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Vallarta #2 on 2015 List of Best Places to Retire Abroad
Marie Callan

Live and Invest Overseas recently published their annual '21 Best Places To Retire Overseas' report for 2015, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is listed as the world's second most accommodating city for foreign retirees who enjoy the good life.

July 31 Puerto Vallarta News Brief and Weekend Events
Banderas News Team

There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around the Republic, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Mexico headlines and Banderas Bay area news, plus some weekend events you won't want to miss.

Banderas Bay Women's Shelter July 2015 Newsletter
David Zude

Non disclosure of the location of the Banderas Bay Women's Shelter is imperative to provide abused women and their children in the greater Puerto Vallarta area with a safe refuge, but we can give you the latest news from Compassion for the Family Inc.

Discovering the Hidden Charms of Puerto Vallarta
Kate Silver

When I think of Puerto Vallarta, my mind goes back to that first bite of taco al pastor, sold by a street vendor in Old Town. But the stuff we really remember is what we found off the beaten path on the Power Walk the Hidden Streets of Puerto Vallarta tour.

Puerto Vallarta Pro Am Golf Tournament Registration Open
Banderas News Team

Registration is now open for the Puerto Vallarta Pro Am tournament's 26th Anniversary, scheduled to take place December 7-12, 2015. Past participation includes PGA Tour winners, club professionals, and some of the game's most prominent and influential amateurs.

PVRPV's Puerto Vallarta Vacation Property of the Week
La Samba Penthouse - Condo

PVRPV presents La Samba. Nestled in a very lively Mexican neighborhood called 5 de Diciembre, this 1 bedroom, 2 bath, two-level penthouse is perfectly situated 3 blocks away from the buzz and activity of the famous Malecon in downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Vallarta Tourism Board Commits to Promoting Downtown
Marie Callan

Earlier this month, the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board promised to increase its work in the promotion of the city's Downtown and South Side areas, incorporating promotions, public relations, and advertising of the zones' hotels and unique attractions.

CANIETI High-Tech Congress to be Held in Nuevo Vallarta

The CCO of the ModusLink Corporation will be discussing the state of e-commerce in Mexico and across Latin America at the XX Congreso de la Industria de Alta Tecnologia, taking place from July 30-August 2, 2015, at the Grand Velas Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta.

Mario Lopez Stars in Vacation Fun at Now Amber Vallarta

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta was star-struck last month when Mario Lopez checked in for a fun-filled beach vacation with his family. The anchor of the entertainment television news program 'Extra' took a break from his busy schedule to have an amazing time in Vallarta.

Riviera Nayarit Diversifies its Environmental Duties
Jorge Jiménez

The Riviera Nayarit is a destination that is diversified and innovative when it comes to caring for the environment. Case in point: the cleaning up of the Islas Marietas, and the reforestation of local communities coordinated by the EarthCheck Committee.

Median on Puerto Vallarta's Avenida Mexico Reforested

The acting mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Javier Pelayo Mendez; along with employees of the Coca Cola company and their families, dozens of volunteers and government officials gathered Sunday to reforest a stretch of median on Avenida México near Avenida de los Poetas.

Help for Prostate Cancer Patients in Puerto Vallarta

A SonaCare HIFU pilot project is currently underway at a Puerto Valarta medical facility. Led by leading Santa Rosa, California Urologist, Dr. Michael Lazar, this new technology uses sound waves to destroy cancer cells in the male prostate gland.

'Bachelor in Paradise 2' Premiers August 2 on ABC

It's almost here - the 'Bachelor in Paradise 2' premiere. To celebrate the impending craziness, here is Zap2it's intro to the first eight ladies gracing the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The first episode will air Sunday, August 2 at 8 pm ET/PT on ABC.

Xiutla Folkloric Ballet: 21 Years of Promoting Vallarta

To celebrate its twenty-first anniversary of promoting Mexican culture in general, and Puerto Vallarta in particular, to the world, the Ballet Folklorico Xiutla recently announced a series of activities to commemorate its birthday on Monday, July 27.

DIF Awards Scholarships to Puerto Vallarta Students

Last week, DIF President Iris Ulloa Godinez and Director David La Rosa Flores delivered nearly 100 scholarships to primary and secondary school children to support and encourage their studies in the upcoming school year.

Bernie Sanders Live-Streaming Chat, July 29, River Café
Democrats Abroad Mexico

On July 29, Bernie Sanders will be live-streaming a chat to thousands of 'House Parties' across the US - and a few House Parties abroad! Here in Puerto Vallarta, a Bernie Sanders House Party will be held at The River Cafe this Wednesday from 6-8 pm.

Tita Briseno Wins Sister Cities' Vallarta Poetry Contest
Puerto Vallarta Municipal Government

Tita Briseno Castaneda won first place in a poetry exchange contest honoring Puerto Vallarta organized by the municipal government and the Sister Cities Committee to promote fellowship amongst the cities of Highland Park; Modena, Italy; and Yerucham, Israel.

July 24 Puerto Vallarta News Brief and Weekend Events
Banderas News Team

There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around the Republic, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Mexico headlines and Banderas Bay area news, plus some weekend events you won't want to miss.

Cinema CUC Presents Disney's 'Big Hero 6' this Friday
Alan Yamil Hinojosa

As part of the CinemaCUC movie series, Centro Universitario de la Costa will present a free matinee showing of 'Big Hero 6,' a superhero comedy produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, on Friday, July 24 at 1 pm in the Juan Luis Cifuentes auditorium.

CMQ Premiere Hospital Coming to Bucerías, Nayarit
Victoria Pratt

Ground has been broken for the elite CMQ Premiere Hospital to be built in the town of Bucerias - an ideal central location for a string of Mexican Pacific coast towns, like Nuevo Vallarta, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Punta de Mita, Sayulita and San Pancho.

Riviera Nayarit in Huffington Post's Top 5 Travel Picks
Jorge Jiménez

The U.S. edition of the online newspaper and blog, The Huffington Post, recently published a list of the '5 Most Popular International Destinations Among American Travelers in 2015' - and Riviera Nayarit was among them.

Daiquiri Dick's Offers Puerto Vallarta a Taste of Italy
Laura Gelezunas

During the Summer Sizzle at Daiquiri Dick's, you can visit a different country every week without leaving Puerto Vallarta. From July 23-27, Italy is the chosen culinary destination. Enjoy three courses, and choices for each course, for $299 pesos.

Vallarta Expects a Full House Despite Higher Room Rates
Hector Amador Brauer

Despite the fact that Puerto Vallarta hotels have increased their room rates by 5 to 8 percent this year, the city expects to receive conservatively about 24,000 visitors during the summer vacation period - and that's just in the tourism sector.

Vallarta Real Estate Market Report: First Half of 2015
Timothy Real Estate Group

As in many real estate markets throughout North America, the market in Mexico's beachfront tourist destinations has been showing incredible signs of growth. In Puerto Vallarta, there has been a 25% increase in total sales during the first half of 2015.

PV Animal Shelter Receives 950,000 Pesos in Donations

The Puerto Vallarta Animal Shelter (El Centro de Acopio Animal) recently received five tons of pet food and money to build 22 animal cages - 12 that hold up to two dogs each and 10 one-animal enclosures - the equivalent of 950,000 pesos in cash donations.

Five Unexpected Reasons to Visit Puerto Vallarta
Lois Alter Mark

I recently visited Puerto Vallarta and was amazed by all it had to offer. Sure there was glorious sun and sand and water but there were also so many surprises that I recommend you take the tourism board's advice and 'Live It to Believe It.'

9th Annual Banderas Bay Marlin and Tuna Tournament
Riviera Nayarit CVB

The Bahia de Banderas Sport Fishing Club recently announced that the 9th International Tuna and Marlin Fishing Tournament in Banderas Bay will take place at the Vallarta Yacht Club in the Paradise Village Marina on July 24th and 25th, 2015.

City of Vallarta Working on Garbage Collection Problem

The municipal government is actively seeking to provide a definitive solution to the problem of garbage collection in the colonias of Puerto Vallarta and is working to resolve the issue in a timely manner, said the acting mayor, Javier Mendez Pelayo.

Sea Turtle Hatching Season About to Begin in Jalisco
Alan Yamil Hinojosa

In late July, sea turtle season will begin in Jalisco's Costa Alegre, so environmental academics and researchers from the UdeG's Sustainable Development of Coastal Areas education department are inviting everyone to join in their conservation activities.

Mexico's America Movil Moves to Compete with AT&T
Business Insider

Mexican telecoms giant America Movil, controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim, will respond to a challenge from US carrier AT&T by offering some subscribers free calls to and data in the United States, and will also invest $6 billion in its network in Mexico.

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