Vallarta & Banderas Bay Area News
Tropicasa Supports Vallarta Food Bank, Our Community
As Puerto Vallarta faces the challenges of this pandemic, Tropicasa Realty has pledged to contribute to the good work of the Vallarta Food Bank, which will ensure that about 200 families a week will have the food that they need to sustain them over the next month.
Online Course Makes it Easy to Learn Spanish at Home
Can older people learn to speak another language? A new report from International Living explores how Baby Boomers are successfully tackling the task of learning Spanish and why now - with everybody sequestered at home - could be the ideal time to take on the challenge.
GAP: Passenger Traffic Down 30.2% in Mexican Airports
During March 2020, total terminal passengers at GAP's 14 airports (13 in Mexico, 1 in Jamaica) decreased by 30.2%, compared to the same period of 2019. Domestic passenger traffic decreased by 24.8%, while international passenger traffic decreased by 36.3%.
April 2020 News from PuRR Project Puerto Vallarta
Here's the latest news from PuRR Project, a non-profit, no-kill feline shelter in Puerto Vallarta, that provides homeless cats and kittens a recuperative stay with the ultimate goal of adopting them out to loving homes sterilized, vaccinated and disease free.
Puerto Vallarta Food Distribution Program Begins Today
True to his word, Puerto Vallarta Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña has implemented a food distribution program to help 7,500 families in the municipality's most vulnerable sectors survive the impact of the COVID-19 health contingency. The first delivery is scheduled for today.
How Vallarta Stays Connected While Social Distancing
The Puerto Vallarta community has come together to protect the health and welfare of our city by staying off the streets as much as possible. The real estate agents at Tropicasa offer tips for keeping yourself mentally and socially engaged while social distancing.
Your Cultural Insider: Coconut History and Folklore
Who hasn't had coconut in some form or another? Here in Puerto Vallarta, cold coconuts can be found on many street corners and at the beach, especially on a hot day. But they are not just for eating. Parts of the coconut palm are used for art and weaving various items such as hats and bags.
Free Course on Self-Care Strategies During COVID-19
Dr. Leslie Korn, a renowned expert in Natural and Integrative Medicine specializing in the treatment of trauma and chronic illness, is offering a free, 1-hour course on nutritional and integrative approaches to help us care for ourselves and others during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 a Grim Reminder: What Ails One, Ails Us All
The COVID-19 pandemic is a wake-up call to reverse inequality and effectively address the mountainous challenge to 'leave no one behind' in sustainable development. If we fail to do this, we will also fail on health security for all.
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, and Mexico News Brief
Banderas News Team
With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the world's news and social media channels, it can be difficult to keep up with what's really happening in Puerto Vallarta, the State of Jalisco, and around the Republic. Here we share some of the latest news from reliable sources in Mexico.