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Inauguracion curso seguridad Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, Jal. - Personnel of Puerto Vallarta Institute of Tourism were trained, this past week, on issues of safety and on how to prevent and/or react effectively to potential risks and threats to tourist destinations and facilities. The course was organized by the Federal Ministry of Tourism with the support of the Organization of American States (OAS).

Agustín Álvarez Valdivia, Director of the Department of Tourism, informed that the specific objectives of the course were to strengthen the security system of the tourism industry and to improve the ability to react efficiently by promoting premeditated, preventive and crisis management lines of attack. The participation of the Department of Tourism in this matter was very significant.

The exchange of information and the establishment of an experts’ network for tourism security were promoted. Skills in touristic abilities and security supervisors were reinforced.

These courses also encouraged a culture of awareness and understanding of the required balance between economic and security issues; as well as the growth, development and maintenance of tourist and recreational facilities; including transportation services.

‘Kroll Advisory Solutions’ Experts’, who lecture the courses, explained that one of the most important accomplishments of these courses was the foundation of a relationship of trust, to facilitate both sectors and to work together on efforts coordination.

They explained that they reached their objective of making touristic communities aware and sensitive to the importance of solid and noticeable security, for the benefit and conservation of tourism. By doing so, the local industry has acquired the necessary instruments to cooperate and to manage the risks they might need to tackle. 

The implementation and encouragement of better practices to protect and deal with tourists, facilitates the creation of a local, regional and transnational corporation network, with members of various sectors of the tourism industry. Through this network, they can share experiences, discuss problems and find solutions in order to constantly improve.

The content of these courses included topics such as: Safety in the industry of tourism; Mexico from an international perspective; Violence in Mexico and its effect on local tourism and Local security; Analysis of risks and threats. Diagnosis and safety evaluation as well as Communication and Crisis Management were also studied and discussed in these courses.

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Puerto VAllarta, Jal.— “Again, we do apologize," came over the intercom.

Passengers on Delta flight 4507 From Salt Lake City to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, knew something wasn’t right as soon as one of the pilots started talking on the intercom and the airplane started turning around.

“It's something that we wouldn't have known what to do as pilots as far as this airplane not being allowed to land in Mexico." That announcement was recorded on one of the passenger’s cell phones.

The pilot was telling passengers their flight to Puerto Vallarta couldn't land and they were turning around to land in Tucson, Arizona and refuel before flying back to Salt Lake City.

"We got pretty close. I think they said within an hour, or under an hour,” said Casey Boyd, who is from Denver and was heading to Mexico with his wife and child on vacation.

However, when the pilot told passengers they couldn’t land in Mexico because of a paperwork error, Boyd couldn’t believe it.

"No, it sounds pretty unbelievable," Boyd said. "Yeah, I don't know. It doesn't sound like maybe the whole story."

The flight was a Delta Connection flight operated by SkyWest Airlines based in St. George.

According to SkyWest's spokeswoman, the flight “returned to Salt Lake City at approximately 6 p.m. to correct a paperwork issue. The 57 passengers onboard will be provided with hotel accommodations and have been rebooked on a new flight tomorrow (Wednesday) morning. We apologize to those customers we've inconvenienced and are working to get them on their way as quickly as possible.”

Boyd said before the flight left Salt Lake on Tuesday morning, the gate agent asked for passengers willing to take a later flight because they were using a smaller airplane than originally planned.

It's possible that smaller plane didn't have the proper paperwork to land in Puerto Vallarta, and no one caught the error until it was too late.

"I would like to know more about what happened,” Boyd said.

Still, he says Delta gave him vouchers for a hotel, food, and other expenses, as well as a flight to Mexico for Wednesday morning.

A Delta spokesman said all 57 passengers have been re-booked to Puerto Vallarta on Wednesday morning.

"They've taken pretty good care of us,” Boyd said. “It’s just one less day of vacation.”



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a-panteonesAttendees of the 15 cemeteries in Puerto Vallarta, will be reassured, because it will ensure cleanliness - larval control, and widespread spraying to avoid the presence of dengue, says the Director General of Public Health, Ministry of Health Jalisco, Bernardo Carrillo Barocio , adding that will be about 80 people in charge of the unit and others to join the City Council, in charge of making this consolidation, "space sprays" and Distribution larvicides in water tanks:

"... Staff they have there, about 80 people and apart from this in coordination with municipalities is supported along with them to work with the staff of cemeteries ..."

Says that the operation was extended to 330 "graveyards" that exist in the state, as is generally done with two weeks in advance, to the traditional influx next month. Ensures that health conditions in the same constantly being monitored and that visits to these, remain, to a lesser extent, every week or on Sundays. Regarding the conditions of supervision over the graves, clarifies that the management of municipal cemeteries, make-assessment report in order to avoid any risk or harm

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With the aim of bringing City Hall workers and their families, promotion and health care provided by the Mexican Institute of Social Security, having joined this institution, Mayor Ramon Martinez Guerrero and Jalisco's delegate of the Institute, Benito Carranco, launched together with medical and municipal authorities, the conference of 'PrevenIMSS', that over this week, will be taking care of allof the public servants in the various buildings of the Municipal Government, with informative talks, guidance and preventive activities.

The mayor said that "it is one step further to ensure social security and health care for workers, to restore the services that the municipality is obliged to grant and that was one of the responsibilities that previous administrations left pending."

He therefore asked the officials to be patient in the transition that is occurring after joining the IMSS, for besides the services of health promotion, on this day they will be able to answer their questions about the care they will be permanently receiving in the clinics, as there is openness "to resolving it immediately case by case with the warmth and quality deserved" thanks to the link that has been made between the City, Social Security and the Union of Municipal Workers.

He announced further that in a next step, there will be a solution to the issue of State Pension, so that civil servants can recover this provision, which was also left aside by previous administrations.

"The efforts made by the municipal government and the union of workers, are not only related to joining the Social Security, for which I am sure that I have the support of the delegate and the directors, but we will also standardize and improve care in providing this service, besides the efforts we have made to increase by 10 percent the earnings of workers with lowest wages in the municipal government and which in the next budget we will be bringing closer to 20 percent, not to mention the effort we are making together to resolve the issue of State Pension. I think that now in the government we are delivering this slowly, we wanted more, yes, we would like to improve, yes, but we're not advancing by speeches but by deeds, "said Guerrero Martinez.

In his intervention, the representative of the IMSS in Jalisco, Benito Carranco, described as important the adherence of the City Hall staff to this institution, which he said, in the state caters to 63 percent of the population, with a network of 16 hospitals of second level, 109 units of family medicine, 111 pharmacies and 3 highly specialized hospitals like the Western Medical Center. He added that through the program 'PrevenIMSS', you can get a snapshot of the health status of civil servants and their families and enable the processes of care that they require.

'PrevenIMSS' is a strategy that brings health services to companies to improve, maintain and restore the health of the workers, under a framework of responsibility, and thus help improve their productivity.

These actions are offered on five areas: Health Promotion, with the informed delivery of primers and of the health care ways; Guidance in topics according to the age of the workers; Nutrition, with measurement of weight and height, waist circumference, nutritional assessment and counseling; visual disease detection, cervical cancer and breast cancer, hypertension, diabetes and cholesterol, and pulmonary tuberculosis; Disease Prevention and Control, with preventive vaccination informed delivery of condoms and actions focused on oral health.

It is worth noting that the mayor and the president of the DIF, Magaly Fregoso, put the example by being the first to receive each preventive service offered by the program.

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COMUNICADO-576-642x336Actress Circee Rangel taught improvisation techniques within the framework of the XVII Meeting of  Teatro del Interior

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. - In the framework of the XVII Meeting of Theatre Interior to be held for the first time in Puerto Vallarta, the Vallarta Institute of Culture invites people with some acting training to participate in the workshop "Impro" taught by actress Circee Rangel, to be held at the Cuale Cultural Center Sunday 25 to Wednesday 28 of May, from 10am to 2pm. During the workshop, specific exercises will be carried out for the development of strategies for action and as the student progresses, they will be including them all in the process of improvisation

Circee Rangel is a graduate of the University of Guadalajara, in the Bachelor of Performing Arts with a major in Theatrical Expression. In 2002, he created her own cabaret company  "The Non Clavation Co."

"El improvisador" is a audacious who throws him self from an aircraft unprotected and weaves during the parachute fall, therefore improvisation is so attractive because it is dizzying" said Rangel Circee

She has been a fellow of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) in the category of interpreters. Working on research methodology for expression and collective participation in children. She has written, directed and acted in the whole republic. Coordinated and participated in the Diploma of Stage Management funded by the University of Guadalajara and the Ministry of Culture

Improvisation workshop is free. Admission requirements are availability, punctuality, attendance, work clothes; and although no previous experience is required in improvisation, if required in performance.

For more information, interested parties may call 223 0095 and 113 0107 where they will be cared for by staff Vallarta Institute of Culture, or via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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When an airline loses your luggage, it can take hours or even days to get someone to tell you where it ended up -- if it ever turns up at all. Wouldn't it be easier to hear from the luggage itself?

That's the promise of "smart luggage," in which GPS tracking chips are embedded in bags capable of transmitting their locations to travelers and even contacting airlines directly when they get lost.

The jumbo jet maker Airbus introduced a concept design for smart luggage at the Paris Air Show last year. The product, known as Bag2Go, can be tracked via a smartphone app. It also allows for self-service check-ins and can weigh itself to ensure that it meets airline requirements.

 AT&T (T, Tech30) unveiled a similar concept at a demonstration of its "next-generation technologies" in May. The company envisions integrating the product with standard suitcases and bags -- perhaps through an attachable tag -- though it could also be built into suitcases directly.

The ultimate plan is to for the luggage to work with airlines' IT systems, contacting the carriers directly and arranging for delivery to your home or hotel.

These products are still in the developmental stage and will need approval from federal regulators, but they're sure to find some grateful customers: U.S. airlines mishandled over 141,000 bags in April, according to government statistics, or about three bags for every 1,000 passengers.

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pmssaWe all know Punta Mita is paradise on earth, and two of the things we most enjoy here are: sunsets and the ocean, and even better if the sunsets involves an ocean view! Thinking of this Punta Mita Expeditions has created a new experience for all those who would like to enjoy Punta Mita from a different perspective. With their new Sunset SUP Sessions, you’ll have a unique view of Punta Mita at this magical time of the day.

Their Sunset SUP Sessions at St. Regis is a 1 hour activity ideal for enjoying with family and friends. You can either surf the calm waters of Punta Mita shore or simply sit down, relax and contemplate the breathtaking sunset. Tempting, no?

You’ll have wonderful  memories to take back home.

We also suggest to close the experience with a ice cold beer or a soft drink at The St. Regis’ Sea Breeze Beach, definitely  the best way to finish up a day on the beach!

For more information, prices and reservations, please contact the Ocean Activities Coordinator in any of their three locations: Residents’ Beach Club, The St. Regis’ Beach Club and the Outdoor Activities Center, located adjacent to the Punta Mita Real Estate Center at 329 291 6649 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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tvThe wildly popular HGTV show that airs in over 50 countries will return to Puerto Vallarta next month to film their sixth episode featuring the famous tropical resort destination. It was only in January of 2012 when Timothy Real Estate Group was chosen to be filmed for the first ever ‘House Hunters International’ episode in Puerto Vallarta.

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Women either want breast implants or they don’t.

But now a new procedure will let them have it both ways.

Call it “vacation breasts” – a doctor in New York City has come up with a creative way for women who have not made up their minds about getting a breast augmentation. The “vacation breasts” procedure, currently in the works by doctor Norman Rowe, will purportedly increase bust sizes up one cup or more, and then slowly bring them back to their natural size in two to three weeks.

A plastic surgeon based in Manhattan, Rowe said he will start performing the procedure in 2016. The main goal, he said, is to let women experience their new shape fully.

"You can use 3-D imaging and put implants in bras," he said, "but it's another thing to see what the weight will actually feel like and what it will be like to live with the new breasts," he told ABC’s Good Morning America.

The temporary breasts can also appeal to women interested in showing off during a summer vacation or perhaps a short fling. But it would be costly: a procedure already being offered by Rowe, an instant breast enlargement that lasts 24 hours, costs upward of $2,500 – depending on the size requested.

Rowe did not disclose the chemical makeup of the solution, but he did offer that the additive is something that's already used in the medical community for other purposes.

According to Rowe, men could also take advantage of the technique to enhance their pecs and calves.

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