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Mazatlan’s Ecology Director resigns..citing cutting down of trees…

Mazatlan’s Ecology Director resigns..citing cutting down of trees…

Mazatlan’s Director of Ecology, Elsa Bojorquez, resigned yesterday at the conclusion of the Environmental Forum held at the Bosque de la Ciudad. She resigned after finding out that contractors cut down trees again in Centro and claimed that the Governor’s brother – who she alleges is one of the contractors working on Centro’s improvements – urged

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Reed Erickson – A famous transgender resident of Mazatlan

Reed Erickson – A famous transgender resident of Mazatlan

Rita Alma Erickson was born in El Paso, Texas, of German descent, and raised in Philadelphia. In 1946 she was the first woman to graduate from Louisiana State University in mechanical engineering. She was already involved with a New York woman who was a left wing activist. Rita worked as an engineer, until she was

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Trees removed in Centro will be replaced by at least twice as many.

Trees removed in Centro will be replaced by at least twice as many.

Contractor Ramiro Burgueno justified the cutting down of ficus trees in Centro citing them as a risk for the sidewalks, the streets and  sewage pipes. He also said that for each removed tree they will be planting 2.5 more with local trees which will not present any problem to residents. “Now, the priority is to start with the

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Aviation Leaders Assemble in Mexico for IATA’s 73rd Annual General Meeting

Aviation Leaders Assemble in Mexico for IATA’s 73rd Annual General Meeting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Cancun, Mexico for the Association’s 73rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The AGM will feature keynote addresses on Monday by Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s Minister of Communications and Transport and Dr. Olumuyiwa

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Mango harvest starts in Sinaloa

Mango harvest starts in Sinaloa

Mango producers in the Northern area will begin harvesting and packaging in June. Producers have very good expectations for the 2017 mango harvest and expect to export 45,000 tons of mango to the United States. Daniel Ibarra Lugo, the President of the Association of Producers and Exporters of Mango in the area that is free of

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Chief Justice relieved of his official car – by a thief!

Chief Justice relieved of his official car – by a thief!

Enrique Inzunza, the Chief Magistrate of the Sinaloa Supreme Court, was stopped in the “Tres Rios” neighborhood of Culiacan and forced to hand over his official SUV to a thief. He was on his way to pick up his kids from school. Inzunza said that he does not have bodyguards or a driver. The SUV was

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Mexico’s Jhony Corzo Crowned World Champion at 2017 ISA World Surfing Games

Mexico’s Jhony Corzo Crowned World Champion at 2017 ISA World Surfing Games

A historic week of competition at the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games in Biarritz, France concluded on Sunday as an edition to go down in the record books. Mexico’s 18-year-old prodigy Jhony Corzo earned the Gold Medal in the Open Men’s Division, the first-ever individual Medal for Team Mexico that also propelled his team to

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Tianguis Turistico will cost $40 million pesos

Tianguis Turistico will cost $40 million pesos

Marco Garcia, Sinaloa’s Tourism Secretary announced that the State will invest $40 million pesos for the 43rd edition of Tianguis Turistico to be held in Mazatlan April 16th  to 19th, 2018 at the International Convention Center which will be expanded by 15,000 square meters. Garcia said that they are working on all the promotional programs including the

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Movies in Town – Jun 2 – 8

Movies in Town – Jun 2 – 8

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. Wonder Woman – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Galerias/ Platino Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable

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Counterfeit $100 peso bill alert!

Counterfeit $100 peso bill alert!

Bank of Mexico (BM) sent a warning about reports in 20 States of counterfeit bills of the commemorative version with a $100 peso denomination. In a TV interview, Alejandro Alegre, Director of Issuing at BM said that 268 counterfeit bills of the Constitution Centenary Anniversary has been identified and warned everybody to be alert. This

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Teachers are not safe – Sinaloa’s Education Delegate

Teachers are not safe – Sinaloa’s Education Delegate

Eligio Medina, delegate of the Education Secretary in Sinaloa said that teachers are not safe in the State. He suggests that they are at high risk and has proposed to relocate them to management and training assignments with the anticipation of an early termination of the school year. Medina said that Choix, Badiraguato, San Ignacio and

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Kellogg’s will buy yellow corn from Sinaloa producers

Kellogg’s will buy yellow corn from Sinaloa producers

To promote environmentally friendly techniques for growing corn proposed by CIMMYT, Kellogg’s has signed an agreement with SACSA to buy all the yellow corn produced with these new techniques that reduce the use of nitrogen by 40% and decreases water consumption at the same time. The project is looking to implement a supply model that complies

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Mazatlan benefits from tourism promotion campaigns

Mazatlan benefits from tourism promotion campaigns

“There will be 98 cruise ship arrivals in Mazatlan next year – 14 more than in 2017. This shows the confidence that cruise lines have for the Port of Mazatlan” says Marco Antonio Garcia, Tourism Secretary of the State of Sinaloa. “Mazatlan is a calm and safe venue for the visitor. The increase in cruise ship arrivals is

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Mexico’s Indigenous appoint female Presidential candidate

Mexico’s Indigenous appoint female Presidential candidate

Zapatistas and the Mexican National Indigenous Congress have nominated Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a woman practicing traditional pre-Hispanic medicine, as the first indigenous independent Presidential candidate for Mexico’s 2018 election. The assembly included delegates from 32 states for a total of 848 delegates from 58 Mexican indigenous communities. Most notably, Patrico Martinez received the

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Illegal immigration: You would do it too

Illegal immigration: You would do it too

Gringos for Mexico video  

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