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The Riviera Nayarit Creates a Successful Synergy with Destination Hotels

The Public Relations division of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) maintains a permanent synergy with destination hotels in order to reinforce its continual promotional efforts.

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No return to classes Monday, says union

The dissident CNTE teachers’ union today rejected the official school calendar and announced its members would return to classes Friday, September 1 rather than next Monday.

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Questions About Lawyers` Fees Put El Chapo Defense In Limbo

Private lawyers seeking to represent Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera in his U.S. drug-trafficking case failed to get assurances Monday that they’ll get paid, leaving the Mexican drug lord’s defense in limbo.

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Puerto Vallarta Tourism Pacing Another Record Year

Puerto Vallarta and Mexico's tourism industry have set a blistering pace over the first half of 2017, the destination's tourism board announced Tuesday.

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KickOff Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica 2017 Is Underway

Seven prestigious international chefs led by Spaniard Paco Roncero gave start to the activities leading up to the 9th Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica 2017 (to be held October 29 – November 1) with the KickOff Gastronómica, which includes a gala dinner, culinary workshops and Premium tastings.

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High lead content in popular Mexican candies

High levels of lead have been found in at least six of the 20 most popular candies among children in Mexico City, raising concerns about industry standards and government oversight.

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V National Playa Guayabitos Volleyball Festival 2017

Rincón de Guayabitos is getting ready to host the V National Playa Guayabitos Youth Beach Volleyball Festival 2017 the first of its kind held outside southwestern Mexico which will take place from August 23-27.

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‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Couple Carly Waddell and Evan Bass Tell Us Details From Their Destination Wedding

There are perks that traditionally accompany a televised Bachelor franchise special.

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Toyota Postpones Mexico Plant Opening to 2020

Japanese carmaker Toyota will postpone the operations of the plant, currently under construction in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, to 2020, Japanese newspaper Nikkei said on Thursday.

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Mexico’s Islas Marietas Recover after Wave of Unregulated Tourism

Mexico’s Islas Marietas National Park is recovering from the effects of pollution and a wave of unregulated tourism, officials told EFE.

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Riviera Nayarit Trains 260 RCI Agents

The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) together with the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust led a training workshop tour to three of timeshare company RCI’s (Resort Condominium International) call centers located in Salt Lake City, Utah; Jacksonville, North Carolina; and Indianapolis, Indiana on August 7, 9 and 11.

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Mexico fast becoming the US's largest market for energy exports

The untapped market for U.S. crude oil and natural gas isn't across the sea in Asia or Europe, but just across the border in Mexico.

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Puerto Vallarta Real Estate on Fire!

 2 Properties We Found That Are Below Market

The Puerto Vallarta real estate market is red hot this summer whith MANY expats moving here now and renting for this coming Fall and Winter. seasons  Many sellers and agents are taking advantage of the influx into the market and in many cases they have dramatically increased their real estate prices.

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Finally! Medicare Advantage Available In Puerto Vallarta!

After many years of waiting, you can finally use your home health insurance in Puerto Vallarta! Over 350 Health Insurance companies represented in Mexico HMO! As a Member of Lake Medical Group it is No longer necessary to buy local Mexican insurance to cover your health care needs in Mexico.

No Cost to Register

No Membership Fees

Maximum 100 peso CoPay

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Is Puerto Vallarta safe?

We know that you’re excited about your trip and you have every reason to be! Puerto Vallarta is by and large a safe destination, and the issues you’ll encounter here are more likely to be minor nuisances than serious sources of danger.

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A Privilege is Vallarta Shores' Latest Trademark for Our New Incredible Sky Suites

A Privilege is Vallarta Shores' Latest Trademark for Our New Incredible Sky Suites

A Privilege... A Privilege is Vallarta Shores' latest trademark for our new incredible Sky Suites. May Specials! Villa Azul - May 22/25 - 40% OffVilla Celeste - May 15 - May 18Sky Suites C, D, F - May 21/24 - 40% OffSky Suites... Read more

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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The Riviera Nayarit’s Top Ten Hidden Treasures

The Riviera Nayarit’s Top Ten Hidden Treasures

Fishing villages; golden sand beaches surrounded by exuberant jungle; mangroves brimming with wildlife; lush hideaways; local legends…

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Plan MX Activated In Response To Franklin

Plan MX Activated In Response To Franklin

Civil Protection Director General Ricardo de la Cruz Musalem announced that the preventive strategy known as Plan MX has been put into action in response to tropical storm Franklin’s trajectory through Mexico, as per orders of President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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Contract defines rights of domestic workers

Contract defines rights of domestic workers

A campaign has been launched to encourage more domestic workers commonly known as muchachas, maids or housekeepers and their employers to sign contracts that define the workers’ rights and give them the benefits to which they are legally entitled.

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Puerto Vallarta Sports News

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USA, Mexico and Canada to Compete Against Morocco for Right to Host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

USA, Mexico and Canada to Compete Against Morocco for Right to Host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

The United Bid of the United States, Mexico and Canada will be competing against Morocco for the opportunity to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ after FIFA announced earlier today that the African country has officially submitted their intention to participate in process.

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2017 PeeWee League Seeks Talented Young Surfers

2017 PeeWee League Seeks Talented Young Surfers

After a successful last year, the PeeWee Surfing League returns in 2017 with eight competitions to take place over the next five months on the beaches of Sayulita, San Blas, San Pancho and Punta de Mita.

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Neymar signs five-year deal to complete world record PSG move

Neymar signs five-year deal to complete world record PSG move

Neymar completed his record shattering transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain on Thursday, signing a five year deal with the French club after they triggered his 222 million euros ($263 million) release clause.

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Richard Gere, Alejandra Silva and Diego Luna Vacation in the Riviera Nayarit

Richard Gere, Alejandra Silva and Diego Luna Vacation in the Riviera Nayarit

The Riviera Nayarit continues to attract international celebrities.

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Schwarzenegger Returning for Terminator 6 Starts Filming In 2018

Schwarzenegger Returning for Terminator 6 Starts Filming In 2018

It would appear that franchise mainstay and frequent lead actor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be returning for Terminator 6, with the start of filming scheduled for 2018.

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S.A. teen hikes solo from Mexico to Canada

S.A. teen hikes solo from Mexico to Canada

A local teen is undertaking a solo journey to hike one of the most challenging national scenic trails.

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Puerto Vallarta Political News

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Mexico is writing rules for medical marijuana

Mexico is writing rules for medical marijuana

Margarita’s 13-year-old son, Carlos, usually sits in a wheelchair.

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Mexican ex-governor stalls fast-track extradition from Guatemala

Mexican ex-governor stalls fast-track extradition from Guatemala

Javier Duarte, the former state governor of Mexico's ruling party who was arrested in Guatemala at the weekend, said in court on Wednesday he would not agree to be extradited until his lawyers were able to study a formal extradition request.

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Senators Ask For Extradition Of Pan Deputy

Senators Ask For Extradition Of Pan Deputy

Miguel Barbosa Huerta, deputy coordinator of the Labor Party and PRD member,

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Puerto Vallarta Social News

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XXII National Dolphin Program Conference 2017

XXII National Dolphin Program Conference 2017

The Riviera Nayarit will once again host the Dolphin Program’s XXII National Scientific and Technological Research Conference, which will take place from August 16-19, 2017 in Nuevo Vallarta.

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Protect Your Pet From Summer Pests

Protect Your Pet From Summer Pests

Summer has officially arrived and all members of the family, including the four-legged variety, will be spending more time outdoors soaking up the sunshine.

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Mexico City Ends Marine Mammal Captivity This 2017

Mexico City Ends Marine Mammal Captivity This 2017

The fact that marine mammals do not belong in small tanks, proven by unambiguous data and countless examples of their poor quality of life in captivity, still has to be yet recognized by the majority of lawmakers in the world but the good news is positive change is still happening.

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300 marine species at Leon`s new aquarium

300 marine species at Leon`s new aquarium

A ceremony was held yesterday to mark the opening of the Acuario del Bajío (Bajío Aquarium) in Guanajuato, a space in which 14,000 specimens of 300 different marine species are on display.

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Snapchat`s Not Growing Pains Are A Boom For Instagram

Snapchat`s Not Growing Pains Are A Boom For Instagram

Facebook once failed to buy Snapchat; ever since, it’s tried to copy it, mostly without success.

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Will Other Countries Follow Mexico in Chip Mandate?

Will Other Countries Follow Mexico in Chip Mandate?

In a victory for FM radio listeners in Mexico, the country’s broadcast regulator, the Federal Telecommunications Institute, now requires smartphone manufacturers to activate their phones’ built-in FM radio reception chips.

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Puerto Vallarta National News

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A Surfers’ Paradise in Riviera Nayarit

A Surfers’ Paradise in Riviera Nayarit

For surfers, La Lancha beach is a must, a hidden paradise in the northern part of the bay, ideal for communing with Mother Nature.

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UAEM Researcher Designs Algorithms For Biotech and Medicine

UAEM Researcher Designs Algorithms For Biotech and Medicine

A researcher at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM) has been working on algorithms to be used in the fields of medicine and biotechnology.

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Guadalajara says goodbye to horse drawn carriages

Guadalajara says goodbye to horse drawn carriages

The traditional horse drawn carriages are disappearing from the streets of Guadalajara as the municipal government follows up on a commitment to put a stop to animal abuse.

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Puerto Vallarta International News

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108 Mexican firefighters 'eager to start' on B.C. wildfire efforts

108 Mexican firefighters 'eager to start' on B.C. wildfire efforts

When a military transport landed in Kamloops on Friday, the 44 Mexican firefighters on board could barely make out the city through the thick smoke.

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From illegal migrant to leading surgeon

From illegal migrant to leading surgeon

A Mexican who crossed the border as an undocumented migrant is now at the forefront of medical research in the United States.

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The great solar eclipse of 2017

The great solar eclipse of 2017

On Aug. 21, the moon's shadow will roll across the U.S. as tens of millions of Americans witness a total solar eclipse. Here's everything you need to know:

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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
Looking for a new backpack...

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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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