Coffee & Headlines • August 17, 2021

From today’s broadcast:

HEADLINES

Vaccination for folks in their 40s begins today, with second shots for folks 50+ available on Friday. https://vallartaopina.net/desde-hoy-segunda-dosis-a-los-de-40-a-49-anos-rezagados-hasta-el-viernes/

Governor Alfaro reports slightly better Covid numbers since the latest restrictions. http://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/buenas-noticias-de-725-a-233-bajaron-los-contagios-por-covid-19-en-puerto-vallarta/

López-Gatell announced the probable decline of the third Covid-19 wave in two weeks. https://www.informador.mx/mexico/COVID-19-Lopez-Gatell-ve-proximo-el-declive-de-la-tercera-ola-de-contagios-20210817-0049.html

There are no hospital beds with respirators available in Nayarit. https://vallartaopina.net/hospitales-de-nayarit-sin-espacio-para-intubados-por-complicaciones-con-el-covid-19/

Puerto Vallarta reports 496 new Covid-19 cases over the weekend. https://vallartaindependiente.com/2021/08/16/durante-el-fin-de-semana-496-casos-en-vallarta-y-454-en-bahia/

Free Covid-19 tests resume at the CUC Campus. https://contralinea.net/reiniciaron-las-pruebas-covid-gratuitas-en-cucosta-seran-tres-dias-a-la-semana/

Some Pitillal shops have no regard for current sanitary guidelines. http://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/caso-omiso-a-las-medidas-sanitarias-en-locales-del-pitillal/

More bars are shut down in the city for thinking they are restaurants. https://contralinea.net/operan-con-licencia-de-restaurante-bar-aunque-no-tengan-cocina-clausuran-tres-mas-y-dos-apercibimientos-de-clausura/


LEISURE

Who is more powerful, SEMARNAT or PROFEPA? Apparently, SEMARNAT approved the construction in Amapas without the endorsement of an environmental impact study from PROFEPA… https://www.reportediario.com.mx/noticias/puerto-vallarta/semarnat-aprobo-construccion-si-presentar-manifestacion-de-impacto-ambiental-en-amapas  

LISTEN: Celia Cruz sings one of her anthems, ‘Yo Viviré,’ the Spanish version of ‘I Will Survive,’ popularized by Gloria Gaynor.


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