Trending News Stories this Week in Puerto Vallarta

Top-10 Trending Stories of the Week

  • Analysts say U.S. travel warnings discourage 335,000 Americans from visiting MexicoAnalysts say U.S. travel warnings discourage 335,000 Americans from visiting Mexico Travel safety alerts issued by the United States government (US) scared 335,000 international tourists from visiting Mexico within a year and a half, reveals an analysis by the Bank of Mexico (Banxico). In August 2017, the US State Department updated an alert to its citizens regarding travel and security in Quintana Roo, Baja California Sur,…
  • Three handcuffed and tortured bodies found in Puerto VallartaThree handcuffed and tortured bodies found in Puerto Vallarta The bodies of three men were found in Puerto Vallarta, semi-skeletonized and showing signs of torture. The bodies were found around 7:30 in the morning in the vicinity of Ixtapa, located northeast of the city. The bodies were discovered by an individual walking the area and immediately called 911. In a matter of minutes, municipal…
  • Popocatépetl Volcano awakens with strong explosionPopocatépetl Volcano awakens with strong explosion The Popocatépetl volcano shook this morning with an explosion at 6:44 am that was accompanied by a column of volcanic material of 4 to 5 kilometers. The National Civil Protection Coordination has informed that the warning light remains at Amarillo Phase 2 and urged the population not to approach the volcano. Federal and local authorities…
  • The ‘dead zone’ of the Gulf of Mexico is approaching a record levelThe 'dead zone' of the Gulf of Mexico is approaching a record level A giant 'dead zone' - an area of ​​ocean with low oxygen content - in the Gulf of Mexico continues to grow and could reach its record level in 2019, warn the scientists of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The forecast for 2019 is approaching the record level of about 22,700 square kilometers, established…
  • Woman rips boyfriend’s tongue out during ‘last kiss’Woman rips boyfriend's tongue out during 'last kiss' A young woman from Barcelona is being judged for tearing out her boyfriend's tongue in a "last kiss" after he allegedly told her he wanted to end the relationship; the Spanish prosecutor's office requested eight years in prison for Adaia López. Both began their relationship after getting acquainted on a dating website in December 2016.…
  • Mexico migration chief offers resignation to presidentMexico migration chief offers resignation to president Mexico’s immigration chief presented his resignation to the president Friday as the country embarks on a crackdown on irregular migration through its territory in response to U.S. pressure. The National Immigration Institute said in a brief statement that Tonatiuh Guillén thanked President Andrés Manuel López Obrador for the opportunity to serve the country, but it…
  • Inside a Jalisco Cartel Training Camp in MexicoInside a Jalisco Cartel Training Camp in Mexico On the first day of training to become a hitman for the Jalisco Cartel New Generation, Francisco learned that the only way to escape from the camp was to leave “in a body bag.” In three months he’d learn much more: how to handle short and long weapons, ambush enemies, respect the rules, not be…
  • Cybercriminals target Americans planning summer vacations to Puerto VallartaCybercriminals target Americans planning summer vacations to Puerto Vallarta Today, McAfee reveals how cybercriminals are capitalizing on consumers’ risky travel booking habits. The findings show that popular summer destinations in Mexico, Europe – and, surprisingly, Canmore, Canada – generate the riskiest search results when people are hunting for vacation deals online. Top summer destinations hackers are targeting via potentially malicious sites: 1. Cabo San…
  • Power failure leaves Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in the darkPower failure leaves Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in the dark Argentina’s main energy company said Sunday it was “slowly beginning to restore” electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the South American country and neighboring Uruguay in the dark. It was unclear how many people had been affected by the blackout, but the nations have a combined population of more than 45…
  • 114 cases of dengue recorded in region of Puerto Vallarta114 cases of dengue recorded in region of Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta has the most cases of dengue registered in Jalisco, with a total of 114, followed by the VII region where 59 cases are reported, which Autlán de Navarro is the most affected municipality. This information was confirmed by the Jalisco Health Secretariat in its report for the second half of May. The number…


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