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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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A new Director for Cultura Mazatlan

A new Director for Cultura Mazatlan

Mayor elect Guillermo Benitez, announced that Oscar Blancarte, a movie director, will be the next Director of Cultura Mazatlan. Benitez thanked the outgoing Director Raul Rico for his outstanding work and said that Blancarte will be looking  to developing cultural events more relevant to all Mazatlecos. Benitez and Blancarte are already working in the logistics

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Mexico lost focus after Matt Miazga mocked Diego Lainez

Mexico lost focus after Matt Miazga mocked Diego Lainez

The United States’ 1-0 victory over Mexico will be remembered mainly for Matt Miazga mocking Diego Lainez’s height in the second half. It was an incident and a photo that will go down in the collective consciousness of the relatively young U.S.-Mexico soccer rivalry. It gave a spark to a game that threatened to be

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US plans to pay $20 million to help Mexico deport migrants

US plans to pay $20 million to help Mexico deport migrants

The US government plans to pay millions of dollars to help Mexico deport thousands of migrants who have entered the country hoping to reach the United States. According to a notification State Department officials sent to Congress, $20 million would be used to cover the cost of bus and plane tickets to deport migrants from

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“Puro Sinaloa” Cultural Fest

“Puro Sinaloa” Cultural Fest

The “Puro Sinaloa Fest” will stage 482 cultural shows and activities, a lot of them in public spaces in the 18 municipios of Sinaloa State. The 2018 festival named “Aqui hay algo para todos” (Here is something for everybody), begins October 2nd with a State investment of $54 million pesos. 2,811 artists will be participating

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The controversial “Venados” new logo

The controversial “Venados” new logo

Venados – the Mazatlan baseball team – showed off a  redesigned logo and had a fashion show last Sunday, September 9th at Galerias Mall to introduce a new clothing line including the official jersey and t-shirts along with other items. Venados advertising defines the new logo as “irreverent, innovating and energetic” and it also says

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Miners’ union leader Gómez Urrutia returns to Mexico as a senator

Miners’ union leader Gómez Urrutia returns to Mexico as a senator

It’s taken 12 years of exile and strong support all that time from the United Steelworkers, but Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, president of Los Mineros, the independent Mexican union of steel workers, mine workers and metal workers, is finally back in Mexico City – as a senator. Gómez Urrutia, who had to flee bogus fraud charges and lived

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Diego Maradona to coach Dorados de Culiacan

Diego Maradona to coach Dorados de Culiacan

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has arrived in Sinaloa to begin his new job as head coach of second-tier Mexican soccer club Dorados de Sinaloa. Maradona takes over a club in 13th position in the Ascenso MX and without a win in the opening six games of the 2018 Apertura. Dorados have only managed two goals

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2018 Mazatlan Cultural Festival

2018 Mazatlan Cultural Festival

From September 7th to October 31st, 2018 Mazatlán’s Cultural Festival will be showcasing music, theatre, dance, opera, literature and various other artistic events. This annual happening started in 1993 and since then the quality and attraction of the shows have been distinguishing Mazatlán as one of the most important cultural destinations in the north of Mexico. 811 artists between

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