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AMLO announces support to areas affected by Hurricane Willa

AMLO announces support to areas affected by Hurricane Willa

Today November 7th, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) arrived at Mazatlan Airport and stayed for a few minutes before driving to Acaponeta Nayarit to visit the people affected by Hurricane “Willa”. Local authorities estimated that around 150,000 residents were affected by the hurricane. At the meeting in Acaponeta, AMLO announced that, Economic support will be

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Venados paid $2.9 million pesos to Jumapam

Venados paid $2.9 million pesos to Jumapam

Officially, Venados de Mazatlan Club announced the stadium will be open for all the fans and the general public. The last two games had to be held behind closed doors, as the Toledo family disputed a bill with the City of Mazatlan and the Municipal Water Board(Jumapam). City Council confirmed that the Venados Club paid

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Surveying the damage: Enrique Peña Nieto

Surveying the damage: Enrique Peña Nieto

By Erika Guevara Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International 30 November 2018, 15:37 UTC Today is President Enrique Peña Nieto’s official last day of work, and he leaves one of the worst human rights crises in the entire hemisphere as his legacy. A shared legacy, the result of a series of failures and poor decisions made

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Mazatlan’s extreme poverty rate increased in the last 3 years

Mazatlan’s extreme poverty rate increased in the last 3 years

The rate of extreme poverty in Mazatlan increased 164% during the last 3 years in according to the Municipal Social Development Department. This means that from a population of 580,000 people, around 174,000 are living in poverty and 19,100 in extreme poverty. The prior survey, in 2015 showed a population of 142,147 people living in

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Venados failed to comply with the agreement – says Mazatlan’s Mayor

Venados failed to comply with the agreement – says Mazatlan’s Mayor

Despite an agreement that called for a payment of $3 million pesos of the outstanding water bill by Monday, December 3rd, the Venados management failed to comply. They also did not update their permit to sell alcoholic beverages, therefore beer sales won’t be permitted for the next games. The payment to Jumapam has not been made but the Stadium

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Candles Festival in Cosala

Candles Festival in Cosala

Sinaloa’s Tourism Secretary invites everybody to join in the Candles Festival at Cosala. The festival is a tradition of more than 300 years in the town that combines historic, religious and touristic elements. Every December 11th at night, electric lights are turned off and thousands of candles are lit on the main streets of the town to highlight

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US Consulate in Guadalajara attacked with grenade.

US Consulate in Guadalajara attacked with grenade.

Mexican authorities are investigating a grenade attack on the U.S. consulate in the city of Guadalajara, officials said Saturday, underscoring the security challenges facing Mexico’s new president. The attack took place early Saturday morning, local media reported, ahead of the swearing in of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador later in the day. No one was

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A Mexican won the women’s category of Pacific Marathon!

A Mexican won the women’s category of Pacific Marathon!

The winner of the women’s category of the Pacific Marathon was Daniela Alonso from Michoacan who won with a time of 2 hrs 47 min. 2015 was the last year which was won by a Mexican. Sinaloa’s Governor Quirino Ordaz acted as the official starter. The race started at 6:30 am led by disabled athletes  and

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Dozens of families evacuated in Villa Union after explosion

Dozens of families evacuated in Villa Union after explosion

After the explosion of a gasoline storage facility, about 150 people were evacuated in Villa Union and 2 bomberos (firefighters) suffered smoke inhalation. According to the authorities, the gasoline stored at the warehouse could be from illegal extraction from Pemex pipelines. It took the Bomberos about an hour to extinguish the fire, Civil protection arrived after

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Mexican peso up after airport bond-holder report

Mexican peso up after airport bond-holder report

Mexico’s peso gained about 1.3 percent on Sunday in international trading, mostly in Asia, after local media reported there may be a solution for bond-holders tied to the financing of a scrapped airport in the capital. Earlier on Sunday, several Mexican media outlets reported that construction on the partially built Mexico City airport cancelled by

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Mexico honors Trump’s Son-in-Law

Mexico honors Trump’s Son-in-Law

US President Donald Trump was on hand on Friday to watch son-in-law Jared Kushner receive Mexico’s highest honor for foreigners. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto bestowed the Order of the Aztec Eagle on Kushner during a brief ceremony on the sidelines of the G20 summit. The Mexican government said that Kushner was recognized for his

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Canadian visitor killed in motor vehicle accident in Cerritos

Canadian visitor killed in motor vehicle accident in Cerritos

Last Thursday, November 29th, Linda Beverly – a 59 year old Canadian – died in a private hospital after being hit by a car as she crossed Sabalo-Cerritos Avenue in front of Marina Gardens. Apparently she failed to see a blue Ford SUV travelling northbound.  The woman driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was

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Trump signs trade deal with Mexico and Canada

Trump signs trade deal with Mexico and Canada

US President Donald Trump and leaders from Canada and Mexico have signed the successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). The revised deal has been renamed as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. Renegotiating Nafta was a key pledge of Mr Trump’s 2016 White House campaign. The US President claimed the update “changes

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Movies in Town – Nov 30 to Dec 6

Movies in Town – Nov 30 to Dec 6

Movies coming out this week Trailers below are for the latest movies. Click on the links below the videos to check out the rest of the movies playing in Mazatlan. Robin Hood –  Platino/ Gran Plaza / Galerias / Gaviotas A war-hardened crusader Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton) and his Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount an

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20th Edition of Pacific Marathon

20th Edition of Pacific Marathon

A record 10,000 runners will be participating in this year’s 20th edition of the Pacific Marathon in Mazatlan December 1st and 2nd. Transito officials have posted the following road closures: Friday, November 30th – Closure of Leonismo Internacional Ave. in the evening to install stands and other equipment for the Marathon’s Start and Finish line. Saturday,

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