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Construction schedule on the Malecon

Construction schedule on the Malecon

According to the Director of Public Works, Joel Garcia, from now to December 31st, the Malecon will be under construction. That means that during this period parking will not be available in the meridians of Avenida Del Mar from Insurgentes to Rio San Lorenzo (about 2.2 kilometers). The first phase from Valentinos to Amigos Plaza

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Billionaire Carlos Slim’s Company to benefit from Post-Earthquake rebuilding of Mexico City

Billionaire Carlos Slim’s Company to benefit from Post-Earthquake rebuilding of Mexico City

Carlos Slim Helu said Tuesday he is donating $110 million to recovery efforts after two earthquakes devastated parts of Mexico City and several states. In a press conference in Mexico City to announce the results of a four-week fundraising drive, Mexico’s richest person said that over 217,000 people contributed $21.1 million, amount which the Carlos

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Amikoo Mayan Theme Park

Amikoo Mayan Theme Park

Mexico’s Riviera Maya already draws millions of tourists every year with its pristine beaches, adventure parks, and magnificent Mayan ruins, but now, Mexico has unveiled a huge plan to lure even more visitors to the stunning region on its southeastern coast. Officials announced plans to to break ground on a sprawling new theme park packed with wild

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Movies in Town – Oct 6 to 12

Movies in Town – Oct 6 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. The Mountain between us – Senderos/ Gran Plaza / Insurgentes / Platino Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the

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New project on the Golden Zone

New project on the Golden Zone

The plaza located at Camaron Sabalo Avenue and Playa Gaviotas at Golden Zone with some stores (including the Dairy Queen) was demolished to start the construction of a new mall that will be part of the “Camino al Mar” project. The Project will include 2 condominium towers with 28 floors each, a 16 storey building

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Mexico ex-first lady leaves opposition party for presidency bid

Mexico ex-first lady leaves opposition party for presidency bid

Former Mexican first lady Margarita Zavala, a leading contender to become president herself, said on Friday she was breaking with her party, deepening divisions in the opposition ahead of the 2018 presidential election. Zavala, wife of former President Felipe Calderon, announced her decision to leave the center-right National Action Party (PAN) in a recorded video

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Social Media helps fight crime in Centro

Social Media helps fight crime in Centro

According to Ernesto Soto, Public Security Secretary of Mazatlan, crime rates dropped considerably in Centro because the residents and businesses owners have direct contact with the police commanders through social networks or WhatsApp. Soto said that reports of unusual situations or suspicious strangers in the area have been addressed immediately by the police after receiving a report. Police

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Mexico plans aid for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Mexico plans aid for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Suffering itself after two major earthquakes last month, Mexico plans to send aid including water and electricity experts to Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.  The gesture, announced by the Mexican government on Wednesday, follows an awkward series of exchanges between Mexico and the United States over emergency aid

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How many train accidents would authorities need?

How many train accidents would authorities need?

On September 28th,  another train accident took place in Mazatlan . According to the authorities, around 2:00 pm a red Volkswagen Golf driving along Pacifico Avenue sped up at the railway crossing in an attempt to beat the train. The car went into the bushes after been hit by the train and fortunately the driver

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Chevron opens its first gas station in Sinaloa

Chevron opens its first gas station in Sinaloa

Chevron opened its first gas station in Sinaloa on October 2nd. It is located in Culiacan. Directors of the international company, along with Sinaloa Government authorities, led the opening of the station located at Boulevard Pedro Infante (in front of Cinépolis). Chevron recently opened the first two service stations in the neighboring state of Sonora. 

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Centro and Malecon revamp move forward.

Centro and Malecon revamp move forward.

The first phase of the Malecón revamp is almost done. Despite many complaints and even a citizens march protesting against the changes to the boardwalk , the construction work of the second phase will move ahead this week while the third phase is going through the bidding process. The second phase includes 1.3 kilometers of

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US offers $5 Million reward for the other ‘Chapo’

US offers $5 Million reward for the other ‘Chapo’

The US government has offered a $5 million reward for the capture of a Mexican drug trafficker who has kept a low profile while allegedly playing a major role in Sinaloa’s fragmented criminal landscape. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the US State Department announced on September 27 that a $5 million reward would be offered

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Movies in Town – Sep 29 to Oct 5

Movies in Town – Sep 29 to Oct 5

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. Kingsman: The Golden circle – Senderos/ Gran Plaza / Galerias / Platino When the Kingsman headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads

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A Video on Mexican Cuisine

A Video on Mexican Cuisine

Mexican cuisine hasn’t stopped evolving . A slow food culture has been inching its way onto the Mexican culinary scene in recent years. While creative flourishes are appreciated more in the dishes than in the wording of the menus , there is something to be said for top Mexican chefs taking pride in their national cuisine

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Mexico City’s Reconstruction Plan

Mexico City’s Reconstruction Plan

Mexico City Mayor, Miguel Mancera, signed a decree for a Reconstruction Plan to support people who lost their homes during the September 19th earthquake. The Plan includes a platform database of the affected population and the most urgent needs, a initial package of social and economic support will be provided. A Board of reconstruction will

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