Mexico Resorts Take Steps to Reduce Environmental Impact

The construction of new buildings often causes ecological damage and environmental resource strain, but it can also bring much needed stimulus to the employment market and local economy, especially in countries like Mexico where, in many parts, tourism is the main economy. Fortunately, some resorts are taking steps to lessen or reverse the inherent harm they cause.

The Not-So-Great Mexican Swine Flu Pandemic of 2009

To this date, there isn’t a single confirmed case of swine flu in Puerto Vallarta. Yet panicked people cancelled weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, and vacations because there was an outbreak of an easily treatable virus 550 miles away. Robin Noelle reflects on the pandemic and Mexico’s response.