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American woman killed on Stone Island

American woman killed on Stone Island

Sinaloa authorities are investigating the murder of a woman who formerly lived in Colorado Springs and had been living in Mexico for the past three years. The victim is known by her immediate family as Holly Brenda Horsman, 49, and by other relatives as Holly Brenda Anderson. Holly was brutally beaten and killed. Her body

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Emergency landing at Mazatlan airport

Emergency landing at Mazatlan airport

A Volaris jet with 146 passengers had to land today May 6, at Mazatlan Airport after experiencing an engine problem during the flight. The plane was flying the from Tijuana  to Uruapan but made the emergency landing at Rafael Buelna airport around 11:40 am. The passengers waited for a while at Mazatlan airport and the

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Mazatlan in City Nature Challenge

Mazatlan in City Nature Challenge

Mazatlan participated for the first time in the City Nature Challenge (CNC). From April 26 to 29, 511 participants in Mazatlan registered 27,683 observations and 2,222 species were registered. The CNC is an international effort for people to find and document plants and wildlife in cities across the globe. It’s a bioblitz-style competition where cities are

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AMLO says GDP forecasts will be proven wrong

AMLO says GDP forecasts will be proven wrong

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) said on Friday that lower gross domestic product (GDP) forecasts were being put forth by his rivals but will eventually be proven incorrect. “The year isn’t over yet. Let’s wait and see. It’s as if there’s a bet, and we’re going to beat their forecasts,” the president said in

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Southbound bypass to Mazatlan Airport is now open

Southbound bypass to Mazatlan Airport is now open

Airport Bypass Secretary of Transport, Javier Jimenez inaugurated the bypass that connects the Mazatlan freeway (libramiento) to the airport. The construction called for an investment of $160 million pesos funded by Federal resources. The bypass has been a long term project but has finally been completed. The bypass will improve driving time coming from south

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Holy week will be safe and fun – says Mazatlan’s Mayor

Holy week will be safe and fun – says Mazatlan’s Mayor

To ensure security for locals and visitors during Semana Santa (Holy Week) a major Security Operation will be in place until April 28 with the deployment of 1,072 police, transit and lifeguards patrolling with 180 vehicles. The main tourism areas from Stone Island to Faro, and from Faro to Cerritos will be patrolled, including bus

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Robbery at Cimaco Store

Robbery at Cimaco Store

The Department store Cimaco located in the Mall “Gran Plaza”  was robbed on April 10th. during the early morning. A group of unidentified thieves broke the doors and showcases of the Cimaco taking high-value merchandise, mainly watches. The store’s video surveillance system and a night guard noted the damages in a closed area. They found

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Film Review  and Movies in Town

Film Review and Movies in Town

Shazam – Film Review The latest offering in the DC universe is a fun superhero romp with a difference. Young Billy Bateson (Asher Angel) got separated from his mum at the local fair when he was a tot and has constantly run away from the foster families he has been placed with ever since, whilst

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More flights into Mazatlan from Canada announced at Tianguis 2019

More flights into Mazatlan from Canada announced at Tianguis 2019

Sinaloa Governor Quirino Ordaz and Federal Tourism Secretary Miguel Torruco inaugurated Sinaloa’s Pavilion at 2019 Tianguis held in Acapulco. The Pavilion featured the Carnaval show and a gastronomic exhibition with the best of Sinaloa’s cuisine. The Governor achieved one of his first targets – increasing the flights to Mazatlan – after negotiations with Sunwing. Flights

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Machete attack in Teacapan

Machete attack in Teacapan

A car flipped over on the  Escuinapa-Teacapan highway after been chased from Teacapan port. After the accident, a man and woman were attacked with a machete. During the attack, an 8 year old boy that was traveling with the couple, ran away into nearby fields from where he was later rescued. Unfortunately, the woman succumbed

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Canadian Rotary Club donates 9 vehicles to Mazatlan

Canadian Rotary Club donates 9 vehicles to Mazatlan

During their Annual visit, a Canadian Rotary Club is sponsoring the program “Highway to Mexico 2019” and as part of the XVIII anniversary, the club from Grand Prairie, Alberta donated 9 vehicles to Mazatlan. As part of the ceremony, Felix Selier, Leader of “Highway to Mexico” program said that they will keep donating more rescue

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US returns archeological pieces to Mexico

US returns archeological pieces to Mexico

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sent back to Mexico two archeological pieces to the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). The two pieces were illegally trafficked to the US and belonged to an archeologic site and are considered as National Cultural Heritage. The pieces have a Teotihuacan style in their design related to

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Dog waste on the beaches may result in a health threat – Ecology Director

Dog waste on the beaches may result in a health threat – Ecology Director

The Ecology Department of Mazatlan is worried about the high amounts of dog waste that could result in a larvae attack endangering the health of barefoot walkers, passers-by and locals on Mazatlan’s beaches. When pets defecate, there are living organisms in their feces, and due to the humid and warm environment that the sand produces,

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Consumer Protection gives ultimatum to the Changueras

Consumer Protection gives ultimatum to the Changueras

As part of the impending Holy Week operations, Consumer Protection (PROFECO) found that most of the stands in the Mazatlan shrimp market known as “Changueras” are not complying with the regulation of showing the prices of the products. Sergio Palomino, PROFECO delegate met with the Leader of the Shrimp sellers and gave them 24 hours

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México Starts Daylight Saving Time on April 7

México Starts Daylight Saving Time on April 7

Daylight Saving Time (DST), usually referred to as El Honorario de Verano” in Spanish, begins at 2:00 am local time on Sunday, April 7. So do not forget to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed tonight, if you are in México. The change means México will be back in sync with the

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