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Bad year for mangos in Sinaloa

Bad year for mangos in Sinaloa

The President of the Baluarte Presidio Committee, Ismael Diaz, said that it will be a very difficult year for mango production in the south of the State. He said that the best expectation was for 50% yield by the time the season ends in mid-August. He also stated that there were already 3 years of

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Mexico’s presidential debate: What each candidate said

Mexico’s presidential debate: What each candidate said

The five candidates faced off in the first of three presidential debates. Mexico’s five presidential candidates have faced off in the first of three televised debates ahead of the country’s elections on July 1. The presidential hopefuls focused on issues of governance and security, as well as corruption and democracy. Here’s all you need to

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1st stage of Mazatlan’s Port redevelopment underway.

1st stage of Mazatlan’s Port redevelopment underway.

Mexico’s Transport and Communications Secretary Gerardo Ruiz Esparza along with Sinaloa’s Governor Quirino Ordaz, have signed an agreement to upgrade the Port of Mazatlan. The $1.3 billion pesos deal will mean the start of a dredging project to increase the depth of navigation channels by more than 15 meters, which will permit larger ships to

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Carlos Slim jumps into Mexico election spat over airport

Carlos Slim jumps into Mexico election spat over airport

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim defended one of his prized investments on Monday – a huge new airport for Mexico City – against the leading candidate for the country’s presidential election, who has threatened to cancel the project. In a rare foray into politics, Mr Slim – the world’s fifth-richest man, according to Forbes magazine –

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New cruise line to launch for Mexican domestic market.

New cruise line to launch for Mexican domestic market.

British based cruise operator, CMV Travel & Leisure Group Limited (CMV) is pleased to announce the deployment of the 46,052grt Magellan to the Pacific Coast of Mexico for winter 2019 to support the launch of an exciting Cruceros Marítimos Vacacionales and Mexican Riviera cruise programme – aimed exclusively at the Mexican domestic market. Magellan will commence operations

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Playa Espiritu project still alive

Playa Espiritu project still alive

Playa Espiritu is a massive development that was first announced 10 years ago. It is located south of Mazatlan in the Municipality of Escuinapa and close to Teacapan. Initially, Playa Espiritu was planned for 44,000 rooms (roughly the capacity of the booming Riviera Maya) through 100 hotels. But very little has been heard about it

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Airbnb and Sinaloa reach an agreement

Airbnb and Sinaloa reach an agreement

Sinaloa became the third State in Mexico with an Airbnb agreement for tax purposes designed to promote the tourist destination. The Government of Sinaloa and Airbnb signed a tax agreement whereby Airbnb agreed to collect and send the leisure withholding tax of 3% of each booking made through its portal starting from June 1st. “Advertising

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Movies in Town – April 13 to 19

Movies in Town – April 13 to 19

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. Rampage –  Gran Plaza/ Platino/ Gaviotas When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them

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Steve Wozniak in Mazatlan

Steve Wozniak in Mazatlan

“Some of us just like to be early adopters and play with what the future could be.” Steve A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than 30 years, Steve Wozniak helped shape the computing industry with the design of Apple’s first line of products, the Apple I and II. Since then, he has redirected

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Tianguis restrictions in Centro

Tianguis restrictions in Centro

The Tianguis Turistico takes place this Sunday April 15 starting at noon with an opening address by President Peña Nieto. From noon to midnight the following restrictions will be in place in Centro: Pedestrian traffic will not be limited, although some streets will be closed. Cars will not be allowed to circulate and/or park in the

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Mexican President to Trump: ‘Nothing and no one stands above the dignity of Mexico’

Mexican President to Trump: ‘Nothing and no one stands above the dignity of Mexico’

After days of President Donald Trump’s aggressive rhetoric against immigration via Mexico, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto delivered a stern response to his US counterpart, telling him that “nothing and no one stands above the dignity of Mexico.” The five-minute-long speech was delivered in Spanish and posted in a video on the Mexican President’s Twitter account on Thursday.

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2018 Moto Parade! – Video

2018 Moto Parade! – Video

Kids, girlfriends, boyfriends, Grandpas & Grandmas, motopolice… everybody had fun in the parade. Luxury, original and modified motorcycles, ATV’s, monster ATV and customized vehicles could be seen on the Malecon. From 3:00 pm Avenida del Mar was taken over last Saturday by the motos and bikers who enjoyed the spectacular view of Sea of Cortez. See you

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700 Businesses coming for Tianguis Turistico

700 Businesses coming for Tianguis Turistico

More than 700 Companies from 50 different countries will be attending Tianguis Turistico 2018 in Mazatlan. 37,000 business meetings have been scheduled and the final forecast is 40,000. The number of meetings have increased by more than 20% from the previous Tianguis in Acapulco. About 650 international investors are expected to explore Mazatlan for investment

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Movies in Town – April 5 to 12

Movies in Town – April 5 to 12

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. A Quiet Place –  Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Platino/ Gaviotas A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.  

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Moto week!

Moto week!

That roaring sound you hear on the streets of Mazatlán is the arrival of thousands of motorcyclists here to take part in the 23rd annual motorcycle week where 20,000 bike enthusiasts are expected to enjoy four days of planned activities. Today is registration at Plaza de la Moto (Beside SAM’s on Reforma Av) and music show

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