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Vallarta Mayor Implements Food Program

Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña on Sunday announced that he would reduce his own salary by 50%, and that of all of the City Council's directors by 20%, in order to implement a food distribution program that will support 7,500 of the city's most vulnerable families.

Puerto Vallarta March 31 News Brief

In these troubling times, everyone wants reliable, up-to-date information. Here, we share some of the latest news from trustworthy sources in Puerto Vallarta, and tips for keeping yourself and your family entertained while you #StayAtHome to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Jalisco Closes Entertainment Venues

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, on March 18, the Governor of Jalisco ordered the temporary closure of all entertainment venues in the state, where, to date, 7 cases have been confirmed. In Puerto Vallarta, where no cases of coronavirus have been reported, some restaurants are open.

COVID-19 Preventive Actions Vallarta

At an extraordinary session of the Municipal Health Council, Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña said that though there have been no cases of COVID-19 in Puerto Vallarta to date, preventive actions have been put into place to safeguard the health of its residents and visitors.

Vallarta Botanical Garden 2020 Fundraiser

Cafe des Artistes will host a 'Forest to Table' Gala Dinner on April 2 in support of the Vallarta Botanical Garden's plan to secure a future for some of the region's richest habitat zones by expanding its 30 hectare forest preserve by another 20 hectares.

Vallarta Urban Art Tunnel Mural

Puerto Vallarta has another notable piece of public art, but you won't see it unless you're driving. The interior wall of the 'small' tunnel that leads from the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood to the Libramiento now features a mural by Mexican artist Lucía Prudencio Núñez.

Vallarta Rio Cuale Access Ramp

The stairs that lead down to La Isla Rio Cuale from the north-bound bridge over the river in downtown Puerto Vallarta, which were removed several years ago due to infrastructure damage, are being replaced with municipal resources to the tune of almost 2 million pesos.

Vallarta Celebrates Women March 2-8

DIF President Candelaria Tovar de Dávalos and IMM director Bertha Leticia Dueñas Aréchiga invite all women, and the men who support them, to participate in a series of free activities designed to educate, motivate and celebrate the women of Puerto Vallarta, March 2-8.

Riviera Nayarit 2020 Travvy Awards

Mexico's Pacific Treasure shone brightly at the 2020 Travvy Awards, taking home five statues in five different categories. The Riviera Nayarit brought home the gold in four 'Best in Mexico' categories, including 'Best Tourism Office,' and the silver for 'Best Culinary Destination.'

Puerto Vallarta Sign Reconstruction

A few weeks ago, the colorful 'Puerto Vallarta' sign that welcomes visitors to our city was vandalized to the point of all-out destruction. Natasha Moraga, the mosaic artist who created it, and many other public art installations, has been commissioned to recreate the sign.
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