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Yalitza Aparicio from Indigenous teacher to red carpet luminary

Yalitza Aparicio from Indigenous teacher to red carpet luminary

Yalitza Aparicio was studying to become a preschool teacher when her sister encouraged her to attend a film audition. A native of Mexico’s Oaxaca region, she had never acted before. When she arrived, Aparicio had no idea what the film was about; even after she landed the role, she didn’t know all the details. But

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Meet Juan Pablo Tirado – Possibly the future baseball Star from Mazatlan

Meet Juan Pablo Tirado – Possibly the future baseball Star from Mazatlan

Juan Pablo Tirado once again won the Most Valuable Player title this time at the Pan-American u-14 in Tampico Tamaulipas. Last year he won the same title at the U-12 World Championship held in Japan. Juan Pablo is the pride of El Habal, a rural village, 10 minutes north from Mazatlan. Juan Pablo, said he

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‘Out! Out!’ Tijuana Protesters Call for migrant caravan to Leave

Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S. Tensions have built as nearly 3,000 migrants from the caravan poured into Tijuana

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Water supply at Venados Stadium cut off.

Water supply at Venados Stadium cut off.

The city of Mazatlan cut off the potable water supply to Teodoro Mariscal Stadium home of the Mazatlan Venados. The cut was due to a debt of $1 million pesos for consumption and the detection of a clandestine water tap, which was sealed. Mayor Luis Guillermo Benitez Torres said that this action is to send

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More cruiseships are coming to Mazatlan in 2019

More cruiseships are coming to Mazatlan in 2019

2018 will close the year with 90 cruise-ships visiting Mazatlan and for 2019, 135 have been confirmed so far and the number could increase. “2018 has been a great year for Mazatlan in terms of Tourism. We ended the year with 19,000 seats of flights from Canada and we keep working to increase the flight schedules. We

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Cardon Adventures announces the 2nd edition of Culinary Experience

Cardon Adventures announces the 2nd edition of Culinary Experience

From about 9 years ago, Cardon has been one of the most precious secrets of Celestino Gazca, a fishing village 1 hour north of Mazatlan on the Cuota to Culiacan. Cardon is an 11-room boutique hotel  that is regularly visited from April to October. Guests are manly surfers from California who come every year captivated by the

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Sinaloa drug cartel believed to have killed US tourist in Chihuahua

Sinaloa drug cartel believed to have killed US tourist in Chihuahua

An American tourist who went missing while visiting Chihuahua’s Copper Canyon region was killed by drug traffickers whom he ran into during a hike, authorities allege. The death comes as the U.S. State Department recently re-issued its travel advisory for Mexico. U.S. citizens are advised to “reconsider travel” to the state of Chihuahua due to crime. The advisory is issued each year.

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The Storm that swept Mexico – Video

The Storm that swept Mexico – Video

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‘El Chapo’ rival Héctor Beltrán Leyva dies in jail

‘El Chapo’ rival Héctor Beltrán Leyva dies in jail

Mexican drug lord Héctor Beltrán Leyva has died of a heart attack in a hospital to which he was transferred from jail, government officials said. Beltrán Leyva, 56, was one of four brothers who led the drug cartel of the same name which was known for its deadly rivalry with the Sinaloa cartel led by

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Movies in Town – Nov 16 to 22

Movies in Town – Nov 16 to 22

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. The girl in the spider’s web –  Platino/ Gran Plaza Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of

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Hospice Mazatalan Announces 12th Annual Golf Tournament

Hospice Mazatalan Announces 12th Annual Golf Tournament

As in the past, the 12th annual golf tournament will be held at the beautiful Estrella del Mar golf course a PGA Tour Latino America venue  

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Mexico adopts Kukur Tihar

Mexico adopts Kukur Tihar Updated

Nepal’s tradition of honouring dogs at Kukur Tihar has been taken to the other side of the world by a collective of Mexican animal rights groups that has started celebrating the festival too. Last week, after Nepal worshipped its dogs, Mexicans brought out their pets in the Mexico City’s Revolution Square and in Puerto Vallarta, garlanding and

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Aeromexico cancels five routes to U.S.

Aeromexico cancels five routes to U.S.

Aeromexico, which is experiencing losses resulting from high fuel prices, will pull out five airplanes from its fleet and eliminate nine routes — including five connecting Mexican and U.S. cities, Mexican newspapers reported. “With fuel prices in the order of $80 per barrel and the excess capacity in the market, the environment remains complicated,” Aeromexico said Wednesday

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‘El Chapo’ trial: Mexico Presidents reject ‘scapegoat’ claims

‘El Chapo’ trial: Mexico Presidents reject ‘scapegoat’ claims

Mexico’s president and his predecessor have rejected allegations of bribe-taking made in the New York trial of drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. Mr Guzmán’s lawyer told the trial that his client was a “scapegoat”. He said the real leader of the Sinaloa Cartel was Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada who was living openly in Mexico

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Five held over murder of Mexico politician’s daughter

Five held over murder of Mexico politician’s daughter

Police in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz has arrested five people suspected of involvement in the murder of the daughter of a Congresswoman. Valeria Cruz Medel, a medical student, was shot dead while working out in a gym in Ciudad Mendoza on Thursday. Carmen Medel broke down when she found out about her daughter’s

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