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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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The Riviera Nayarit Doubles Down On Promotions In The East Coast For The Winter

A joint promotional tour organized by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust (Fidetur) and with the support of the New York office of the Mexico Tourism Board took place from October 3-6 in the cities of New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore with the purpose of reinforcing tourism promotion on the East Coast of the United States.

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Puerto Vallarta Cup 2017 Schedule

The city of Puerto Vallarta will host the Visit Puerto Vallarta Cup 2017.

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Firefighters making 'significant progress' in Northern California

Fire officials said crews were starting to make some progress in containing the wildfires that have ravaged Northern California since Sunday and killed at least 35 people.

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Experts design and donate ecological stoves to Chiapas victims

Researchers from the universities of the Valle de México (UVM, for its acrony in Spanish) and Sciences and Arts of Chiapas (Unicach, for its acronym in Spanish) set up Eco-Chia ecological stoves, which were delivered to communities affected by earthquakes.

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5th Annual De La Cruz International Sport Fishing Tournament

The Sport Fishing Club of Tepic announced the 5th De La Cruz International Sport Fishing Tournament to be held October 18-20, 2017 at the Marina Riviera Nayarit, considered the most modern marina in Latin America.

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New book examines sacrifice by Mexicas

More details about the practice of human sacrifice during earlier times in Mexico are offered in a new book by a Mexican archaeologist.

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Malnourished lion captured outside Mexico's Puerto Vallarta

Mexican environmental protection officials say a 5-year-old female lion found malnourished and wandering the streets near Puerto Vallarta has been brought to a refuge in Mexico City.

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10 Artisanal Markets In The Riviera Nayarit

The tradition of buying and selling in seasonal markets that open weekly or monthly is typical of Mexico’s culture and has a history that reaches far back into the pre-Hispanic period.

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San Pancho Bird Festival Features 'Diversity of Our Resident and Migratory Birds'

Join us at Plaza del Sol in San Francisco (San Pancho) on Saturday, October 14, 2017 where we will be celebrating the diversity of our resident and migratory birds.

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Day of the Dead: time for some Nohoch Pib

If you fancy eating some pib during Day of the Dead celebrations, Kanasín, Yucatán, might be the place to go. And there ought to be plenty of it.

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12,000 crispy tacos give MX a new record

Bancomer, the Mexican division of the multinational Spanish banking group BBVA, set a Guinness World Record yesterday after preparing the largest number of flautas, or crispy, fried tacos, in under eight hours.

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Mexico Bars Quake-Collapsed School In Capital From Operating

Mexico’s Education Department says authorities have revoked the permits of an elementary and middle school that collapsed in the recent magnitude 7.1 earthquake, killing 26 people.

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Avoid downloading unknown files prevents information theft

In order not to be a victim of information theft, as well as personal data through malware, the cyber security company Mnemo recommends avoiding downloading files or opening attachments from unknown senders.

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Meet The Indigenous Woman Running For Mexican Presidency In 2018

An indigenous woman backed by Mexico’s rebel Zapatista movement registered on Saturday to run as an independent candidate in next year’s presidential election, adding to a growing list of hopefuls bucking established political parties.

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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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If music gives you goosebumps, your brain might be special

If music gives you goosebumps, your brain might be special

Do you ever get that feeling when listening to a great song that makes all the hairs on your arm stand on end?

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Travel with Animals from Puerto Vallarta

Travel with Animals from Puerto Vallarta

Many folks vacation to Puerto Vallarta and during their stay they fall in love with a homeless cat or dog.

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California Urban Search and Rescue Teams Prepared to Respond to Disasters in Mexico, Puerto Rico

California Urban Search and Rescue Teams Prepared to Respond to Disasters in Mexico, Puerto Rico

Three of California's eight Urban Search and Rescue Task Force teams have been approved for deployment by Governor Brown, and at the request of FEMA, to assist and respond to the damage of Hurricane Maria.

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BSWW Tour - Visit Puerto Vallarta Cup 2017

BSWW Tour - Visit Puerto Vallarta Cup 2017

Puerto Vallarta returns to the international beach soccer circuit in October when the Mexican city welcomes a new elite event to the global BSWW Tour in the form of the Visit Puerto Vallarta Cup 2017.

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Which teams can book their finals place in Russia this week?

Which teams can book their finals place in Russia this week?

More than two and a half years, almost 800 matches and precisely 2,177 goals after the first round of qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup took place in Asia the identities of the 32 teams who will compete for football’s most prestigious trophy in Russia next summer is nearing completion.

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Open Invitation To The 5th Flamingos 3-7K Race In The Riviera Nayarit

Open Invitation To The 5th Flamingos 3-7K Race In The Riviera Nayarit

The 5th Flamingos 3-7K Race by Grupo Diestra is ready to go next September 30,2017, in order to promote healthy living with those who work with the hotel sector as well as help broadcast a positive message about sports within the community.

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Islands to be a park but no hotels allowed

Islands to be a park but no hotels allowed

Four islands situated off the coast of Colima are set to become Mexico’s newest national park but the federal Environment Secretariat says that it will not allow the construction of hotels on the volcanic archipelago despite the new designation.

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9th Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica 2017 Is Making History

9th Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica 2017 Is Making History

The 2017 Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica is ready for its 9th edition with the tagline “From the roots to the stars: a personal and collective journey.”

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Scott Disick and girlfriend Sofia Richie enjoying time in Puerto Vallarta

Scott Disick and girlfriend Sofia Richie enjoying time in Puerto Vallarta

They've been enjoying a sun-drenched vacation in hot, humid Puerto Vallarta.

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Collapsed Mexico School Raises Questions About Quake codes

Collapsed Mexico School Raises Questions About Quake codes

On paper at least, the Mexico City school appeared to be structurally sound and built to withstand a major earthquake.

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Mexico advances on health regulation

Mexico advances on health regulation

The representative of the Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris, for its acronym in Spanish), Julio Sánchez y Tépoz, met with Dr. Verónica Miller of the University of California at Berkeley to coordinate the First Course in Regulatory Sciences.

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Puerto Vallarta Will Host Popular Referendum on Mayor Arturo Dávalos

Puerto Vallarta Will Host Popular Referendum on Mayor Arturo Dávalos

This coming Sunday, August 27, the citizens of Puerto Vallarta will have the opportunity to decide if the mayor, Arturo Dávalos Peña, will continue on as the head of the municipal government through a process called Ratificación de Mandato (a sort of popular referendum).

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Navy dolphins arrive for vaquita capture

Navy dolphins arrive for vaquita capture

What might be the last stand in the fight to save the vaquita marina porpoise has begun with the arrival in the upper Gulf of California of four trained dolphins.

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Bamboo houses for Puebla quake victims

Bamboo houses for Puebla quake victims

Last month’s earthquakes have triggered a mini-boom in alternative housing options, one of which is a project that is building as many as 200 houses using bamboo.

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Mexico plans aid for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Mexico plans aid for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Suffering itself after two major earthquakes last month, Mexico plans to send aid including water and electricity experts to Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

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Aeromexico Brings Back Overnight Flight To Puerto Vallarta And The Riviera Nayarit

Aeromexico Brings Back Overnight Flight To Puerto Vallarta And The Riviera Nayarit

Starting on November 2nd, Aeromexico will once again deliver their daily 6 a.m. flights on the PVR-MEX route, and the 7 a.m. flights on their MEX-PVR route with arrivals and departures at Puerto Vallarta’s “Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz” International Airport, which connects travelers to the Riviera Nayarit.

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Netflix is raising its prices for US subscribers

Netflix is raising its prices for US subscribers

Netflix is raising two of its pricing tiers for US subscribers beginning next month.

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Virtual cards, an alternative to avoid fraud and cloning

Virtual cards, an alternative to avoid fraud and cloning

The cloning of credit and debit cards and unrecognized charges are the main reasons for financial institutions to seek to deal with this phenomenon through virtual cards, VeriTran said.

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Landslides, sinkholes and other defects on the Mascota-Puerto Vallarta highway

Landslides, sinkholes and other defects on the Mascota-Puerto Vallarta highway

A 10-year-old highway between the magical town of Mascota and the coastal city of Puerto Vallarta in the state of Jalisco has cost taxpayers millions of pesos beyond its original construction price due to work required to repair defects.

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Entrepreneurs recognize Mexico's ability to face disasters

Entrepreneurs recognize Mexico's ability to face disasters

Tourism experts acknowledged Mexico's ability to recover from crises such as hurricanes and the September 19 earthquake.

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Have you ever wondered how many expats live in Mexico?

Have you ever wondered how many expats live in Mexico?

The readers are constantly asking us through social networks if we know how many expats actually live in Mexico full time.

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Sunwing Promotes The Riviera Nayarit And Puerto Vallarta As Destinations Of The Month

Sunwing Promotes The Riviera Nayarit And Puerto Vallarta As Destinations Of The Month

Canadian wholesaler Sunwing Vacations has named the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta as their “Partners of the Month,” which is why both tourism destinations will be part of an intense promotional campaign across their main marketing platforms during the entire month of October.

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Picnic at border bids farewell to toddler

Picnic at border bids farewell to toddler

The toddler who spent the past month peering over the United States border fence near Tecate was retired Sunday with a cross-border picnic that was a piece of art in itself.

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Evacuations in New Orleans as storm that killed 25 approaches

Evacuations in New Orleans as storm that killed 25 approaches

New Orleans evacuated some residents from areas outside its levee system as Tropical Storm Nate swirled toward the U.S.

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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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