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A new Director for Cultura Mazatlan

Mayor elect Guillermo Benitez, announced that Oscar Blancarte, a movie director, will be the next Director of Cultura Mazatlan. Benitez thanked the outgoing Director Raul Rico for his outstanding work and said that Blancarte will be looking  to developing cultural events more relevant to all Mazatlecos. Benitez and Blancarte are already working in the logistics

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Mexico lost focus after Matt Miazga mocked Diego Lainez

Mexico lost focus after Matt Miazga mocked Diego Lainez

The United States’ 1-0 victory over Mexico will be remembered mainly for Matt Miazga mocking Diego Lainez’s height in the second half. It was an incident and a photo that will go down in the collective consciousness of the relatively young U.S.-Mexico soccer rivalry. It gave a spark to a game that threatened to be

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US plans to pay $20 million to help Mexico deport migrants

US plans to pay $20 million to help Mexico deport migrants

The US government plans to pay millions of dollars to help Mexico deport thousands of migrants who have entered the country hoping to reach the United States. According to a notification State Department officials sent to Congress, $20 million would be used to cover the cost of bus and plane tickets to deport migrants from

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“Puro Sinaloa” Cultural Fest

“Puro Sinaloa” Cultural Fest

The “Puro Sinaloa Fest” will stage 482 cultural shows and activities, a lot of them in public spaces in the 18 municipios of Sinaloa State. The 2018 festival named “Aqui hay algo para todos” (Here is something for everybody), begins October 2nd with a State investment of $54 million pesos. 2,811 artists will be participating

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The controversial “Venados” new logo

The controversial “Venados” new logo

Venados – the Mazatlan baseball team – showed off a  redesigned logo and had a fashion show last Sunday, September 9th at Galerias Mall to introduce a new clothing line including the official jersey and t-shirts along with other items. Venados advertising defines the new logo as “irreverent, innovating and energetic” and it also says

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Miners’ union leader Gómez Urrutia returns to Mexico as a senator

Miners’ union leader Gómez Urrutia returns to Mexico as a senator

It’s taken 12 years of exile and strong support all that time from the United Steelworkers, but Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, president of Los Mineros, the independent Mexican union of steel workers, mine workers and metal workers, is finally back in Mexico City – as a senator. Gómez Urrutia, who had to flee bogus fraud charges and lived

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Diego Maradona to coach Dorados de Culiacan

Diego Maradona to coach Dorados de Culiacan

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has arrived in Sinaloa to begin his new job as head coach of second-tier Mexican soccer club Dorados de Sinaloa. Maradona takes over a club in 13th position in the Ascenso MX and without a win in the opening six games of the 2018 Apertura. Dorados have only managed two goals

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2018 Mazatlan Cultural Festival

2018 Mazatlan Cultural Festival

From September 7th to October 31st, 2018 Mazatlán’s Cultural Festival will be showcasing music, theatre, dance, opera, literature and various other artistic events. This annual happening started in 1993 and since then the quality and attraction of the shows have been distinguishing Mazatlán as one of the most important cultural destinations in the north of Mexico. 811 artists between

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2018 Mazatlan Cultural Festival Program

2018 Mazatlan Cultural Festival Program

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Riu to open a new hotel in Mazatlan

Riu to open a new hotel in Mazatlan

RIU, the Spanish hotel chain is planning an investment of $705 million pesos in Mazatlan. They are planning to build a new hotel just beside the current RIU Emerald Bay in Cerritos. The new hotel will have 4 stories, 320 rooms, 3 pools, bar, kids area, solarium and other amenities. Also 200 new jobs will

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Disney will restart cruise ship season in Mazatlan

Disney will restart cruise ship season in Mazatlan

On October 10th the cruise ship season will start again with the arrival of the Disney Wonder. Disney cruises will visit Mazatlan twice in 2018 and 4 times in 2019. Another new arrival will be the Norwegian Bliss. She is the newest and biggest ship in NCL’s fleet. She has already visited Mazatlan as part of

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Two shot dead on the Malecon

Two shot dead on the Malecon

On Wednesday, September 5th around 1:00 am, the calm in the Malecon was interrupted with a shooting just some meters far from the Prosecution (PGR) facilities and across from the distinctive Torre Eme Condo complex. Two men were shot dead from a vehicle while they were walking by Del Mar Avenue in front of a convenience store. The two

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Movies in Town – Sep 6 to 13

Movies in Town – Sep 6 to 13

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 Equalizer 2 – Gran Plaza/ Platino Director Antoine Fuqua reunites with Denzel Washington in this sequel to 2014’s The Equalizer. Washington resumes his role as

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Starbucks opens Mexico City cafe staffed by seniors

Starbucks opens Mexico City cafe staffed by seniors

Starbucks customers in Mexico City may notice something distinct about one particular coffee shop’s new employees: They’re all seniors. The company recently opened its first cafe operated by people ages 50 and older, in partnership with the National Institute for Older Persons (INAPAM), a government welfare program in Mexico. Fourteen older workers will run the

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No more “borrachos” in Olas Altas!

No more “borrachos” in Olas Altas!

Dear Citizen. “It is strictly prohibited to disrupt public order or be inebriated in public places” Posters displaying this in large fred letters can be seen along the Malecon in an effort to ensure public order and safety in the City. After several incidents involving alcohol consumption, CAPTA and Mazatlan police will monitor drunkenness mainly

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