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Archaeologists in Mexico claim world’s longest flooded cave

Archaeologists in Mexico claim world’s longest flooded cave

Archaeologists and divers on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula announced Wednesday that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world’s longest continuous flooded cave. Divers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project said the discovery has revealed a combined cave about 216 miles (347 kilometers) long. Mammoth Cave in Kentucky remains

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Thanks to the Mazatlan Transit Police

Thanks to the Mazatlan Transit Police

Dear editorial staff, An hour ago, my wife and I had an amazing experience, which prompts me to share publicly an enthusiastic thanks to the Mazatlan Transit Police. Returning to Hotel La Siesta after another wonderful vacation day in Mazatlan, we realized we left a backpack in the taxi, which had already departed and was

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Mexico inflation rate ends 2017 at 16-year high

Mexico inflation rate ends 2017 at 16-year high

Mexican inflation peaked in August 2017 and is now edging down, right? Er, wrong, according to data out this morning. Consumer prices in Latin America’s second-largest economy ended 2017 at an annualized rate of 6.77 per cent – a rate that was not only the highest of the year but the highest since May 2001.

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Movies in Town – Jan 11 to 18

Movies in Town – Jan 11 to 18

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. The Shape of Water –  Senderos/ Gran Plaza / Galerias / Platino/ Gaviotas From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes THE SHAPE OF WATER, an otherworldly

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3,500 military police will be permanently stationed in Sinaloa

3,500 military police will be permanently stationed in Sinaloa

To reinforce the security strategy, a large group of military police arrived at Los Mochis Airport. Some weeks ago they stopped patrolling the streets while their presence was analysed, said Governor Quirino Ordaz. Governor Ordaz has now confirmed that 3,500 military police that arrived will be in charge of the security for all of the

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2018 Carnaval Music Events

2018 Carnaval Music Events

2018 Carnaval Music events were announced and will be as follow:   Day / Hour                              Artist                                Location Feb 2 – 8:00 pm      OSSLA –

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China’s Didi Chuxing Is Recruiting in Mexico, Uber’s Latin American Stronghold

China’s Didi Chuxing Is Recruiting in Mexico, Uber’s Latin American Stronghold

Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing (DIDI-KUAIDI) has advertised online for a range of jobs in Mexico as it prepares to break into the country, one of rival Uber‘s (UBER, +0.00%) regional strongholds. Didi Chuxing plans this year to launch a smartphone app in Mexico and to recruit drivers to the platform, Reuters reported last month. The expansion underscores Didi’s growing interest in Mexico

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Mexican interior minister Osorio Chong says standing down

Mexican interior minister Osorio Chong says standing down

Mexican Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said on Wednesday that he was stepping down from his post, where he had served since the start of President Enrique Pena’s administration in late 2012. Osorio Chong made the announcement, which had been widely expected, at a speech in Mexico City attended by Pena Nieto. Osorio Chong

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U.S. Department revamps travel advisories to make them easier to understand

U.S. Department revamps travel advisories to make them easier to understand

The U.S. Department has revamped its warnings about the risks of traveling to other countries, in an effort to make them easier to understand, officials announced Wednesday. The department changed the previous phrasing from the previous warnings and alerts, which some travelers found confusing, to a colored-number system of advisories with more explicit descriptions of what yielded the

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Latin American Landscape classic guitar repertoire comes to Mazatlan

Latin American Landscape classic guitar repertoire comes to Mazatlan

Mazatlecan Jorge Birrueta will perform in concert in Mazatlan, and will also present the Repertoire in Belgium this Summer After a successful worldwide tour of various cities such as Brussels, Paris, Rome, Helsinki, Berlin, Prague, and Viña del Mar, and concerts in Oaxaca and Mexico City, guitarist of Mazatlán origin Jorge Birrueta performs this Saturday,

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Kings Day celebration at Parque de la Ciudad

Kings Day celebration at Parque de la Ciudad

Kids had a blast at the celebration of Kings Day! Hundreds of children partied at Parque de la Ciudad enjoying: pizzas, hot dogs, sweets, gifts as well as different activities such as  wrestling, biking, face painting, a show of the Army canine squad, Navy costumes, music and the greetings of the Three Wise Kings, as well as

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Elota’s Director of Security is kidnapped

Elota’s Director of Security is kidnapped

On Friday, January 5th, Ignacio Juarez, Elota’s Director of Security was having lunch with his bodyguard at a Chinese restaurant “Hermanos Carillo” in downtown Elota when both were kidnapped by an armed group that left in two white Cheyene trucks. The police received an anonymous report at 4:30 pm about the kidnapping and since then

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The end of a lagoon and other City dramas

The end of a lagoon and other City dramas

Kids finished their winter holidays and went back to school, animals are running away from the lagoon area and tons of dust is everywhere – all this is just part of the Mazatlan city drama! The construction on the Malecon goes on all day and night. The workers toiling hard to complete the construction by

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Russia meddling in Mexican election: White House aide McMaster

Russia meddling in Mexican election: White House aide McMaster

The Russian government has launched a sophisticated campaign to influence Mexico’s 2018 presidential election and stir up division, a senior White House official said in a video clip published by Mexican newspaper Reforma. U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said in a speech last month to the Washington-based Jamestown Foundation that there was already evidence

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Movies in Town – January 6 to 11

Movies in Town – January 6 to 11

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. The Greatest Showman –  Gran Plaza /Galerias / Platino/ Gaviotas Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American

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