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Memo Huerta Named Editor of O&APV

Memo Huerta has been named editor of Out & About Puerto Vallarta. Huerta, originally from Guadalajara, grew up in Texas but spent recent years in his native city getting reacquainted with Mexico. He’s recently moved to Puerto Vallarta permanently, having found a city, he says, with a balance of both cultures.  

Candy Bar Restaurant Introduces Staff

Candy Bar Restaurant, located in the Zona Romantica area at Lázaro Cárdenas 388, has hired more than 10 staff members who live and are part of the Puerto Vallarta community, and wants to take an opportunity to introduce its staff.

Covid-19 Restrictions to Expire, Businesses and Bars to Reopen Sat., Feb. 13

The Vallarta Independiente is reporting that the Jalisco Government will not extend the current Covid-19 restrictions, which will expire at Midnight on Feb. 13, 2021.

Jalisco Directorate of Sexual Diversity Signs Political Pact for Respect of LGBTQ Community

This recognition agreement that is signed for the first time in the state of Jalisco commits the participants to a series of agreements to respect the rights of people of diversity in the electoral process.

Candy Bar Restaurant Opens Its Doors in Zona Romantica

CandyBar, a new LGBTQ bar and restaurant in Zona Romantica, has something for everyone, with its owners wanting everyone to feel welcome and to “come and taste the rainbow.”

One Six One, New LGBTQ Bar Set to Open Feb. 1

A new upscale bar catering to the LGBTQ community will open on February 2, 2021, adding another option for locals and visitors looking for a night out in Puerto Vallarta’s “gay district”.

RED BUTTON Initiated: New Restrictions in Place from Jan. 16 to 31

The Governor for the state of Jalisco, which Puerto Vallarta resides in, Enrique Alfaro, has initiated a new "red button" with restrictions in place from Jan. 16 to Jan. 31, 2021 for the area due to an increase in Covid-19 cases.

Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for people living with HIV?

As the first COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out around the world, HIV/AIDS experts and advocates have sought to reassure those living with HIV that they can safely get the coronavirus vaccination.

Hotel Mercurio Offering Covid-19 Tests for US and Canadian Travelers

Hotel Mercurio, located on Francisca Rodríguez 168 in Zona Romántica, is offering Covid-19 tests for those travelers returning to the United States or Canada.

Doctor at Home PV Offers Covid-19 Testing

As anxiety continues to grow with U.S. visitors seeking Covid-19 tests in Puerto Vallarta, one local doctor is offering at home service to collect the test and send off to a lab for processing.