Mexico Set to Legalize Marijuana, Becoming World's Largest Market
The New York Times
Lawmakers in Mexico have approved a bill to legalize recreational cannabis, but in a country still marred by a deadly drug war, the proposal has proved divisive.

Puerto Vallarta Will Tighten Restrictions Over Easter 2021 Holidays
Travel Off Path
The resort town of Puerto Vallarta is used to welcoming tourists in droves, but the prospect of doing so during the pandemic is a risk that those in charge are not willing to take.

Leatherback Turtle Nesting Season Begins and San Pancho News
Ecological Group of Costa Verde
The amazing Leatherback turtle nesting season begins on March 20th and continues to November 20th. Pacific Leatherback turtles are Critically Endangered.

Art Has Gone to the Dogs: Get Involved!
A Dogs New Life
Nancy has donated 4 floral paintings to the shelter to help raise funds for a therapy pool desperately needed by the pups in care.

Puerto Vallarta's LGBT Center Helps During COVID Crisis
Puerto Vallarta's LGBT center, SETAC, is helping to support workers in the tourist-dependent city who are struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Riviera Nayarit Launches Water Conservation Campaign
CVB Riviera Nayarit
The initiative, created in response to World Water Day, seeks to raise awareness among the general population about the responsible consumption of this vital liquid.

14th Annual Entreamgos Children's Art Festival and More
In addition to the incredible works of art, we will also be debuting our library mural created by Tania Morales and a new recycled bottle art installation.

February News, Activities and Needs from A Dogs New Life
A Dogs New Life
We would like to fundraise for a pool. We have just rescued our 3rd paralyzed dog and would like to be able to give them water therapy on a regular basis.

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