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Trump Officials Seek Tougher Entry Laws as Caravan Heads to U.S.

Trump Officials Seek Tougher Entry Laws as Caravan Heads to U.S.

The Trump administration is crafting legislation to make it harder for refugees to gain asylum in the U.S. and loosen restrictions on detaining immigrants apprehended near the border, a senior White House official said. Administration officials complain that border control agents can’t detain families and unaccompanied children long enough and that asylum rules are too

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Accident at Cerritos Sunset Festival

Accident at Cerritos Sunset Festival

The 8th edition of Sunset Paradise 2018 offered 4 days of a party entertained by  DJs, Top Models and Bikini Runway contests.  But, last Friday night, at least eight young people were hospitalized after one of the structures fell on the attendees. Óscar Osuna, Civil Protection coordinator, said that an inspection revealed  a miscalculation in the original installation of the

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Anger in the Mercado food court

Anger in the Mercado food court

Delays in the renovations to the restaurants on the first floor of Pino Suarez Market (Mercado) has angered owners and workers of the restaurants. The 12 restaurants in the food court have not operated for more than 2 weeks because of the renovations. The Mayor promised in February that the renovations will be ready on

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Nafta is bigger risk to Mexican Peso than election: Survey

Nafta is bigger risk to Mexican Peso than election: Survey

Nafta renegotiations are the biggest threat to the Mexican peso this year, outweighing concern about the nation’s presidential election, according to a survey of more than 100 foreign exchange professionals surveyed by Bloomberg at a recent event in Mexico City. Of those surveyed, 46 percent said the fate of the $1 trillion trade pact is

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Traffic redirection during Holy Week

Traffic redirection during Holy Week

From now until April 2nd, the traffic direction of Playa Gaviotas Avenue in the Golden zone will change. This avenue, parallel to Camaron Sabalo, usually goes northbound, but during Holy week will change to southbound to expedite traffic from the Golden Zone to the Malecon. Also, Bahia Avenue, the new avenue parallel to Del Mar Avenue(off the Malecon) will be

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Spectacular shows for Tianguis Turistico

Spectacular shows for Tianguis Turistico

As part of the opening of Tianguis Turistico, spectacular shows will be held in Mazatlan. On April 14 at 7:00 pm a Creedence Clearwater Revisited  show will take place at the Fisherman’s Monument. It will be a  free public event. On April 15 at 6:00 pm at Angela Peralta  will be the opening ceremony led by

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2018 Seafood Festival is here!

2018 Seafood Festival is here!

The 32nd  version of “Feria del Pescado” will be held from March 25 to April 1st, in front of the Aquarium, to delight locals and visitors. The Feria will have about 16 restaurants selling aguachile, shrimp and ceviche, fried fish, marlin, and other seafood specialties. Music and dance shows will be also part of the event.

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A new water park in Mazaltan: Alfiland!

A new water park in Mazaltan: Alfiland!

Alfiland, a new water park held its grand opening on March 24th with a cocktail party and a blessing from a priest. The park is located on Highway 15 #13206 at Ejido el Castillo At the opening ceremony, Alfredo Soria, Director of the Sorias Group, the owners of the park said: “I have a young

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Center of Tourist Protection and Attention now in Mazatlan

Center of Tourist Protection and Attention now in Mazatlan

The Center for the Protection and Attention to Tourists (CAPTA) began as a project in 2015 in Acapulco, and has been replicated successfully in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur and Queretaro. And starting from March 24th the program will be implemented in Mazatlan as well. Erika Bernal was appointed as Director of CAPTA during a

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Movies in Town – March 23 to 29

Movies in Town – March 23 to 29

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. Tomb Raider –  Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Platino/ Gaviotas Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a

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Malecon traffic lights..are back…

Malecon traffic lights..are back…

Traffic in both lanes of the Malecon are fully open now, but traffic lights at Insurgentes and Deportes were disconnected thus increasing the risk of accidents. Juan Olivas, Transit Police Commander, said ” The traffic lights are ready, we just need to synchronize the timer. The lights at the Fisherman’s Monument and  Rotarismo are already

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Mexico’s Presidential race is tightening, poll suggests

Mexico’s Presidential race is tightening, poll suggests

Mexico’s presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is leading by only 5 percentage points in the latest opinion poll, a sign the race may be getting tighter as the July election draws near.  Lopez Obrador, known as AMLO, led with 37 percent of voting intention, followed by Ricardo Anaya of the National Action Party-led coalition

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Holy week security operations start this Saturday

Holy week security operations start this Saturday

With the number of visitors descending on Mazatlan during Semana Santa (Holy Week) a major Security Operation is being put in place starting on Saturday at 8:00 am with the deployment of 2,500 police. “We are welcoming all the tourists, we want them to enjoy the destination and we will support them. But they have

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Mazatlan first officer fired after Olas Altas fight

Mazatlan first officer fired after Olas Altas fight

A group of tourists from Chihuahua were partying in Olas Altas with a hired Banda into the early hours of Sunday morning when a North American guest from the Hotel Belmar went down to ask the Banda to stop. The Chihuahua group refused and the confrontation went violent with the guest being slapped and punched

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U.S.-Mexico-Canada joint bid submits application to host 2026 World Cup

U.S.-Mexico-Canada joint bid submits application to host 2026 World Cup

The United States, Mexico and Canada formally submitted their joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup on Friday, as did fellow hopefuls Morocco. The deadline has now passed for any other countries to submit a bid, with FIFA due to vote on a winner on June 13. FIFA president Gianni Infantino said: “We have

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