Prickly pear cactus doesn’t look like a tasty treat—but it is

Eloise Serralde Nieto prepares a nopal tortilla. Prickly pear cactus doesn’t look like a tasty treat—but it is Nopal, as it is known in Mexico, is a nutritious plant that has been cultivated for 9,000 years By Joseph Sorrentino There aren’t many people who upon passing a prickly pear cactus would think, “Well, that looks like a tasty and nutritious plant.” Its stems tend to be thick and uninviting and its pads are covered with long needles. Worse, tucked in Read More …

PUERTO VALLARTA LAUNCHES COVID-19 AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

July 13, 2020 •Vallarta Daily News •Puerto Vallarta News As part of the economic reactivation of Puerto Vallarta, after three months of the coronavirus pandemic, and faced with the possibility that all activity in the state will stop if it does not continue to comply with sanitary measures, a new COVID-19 awareness program is being launched. The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Promotion Trust will launch an awareness campaign, which will be presented to the media and businesses on Tuesday, July 14. Read More …

Our Local Government has shared this Audio Message; Covid 19

Hi to all, When you have a moment, please listen to this 45 second message, only audio, about how to maintain the health and safety of our community. If you agree with this message, please share it fully. Gracias! Todd Bates Please click here. @remaxinpv #remaxsitesmarina @remaxdestiny #remaxdestiny @remaxsitesmarina #remaxinpv @puertovallartaremax #puertovallartaremax

Shipment of ventilators shows US is a friend, says foreign minister of Mexico

First ventilators arrive from the US. Shipment of ventilators shows US is a friend, says foreign minister Machines are vital for the treatment of Covid-19 • Full coronavirus coverage here 945SHARES In times of adversity you learn who your friends are, Foreign Affairs Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday after the government took possession of a shipment of ventilators from the United States. “The United States is a friend of Mexico, this is the proof,” Ebrard said at an event Read More …

A Small Thank You Video for our First-Line Workers.

We have made a short video, as a thank you to all of the front-line workers in Puerto Vallarta Thank you very much for all of your efforts and Please take care! Gracias y cuídate. Todd Bates Please click here for the video. #remaxinpv @remaxinpv #puertovallartaremax @puertovallartaremax #remaxsitesmarina @remaxsitesmarina #remaxdestiny @remaxdestiny

Covid-19 message from Dr. Rodrigo González

Covid-19 message from Dr. Rodrigo González    It is important to follow the recommendations of our health sector and stay home. However, we know that some eye diseases cannot wait to be attended, so we will continue to offer consultation under appointments for all those patients who have a problem with their eyes that should be attended soon. Here are some security measures: ✅ Wash your hands frequently during the day with water and soap or with 70% alcohol-based solutions. Also before and after Read More …

HOW DO WE PROTECT OURSELVES AT HOME DURING CORONAVIRUS, AND WHAT IF SOMEONE HAS BEEN EXPOSED? 4 QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Editor’s note: As coronavirus spreads through the country, states have closed schools and nonessential businesses and prohibited group gatherings. This leaves most of us at home, but many of us live in close quarters with other people. We asked public health experts from the UNLV School of Public Health how people can protect themselves from being infected with the new coronavirus in these situations. 1. How do we protect ourselves from each other? The idea behind social distancing is to Read More …

The COVID 19 virus, RE/MAX Sites Marina and RE/MAX Destiny

To all of our clients: As per the evolving situation with the COVID 19 virus, RE/MAX Sites Marina and RE/MAX Destiny! is complying and exceeding all recommendations from the CDC. These include; Maintaining a safe distance for all parties, Having Hand Washing facilities, including disposable hand towels and hand cleaner, Constant cleaning of all high-touch areas, and sharing all information that is current for this evolving situation. Fortunately, Your RE/MAX in Puerto Vallarta can provide all the information you request Read More …

Try cooking with fresh coconut: it’s plentiful, inexpensive, healthy and delicious

Fresh coconut — the taste of the tropics! Try cooking with fresh coconut: it’s plentiful, inexpensive, healthy and delicious Two dishes in which you can incorporate a delicious local ingredient By Janet Blaser Having lived in Mexico for more than a decade, I’ve learned – sometimes by choice, sometimes out of necessity — to adapt many of my favorite recipes to incorporate local ingredients. All in all, I have lots of fun in the kitchen, often discovering pleasantly surprising and Read More …

Frolicking in the mud at Los Negritos, a natural wonder in Michoacán

Mexico Life Locals say there are about 15 pools of boiling mud at Los Negritos. Frolicking in the mud at Los Negritos, a natural wonder in Michoacán Restorative mud pots and ‘fools’ fire’ at Los Negritos Lake near Lake Chapala Published on Friday, July 26, 2019 Anywhere else, Los Negritos Lake would have been turned into a recreational area and its curative and beautifying mud pots into an expensive spa. But in El Platanal, Michoacán, the local people seem content Read More …