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An unknown amount of stolen radioactive material has prompted an alert in nine Mexican states, the head of national emergency services said on Monday. The alert and search for the stolen material covers the states of Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Michoacan San Luis Potosi, Durango and Zacatecas, according to a post on Luis Felipe...
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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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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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uber mexico
Human traffickers, who are finding increasingly creative ways to shuttle Central American migrants through Mexico to the U.S. border, have begun to use the Uber ride-sharing service. On June 10, five vehicles carrying 34 Central American migrants were apprehended while traveling together between the northern Mexican states of Zacatecas and Coahuila, said Segismundo Doguin, a...
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VW festival
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle is preparing to host the V VW Riviera Fest on Sunday, June 19, 2016. This extraordinary Volkswagen auto exhibit will be held on the esplanade within the Marina Riviera Nayarit. “This anchor event makes for a great family-friendly Sunday in the Destination, with music, contests, games and plenty of eye-catching cars,”...
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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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Puerto Vallarta has maintained its safety status in this week’s updated travel warnings for Mexico issued by the U.S. State Department. While Jalisco state border regions along the states of Michoacán and Zacatecas remain under a warning by the U.S., these areas remain eight hours from Puerto Vallarta. The State Department warns U.S. citizens have...
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Mexico’s Craft beer producers will hold the first “RisingHop 2015” microbrew festival in Puerto Vallarta, at Parota Park on November 20 and 21, from 11 AM – 11 PM. The aim is to promote the culture of craft beer that has been growing in the country, responsible consumption and family life, said Jose Armando Alvarado,...
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The fourth annual edition of Riviera Fest is back at the Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle from June 27-28, 2015. This competition is held exclusively for Volkswagen vehicles in Mexico. The Riviera Fest is considered one of the best beach events of its class. It has been endorsed by the Asociación Nacional...
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In January 2014, the Mexican Congress approved a political reform through which various historical paradigms were broken by allowing legislative reelection and approving the participation of independent candidates in elections. Within the same reform, the National Electoral Institute was created and new tools were established in order to share government responsibility within the Legislative and...
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The US State Department has updated their warning for US Citizens traveling in Mexico. Due to last week’s events throughout the state, the US Government has issued stronger warnings. [box type=”shadow” align=”” class=”” width=””]Jalisco: Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, and Lake Chapala are major cities/travel destinations in Jalisco – Exercise caution throughout the state, particularly in rural...
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The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens about the risk of traveling to certain places in Mexico due to threats to safety and security posed by organized criminal groups in the country. U.S. citizens have been the victims of violent crimes, such as kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery by organized criminal groups in various Mexican states....
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At the “Jalisco 2014” LXX National Charro Championship it was announced that Puerto Vallarta had been chosen to host the Fourth Annual International Charro Championships from January 29 through February first. The event will bring together the top 24 squads in the country. The head of the organizing committee, Alfonso Bernal Romero, made the announcement...
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Vallarta Nayarit Gastronomica 2014 – Oct. 22-25 Chefs from all over the world will convene for this gastronomical celebration and educational experience with special events like Glamour Night at River Café and the Gourmet Party at De Santos. www.vallartanayaritgastronomica.com Día De Los Muertos – Oct. 31- Nov. 2 Pre-Hispanic religion, life, death, art, sorrow and...
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