For many of us, the perfect day on a Mexican getaway involves at least one round at a local watering hole.Read the Full Story
Some spots in the new Live and Invest Overseas ranking are practically unheard of.Read the Full Story
Enchiladas, homemade salsa, fish tacos, deviled shrimp, green chile ribs, and deep, dark mole like only a Mexican grandma can make – these are just a few of the traditional dishes Chef Miriam Flores teaches in her popular Puerto Vallarta cooking classes.Read the Full Story
This series seeks to encourage young Mexican surfers and will take place in Sayulita, San Blas and San Pancho.Read the Full Story
Join in by posting pics and videos with the hashtag #AsiMiDiaEnRivieraNayarit and win one of five swag bags sponsored by the Riviera Nayarit and the Destination’s hotels.Read the Full Story
These picturesque towns have plenty of accommodations to offer and lots of family-oriented recreational activities. You can sight whales right from the beaches and they’re the closest spots in the Riviera Nayarit to the Isla del Coral.Read the Full Story
Editor's Note: Even though they are making a lot of money they find it unnecessary to repair the people mover belts to and from the international gates. Those belts have been non operative for more than 4 years.
SHAME on all persons responsible!!
This year they expect between 35 and 40 boats to compete for big prizes including cars, professional fishing equipment, cash money and other awards in kind.Read the Full Story
Purto Vallarta, Mexico.- A little over a decade ago San Pancho began a cultural, ecological, environmental and artistic revolution that changed the town’s history and now offers one more tourist attraction for visitors.Read the Full Story
Few things reveal the nature of a place and character of a people quite like food, & the only way to get a true taste is by eating like the locals. It can be difficult to know what’s best, though, so here’s a brief list of our favorite spots in PV.Read the Full Story
In the winter of 2013 we agreed to provide assistance to needy members of Club Tercera Edad in Bucerias in exchange for the senior women making craft items to sell at the weekly markets. The monies raised at the markets provided for medication and health care for the club's needy members.Read the Full Story
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Sixteen States in Mexico to Initiate 911 Emergency Service in October
The Executive Secretariat of the National System of Public Security reported that beginning in October of this year operations will begin in 16 Mexican states for 911 emergency medical care.
The states which are scheduled to have the service available in October are: Baja California, Coahuila, Colima, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Durango, Guanajuato, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Puebla,...
Michelada: A Fresh Summer Drink For Puerto Vallarta
In México, the gastronomic industry is in constant renewal. Summer has already begun and we must be prepared to face it. I have taken the time to find an ideal drink for this season: la michelada. I will share the recipe to you in case you don’t have the opportunity to travel to Vallarta.
There are three ways to prepare a michelada: the first one is called the traditional, which...
Star Wars Latest Film To Go Elsewhere
Incentives are not enough for filmmakers, says Mexican studio Star Wars has gone the way of 11 other films in the past four years: to other countries that offer filmmakers more attractive financial incentives. The manager of Baja Film Studios in Baja California says producers of the newest Star Wars episode had considered shooting 20% of the film in Mexico, which would have represented an economic...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Sports News
New Mountain Bike and Hiking Trail in Sayulita
Sayulita has a new jungle trail, designed specifically for mountain bikers, hikers, and joggers. Javier Chavez, owner of Wildmex, and an avid mountain biker and adventure seeker, is behind this new and exciting development. Javier tells El Sayulero more about this new trail, the various tours he offers, and much more. You’ve offered mountain bike tours for the last 9 years in Sayulita....Read More...
Our Best Fishing in Two Years, It´s Fish City in PV!
Puerto Vallarta is not one of those tropical destinations that just gradually warm up after the preferable climate of winter. No we just sort of start warming up mid May, then BOOM it´s June and it´s hot and humid. Now I say hot and humid to the California types, to the Houston, Florida and other humid areas, PV is mild to your summer standards. But when it does get warm, the warm currents...Read More...
Barcelona Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21 Months’ Jail
But he likely won’t serve prison time for tax fraud.Under Spanish law, a prison sentence of less than two years can be served under probation, meaning Lionel Messi and his father are unlikely to go to jail. Barcelona’s Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined 2 million euros ($2.2 million) after being found guilty of three counts...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Entertainment News
What's Happening in July at Act II Entertainment
Even though the 2015-2016 winter entertainment season has come to a close at Act II Entertainment Stages, the fun is not over yet.
The Book of Job Opening night Saturday July 2 at 7:00 pm
2 shows only July 2 & July 23 at 7:00 pm
Musical Director Alfonso Lopez Brings The Red Room Cabaret to another evening filled with wonderful Music and laughter. Starring the last...
Beaches At Islas Marietas And Sayulita Among The Best In Mexico
Islas Marietas’ Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) took 3rd place in Mexico on USA Today’s 10Best List; Sayulita obtained 8th place in Travel + Leisure’s Best Beaches in Mexico. Some of the world’s most beautiful beaches can be found in Mexico, where there are approximately 450 of them lining its expansive coastlines. Among them: Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) in the Islas...Read More...
Charlie Sheen Is Back In The Riviera Nayarit!
The ex star of the series Two and a Half Men spent a few days at the Four Seasons; actress Perrey Reeves celebrated her honeymoon at Villa La Estancia; Mexican actors Armando Torrea, Natasha Dupeyron and Sofía Sisniega vacationed in Punta Mita. Popular North American actor and comedian Charlie Sheen, ex lead in the series Two and a Half Men, returned to the Riviera Nayarit to enjoy some much...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Political News
Mexico Elections: The Surreal List of Cndidates Reads More Like The Line-Up of a TV Panel Show - and The Country's Long-Suffering Voters are not Amused
Abducted students' families call for boycott as a clown, a footballer and a reality TV star stand in upcoming polls With a football legend, a famous clown, a former Big Brothercontestant and several soap stars in the running, the list of candidates in Mexico’s forthcoming elections reads more like the line-up of a television panel show. But the emergence of these maverick contenders...
Mexico's Congress Approves Reform Allowing Foreign Agents to Bear Arms
Mexico's Congress approved a legal reform on Thursday that will allow foreign immigration and customs agents to bear arms while in the country, an issue that has been a source of tension with the United States. PUERTO VALLARTA: Mexico's Congress approved a legal reform on Thursday that will allow foreign immigration and customs agents to bear arms while in the country, an issue that has been a source...Read More...
Governor Roberto Sandoval Castañeda Attends the 48th Governors National Conference
Puerto Vallarta, Jal.- State Governor, Roberto Sandoval, attended the 48th Governors National Conference (CONAGO). It took place in Durango, Durango and was led by President Enrique Pena Nieto. At this conference the President expressed his appreciation for the determination of members of the regional parliament to speed up the creation of the Anti-corruption National Organization The President...Read More...
- Mexico Elections: The Surreal List of Cndidates Reads More Like The Line-Up of a TV Panel Show - and The Country's Long-Suffering Voters are not Amused
- Mexico's Congress Approves Reform Allowing Foreign Agents to Bear Arms
- Governor Roberto Sandoval Castañeda Attends the 48th Governors National Conference
Puerto Vallarta Social News
Pack a Book Along with the Sunscreen and Tropical Print Shirts!
For those of you in La Cruz, you noticed that Friday was promotion day at the Elementary School (grades 1-6). For many students completing grade 6, they and their families will choose not to continue the child's schooling, even though the government has mandatory education through grade 8. If you're a regular reader of these Amigos blasts, you know about Carmen Tapia. As a retired bilingual Reading...Read More...
Modern Mexico in Stark Relief: On the Importance of Laura Esquivel
TURN ON TALK RADIO, cruise around the internet, pick up a newspaper — you would think there’s nothing more to Mexico than psycho narcos, dirty government, and illegal immigration. Throw in Donald Trump, and the country’s PR just can’t catch a break. Mexican art? Didn’t that peak with Diego Rivera? And how about Mexican literature? Ask anyone at the next dinner party...Read More...
Start Making Plans for Corn Festival 2016 in Jala
For the first two weeks of August, Jala in Nayarit will present the annual La Feria del Elote (Corn Festival), a tribute to the pre-Hispanic heritage. Located a short distance from the coast communities, Jala and Xalisco prepare a wide variety of events all with the purpose of celebrating the Corn Festival. Said to be the home of the Guinness World Book of Records’ largest corncob, the yearly...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Business News
US Press Will Showcase The Riviera Nayarit’s Hidden Assets
This press trip offered one of the longest tours from south to north and back again so the media, which specializes in unique off-the-beaten-path attractions, can publish stories that will generate more than 13 million media impressions. The Public Relations department of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau put together a press trip for US media in order to showcase “The...Read More...
In Mexico, More Digital Buyers Use Mobil
Mexico’s mobile buying penetration is higher than average in Latin America The share of digital buyers who buy via mobile is higher in Mexico than in Colombia, Chile or Argentina, according to research from digital merchant Linio. The report, on shoppers tracked during Q1 2016, claims that nearly 36% of digital buyers in Mexico are mobile purchasers, slightly higher than the regional...Read More...
How to Invest in Colombia and Mexico
Every week, host and Zacks stock strategist, Tracey Ryniec, will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life. In this episode, Tracey is joined by John Blank, Zacks Chief Equity Strategist and Editor of the International Trader , which specializes in buying international...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta National News
Air Canada’s New Boeing 767 Will Increase Capacity Out Of Western Canada
Air Canada Rouge will be increasing its capacity in Western Canada by a whopping 242% when it starts flying a Boeing 767 from Vancouver this winter season. As such, passengers will be able to fly non-stop from Vancouver to Cancun on Monday and Thursday, or to Puerto Vallarta on Tuesday and Friday. Plus, they can take advantage of increased capacity to Ixtapa on Wednesday, and Los Cabos on Sunday. “Our...Read More...
Women Migrant Workers In Mexico Organize For Their Rights
On the Mexican border countless female migrant workers live in precarious conditions, working in the informal economy. According to data from the 2010 census, eight out of every ten people live in poverty in the State of Chiapas and 55 per cent of those born in other countries are women, mostly from Central America. In addition,...Read More...
How Many Affected By Copper Mine Spill?
Authorities must provide the answer after freedom-of-information request The federal Health Secretariat has been ordered by the National Institute for Transparency and Access to Information (Inai) to reveal how many people were affected by the 2014 toxic spill at the Grupo México copper mine Buenavista del Cobre. The order came after a private citizen filed an information release request...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta International News
Scientists In Bolivia Find Footprint Of Carnivorous Dinosaur Nearly As Big As T. Rex
A team of paleontologists found a fossilized footprint measuring 1.15 meters – about 3 feet, 9 inches – of a bipedal, carnivorous dinosaur that lived in what is now southern Bolivia about 80 million years ago. It is the largest such footprint ever found to date in the landlocked South American nation, the scientists said. The Abelisaurus footprint – which was found in the Maragua...Read More...
Earth Just Experienced The Hottest June Ever Recorded
This marks the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking global temperatures. The heat wave continues. Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, according to both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This marks the 14th month in a row that global heat records have been broken. It’s the longest streak of record-breaking temperatures since reporting began...Read More...
The World’s Largest Radio Telescope Is Ready To Hunt For Alien Life
Construction on the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, began in 2011. Workers installed the last of 4,450 panels on Sunday and operations are scheduled to begin in September. The Chinese government has finished building the world’s largest radio telescope — a $180 million monster that will be used in the search for extraterrestrial life. The last of the 4,450...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Luxury Lifestyle News
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...
7 Trendy Places to Eat, Drink and Dance in Scottsdale
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