Coffee & Headlines • July 15, 2020


State and municipal official looking (and hopefully being) busy, working with the private sector to prevent the possible 14-day closure (Contralinea)

Police remove tourists from Nayarit beaches (Vallarta Opina)

Tourism secretary for the state of Nayarit busted throwing a private party in a public building (duh!) (Vallarta Independiente)

Puerto Vallarta singled out as a popular gay beach destination (Vallarta Opina)

Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta now hoping to promote destinations for the winter season, instead of summer, given the ongoing circumstances (Vallarta Independiente)

Puerto Vallarta is not Alone. Acapulco is going through similar problems with irresponsible tourism (Heraldo de México)

Mexico and US extend border closure until August 21 (Vallarta Independiente)

Covid-19 has resurrected single-use plastics. Are they here to stay? (PBS)

Covid-19 would be under control in two months if everyone wore masks, says CDC Director Robert Redfield (Towleroad)

Trump, in full reversal, urges Americans to wear masks (Politico)

The Trump administration just backed down on its attempt to kick out foreign students (Vox)


A reminder of our fundraiser to help Juan Caballos and the horseback riding co-op in El Jorullo:

Great article about Juan Caballos by local cultural ambassador—and a person you’d enjoy meeting—Sandra Cesca!

Meet Comet C/2020 F3, visible from the Puerto Vallarta sky, says community member Rip Rupinski.

How do you pick avocados? It’s all in the color of their skin (Heraldo de México)

Most US theatergoers say they’d be comfortable returning until May or June of 2021, says survey (American Theatre)

Conjunto Santander in Guadalajara hopes to help reactive performances through ‘Sala Digital,’ a series of on-demand performances (Informador)

Learn more about Conjunto Santander’s offerings by visiting their website.

Interested in river cleaning efforts and other ecology-minded local pursuits? Try this Facebook page.

The entire list of the world’s most popular gay beaches, according to Gaycities, with Puerto Vallarta appearing on top:

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