Coffee & Headlines • February 8, 2022

From today’s broadcast:

HEADLINES

1,160,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines have just arrived in Mexico. https://vallartaopina.net/llegaron-a-mexico-un-millon-160-mil-vacunas-contra-el-coronavirus-de-la-farmaceutica-astra-zeneca/

Stinky sewer water runs along Basilio Badillo—what else is new? https://tribunadelabahia.com.mx/en-zona-romantica-corren-aguas-negras-52753

Jalisco Olympic ice skater Donovan Carrillo qualifies for finals. https://www.excelsior.com.mx/adrenalina/donovan-carrillo-asegura-su-lugar-en-la-final-de-patinaje-artistico/1497262


LEISURE

Learn about Donovan Carrillo’s early years. https://www.excelsior.com.mx/adrenalina/donovan-carrillo-de-un-flechazo-infantil-a-los-juegos-olimpicos/1497338

Here is some Donovan Carrillo coverage IN ENGLISH. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/donovan-carrillo-mexico-winter-olympics_n_620247d4e4b09170e9d5edb1

89 out of some 330 colonias in Puerto Vallarta have elected new representatives in the last few months. https://contralinea.net/han-renovado-89-comites-de-juntas-vecinales-en-puerto-vallarta/

Another irregular construction project, this time in Gringo Gulch, races eyebrows. https://tribunadelabahia.com.mx/obra-rompe-imagen-de-gringo-gulch-52762

Vidanta is set to start three-day cruises from Puerto Vallarta to Mazatlan and back. https://contralinea.net/en-una-semana-vidanta-cruises-inaugura-ruta-puerto-vallarta-mazatlan/

Mexico is exporting 135 thousand tons of avocado to the US for Super Bowl this week. https://www.informador.mx/economia/Mexico-exporta-135-mil-toneladas-de-aguacate-para-el-Super-Bowl-20220207-0109.html

Are you a movie buff? Here is the full list of 2022 Academy Award nominations (IN ENGLISH). https://www.cnet.com/news/oscars-2022-the-full-list-of-nominations/#ftag=CAD590a51e

We live in the most distracted time in human history. Can we reclaim our attention spans? (IN ENGLISH) https://www.vox.com/vox-conversations-podcast/2022/2/8/22910773/vox-conversations-johann-hari-stolen-focus


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