Student Loan Relief Application Now Accessible for Americans Abroad
Democrats Abroad
Thanks to the Biden-Harris administration, the federal student loan relief is one of the most recent examples of Democrats delivering real, material improvement to the lives of the American people, including Americans abroad.

Madonnari Festival Returns to Puerto Vallarta This Month
Vallarta Lifestyles
Madonnari Festival is an annual 3-day cultural event showcasing elaborate chalk paintings created by artists of all ages directly on the sidewalks of Puerto Vallarta’s downtown.

Sayulita’s Agua Libre Foundation Strives for a Cleaner Future
Sayulita Life
Enzo Ackermann, a young local Sayulita resident has created the brilliant Agua Libre Foundation, a water refill station that allows for free clean water refills.

Updates From PuRR Project No Kill Feline Shelter
PuRR Projec
We held our breath waiting for the passing of Cat 4 Hurricane Roslyn. There was some flooding at the shelter, and we lost power in the night during the worst of the storm, but thankfully all humans and cats are OKAY!

Lower House Bans Use of Marine Mammals for Entertainment
Mexico News Daily
The Chamber of Deputies modified the General Wildlife Law to prohibit the use of marine mammals – such as dolphins, seals, and otters – as part of entertainment shows or activities not related to scientific research or educational reasons.

Same-Sex Marriage Is Now Legal in Every Mexican State
Mexico’s northeastern border state of Tamaulipas voted this week to recognize same-sex marriage, making it legal in every district across the country.

Monumental Catrina Shines on the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta
El Vallartense
The Day of the Dead is a proud tradition that distinguishes Mexico throughout the world, a celebration that has transcended through time.

Free Webinar for Expats Considering Moving or Retiring to Mexico
The Dream Retirement in Mexico Webinar is an exciting new program for those who want to learn how to take the first steps towards making their dream to move or retire in Mexico a reality.

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Health and WellnessFrom activities like hiking, swimming, bike riding and yoga, to restaurants offering healthy menus, Vallarta-Nayarit is the ideal place to continue - or start - your healthy lifestyle routine.

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