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Traditions of Lent in Mexico

After the revelry of Carnival, comes the sober time of Lent.

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Get Ready For The 5th Taste Lo de Marcos 2018 this Sunday!

If you like delicious food and live music, the 5th Lo de Marcos needs to be on your agenda.

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New Nayarit highway links Jala, Compostela

A new 5-billion-peso (US $269 million) stretch of highway in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit will help to reduce travel time between Guadalajara and the resort city of Puerto Vallarta.

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How to Prepare for Spring Break in Mexico

Spring break is almost here, and for many students, this means preparing for a spring break adventure with their friends.

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10 Romantic Things To Do in Mexico with your partner

A romantic getaway can be the perfect opportunity to enhance your relationship and strengthen the bond between the two of you.

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Mexico Olympics team small but distinctive

The 2018 Olympic Winter Games kicked off in PyeongChang, South Korea, where a small but instantly recognizable Mexican delegation of four were ready and eager to compete.

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Pelosi sets record with eight-hour House speech on immigration

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi staged the closest thing to a filibuster in the chamber on Wednesday as she spoke for more than eight consecutive hours, setting a House record as she demanded a commitment from Republicans to vote on an immigration-reform bill.

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Historic Port of San Blas in Riviera Nayarit

The Historic Port of San Blas, located in the Riviera Nayarit, is the type of destination that is perfect for a weekend getaway with family and friends.

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Mexico’s Aida Cuevas wins Grammy Award

There was a surprise in store for a Mexican musician Sunday at the 2018 Grammy Awards.

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Riviera Nayarit Strengthens Alliances With Local Social Entities

The Punta de Mita foundation opened its doors in Bahía de Banderas a decade ago in an effort to promote cultural change in the region.

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‘Mind-Blowing’ New Prince Music ‘Coming Soon,’ Estate Adviser Says

Previously unreleased Prince music is “coming soon,” estate adviser Troy Carter tells Variety, although he declined to specify any further details about the recordings.

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Canada loves Puerto Vallarta-Nayarit

Tourism officials estimate that 1.92 million Canadian tourists visited Mexico last year, a 10% increase over 2016.

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Humpback Whales, Riviera Nayarit’s Most Loyal Visitors

Every year they arrive in Banderas Bay after an impressive 16-thousand-kilometer trip from the Arctic in search of warmer waters to give birth to their calves.

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Reasons Why Mexico is Safer than You Think

We occasionally receive questions from people asking about the current situation regarding safety and security in Mexico.

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La Hacienda De Carlota Entering Second Season!

La Hacienda Carlota, is a new option to try Mexican food in Old Town.

With a very Mexican style, Carlos Muniz Armendariz, chef of this renowned restaurant is responsible for preparing the most amazing and tasty dishes using the freshest ingredients offered by the region.

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The Riviera Nayarit Welcomes The 5th Punta Mita Beach Festival

The Riviera Nayarit Welcomes The 5th Punta Mita Beach Festival

The Punta Mita Beach Festival’s fifth edition promises bigger and better experiences this year at the Kupuri Beach Club in the Riviera Nayarit’s Glamour Peninsula from August 12-13, 2017. Read more

Mexico wins silver in women’s high diving

Mexico wins silver in women’s high diving

Fresh off a cliff-diving win in Portugal earlier this month, Mexico’s Adriana Jiménez won silver today at the women’s 20-meter high diving event at the World Aquatics Championships in Hungary. Read more

Congress Moves to Overturn Obama-Era Online Privacy Rules

Congress Moves to Overturn Obama-Era Online Privacy Rules

Congress completed its overturning of the nation’s strongest internet privacy protections for individuals on Tuesday in a victory for telecommunications companies, which can track and sell a customer’s online information... Read more

Mexico Just Made a Cloud That Rains Tequila, So Maybe We’ll Be OK After All

Mexico Just Made a Cloud That Rains Tequila, So Maybe We’ll Be OK After All

As part of a tasty new tourism campaign, ad agency Lapiz just made Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs a reality. Read more

Should You and Your Spouse File Taxes Jointly or Separately?

Should You and Your Spouse File Taxes Jointly or Separately?

Married couples have the option to file jointly or separately on their federal income tax returns. Read more

Firefighters Crossing Borders Fundraiser for Bahia and Vallarta Bomberos

Firefighters Crossing Borders Fundraiser for Bahia and Vallarta Bomberos

Many organizations have worked over the years to try to help our Bomberos (Firefighters and Lifeguards) with donations and support. Read more

U.S. President push jobs may open doors to China in Mexico

U.S. President push jobs may open doors to China in Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump's push to force U.S. industry to bring jobs home is opening investment avenues for Chinese companies in Mexico, an executive with Industrial and Commercial Bank of... Read more

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Aging can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. Read more

Circus skills show children of Mexico beach town how to fly

Circus skills show children of Mexico beach town how to fly

With their gravity defying trampoline flips, graceful acrobatics, juggling and tightrope walking, the children in San Francisco’s circus school are bringing a touch of Cirque du Soleil magic to this... Read more

7th Riviera Nayarit Open Water “Nado Seguro” 5-3K Tournament

7th Riviera Nayarit Open Water “Nado Seguro” 5-3K Tournament

On April 1, 2017, the Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle will welcome the 7th Riviera Nayarti “Nado Seguro” 5-3K tournament. Read more

Why Traveling to PV is More Important Than Ever

Why Traveling to PV is More Important Than Ever

Recently, Travel Weekly reported that U.S. travelers are increasingly canceling trips to Mexico due to the current political climate. Read more

MacStore Brings Apple to Puerto Vallarta

MacStore Brings Apple to Puerto Vallarta

This month, MacStore will open their new Apple specialized store in La Isla Puerto Vallarta, joining the ever growing list of new major brands in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. Read more

Capirotada, a Favorite Mexican Dessert During Lenten season

Capirotada, a Favorite Mexican Dessert During Lenten season

It seems that most cultures have a form of bread pudding. Read more

Holy Week and Easter in Mexico

Holy Week and Easter in Mexico

Semana Santa (Holy Week in English) is the week leading up to Easter. Read more

Vallarta - Nayarit WaterParks Welcome Families With Wet & Wild Fun

Vallarta - Nayarit WaterParks Welcome Families With Wet & Wild Fun

Sometimes the beach just isn’t enough to satisfy the whole family’s need for wet & wild thrills. Read more

Index Ranks Mexico As 2nd Happiest Country

Index Ranks Mexico As 2nd Happiest Country

You won’t find many countries happier than Mexico. In fact, there’s just one and that’s Costa Rica, according to the Happy Planet Index. Mexico has been ranked No. 2 in the... Read more

Mexico, Australia Agree on “Enormous Potential” of Bilateral Trade

Mexico, Australia Agree on “Enormous Potential” of Bilateral Trade

Mexico and Australia agreed on Monday on the need to take advantage of the "enormous potential" in their bilateral relationship, which still has not been adequately exploited, to mutually benefit... Read more

Bachelor In Paradise Is Back In The Riviera Nayarit

Bachelor In Paradise Is Back In The Riviera Nayarit

The show airs Mondays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. EST and 7 p.m. CST in the US with the premiere on August 2nd: http://abc.go.com/shows/bachelor-in-paradise. Read more

Mexico City Visitors Now Tour Mezcal Traditions and Flavors

Mexico City Visitors Now Tour Mezcal Traditions and Flavors

From the first “kiss” of mezcal, as a sip of that beverage is called here, along a trail of tasty discoveries that even has its “spiritual” moments, tourists in Mexico... Read more

New Service in Mexico Counsels Those Who Seek Sex-Change

New Service in Mexico Counsels Those Who Seek Sex-Change

A new service was recently founded in western Mexico to provide assistance in the difficult process facing people who decide to have a surgical sex-change and have been rejected by... Read more

Cocktail Review: Olla Cocino In San Jose's San Pedro Square

Cocktail Review: Olla Cocino In San Jose's San Pedro Square

The interior decor of Olla Cocina, a new restaurant and bar at San Jose's California San Pedro Square, gives the bar area the illusion of being in an outdoor courtyard... Read more

 
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New Year`s Diets shocking side effects

New Year`s Diets shocking side effects

Following fad diets may do you more harm than good

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Teach Kids How to Experience the Holidays

Teach Kids How to Experience the Holidays

It’s that time of year again the time for holiday cheer and the “gimmies.”

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Acrobatic firefighters cheat death when human pyramid collapses during a street parade

Acrobatic firefighters cheat death when human pyramid collapses during a street parade

The nine men had used their ladders to form a display on top of one of their fire engines driving through the Mexican resort city of Puerto Vallarta at slow speed along streets lined with crowds on Monday.

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Puerto Vallarta Sports News

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Tom Brady has best game yet but can't lead Patriots to a sixth title

Tom Brady has best game yet but can't lead Patriots to a sixth title

The greatest quarterback who ever lived, and perhaps the greatest athlete in the history of professional sports, sat, elbows on his knees, for what must have seemed like an eternity.

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Tips For Your Super Bowl Party

Tips For Your Super Bowl Party

When your team doesn’t make the Super Bowl (and let’s face it, most don’t), the best part of watching the non-commercials part of the game is the menu.

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“Riviera Nayarit 10 Years” Polo Cup

“Riviera Nayarit 10 Years” Polo Cup

Mexico’s youngest destination is turning 10 and it’s celebrating the occasion with a very unique event: the Riviera Nayarit 10 Polo Cup, to be played at the La Patrona Polo & Equestrian Club in San Pancho, Nayarit, from December 16-17.

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Join Us to make history at the Coffee Fest Puerto Vallarta 2018.

Join Us to make history at the Coffee Fest Puerto Vallarta 2018.

We invite you and your family at Puerto Vallarta´s Malecon next February 17th at 18:00 hrs and break the world record of the greater number of people tasting coffee at the same time!

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Ways To Celebrate The Special Valentine's Week!

Ways To Celebrate The Special Valentine's Week!

Love is in the air; after all it is Valentine's Day in just few days and all the love-struck couples are looking forward to spend some quality time with each other.

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Dia de la Candelaria on Feb 2nd (Tamales Day!)

Dia de la Candelaria on Feb 2nd (Tamales Day!)

In Mexico, every 2nd February families and communities get together for a delicious tamales feast, and they dress up their image of Niño Dios (Child Christ) with brand new clothes and take it to the church to be blessed.

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Puerto Vallarta Political News

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How the Women's March Is Turning Protesters Into Politicians

How the Women's March Is Turning Protesters Into Politicians

Nearly 100 years after her grandmother was arrested during a women's suffrage rally in New York, Vicki Lambert is protesting in something her elder relative might have worn.

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Leader’s challenge: ejido is a man’s world

Leader’s challenge: ejido is a man’s world

Being female in the male-dominated world of ejido politics didn’t stop a determined Yucatán woman from speaking up against injustice and moving to the top of the community landowners’ commission.

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86 people sign up for presidential race

86 people sign up for presidential race

There could be a wide range of choices when voters elect a new president next year: 86 people registered as independent candidates by Saturday’s deadline, the National Electoral Institute (INE) announced.

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Canadian Teddy Bears Make Cuddly Xmas

Canadian Teddy Bears Make Cuddly Xmas

Generous expats from Canada and the United States delivered toys, piñatas and cake to nearly 150 children in two Puerto Vallarta kindergartens for Christmas.

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Mexico creates vast new ocean reserve to protect Galapagos of North America

Mexico creates vast new ocean reserve to protect Galapagos of North America

Mexico’s government has created the largest ocean reserve in North America around a Pacific archipelago regarded as its crown jewel.

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Delta reaches 250th home build with Habitat for Humanity and Aeroméxico

Delta reaches 250th home build with Habitat for Humanity and Aeroméxico

Wrapping up this week, Delta and Aeroméxico volunteers built the 250th home in Mexico as a part of the 14th Global Build with long-standing partner Habitat for Humanity.

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NAFTA negotiators open key round of talks amid upbeat signs

NAFTA negotiators open key round of talks amid upbeat signs

Officials opened a key round of negotiations to modernize NAFTA on Tuesday amidst optimistic signs, as U.S. President Donald Trump said the talks were going “pretty well” and Canada’s chief negotiator said he had high hopes for progress.

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The Riviera Nayarit Reinforce Ties With Europe At Madrid’s FITUR

The Riviera Nayarit Reinforce Ties With Europe At Madrid’s FITUR

The Riviera Nayarit was present at the 38th International Tourism Fair (Fitur) in Madrid, Spain, which takes place from January 17-21, welcoming over 100 thousand international tourism industry professionals and more than 100 thousand visitors.

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Apple, Capitalizing on New Tax Law, Plans to Bring Billions in Cash Back to U.S.

Apple, Capitalizing on New Tax Law, Plans to Bring Billions in Cash Back to U.S.

Apple, which had long deferred paying taxes on its foreign earnings and had become synonymous with hoarding money overseas, unveiled plans on Wednesday that would bring back the vast majority of the $252 billion in cash that it held abroad and said it would make a sizable investment in the United States.

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Puerto Vallarta National News

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Earthquake hits near Mexico's Pacific coast, no damage reported

Earthquake hits near Mexico's Pacific coast, no damage reported

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico’s Pacific coast near the major port of Manzanillo on Friday, but no major damage or injures were immediately reported.

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Road Trip North and South Puerto Vallarta: History, Flavors and Landscapes

Road Trip North and South Puerto Vallarta: History, Flavors and Landscapes

When we think of Vallarta · Nayarit, the first images that comes to mind are its coastline bathed by the stunning Pacific Ocean, inspiring sunsets and chic hotels and restaurants.

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Cross-border bridge boosts Tijuana airport

Cross-border bridge boosts Tijuana airport

Alongside a browned-out patch of earth about 20 miles south of downtown San Diego, one finds a study in contrasts.

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Puerto Vallarta International News

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Gastronomy, A Cornerstone Of Global Tourism Promotion For Nayarit And Its Riviera

Gastronomy, A Cornerstone Of Global Tourism Promotion For Nayarit And Its Riviera

The state of Nayarit received the Excelencias Turísticas 2017 award for Successful Use of Gastronomy as a Cornerstone of the Riviera Nayarit’s Tourism Promotion during the 18th edition of the 2018 International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid, Spain.

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Frontier and Volaris to launch codeshare

Frontier and Volaris to launch codeshare

Frontier Airlines and Volaris have signed a codeshare agreement, with sales to begin in the coming months.

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The Riviera Nayarit Pursues Nordic Tourism At Matka 2018

The Riviera Nayarit Pursues Nordic Tourism At Matka 2018

The Riviera Nayarit will be present at the 2018 Matka Nordic Travel Fair, the largest travel industry event in Northern Europe and the Baltic region, taking place from January 17-21 in Helsinki, Finland.

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Puerto Vallarta Luxury Lifestyle News

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Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Exudes the Spirit of Scottsdale

Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Exudes the Spirit of Scottsdale

Of all of the cities in the U.S. operating under a duality, I find myself drawn back to one in particular time and time again: Scottsdale. Known as "The West's Most Western Town," this locale embraces its laid back desert ambiance while simultaneously styling itself as a contemporary destination with plenty to offer in terms of art, shopping, dining and nightlife. The city has undergone a renaissance...

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Products That Score for Back to School

Products That Score for Back to School

With summer nearing its end and the new school year in sight, now is the time to start planning for your student’s success both in and out of the classroom. Here are some inventive and otherwise snazzy finds that will have your child feeling good and looking great throughout the school day. Solo Active 17.3-inch Laptop/Tablet Backpack (www.Overstock.com) - $65.00
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Savings and Smiles with Hilton Anaheim's ‘Center of SoCal’ Package

Savings and Smiles with Hilton Anaheim's ‘Center of SoCal’ Package


Courtesy Hilton Anaheim While some vacations are about getting away from it all, Hilton Anaheim's “Center of SoCal” package is about being right at the heart of it all—in this case, having both close proximity and specialized access to the very best entertainment venues Southern California...

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