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The Coco Movie – “A love letter to Mexico”

The Coco Movie – “A love letter to Mexico”

“The movie is so much a love letter to the country of Mexico,” said Dave Hollis, Disney distribution Chief. “It’s a celebration of the family, of Mexico’s culture, of its music,” he added. “Coco is also part of larger effort on Disney’s part to craft more inclusive stories and get as much cultural input as possible after decades of

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Movies in Town – Oct 20 to 26

Movies in Town – Oct 20 to 26

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. Geostorm –  Platino / Gaviotas When catastrophic climate change endangers Earth’s very survival, world governments unite and create the Dutch Boy Program: a world wide net

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Too young for a last Goodbye …

Too young for a last Goodbye …

Every night Melanie says goodbye with a kiss to her Parents. She is the only child and they just adore her. She plans to study accounting after high school. In bed she is thinking about her friends and that guy that she likes so much… and finally she just falls asleep. Everything is quiet at

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Kenya interested in buying Sinaloa corn

Kenya interested in buying Sinaloa corn

Officials from Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture met with Sinaloa Livestock and agriculture officials, as well as corn traders, with a  view to establishing a business relationship. Joseph Kipserem, Kenya’s Director of Grains, said that they are interested in establishing a business relationship and find a reliable source of grains, but mainly corn, to meet their

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Economist Krugman says: NAFTA wasn’t great for Mexico

Economist Krugman says: NAFTA wasn’t great for Mexico

“NAFTA did not achieve it’s supporter’s promise of an increase in Mexico’s economic growth and development”, says Paul Krugman – a Princeton Professor and 2008 Nobel prize winner – at a conference in Mexico City. IF the US leaves NAFTA, the scenario that Krugman envisages would reduce the gross domestic product (GDP) of Mexico by 2%,

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Journalist’s tough path to find justice

Journalist’s tough path to find justice

Most of violent stories of journalist in Mexico end up as dead ends… like Javier Valdez and Cecilio Pineda murdered despite having official bodyguards or the prosecution of journalist crime with no cases solved so far. But finally, justice is served! Karla Silva, a 27 year old journalist working for El Heraldo de Leon, a

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2018 Carnaval: Welcome to Pata Salada!

2018 Carnaval: Welcome to Pata Salada!

On October 12th at the Angela Peralta Theater the 2018 Carnaval Theme was revealed: Welcome to Pata Salada! The Cirque of Talents    Joyful music and dancers with ocean costumes welcomed the candidates for Carnaval Queen, Little Queen and the Happiness King. The Carnaval theme will honor the creativity and talent of local artist like

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Street vendors in Olas Altas to be relocated

Street vendors in Olas Altas to be relocated

The environmental protection Secretary gave a deadline to the food concessions in Olas Altas to leave the area by December 31 this year. The City authorities want to reduce the number of vendors from 54 to 27. Their idea is to have regulated vendor stands that are better designed to complement the views in Olas

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Mexico’s scandal-tainted Attorney General quits

Mexico’s scandal-tainted Attorney General quits

Mexico’s Attorney General Raúl Cervantes has quit his post, saying he does not want to stand in the way of the approval in Congress of a reformed General Prosecutor’s Office (FGR). Mr Cervantes, a controversial figure has overseen the arrest of a string of former state governors on corruption charges.  But he has failed to

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Monos Bichis and a Venados Jersey – Crime or naive joke?

Monos Bichis and a Venados Jersey – Crime or naive joke?

Sometime last week at the Fisherman’s Monument  – also known as “Monos bichis” (naked guys) – the masculine figure was dressed with a Venados jersey. Most people thought it was funny and pictures went viral quickly on social media. As soon as this was reported, the Bomberos went to the monument to remove the jersey.

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2017 Sinaloa Cultural Fest

2017 Sinaloa Cultural Fest

The 30th edition of Sinaloa Cultural Festival of this year will have a different format with cultural shows and activities during 51 days instead of just 15 days as in prior years. The festival will start from October 13th to December 3rd, with shows from Thursdays through Sundays and this year the theme is “Here is

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Human Rights Board forces Sinaloa to attend to 2,000 people displaced by violence

Human Rights Board forces Sinaloa to attend to 2,000 people displaced by violence

“Cristina” decided to leave her village with her husband and three children in  the summer of 2011 . One night before her departure, an armed group came into her town in the mountainous area of Sinaloa ransacking the houses and burning it. “They arrived in many trucks and the men had AK-47s…they went into the houses looking for members

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Mi Mazatlan – a new Video…

Mi Mazatlan – a new Video…

Mazatlecos are always very proud of their beautiful City and they love to promote it. Young Mazatlan talent: Fran Zata, Ivan Gonzalez, Andres Padilla, Valeria Velarde, Soul, Dany El Nise, Hermanos Barraza, DJ Nhas, Jam Baynel Pruys, Juan Watson, Banda Maximo Comando, Punto Final, Grupo Ministro & Juniors De Papi, and other talented folks made  a

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Movies in Town – Oct 13 to 19

Movies in Town – Oct 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. Flatliners – Senderos/ Gran Plaza / Platino / Gaviotas Medical students begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights. Each has their heart

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Trudeau heads to Mexico after blunt talk about alternatives to NAFTA

Trudeau heads to Mexico after blunt talk about alternatives to NAFTA

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Mexico City today may include some uncomfortable moments, coming the day after a visit to Washington that included discussion about creating a new free trade deal without Mexico. During talks at the White House Wednesday, President Donald Trump suggested the possibility of replacing NAFTA with a new U.S.-Canada deal that would leave Mexico out

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