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Internet Speeds On The Rise

This article is presented here in its entirety, courtesy of Mexico News Daily. Internet speeds are showing improvement Netflix identifies Totalplay as fastest fixed broadband supplier; Telcel, AT&T in close race for mobile Mexico is not generally known for breathtaking internet speeds, but indications are that the situation…
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Puerto Vallarta Is Changing Their Cruise port

This article on the ever changing face of the Puerto Vallarta Cruise ship Port, has been copied in its entirety from TravelPulse.com. Puerto Vallarta's Changing the Cruiseport Game OCTOBER 20, 2017 PHOTO: Cruise ship docked in Puerto Vallarta. (photo via Flickr/Brian Holsclaw) Puerto Vallarta has long been known as the smiling…
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Please Do Not Destroy Our Livelihood

Among the poppies, a plea to the soldiers 'Heartbreaking' message asks soldiers to spare the crop. Fifteen kilometers from the municipality of Guachochi, in the heart of the mountain range known as the Sierra Tarahumara in Chihuahua, 30 soldiers pull opium poppy plants out of the ground with their bare hands. For the past month,…
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There Are Four Time Zones In Mexico

Baja California [North] (Zona Noroeste) The northeastern-most time zone begins in the northern reaches of Baja California (the northern area of the peninsula). This area adheres to Pacific Time (same as Los Angeles, CA) and is therefore one hour behind Mountain Time (e.g. Los Cabos, Mazatlan) and two hours behind Mexico City. The…

Virgin Mary To Be the Tallest Statue In the World

Guadalupe, Zacatecas is proposing the building of what will be the world's tallest statue of the Virgin Mary The proposed statue will be the world's tallest statue and is expected to be a tourist attraction adorning the City of Guadalupe. Estimated cost will be near $80 million pesos ($4.3 million US). Funding is coming from various…

Cruise Ship Arrivals / Departures At The Port of Vallarta

For informational purposes, we have listed here the scheduled arrival and departure times for various cruise ship lines into the port of Vallarta, up until the end of 2017. And, just in case you were wondering, here are the passenger capacities of the various ships arriving here. These numbers do not include the crews. Next to the…

Traffic Detours In Puerto Vallarta Near the Malecon

Changes to vehicular traffic in the Central area of the city, will be undertaken from Thursday October 5 and until Saturday October 21. Reconstruction of the roadways, the repair of potholes and speed bumps, as well as the rehabilitation of nine pedestrian crossings where the pavement will be replaced by stamped concrete. Also, the…
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Efforts To Restore the Vaquita Porpoise Population Continues

The ever-smiling Vaquita porpoises really have nothing to smile about. Their habitat, which is solely in the Gulf of California, has been over fished by local fishermen who catch the Vaquita by mistake in their nets. Their estimated population has declined to between 30 and 40 porpoises.  Now with the assistance from the U.S. Navy…