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Mexico in your senses – Video

Mexico in your senses – Video

This is an old video indeed, but still beautiful. This video, “Mexico your senses”, won in 2011 the Grand Prize in Brazil and was considered the best work at international level on tourism promotion. The video also won gold in the category of best music, as well as the best video of Latin America. In addition, Merca

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Mexico economy minister to call Canadian officials Friday over new steel tariffs

Mexico economy minister to call Canadian officials Friday over new steel tariffs

Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said he will speak by telephone with Canadian officials on Friday and seek to persuade them to exclude Mexican steel from new trade measures announced by Canada this week. The Canadian government said it would impose new quotas and tariffs on imports of seven categories of steel from many countries

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Swoop Airlines adds service to Mazatlán

Swoop Airlines adds service to Mazatlán

Mazatlán has a new direct flight from Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The new service from Swoop Airlines will operate twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays from January 20, 2019 through April 21, 2019 on a Boeing 737-800s that has a capacity of 189 passengers. The flight will depart from Abbotsford at 10:15 a.m. and will be arriving in

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Papillon – Film Review

Papillon – Film Review

Papillon: La gran fuga to give it its full title in Spanish, is the remake of the 1973 version that starred Steve McQueen in the title role and Dustin Hoffman as the main supporting character – Louis Dega. In this retelling of the true story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière, we have British actor Charlie Hunnam

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15,020 new seats on flights to Mazatlan

15,020 new seats on flights to Mazatlan

Mazatlan will increase its air connectivity with the United States and Canada with 15,020 new seats a year, in addition to the opening of a new Montreal flight, according to Tourism Secretary Óscar Pérez Barros, adding that the total number of seats will be increased to 142,907, during the 2018-2019 season. At a press conference,

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Norwegian Bliss visits Mazatlan tomorrow.

Norwegian Bliss visits Mazatlan tomorrow.

Prepare to be wowed. This Wednesday, October 10, the newest ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line’s fleet (NCL) will be visiting Mazatlan Port from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The name Norwegian Bliss was chosen by NCL’s Facebook fans. A floating conservation canvas The striking original artwork on the hull of Norwegian Bliss is meant to inspire.

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AMLO says will look at legalizing some drugs

AMLO says will look at legalizing some drugs

Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that he would consider legalizing certain drugs as part of a broader strategy to fight poverty and crime. Speaking in the state of Zacatecas, Lopez Obrador said that a recent proposal from the country’s defence minister, who backed the legalization of opium for medicinal use, was

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Film Review – Johnny English Strikes Again

Film Review – Johnny English Strikes Again

Movies in Town this week: Click each one to see the movie trailer Papillon – Gran Plaza/ Gaviotas Based on the international best-selling autobiographic books “Papillon” and “Banco”, PAPILLON follows the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière (Charlie Hunnam), a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the

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Mazatlan won World Travel Awards Latin America as leading destination

Mazatlan won World Travel Awards Latin America as leading destination

The finest travel brands in South and Central America have been unveiled at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Winners at the red-carpet gala evening included the ancient Incan city of Quito, which fended off stiff competition to be named South America’s Leading Destination. Meanwhile, Mazatlán, Mexico, with its tropical

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Shrimp fishermen went from joy to disappointment

Shrimp fishermen went from joy to disappointment

In Rosario, local fishermen went from joy to disappointment after attempting to fish for shrimp. The Authorities lifted the ban on shrimp fishing earlier, but warned of low catches and small sizes. In the area of Huizache-Caimanero the rainy season this year was inadequate for shrimp production. After 3 hours most of the fishermen just caught

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Shark Tank collapse investigation closes without charges

Shark Tank collapse investigation closes without charges

The Internal Control Department of Mazatlan City Hall closed its investigation of Mylai Quintero, Ex-Director of the Mazatlan Aquarium, for the collapse of the shark tank in 2017. The investigation of the diver who supposedly was in the tank at the moment of the incident was also closed. Rafael Padilla, in charge of Internal Control, said

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El Chapo’s twin daughters had a decadent Barbie-themed birthday.

El Chapo’s twin daughters had a decadent Barbie-themed birthday.

It was a Barbie-themed birthday party most kids could only dream about, with carnival rides, hundreds of pink balloons and a theater-worthy set featuring gold chandeliers and a rosé-colored throne. The guests of honor were the 7-year-old twin daughters of the world’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Photographs and videos of the decadent

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Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

Throughout Mexico City, uninhabited buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some displaced people are still living outdoors a year after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 228 people in the capital and 141 more in nearby states. Bureaucracy and physical and legal hurdles have delayed demolition of hundreds of tottering structures. In other

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Independence Day celebrations and AMLO visiting Mazatlan

Independence Day celebrations and AMLO visiting Mazatlan

September 15th On the evening of September 15, the traditional “Grito de Independencia” is celebrated throughout Mexico when authorities in Mexico from the President to Municipal Mayors and invited guests gather on balconies of public buildings at approximately 11:00 pm to shout out “Viva México” three times in memory of the declaration of the Mexican

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New Sinaloa Tourism Secretary

New Sinaloa Tourism Secretary

Oscar Perez Barros was appointed as Sinaloa Tourism Secretary by Governor Quirino Ordaz. Perez is a businessman in the Radio industry and was the President of the Sinaloa Chamber of Television and Radio. His predecessor, Marco Garcia will be representing the Sinaloa Government in Mexico City. The Governor said that “We made this decision towards strengthening

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