Trending News Stories this Week in Puerto Vallarta

Top-10 Trending Stories of the Week

  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tomatlán and Bahía de Banderas, one deathConfirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tomatlán and Bahía de Banderas, one death On Friday, COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Tomatlán, to the south of Puerto Vallarta, and in Bahía de Banderas, to the north of the city. Reports that a woman from the United States in Tomatlán had died due to COVID-19 began circulating early Friday morning; in the afternoon, the health secretary of the state of…
  • U.S Ambassador to Mexico pleads with Americans to return homeU.S Ambassador to Mexico pleads with Americans to return home The United States ambassador to Mexico, Christopher Landau, urged the Americans who are vacationing or living in Mexico, or in any part of the world, to return to the U.S due to COVID-19. The ambassador noted that President Donald Trump has issued a level 4 travel alert, which expressly states "do not travel." In addition,…
  • Mexico asks residents to stay home for a month to slow coronavirus as cases riseMexico asks residents to stay home for a month to slow coronavirus as cases rise Mexico’s Deputy Health Minister, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, on Saturday, asked all residents in Mexico to stay at home for a month, saying it was the only way to reduce the transmission rate of the coronavirus. Mexican health authorities said there was a total of 848 confirmed cases in Mexico as of Saturday, 131 more than the…
  • Mayor of Vallarta will take a cut in salary to buy food for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemicMayor of Vallarta will take a cut in salary to buy food for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic The mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Arturo Dávalos Peña, has announced that in the face of the Covid 19 contingency, he has decided to reduce his salary by 50% and his directors by 20% in order to create an economic exchange to acquire pantries and support some 7,500 families from Vallarta with limited resources or who…
  • Fire at El Salado Estuary in Puerto Vallarta burns 10 hectaresFire at El Salado Estuary in Puerto Vallarta burns 10 hectares The protected natural area of ​​the El Salado estuary in Puerto Vallarta registers a fire for the second time in the past year. The event began around 9:30 pm on Friday, when the 911 emergency system recorded several calls alerting to the situation. Immediately, elements of Civil Protection and Firefighters from Puerto Vallarta were dispatched.…
  • Mexico’s president finally asks people to stay homeMexico's president finally asks people to stay home The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, encouraged Mexicans to "stay home" in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, in a radical change in his stance after the increase in cases and deaths linked to the pandemic. "Now what we want is for everyone to stay home, with their families, also…
  • Legislators ask for government support in canceling flights to Puerto Vallarta and GuadalajaraLegislators ask for government support in canceling flights to Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara Deputies of the Citizen Movement asked the Government to declare in Jalisco the temporary suspension of flights from places where a health emergency has been decreed by COVID-19, except for those that are for humanitarian reasons and cargo flights. Such request was made by the MC legislators both to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and…
  • Another cruise with 680 crew members and no passengers will arrive in Puerto VallartaAnother cruise with 680 crew  members and no passengers will arrive in Puerto Vallarta The Westerdam cruise ship belonging to Holland American Line is about to arrive in Puerto Vallarta with 680 crew members on board and without any tourists. Before entering international waters, they were reviewed by the United States Coast Guard, so none of its 680 crew members are suspected of Covid-19 coronavirus. Also, they will not…
  • Nurses in Jalisco are being attacked out of fear of COVID-19 contagionNurses in Jalisco are being attacked out of fear of COVID-19 contagion There is concern among nurses in Jalisco because, since the Covid 19 outbreaks, they have been attacked in the streets by people who think that having been in contact with patients makes them contagious. Through an official letter sent by the Inter-institutional Commission of Nurses of the state of Jalisco, its president, Edith Mujica Chávez,…
  • Jalsico fails to receive COVID-19 rapid testsJalsico fails to receive COVID-19 rapid tests Despite the fact that on March 23 the governor of Jalisco announced that 20,000 rapid tests of COVID -19 would be ready as of yesterday to apply massively in the State, they did not arrive. "Weird things have happened," said the Governor regarding the purchase from a German laboratory. “They had told us that they…