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World’s First Underwater Oxygen Bar opens in Mexico

World’s First Underwater Oxygen Bar opens in Mexico

| April 23, 2015 | Reply

World’s First Underwater Oxygen Bar opens in Mexico COZUMEL, Mexico, April 23, 2015  – Sub Sea Systems® has completed construction and installation of Clear Lounge® (patent pending)—the world’s first underwater oxygen bar. “We’re excited to introduce such an innovative underwater attraction,” said Jim Mayfield, Sub Sea Systems’ President. “We see experiences as one of the […]

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Latcho & Andrea Dinner Show in Tu Casa en Vallarta

Latcho & Andrea Dinner Show in Tu Casa en Vallarta

| April 23, 2015 | 1 Reply

Latcho & Andrea Dinner Show in Tu Casa en Vallarta Wednesday, May 6, 2015 – One Show Only Puerto Vallarta, Mexico –  The Blond Gypsies come back to Tu Casa en Vallarta for an evening of gypsy rumba and flamenco guitar music with a Best-of-Vallarta 3-course meal, including a complimentary glass of wine on Wednesday, […]

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ACT II STAGES Entertainment does not end when the snow melts

ACT II STAGES Entertainment does not end when the snow melts

| April 21, 2015 | 1 Reply

ACT II STAGES Entertainment does not end when the snow melts SWINGING ON A STAR – A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY MERCER AND JIMMY VAN HEUSEN TO OPEN APRIL 24TH AT 7:00 PM Elizabeth Ensor along with David Lyons and accompanied by musical director and pianist Bob Bruneau, present Swinging on A Star on April […]

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Do All Expats in Mexico Go To Fancy Hospitals?

Do All Expats in Mexico Go To Fancy Hospitals?

| April 21, 2015 | 1 Reply

Do All Expats in Mexico Go To Fancy Hospitals? by Thomas Lloyd So, the word is out; world-class, high-quality, top-of-the-line, state-of-the-art hospitals are available in many Mexican cities, and they cost a fraction of what similar hospitals do in the U.S. The logical conclusion; all expats – including those who couldn’t afford such service back […]

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Looking back on the past two years at I.F.C.

Looking back on the past two years at I.F.C.

| April 21, 2015 | Reply

Looking back on the past two years at I.F.C. By Dan Grippo Every achievement of the past two years as well as the many achievements of the IFC in years past have come about through the work of countless volunteers donating their time, talent, and treasure. These accomplishments are not the work of one person […]

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Vallarta Pride to present UNITY Art Exhibition

Vallarta Pride to present UNITY Art Exhibition

| April 21, 2015 | Reply

Vallarta Pride to present UNITY Art Exhibition • The UNITY Art Exhibition which brings together internationally renowned artists in Puerto Vallarta will take place from May 17 to June 18, 2015. • MEXLend Mortgages is the main sponsor of this event during the Pride festivities in Puerto Vallarta. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, April 21, 2015.- The […]

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Road safety in Mexico: The lawless roads

Road safety in Mexico: The lawless roads

| April 19, 2015 | Reply

Road safety in Mexico: The lawless roads How half of Mexico ended up without driving tests SIX out of ten road deaths worldwide take place in just 12 countries, one of which is Mexico. Dented doors and battered bumpers are backed up by official figures: every year some 24,000 people lose their lives on Mexico’s […]

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U.S. Navy Continues to Spread Goodwill to Puerto Vallarta

U.S. Navy Continues to Spread Goodwill to Puerto Vallarta

| April 19, 2015 | Reply

U.S. Navy Continues to Spread Goodwill to Puerto Vallarta By: Jerry Lafferty Puerto Vallarta was honored to welcome the USS Lake Champlain, a US Navy Guided Missile Cruiser, to its waters last week. They were here mainly to deliver much needed medical supplies, as a goodwill gesture from Northcom of the U.S. Government. The Lake […]

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MAKING GOOD THINGS HAPPEN: IFC Education Grants Are Money Well Spent

MAKING GOOD THINGS HAPPEN: IFC Education Grants Are Money Well Spent

| April 6, 2015 | Reply

MAKING GOOD THINGS HAPPEN: IFC Education Grants Are Money Well Spent by John Warren The International Friendship Club (IFC) just spent $138,000 pesos on making good things happen. Our Home Tours has had a very successful season showing visitors and residents some of the lovely homes here and part of the program’s revenues have now […]

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The Real Cost Of Retiring In Mexico

The Real Cost Of Retiring In Mexico

| April 6, 2015 | Reply

The Real Cost Of Retiring In Mexico If moving abroad is on your retirement bucket list, Mexico should already be at the top. For years, destinations throughout Mexico have remained the most popular worldwide among Americans and Canadians who are planning to retire abroad, and for good reason. Originally published by AMAR As Latin America’s […]

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Restaurant Week 2015 Forges Ahead with 35 Participants

Restaurant Week 2015 Forges Ahead with 35 Participants

| April 6, 2015 | Reply

Restaurant Week 2015 Forges Ahead with 35 Participants Vallarta Lifestyles’ Restaurant Week, the annual reduced-price restaurant fest in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit has confirmed 35 participants for its upcoming 2015 edition, the same number as last year. “We are thrilled with the response that we received this year, including six restaurants participating for the […]

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WesMex 2015 International Small Boat Regatta March 19th – 22nd

WesMex 2015 International Small Boat Regatta March 19th – 22nd

| March 14, 2015 | Reply

WesMex 2015 International Small Boat Regatta March 19th – 22nd Vallarta Yacht Club Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit.· Vallarta Yacht Club is preparing to host a special event commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Signature Regatta WesMex. This event typically attracts the best sailors from all over Mexico and other places as far away as Europe and […]

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Changing Kid’s Lives One Smile at a Time: The IFC Cleft Palate Program

Changing Kid’s Lives One Smile at a Time: The IFC Cleft Palate Program

| March 3, 2015 | Reply

Changing Kid’s Lives One Smile at a Time: The IFC Cleft Palate Program by John Warren On Tuesday March 3 at 7:00 the IFC will host a public information session on its Cleft Palate Program at the IFC clubhouse. Medical professionals who volunteer their time to treat local children at no cost will summarize the […]

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IFC Cleft Palate Program to Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary in 2015

IFC Cleft Palate Program to Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary in 2015

| January 14, 2015 | Reply

IFC Cleft Palate Program to Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary in 2015 by Janie Albright Blank The International Friendship Club (IFC) is a well-respected charitable organization in Puerto Vallarta. Its members are varied, coming from all over the world.  But they all have one thing in common and that is a desire to help the less […]

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Orange is the new Vallarta Pride’s Grand Marshal

Orange is the new Vallarta Pride’s Grand Marshal

| January 12, 2015 | Reply

Orange is the new Vallarta Pride’s Grand Marshal Lea DeLaria from “Orange is the New Black” will be our Vallarta Pride 2015’s Marshal As Vallarta Pride 2015’s board we are we are glad to announce that the talented comedian, jazz musician and actress LEA DELARIA will be Vallarta Pride’s Grand Marshal in our 2015 parade.  […]

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Toys for Tots Spreads 7500 Smiles

Toys for Tots Spreads 7500 Smiles

| January 12, 2015 | Reply

Toys for Tots Spreads 7500 Smiles By: Jerry Lafferty There were smiles throughout the Bahia on the 1st day of school, January 7, as Toys for Tots deployed dozens of caravans to distribute toys to low income kids who might otherwise receive no gifts during the Christmas season. This year the lucky “Kings” or “Reyes” […]

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International Writers’ Conference set for March 6-8

International Writers’ Conference set for March 6-8

| January 12, 2015 | Reply

International Writers’ Conference set for March 6-8 If there is a book inside you bursting to get out, the ninth Puerto Vallarta Writers’ Conference will be the place to release it. The joint venture of Puerto Writers Group and Biblioteca Los Mangos on March 6-8 weekend at the library will concentrate on helping writers get […]

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Honda Motor Co. fined record $70 million in US

Honda Motor Co. fined record $70 million in US

| January 12, 2015 | Reply

Honda Motor Co. fined record $70 million in US The Japanese automaker Honda has agreed to pay a record amount in fines to the US government for failing to report thousands of customer complaints of injury and death since 2003. Honda Motor Co. will pay $70 million in penalties for failing to report over 1,700 […]

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Teeth and Bones: Mass Abduction Reveals a Decaying Mexican State

Teeth and Bones: Mass Abduction Reveals a Decaying Mexican State

| January 1, 2015 | Reply

Teeth and Bones: Mass Abduction Reveals a Decaying Mexican State The close-up images show a handful of black teeth sifted out of leftover ash, and bits of charred bone picked from a landfill not far from Iguala. There are also shots of plastic bag scraps that washed up on the banks of Río San Juan. […]

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Peña Nieto Positive About Second Meeting with Families of Missing Students

Peña Nieto Positive About Second Meeting with Families of Missing Students

| October 31, 2014 | Reply

Peña Nieto Positive About Second Meeting with Families of Missing Students MEXICO CITY – Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has given a positive response to the proposal of a second meeting with the families of 43 students who disappeared in the southern state of Guerrero, presidential spokesperson Eduardo Sanchez said. It would be the second […]

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Se proyecta este viernes el documental “Trazando Aleida”, sobre la “Guerra Sucia” en México

Se proyecta este viernes el documental “Trazando Aleida”, sobre la “Guerra Sucia” en México

| October 31, 2014 | Reply

Se proyecta este viernes el documental “Trazando Aleida”, sobre la “Guerra Sucia” en México • La búsqueda de activistas desaparecidos en los setenta, se revive bajo la dirección de Christiane Burkhard Dentro del ciclo “El Cine Mexicano se ve”, este viernes 31 de octubre a las 17:00 horas, se presenta el documental “Trazando Aleida” de […]

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American Legion and Navy League Announce Oktoberfest 2014

American Legion and Navy League Announce Oktoberfest 2014

| October 29, 2014 | Reply

American Legion and Navy League Announce Oktoberfest 2014 Whether you are a newcomer to the region or have called the Banderas Bay your home for many years it is always great to meet new people and contribute positively to our community. On November 12th (6pm to 9 pm) the Navy League and American Legion are […]

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One Extra Day In The Hospital Cuts Readmission Rates And Reduces Patient Deaths

One Extra Day In The Hospital Cuts Readmission Rates And Reduces Patient Deaths

| October 29, 2014 | Reply

One Extra Day In The Hospital Cuts Readmission Rates And Reduces Patient Deaths • Columbia Business School research shows a 22 percent drop in pneumonia deaths and a 7 percent decline in readmissions for heart failure NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 / – With penalties rising in 2015 for hospitals with high Medicare readmission rates, […]

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Mexico: Needless Suffering at End of Life

Mexico: Needless Suffering at End of Life

| October 29, 2014 | Reply

Mexico: Needless Suffering at End of Life Enforce Law Guaranteeing Pain Relief (Mexico City) – Tens of thousands of patients with terminal illnesses in Mexico suffer unnecessarily from severe pain and other symptoms because they cannot access adequate end-of-life care, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 122-page report, “Care When There […]

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ACT II ENTERTAINMENT is celebrating its two year anniversary!

ACT II ENTERTAINMENT is celebrating its two year anniversary!

| October 28, 2014 | Reply

ACT II ENTERTAINMENT is celebrating its two year anniversary! Puerto Vallarta, October 27, 2014 Halloween has once again arrived and ACT II ENTERTAINMENT is celebrating its two year anniversary! On Halloween night, there will be a 9 p.m. showing of the movie ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW with interactive actors from the original production produced by […]

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Participa Puerto Vallarta en el Segundo Encuentro Estatal de Cultura 2014 en Guadalajara

Participa Puerto Vallarta en el Segundo Encuentro Estatal de Cultura 2014 en Guadalajara

| October 27, 2014 | Reply

Participa Puerto Vallarta en el Segundo Encuentro Estatal de Cultura 2014 en Guadalajara El Instituto Vallartense de Cultura, participa en el Segundo Encuentro Estatal de Cultura Jalisco 2014, que se llevó a cabo en la ciudad de Guadalajara del 23 al 26 de octubre. Esta reunión es organizada por la Secretaría de Cultura Jalisco con […]

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African Lions Rescued from Mexico

African Lions Rescued from Mexico

| October 27, 2014 | Reply

African Lions Rescued from Mexico Eleven exotic animals including African Lions and other large carnivores were transferred from Mexico to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado after the animals were confiscated from illegal or abusive situations. The Lions and other carnivores made the 1,700 mile journey to The Wild Animal Sanctuary where they will be […]

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IFC Opens the Season with Brunch at Casa Fantasia

IFC Opens the Season with Brunch at Casa Fantasia

| October 27, 2014 | Reply

IFC Opens the Season with Brunch at Casa Fantasia by Janie Albright Blank he summer seems to have flown by and the International Friendship Club (IFC) has a host of new activities in the works.  To start off the 2014-2015 Season the IFC is hosting a Brunch at Casa Fantasia on Tuesday November 11, 2014 […]

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Conciencia y diversión en la Carrera con causa “Moverte te Salva”

Conciencia y diversión en la Carrera con causa “Moverte te Salva”

| October 27, 2014 | Reply

Conciencia y diversión en la Carrera con causa “Moverte te Salva” • El resto del mes de octubre se contará con módulos de información sobre el cáncer de mama, conferencias y una marcha En este mes de la lucha contra el cáncer de mama el Instituto Municipal de la Mujer continúa con las actividades para […]

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Canadian Totem Pole is Re-Inaugurated in Chapultepec Park

Canadian Totem Pole is Re-Inaugurated in Chapultepec Park

| October 27, 2014 | Reply

Canadian Totem Pole is Re-Inaugurated in Chapultepec Park The Undersecretary for North America, Sergio Alcocer; Assistant Deputy Minister for North America, Consular Services, Security and Emergency Management of Canada, William Crosbie; Canada’s ambassador to Mexico, Sara Hradecky; and Mexico City officials, led by Mayor Miguel Mancera, re-inaugurated the Canadian totem pole located in the first […]

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