Coffee & Headlines • August 9, 2021

From today’s broadcast:

HEADLINES

No more restrictions for businesses due to the pandemic, said Governor Alfaro over the weekend. https://vallartaopina.net/descarta-gobierno-del-estado-cierres-o-paro-de-actividades-economicas-por-semaforo-rojo/

85 year-old man died of Covid-19 outside a local public hospital—there were not enough hospital beds. http://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/enfermo-de-covid-19-murio-afuera-del-hospital-regional/

The Olympic Games are over, US bringing home the highest number of medals. http://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/estados-unidos-lidero-el-medallero-al-concluir-los-juegos-olimpicos-mexico-quedo-en-el-lugar-84/

Tropical storm Kevin comes and goes without major harm. https://contralinea.net/tormenta-tropical-kevin-cobra-fuerza-frente-a-las-costas-de-jalisco/


LEISURE

Two horses ran amuck down Francisco Medina Ave. this past weekend. http://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/caballos-sueltos-provocan-caos-en-pleno-crucero-de-el-pitillal/

A small (and confused) shark ended up on Camarones beach this past weekend. https://vallartaindependiente.com/2021/08/07/la-semana-cierra-con-broche-de-oro-con-avistamiento-de-tiburon/

Enjoy five NPR Tiny Desk Concerts featuring Mexican artists. https://www.informador.mx/estilo/Musica-5-Tiny-Desk-Concerts-de-artistas-mexicanos-en-NPR-20210806-0069.html

Famed conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, citing brain tumor, withdraws from concerts (IN ENGLISH). https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/06/arts/music/michael-tilson-thomas.html


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