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Taxi companies are at it again!

Taxi companies are at it again!

Red Ecotaxis stopped an Atamsa taxi that went to pick up passengers at The Palms Resort Hotel located on Camarón-Sábalo Avenue to take them to the airport. Apparently Atamsa have just received authorization to take passengers to the airport but Ecotaxis disputes this. Twenty minutes later the passengers were transferred from the Atamsa cab to

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Congress approves the donation of land for Central Park

Congress approves the donation of land for Central Park

Congress has approved the donation of a land of 6 thousand square meters located behind the Bosque de la Cuidad. The land will be used to start the construction of the Central Park project. It is unknown whether the project will be funded by the government or the private sector. The project is designed to

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State Agents will be part of the “new” Fisheries Police

In about a month and a half the Fisheries Police (Policia Pesquera) will start operations in the State, announced Carlos Sanchez, Fisheries Vice-Secretary. Sanchez said that State police will be patrolling the tidelands, bays and deep sea areas and will be accompanied by marine and fishing inspectors to enforce fishing bans when they are in

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Manufacturing Park to be built in Mazatlan

Manufacturing Park to be built in Mazatlan

Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel met with The Offshore Group Executives who made are launching an investment project to build a manufacturing park in Mazatlan. The Group will invest $15 million dollars in the first phase for construction and operation, to bring manufacturing plants to take advantage of Sinaloa’s connectivity with the United States. Sinaloa’s Governor

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Road closures for 2018 Triathlon

Road closures for 2018 Triathlon

Some roads will close early this weekend for the 17th edition of 2018 Pacific Triathlon  being held in the city on May 25th and 26th. Today, May 25th, transit police closed Del Mar avenue from Valentinos to Paseo Claussen.  They expect to reopen that section of Av. Del Mar at 9 pm. On Saturday May

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Independent candidate Zavala quits Presidential race

Independent candidate Zavala quits Presidential race

Mexican independent presidential candidate Margarita Zavala is quitting the race ahead of the nation’s July 1 vote, a move that potentially boosts the chances for the major-party rivals to leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Zavala announced her decision on Wednesday in an interview recorded with broadcaster Televisa and posted on the Twitter account of

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“Marijuana Greenhouse” seized

“Marijuana Greenhouse” seized

In a two-story building of an old electricity company in downtown Culiacan a marijuana greenhouse with 777 plants, two air filters and other equipment was found to be in operation. The Federal Attorney General said that the work of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) allowed it to identify the property, located on Juan José Ríos

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Thieves suck millions out of Mexican banks in transfer heist

Thieves suck millions out of Mexican banks in transfer heist

Thieves siphoned hundreds of millions of pesos out of Mexican banks, including No. 2 Banorte, by creating phantom orders that wired funds to bogus accounts and promptly withdrew the money, two sources close to the government’s investigation said. Hackers sent hundreds of false orders to move amounts ranging from tens of thousands to hundreds of

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EL Chepe Express, a new luxury train to the Copper Canyon

EL Chepe Express, a new luxury train to the Copper Canyon

Marco Garcia, Sinaloa’s Secretary of Tourism, announced that on May 17th El Chepe Express will start operations as the most modern and luxurious trains in Latin America. The new train will have 6 carriages: The Tourist class for 60 passengers has recliner seats and panoramic windows to enjoy the amazing views, 4 HD screens and

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Restaurants and Palapas at Malecon say goodbye

Restaurants and Palapas at Malecon say goodbye

As part of the Malecon renovations many of the Palapas along with restaurants and souvenirs stands were dismantled. Economic support was promised by the Government but none of this has materialised. Now that the Malecon renovation in complete, the lack of parking stalls and restricted beach access  are forcing these businesses to shut down. The

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5 Storey parking tower in Centro..

5 Storey parking tower in Centro..

The construction of a vertical parking tower in Centro has started –  designed to enhance parking after all the renovations that took place. The project is being executed by a private company and is located between Carnaval and Ángel Flores streets. Heavy duty machinery and a plastic cover over the drawing of the structure can

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Fatal shooting in the Golden Zone

Fatal shooting in the Golden Zone

A real estate agent was shot to death in front of several people this morning (May 4th) in the Lomas de Mazatlán neighborhood of the Golden Zone. The victim was identified as Rafael Antonio N., a realtor at a well-known company. His co-workers said that Rafael was an outstanding agent and family man and they

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Barcelo Group looking for support from Local Businessmen

Barcelo Group looking for support from Local Businessmen

Spanish Hotel group Barceló has expressed an interest in investing in a hotel in Mazatlan: “As bigger the better” they said and they are inviting to Mexican businessmen to join venture with them. “We are looking forward to the opportunity of operating a hotel in Mazatlan. We always prefer to be advised by locals who

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Aircraft crashes in Navolato

Aircraft crashes in Navolato

An unidentified man was seriously injured when his private plane in Villa Juárez municipality of Navolato. The accident was reported at 12:30 pm today at the Murillo runway. Witnesses reported that the Cessna aircraft apparently suffered a mechanical malfunction and lost altitude. The pilot could not control the plane and got entangled in electric power

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Suspect in murder of journalist Javier Valdez arrested

Suspect in murder of journalist Javier Valdez arrested

Authorities announce the arrest of a suspect over the killing of prominent crime journalist Javier Valdez. Mexican police have detained a suspect in the murder of an internationally acclaimed journalist who reported on the country’s drug trade and organised crime. Javier Valdez was shot in May 2017 in broad daylight outside the offices of his publication, Riodoce, in Culiacan, the

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