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Caution key in Mexico
Caution key in Mexico

Mention going to Mexico and the reaction is predictable: "Is it safe?" Crime was the concern most frequently raised by American and Canadian media attending Tianguis Turistico, a huge Mexican travel trade show, held last month in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
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Third International Choir Festival “Jalisco Canta”
From the 21st to 28th of April the Third International Choral Festival Jalisco Canta (Sing Jalisco) will be held in Zapopan, Chapala, Lagos de Moreno, Tlaquepaque and Puerto Vallarta, and this year's novelty is the First Ever Competitive Vocal Ensembles.
Second International Festival of Video Creation
Close Up Vallarta is a forum for interchange and promotion that allows a visual approach to experimentation, and offers the opportunity to present new videos by emerging and established artists, and even students, plus it is interested in video art made not only to circulate in museums and galleries, but to get you to other places and of course to reach a wider audience.
abc* Foundation Promotes Education and Reconciliation Through Music at the World Economic Forum in Puerto Vallarta
During the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Latin America 2012, the Americas Business Council Foundation (abc*), a nonprofit organization that facilitates high-impact social change projects, will host the A Ritmo de Cambio event, an initiative that utilizes music to foster education, reconciliation and cultural entrepreneurship in marginal communities throughout the Americas.
A coconut pie recipe, Mexican style and not too sweet
We all had had this Yucatan-Style pie at a terrific little fish shack in downtown Vallarta. I contacted them a couple of times for the recipe but they never got back to me, so here is Rick Bayless’s version, hardly second rate. If you like coconut, you’ll be hooked. It has a wonderfully chewy texture and it’s not too sweet. Yucatan Style Coconut Pie:
Olé to new Amigos
A family's labour of love brings Mexican food to Fisherman's Wharf
Revolution in ice cream from Mexico
The tiny town of Tocumbo, Mexico is at the heart of an ice cream revolution that’s spawned thousands of Michoacan neverias (ice cream stores) from Puerto Vallarta right up to our doorstep in Sonoma County. In these waning days of Indian summer, it’s worth raising a cone to this ice cream insurrection.
2011 a year of challenges and opportunities: Max Greig
2011, year of achievements and results for the Centro Universitario de la Costa, so Dr. Maximilian Andrew Greig said, rector of the highest seat of learning to perform its second report of activities which highlighted the challenges that tested the will, creativity and dynamism, earning it the strengthening of actions that resulted in great satisfaction with the results generated from the commitment of the university community.
College of Education and Technology receives student philanthropy award
Faculty members from the College of Education and Technology at FHSU spent the last two summers in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, working with non-English speaking elementary school students in an effort to improve the quality of instruction of English and technology.
Lady Gaga Takes Surfing Lessons in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Pop superstar Lady Gaga has taken a break from promoting her new single You and I to have some surfing lessons in Puerto Vallarta.
National Ballet of Georgia Comes to Vallarta
The renowned National Ballet of Georgia brings one performance only to Vallarta’s Teatro Vallarta on Thursday, July 14, at 8:30 pm, proclaimed one of the best folkloric ballets in the world!
Okinawa Drums Performance in Puerto Vallarta
Teatro Vallarta presents one-time performance of Okinawa Drums on July 3, an Okinawa folkloric dance.
Time to Release turtles
From June to November, sea turtles arrive on the shores of Banderas Bay at Cabo Corrientes and Puerto Vallarta, to spawn and have their hatchlings 45 days later emerge to be released into the sea.
Oil at Mayto Beach
Scientists both CUC and federal personnel and Navy are already in the area to clarify the apparent accident. President Calderon was aware of what was happening and ordered a Presidential helicopter to the area.
Wind power potential comes to Mexico
Mexico could generate 30 percent of its energy from wind sources if it invested into the development, since it is a country that has the best geographical conditions to develop this kind of industry, was said in an interview by Erik Winther Pedersen, Director of Development Business of Suzlon, the fifth largest wind turbine in the world.
First Riviera Maya Cup Regatta
From the 27 to the 30 of April the 1st. Riviera Maya Cup 2012 will take place, important event for the Mexican sailors because this race team will come to represent Mexico in the most important competitions worldwide.
Tequila Expo in Puerto Vallarta
In its first edition the Tequila Expo starts on the boardwalk in the coastal town of Puerto Vallarta.
DJ Tiësto Ignites Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta’s waves broke early yesterday morning along with the beats of Dutch DJ Tiësto on the esplanade Corona, in the circuit Electro Beach Puerto Vallarta, that atracts some of the best DJs to the beautiful resort of Puerto Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta is concerned regarding Dengue
The state of Jalisco has its greatest concern in terms of Dengue, in Puerto Vallarta, because despite of the prevention efforts taken, it has not been able to cut the transmission channel of the Dengue virus in some areas.
Bribes and Extortion in Mexico
If you're planning a vacation to Mexico, there's a dirty little secret you need to know.
Thomas Jones: Inspiration for others with Down syndrome
In many countries, people with Down syndrome are marginalized. A Calgary man with the condition was on a vacation in Mexico when he noticed how little was being done for people with the syndrome.
Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy opens at Grupo Vidanta Resorts in Mexico
Grupo Vidanta, Mexico's leading resort and golf course developer, announced the grand opening date for the new Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy in Nuevo Vallarta at the Nicklaus Design Nayar Golf Course in late June of 2012.
Yellowfin tuna is enormous (427.9 pounds), but no record
Robert Pedigo has caught what's believed to be the heaviest yellowfin tuna ever landed on rod and reel, weighing 427.9 pounds in Puerto Vallarta
SD to Puerto Vallarta race features boats of note
The San Diego Yacht Club (SDYC) on Shelter Island has been a major facilitator of open-ocean sailing races for many years. It is also home to the oldest trophy in sailing and other international sports — the America’s Cup.
Caution key in Mexico
Mention going to Mexico and the reaction is predictable: "Is it safe?" Crime was the concern most frequently raised by American and Canadian media attending Tianguis Turistico, a huge Mexican travel trade show, held last month in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
USA will only react to specific proposals on drug legalization
At the World Economic Forum in Latin America, Puerto Vallarta, William Brownfield, Secretary for International Narcotics Affairs of the State Department, said "we will not react to concepts" in response to Guatemalan President Otto Perez.
Leading Cause of Divorce in PV is Domestic Violence
Puerto Vallarta provides an Open Office to help people who suffer from domestic violence, including attorney services and assistance.
Second Meeting of Poets and Arts, "Letters in the Sea" in Puerto Vallarta
A score of poets from around the world will meet from the 2nd to the 5th of May in Puerto Vallarta, presented by the Chair Hugo Gutiérrez Vega "The Cultural journalism and literature" in order to further promote world peace.
Moving Abroad May See Post-Recession Comeback
When semiretired marketing executive Cole Martelli was looking to buy a home near the beach in a warm climate, Mexico made his short list, and won out over Florida.
Real Estate
Escrow Company Services in Mexican Real Estate Sales
The scope of what these companies do is often misunderstood by foreign buyers and sellers.
Vallarta Real Estate Trends, Parts I & II
Most realtors we talked to believe we are over the worst but it’s going to be a slow recovery continuing well into next year.
Why Choose a Puerto Vallarta Home?
Because of the geographical layout of the area, many Puerto Vallarta real estate locations have spectacular views of the Bay and the Sierra Madre mountains.
A bike friendly Sunday at Marina Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta
he bicycle is the most sustainable, healthy, environmental friendly and inexpensive mean of transportation. Bike rides are a different and great way to get around Puerto Vallarta and at the same time help your overall health.
A taste of Mexico returns
For a night of great Mexican-style fun and food, come out to the Radium Valley Vacation Resort on September 10 and support a great cause at the same time.
Free PEACE Spay and Neuter Clinic for Cats & Dogs
From July 13 until July 16, the first mobile clinic of PEACE will be held at the Cultural Center on the Isla Cuale in Puerto Vallarta.
The allure of the Costalegre
The Pacific Coast of Mexico along the state of Jalisco, is a richly diverse coastline with large and small bays – beaches, and a variety of sparsely populated communities between the larger towns and cities. Cabo Corrientes just south of Puerto Vallarta is where the Costalegre actually begins.
Where can LGBT travellers find sun and safety?
Feeling welcome and at ease to be yourself are essential elements of travel. And for LGBT travellers in some parts of the world, that just doesn’t happen.
Tourism: Campaign to attract new visitors pays off
For years, Ivan Ignatievich has been going on family holidays in and around his native Russia. But last year, he tried something different: an all-inclusive resort hotel south of Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s Pacific coast. “Very nice,” he said in a thick accent as he sipped on a piña colada by the pool. “Very warm.”
Puerto Vallarta Resort Offers Special Start to a Mexico Vacation in 2012
The CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta offers travelers the Winter Special rate, perfect for a Puerto Vallarta Vacation in 2012.
Hard Rock Hotels plans Mexico all-inclusives
Hard Rock International will announce today that it will be opening the first Hard Rock resorts in Mexico.
Value-Packed Thanksgiving Offerings for Families at Mexico’s Luxury All-Inclusive Velas Resorts
Families choosing to spend this Thanksgiving at Velas Resorts in three of Mexico’s top beach destinations will be treated to a gourmet Thanksgiving feast, special cranberry spa treatments, free suite upgrades, resort credits, family photographs, complimentary stays and more.
Letters: the building blocks of growth
As an economist, Ricardo Hausmann has spent much of his life thinking about numbers. But over the last few years, the director of Harvard’s Center for International Development has been thinking more and more about the less tangible productive capabilities that a country produces – which he refers to as “letters”.
Mexico Takes Deserved Bows (and Some Boos) at the World Economic Forum in Puerto Vallarta
Argentine President Cristina Fernández did Mexican President Felipe Calderón a big favor this week when, on April 16, she expropriated the Argentine holdings of Spanish oil giant Repsol. The move shocked global capitalists and made Mexico, Latin America’s second-largest economy ahead of Argentina, look all the more attractive as a destination for foreign investment (even though Mexico’s own oil industry is entirely state owned).
La inversión es de US30 millones para despegue de AeroJal
Con una inversión inicial de 30 millones de dólares, AeroJal, la nueva línea aérea regional que operará desde Guadalajara, proyecta iniciar sus operaciones en el tercer trimestre de este año cubriendo las rutas Guadalajara-Puerto Vallarta y Guadalajara-Puebla.
Malecon Construction and Financing: What We Know and What We Don’t Know
Regarding the ongoing construction of the new Malecon, we have been assured that it is being completed in a professional manner, in accordance with all specifications, in a timely fashion, will improve the image of the town and conserve the traditions of Puerto Vallarta.
Recorded earthquake in Puerto Vallarta (Again)
Another scare without consequences was registered yesterday at 13:20 hours being an earthquake of 4.9 magnitude on the Richter Scale with its epicenter at 9 kilometers northwest of Cihuatlán, Jalisco and the proximity to Puerto Vallarta, which was perceptible for much of the public, said Alejandro Arias Garcia, head of the Municipal Civil Protection Unit, who said that "the movement was very short but managed to alert the community."
Strong earthquake rocks Mexican Pacific
A magnitude-6 earthquake rocked the coasts Tuesday of the Mexican Pacific states of Jalisco and Nayarit, but no injuries or damage have been reported, the National Seismology Service said.
Hurricane Jova packs 120 mph winds near Puerto Vallarta
Emergency officials scrambled to open shelters as Jova rapidly strengthened off Mexico's Pacific coast early Monday, becoming a major hurricane with 120 mph winds, forecasters said.
Brazilian wins right to masturbate at work
After a court battle, she now is allowed to access erotic images from her computer at work.

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