he didn’t see any reason to...
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Tropical Storm Xavier is moving toward the north near 6 mph (9 km/h). A turn toward the northwest and west-northwest at a similar forward speed is expected tonight and on Monday, followed by a westward motion by Tuesday. On the forecast track, Xavier’s center is expected to remain offshore the coast of southwestern Mexico and...
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willa puerto vallarta
As PVDN has reported consistently, Puerto Vallarta remains under a tropical storm warning. The forecast of Hurricane Willa has never been, nor reported to be, a direct hit to Puerto Vallarta. The first report filed by PVDN was on October 21, indicated landfall around Mazatlan, which remains true today. Local and state governments of Puerto...
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Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump. The caravan’s numbers have continued to grow as they walk and hitch rides through hot...
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The State Unit for Civil Protection and Firefighters of Jalisco (UEPCBJ) today issued recommendations for citizens in the proximity of Hurricane Willa, a category 5 storm along the coasts of Jalisco. UEPCBJ officials reinforce the patrolling of the north, south and mountain coasts, to alert the population and issue recommendations. They indicated that in case...
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hurricane willa puerto vallarta
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Hurricane Watch is in effect for… * San Blas to Mazatlan (north of Puerto Vallarta) A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Playa Perula to San Blas (This is the area of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico) A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * North...
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hurricane willa
Hurricane “Willa” increased to category 2 on the Saffir-Simpson scale and continues to strengthen while the authorities of Nayarit, Sinaloa, and Jalisco remain on alert for the damage it could cause in the coming hours. According to the National Water Commission (Conagua), in Baja California Sur, Durango, Colima, Michoacán and Zacatecas there are also risks...
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A newly formed hurricane rapidly gained force off Mexico’s Pacific coast on Sunday and forecasters said it could reach Category 4 status before hitting land by midweek A hurricane watch was posted for a stretch of shore between San Blas and Mazatlan. Willa is tracking northwestward but is expected to slowly recurve toward the northeast...
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day of the dead puerto vallarta
Mexico’s Day of the Dead is right around the corner. But death is not something to be feared on this holiday. In Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, two vibrant destinations on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, it’s the time of year that feels most alive. Day of the Dead 2018 Day of the Dead is one of...
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In Puerto Vallarta, the rains have generated floods, and these, in turn, have cause road chaos, potholes, and accidents. Not to mention the flooding of shopping centers. But in the basin of the Lerma River, the story is different. According to the records of the State Water Commission (CEA), the current storm has taken Lake...
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The State Unit for Civil Protection and Firefighters of Jalisco (UEPCBJ) reported today that flood conditions occurred in Puerto Vallarta from recent rains. They added that after the preliminary assessment of the flood conditions in the hotel zone of Las Glorias, and specifically in the shopping plaza Villas Vallarta, the level of flooding on public...
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Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen Triggers Tropical Storm Warnings, Watches in Cuba, Mexico; U.S. Gulf Coast Threat Next Week
The National Hurricane Center says there is a high chance of development in the coming week of a system as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center has initiated advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen in the northwestern Caribbean. It is expected to track northward and become Tropical Storm Michael by...
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