Mexico’s Senate on Tuesday voted to ratify a Asia-Pacific trade agreement

25 APRIL 2018 Mexico’s Senate on Tuesday voted to ratify a Asia-Pacific trade agreement (TPP), making it the first of 11 signatory countries to back the arduously negotiated framework that was rejected by the United States. Senators voted 73-24 to approve the pact, which was signed in March without the United States after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of talks within days of taking office last year. Mexico, which has been a leading proponent of free trade in Latin America, Read More …

Mexico, European Union reach new trade deal, eliminating duties on most goods

European cheeses: tariffs coming off. Mexico, European Union reach new trade deal, eliminating duties on most goods Big winners in Europe are exporters of poultry, cheese, chocolate, pasta and pork Monday, April 23, 2018 Mexico and the European Union (EU) have reached an updated trade agreement, reaffirming their commitment to free trade in contrast to the United States’ move towards greater protectionism. Saturday’s announcement came as talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) continue and six weeks Read More …

Busing The Bay: Destination, Pay It Forward

Busing The Bay: Destination, Pay It Forward Posted by Bruce Howells Recently I observed a mother and daughter board a bus, the daughter sat in one row, the mother two rows behind, beside me. The daughter turned to talk to her mom and her thermos rolled off her lap, onto the floor and shattered. The daughter looked horrified, the mom calmly told her to clean it up. I had a plastic bag with me, so I offered it to the mother. Read More …

Puerto Vallarta introduces new urban transport system

Puerto Vallarta introduces new urban transport system April 23, 2018 Puerto Vallarta has started introducing a completely new and modern public bus system aimed to provide passengers a comprehensive and high-quality service. The new buses are being produced by DINA, a Mexican automotive producer of heavy duty and specialty vehicles, and will have air conditioning, security cameras, information screens and a payment system for prepaid cards. Eight buses went into operation earlier this month as an introduction to the local Read More …

Whale sharks, Mayan ruins are among top 50 bucket list experiences

Swimming with whale sharks, a bucket list top 50. Whale sharks, Mayan ruins are among top 50 bucket list experiences World’s Ultimate Bucket List names Quintana Roo attractions   Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Two Mexican destinations are among the top-50 experiences on the “best bucket list ever assembled,” according to the travel agency Flight Network. Swimming with whale sharks and visiting Mayan ruins, both in Quintana Roo, were deemed bucket list-quality experiences on the World’s Ultimate Bucket List for 2018. Read More …

Single Story For Sale in Amapas, Puerto Vallarta

•  199 sqft , 2 bath , 2 bdrm single story – FOR SALE  USD495,000 . MLS® 13187 in Amapas, Puerto Vallarta Paramount Bay es un desarrollo contemporáneo muy codiciado con jardines bien cuidados, gimnasio y una piscina de 200 pies de largo con un bar en la piscina. Desde su excepcional ubicación, se puede caminar a la playa en 5 minutos y algunos de los mejores restaurantes en el casco antiguo dentro de 8. Esta unidad se encuentra en Read More …

Air Canada predicts 36% more capacity

Air Canada predicts 36% more capacity Airline predicts increased capacity for Mexico flights. Airline plans additional services and increased frequency between Canada, Mexico Mexico News Daily | Thursday, April 12, 2018   Canadian carrier Air Canada is predicting a 36% increase in its passenger carrying capacity between Mexico and Canada this year, the company’s general manager for Mexico said this week. Luis Noriega told a press conference that the outlook for 2018 is considerably better than the growth rates the Read More …

Single Story For Sale in Amapas, puerto vallarta

•  199 sqft , 2 bath , 2 bdrm single story – FOR SALE  USD495,000 . MLS® 13187 in Amapas, puerto vallarta Paramount Bay es un desarrollo contemporáneo muy codiciado con jardines bien cuidados, gimnasio y una piscina de 200 pies de largo con un bar en la piscina. Desde su excepcional ubicación, se puede caminar a la playa en 5 minutos y algunos de los mejores restaurantes en el casco antiguo dentro de 8. Esta unidad se encuentra en Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Week 2018 begins in May

Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Week 2018 begins in May April 11, 2018 Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Week will be extended this year for an extra 10 days, from May 15 to June 10 next . This gastronomic event also breaks a record this year with 59 restaurants participating, up from 45 restaurants in the 2012 festival. The participating restaurants will offer menus divided into three courses and three price points: 269, 399 and 466 pesos per person, up to 50 percent less Read More …