Priority given to 7 infrastructure projects costing 500 billion pesos

López Obrador, left, and incoming finance secretary Carlos Manuel Urzúa Macías at yesterday’s press conference. Priority given to 7 infrastructure projects costing 500 billion pesos Mexico City airport, Cancún-Palenque train, isthmus trade corridor, full internet coverage among them Tuesday, July 24, 2018 President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced yesterday that the next government will prioritize seven urgent infrastructure projects with an investment of 500 billion pesos (US $26.5 billion). The projects are the new Mexico City International Airport; a trade Read More …

Medical Matters: Assorted Stuff!

Medical Matters: Assorted Stuff! Posted on 23 July, 2018 by Pamela Thompson A great big sincere apology to my good friend, Robina Oliver. In my last article, I gave a shout out to her and her shop and put the wrong name of her shop. It is LA SIRENA REINA. I believe she is still speaking to me after this big blooper. Swimsuits galore with some excellent bargains right now. Disculpas! Our July clinics continue and as we head into Read More …

Welcome Home: Style Guide for Creating a Coastal Home

Welcome Home: Style Guide for Creating a Coastal Home Posted on 23 July, 2018 by Sheryl Novak Two décor styles are popular with Americans and Canadians who have a new home in Mexico.  Since most of their properties tend to be near the ocean, it will come as no surprise that one of them is coastal style. Coastal decor is best described as a fun and relaxing style that stirs memories of summer vacations of lore.  This is one of Read More …

New US Travel Advisories Exempt Mexico Tourist Spots

New US Travel Advisories Exempt Mexico Tourist Spots Donald Wood – Travel Pulse go to original July 20, 2018 More than 40 of Mexico’s major tourist destinations, including Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Los Cabos, Guadalajara and Mexico City, have no travel restrictions. (Photo: axl5188/iStock/Getty Images Plus) On July 16, 2018, the United States Department of State issued an update for its travel advisory to Mexico by deeming all major tourism destinations safe. The Mexico Tourism Board revealed that more than Read More …

Analyst who predicted stronger peso is still bullish on the currency

The peso has strengthened since the election. BLOOMBERG Analyst who predicted stronger peso is still bullish on the currency Latest prediction is it will reach 18 to the dollar by the end of the year Wednesday, July 18, 2018 One of just two analysts who predicted the peso would strengthen after the July 1 election is still bullish, Bloomberg reported today. Ilya Gofshteyn at Standard Chartered Bank in New York forecast the currency would strengthen past 19 to the dollar Read More …

CHOCOLATE & COCKTAILS FESTIVAL KICKS OFF IN PUERTO VALLARTA AND PUNTA DE MITA

CHOCOLATE & COCKTAILS FESTIVAL KICKS OFF IN PUERTO VALLARTA AND PUNTA DE MITA By  Alexis Velasco Jul. 19, 2018 This past Tuesday, July 17, the Chocolate & Cocktails Festival began in its two venues: chef Thierry Blouet’s restaurants Café des Artistes (Puerto Vallarta) and Tuna Blanca (Punta Mita). The event will run until July 31 and features a special menu with 10 desserts made with Barry Callebaut chocolate by Nancy Citlalli Hernández, pastry chef at Café des Artistes and Jorge Read More …

‘Qulture’ Artists’ Co-Op & Jazz Bistro to Open in August

‘Qulture’ Artists’ Co-Op & Jazz Bistro to Open in August Jim Lee – BanderasNews.com July 10, 2018 Architectural rendering of the new interior of ‘Qulture,’ a unique venue that will blend art, music and food in one beautiful setting, that is scheduled to open next month in the heart of Old Town Puerto Vallarta. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico – We are excited to announce the upcoming opening of Qulture in Puerto Vallarta. This unique venue will blend art, music and Read More …

Bird watching in Puerto Vallarta will surprise you!

July 16, 2018 •Vallarta Daily News Listening to birds singing is common even in the city, but doing it while walking through Puerto Vallarta, surrounded by trees and observing the different and colorful species, many of them endemic to Mexico, from where the sound comes, is a unique experience. It is 7:00 AM and although the weather forecast doesn’t favor the sun, that does not discourage the biologist Fernando Romo, guide of the Birds of Paradise Tour, of the company Read More …

DE CÁNTARO BAR Y PARRILLA

DE CÁNTARO BAR Y PARRILLA Jorge Chávez Jul. 11, 2018 Located in the heart of the Romantic Zone, restaurant De Cántaro Bar y Parrilla in Puerto Vallarta opened in November 2017 with the drive, vision and experience of entrepreneur Oliver Applegate, who has forged an effective team with Badir Hazael Padilla, the executive chef of this establishment that has the capacity to pamper up to 130, divided among the spacious terrace, the air-conditioned area and the contemporary bar that contrasts Read More …

Vallarta to Analyze a Ban on Plastics

Vallarta to Analyze a Ban on Plastics Posted on 10 July, 2018 by Vallarta Tribune Recognizing the need of caring and contributing to the improvement of the environment, the City Council of Puerto Vallarta has undertaken an initiative brought forward by councilman Juan José Cuevas García, for the gradual transition to the use of biodegradable plastics, and seeking to gradually prohibit the use of some plastic products in commercial establishments in Puerto Vallarta. During the recent session of City Hall, Read More …