First Open Heart Surgery in Banderas Bay Performed at CMQ Hospital
CMQ Hospital
Hospital CMQ Riviera Nayarit is widely recognized as the only center of excellence in heart and vascular services in Nayarit’s Pacific coast.

Sunbathing Elephant Seal an Unusual Sight on Nayarit Beach
Riviera Maya News
The Marine Mammal Research Group reported that this was the first time that this species of elephant seal had been registered along that beach.

'Bust Out' Foodbank Fundraiser by SB-PV Sister City Committee
Goleta resident's baton twirling and dance classes for kids support the foodbank in the Volcanes community in Puerto Vallarta, hit hard by COVID-19.

Riviera Nayarit and the Luxury Traveler in the 'New Normal'
Riviera Nayarit CVB
Properties with independent access, spectacular villas by the sea with terraces and private pools, accommodations that are a destination unto themselves… These are the latest tendencies in post-COVID-19 hospitality.

A Message to American Citizens in Mexico on July 4th Weekend
U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico
As we celebrate this holiday that commemorates the independence we hold so dear, we ask all U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents to remember that this is a July 4th like no other.

San Pancho and Turtle News from Costa Verde Ecological Group
Costa Verde Ecological Group
Over the past several months, local volunteers has been collecting what nests they can find, relocating them into several special areas, and tending to their hatching.

Resident Concerns Regarding Bulldozing of Pitillal River
The most recent change - last week - was the bulldozing of the Pitillal river beginning at the Fluvial river - the uprooting of dozens of trees and the death of many animals that live there.

Entreamigos in San Pancho Continues to Support the Community
This Saturday June 27th at 8:30 am we will be meeting in front of the hospital for a town clean-up in that area. That particular part of town is not owned by an individual, so it is important to come together to help keep it clean and safe.

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