Trending News Stories this Week in Puerto Vallarta

Top-10 Trending Stories of the Week

  • New measures announced in Jalisco due to coronavirus until January 31New measures announced in Jalisco due to coronavirus until January 31 The Jalisco State Health Board announced the new State measures in the face of the COVID-19 coronavirus contagion crisis that will run from Saturday, January 16 to Sunday, January 31. The governor of Jalisco announced the measures: first, there is no return for face-to-face classes, until further notice; face-to-face work activities that can be performed…
  • Jalisco and nine more states return to red warning for COVID-19Jalisco and nine more states return to red warning for COVID-19 As of January 18, the risk level of the coronavirus pandemic in Mexico returns to the maximum level of risk in 10 entities, including Jalisco. "If the epidemic is growing, the number of states that increase their risk will also grow," said Dr. Ricardo Cortés, undersecretary for health promotion of the federal government, announcing the…
  • Jalisco faces a pandemic with hospitals and funeral homes overrunJalisco faces a pandemic with hospitals and funeral homes overrun The hospitals, funeral homes, and crematorium services of Jalisco are overwhelmed by the wave of infections and deaths in the last four weeks, which contrasts with the successful containment that the State had had in 2020. Since the beginning of 2021, Jalisco residents have seen the daily records of new infections, hospitalizations, and deaths due…
  • Jalisco will consider new COVID-19 restrictions on FridayJalisco will consider new COVID-19 restrictions on Friday This Friday the health and economic reactivation boards will meet in Jalisco and the steps to be followed in the entity will be announced regarding Covid-19 infections. NEW RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED - READ STORY HERE This, in the midst of a new record, reached on January 13 with 1,700 new cases to reach 160,831…
  • Puerto Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas prepare for COVID-19 vaccinationPuerto Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas prepare for COVID-19 vaccination The long awaited day is coming. Municipal authorities of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco and Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit are preparing for the application of the vaccine against COVID-19 in health personnel who have been treating the coronavirus pandemic for almost a year. In the case of Puerto Vallarta, members of the municipal government met with personnel…
  • Profile of an Artist: Esaú GalvánProfile of an Artist: Esaú Galván A couple of years ago after a wonderful concert in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, I was able to sit down with Esaú Galván, a classically trained Spanish guitarist, and chat about his childhood, his career as a master Flamenco guitarist, and his plans for the future. When Esaú was a boy, La Cruz was primarily…
  • COVID-19 testing in Puerto Vallarta decrease; positivity rate increasesCOVID-19 testing in Puerto Vallarta decrease; positivity rate increases At the beginning of the year, the number of tests carried out at the COVID-19 Diagnostic Center of the University of Guadalajara in Puerto Vallarta decreased, however, their positivity increased by 12 percentage points. Coordinator and person in charge of the laboratory located at the University Center of the Coast, Dr. Jesús Aarón Curiel Beltrán,…
  • Mexico aims to fast track Russian Sputnik vaccine authorization after seeing dataMexico aims to fast track Russian Sputnik vaccine authorization after seeing data Mexican health authorities will quickly make a decision on whether to authorize Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine after getting access to data on it, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Tuesday. Lopez-Gatell said President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had instructed authorities to “proceed speedily” with the process. “The file has been under review since…
  • Mexico publishes medicinal cannabis regulation, creating new marketMexico publishes medicinal cannabis regulation, creating new market Mexico’s health ministry on Tuesday published rules to regulate the use of medicinal cannabis, a major step in a broader reform to create the world’s largest legal cannabis market in the Latin American country. The new regulation was signed off by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and will now allow pharmaceutical companies to begin doing…
  • Mexico’s Navy takes over control of security in Puerto VallartaMexico's Navy takes over control of security in Puerto Vallarta As of this Monday, a new security plan in Puerto Vallarta led by the Secretary of the Navy began. In a statement, the Government of Jalisco said that this new strategy has the objective of strengthening security in the municipality of Puerto Vallarta, where the former Governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval, was assassinated last December.…