Trending News Stories this Week in Puerto Vallarta

Top-10 Trending Stories of the Week

  • 1,500 probable cases of dengue in Puerto Vallarta1,500 probable cases of dengue in Puerto Vallarta At a press conference the head of the eighth health region, Jaime Álvarez Zayas, confirmed that Pitillal, Las Juntas and Ixtapa are the sites with the most confirmed cases. The problem of dengue has reached the level of epidemiological crisis worldwide and in Jalisco, there are more than 5,000 registered cases, so the threat is…
  • Armed men break into Morena assembly in Puerto VallartaArmed men break into Morena assembly in Puerto Vallarta The election assemblies of the new national, state and municipal leadership, in Jalisco of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena) held in Puerto Vallarta was overshadowed after armed men entered the crowded hall. In Puerto Vallarta, 4 armed subjects arrived at the Lions Club where the assembly was about to begin and the event for security…
  • Mexican peso could drop almost 9% to 21.30 per dollar in 2020Mexican peso could drop almost 9% to 21.30 per dollar in 2020 The Mexican peso could fall almost 9% to 21.30 per dollar next year if U.S. President Donald Trump again threatens the country during his re-election campaign, Mexican financial group Banorte said on Tuesday. Trump has repeatedly sent the Mexican currency and stock market tumbling after attacking Mexico over immigration and trade, mostly on Twitter, threatening…
  • Celebrate the Day of the Dead in Puerto VallartaCelebrate the Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta will celebrate the Day of the Dead with music, culture, dance, gastronomy, and color, from October 29 to November 3. For Mexico, the Day of the Dead represents one of its most important festivities of the year, in 2018 it was declared as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. As part of the festivities…
  • ART VallARTa Day of the Dead celebrationART VallARTa Day of the Dead celebration Dearly departed spirits in Puerto Vallarta’s Zona Romantica will return to hover over this year’s ART VallARTa Day of the Dead celebration, starting Friday, October 25th, from 6–9 p.m. with a street party and live music on stage, plus an all-new gallery exhibition inside the ART VallARTa gallery and studios. Seating will be provided and…
  • Caravan of 2,000 migrants head toward US from south MexicoCaravan of 2,000 migrants head toward US from south Mexico Around 2,000 migrants set out in a caravan from southern Mexico Saturday in the hopes of reaching the United States amid pressure from Washington to impede migrant arrivals that has made obtaining permission to pass through Mexico increasingly difficult. Many of the migrants who departed from Tapachula, Chiapas early in the morning had been waylaid…
  • Once wealthy Mexican state plagued by killings, extortionOnce wealthy Mexican state plagued by killings, extortion Business and church leaders say they are being hit by a wave of extortion demands by criminal gangs in Mexico’s north-central state of Guanajuato, which was recently considered a Mexican success story for attracting high-tech manufacturing investment, including five auto assembly plants. But after the federal government’s crackdown on pipeline fuel thefts early this year,…
  • Study: 20% of fish at 3 Mexican ports had plastic in stomachStudy: 20% of fish at 3 Mexican ports had plastic in stomach A study of 755 fish caught off three ports in Mexico found an average of 20% of them had micro-plastics in their guts. The report by researchers from several universities and conservation groups studied grey snapper, red grouper, white mullet and king mackerel. The fish were caught off the Gulf coast port of Veracruz, Puerto…
  • Mexico military police halt migrant caravan on its way to U.S.Mexico military police halt migrant caravan on its way to U.S. Mexico’s military police on Saturday halted and turned back a caravan of up to 2,000 migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America, hours after they embarked toward the United States, according to Reuters witnesses. The migrants had departed before dawn from Tapachula in the southern state of Chiapas near Guatemala despite an ongoing crackdown…
  • Mexico City taxi drivers block traffic to protest UberMexico City taxi drivers block traffic to protest Uber Thousands of medallion taxi drivers have parked their cars to block major Mexico City thoroughfares to protest ride-hailing apps such as Uber. The ranks of white-and pink cabs caused major, hours-long delays for motorists Monday. Taxi drivers say they have to comply with requirements for licensing, tax, inspection and tests that the ride-hailing apps don’t…