Puerto Vallarta News Brief on 29 March 2023
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In the bustling city of Puerto Vallarta, the news never stops. Today, during the morning conference, the one and only Andrés Manuel López Obrador, demanded an investigation into the "Isla 115" building. The President believes that the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) should take a closer look at the case.
But let's move on to something more cheerful. It's Easter week, and the Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) has given us some great news. The beaches of Puerto Vallarta and Cabo Corrientes are safe for swimming. You can take a dip in the ocean without worrying about getting sick!
The local business community is also speaking up. The National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism (Canacope) believes that the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) should prioritize dialogue with developers. They're hoping for better communication and collaboration between both parties.
Meanwhile, Semarnat and the City Hall are working together to define the authorization area for new developments. It's important to have a clear plan in place to avoid any conflicts or issues down the line.
In other news, Boca Negra beach will be closing its doors to vehicles to protect the local fauna. It's a necessary step to ensure the safety and well-being of the animals. Unfortunately, not all beaches are getting the care they need. The Holi Beach linear park has been abandoned, with no maintenance in sight.
On a more positive note, the local seafood industry is thriving. Sales have increased by up to 50%, which is great news for fishers and restaurants alike.
Moving on to politics, the City Council has approved the municipality's inclusion in a program to prevent violence. It's a step towards making Puerto Vallarta a safer place for everyone.
However, road chaos is expected during the Holy Week holiday period. If you're planning to drive around town, be prepared for some intense traffic.
The Federal Attorney General's Office (FGR) will be taking over the Susana Carreño case due to a lack of results. Hopefully, this move will lead to a breakthrough in the investigation.
Finally, the Mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Luis Michel Rodriguez, is facing criticism for failing to contain crimes. It's a tough job, but he'll need to step up to the challenge.
Oh, and one more thing. The bar bill involving Municipal Judge Benito Gutiérrez has been canceled. The Chief of Revenue of the Vallarta Treasury made sure of that. Let's hope we can all raise a glass to that!