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Missing Californian Baby was located in Mazatlan

Authorities say 36-year-old Erika Ramos Saucedo went to the South Bay Women’s Recovery Center on November 8, kidnapped 2-month-old Maximus Garcia Ramos and fled to Tijuana. Authorities in Baja California issued an Amber Alert for a woman suspected of kidnapping her baby from a facility in National City, California. Ramos is a known methamphetamine user which

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Pepe’s life in the Colonia Azteca ( Part 2)

Pepe and his classmates are making a racket in the school bus. They are very excited because they are going on a guided visit to the Sinaloa Court facilities in Mazatlan. School can be very boring for Pepe, but not today. They have very few opportunities of an outside classroom activity. He and the other kids

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Shark Tank is almost ready…

This time it looks like it’s going to happen. After 8 years of construction and structural failures, the opening of the shark tank at the Aquarium is scheduled for December 20. The total cost of the shark tank was 78 million pesos. Mayor Carlos Felton and the Aquarium Board and Director, supervised the final stage of the project.

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More hotels in town!

Mayor Carlos Felton, Snr. Rafael Lizarraga Sinaloa’s Tourism Secretary, Jorge Abdala and Gerardo Valdez from the Radisson Group joined in to lay the foundation of a new hotel in Mazatlan. The $197 million peso Park Inn by Radisson will be located on Sabalo Cerritos, between the Hotel El Rancho and Paraiso Costa Bonita. The hotel will have

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Bike lanes are coming…

On September 24 a new signage scheme was put in place on Mazatlan’s Malecon. The program is officially called “Via de la Convivencia”  with 40 signs posted on the coconut palms. They encourage pedestrian traffic to stay closest to the beach side while cyclists and presumably other “wheeled” riders remain closer to the road. The hope is

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A million Canadians are flying in…

CONAP reports that since November 1st, millions of international “visitors” are flying in mainly from Quebec and other Canadian provinces with many more millions still in transit. Monarchs are here for the Winter. These delicate insects fly in every year from more than 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) away! From November 21 to March 31, 2017  six

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Calendar December 2016 – January 2017

 December, 24 5 to 6 pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Blue Church 5 de Mayo #1714 Event Cost: Free-will offering Traditional Christmas Eve worship service with carol singing, scripture reading, and hand held candle light during trilingual singing of Silent Night Holy Night. Contact Info: Jack Sieber 669-941-3955 January 21 6:00 to 10:00 pm    

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Pepe’s life in the Colonia Azteca

Pepe is an 8 year old boy who lives in Mazatlan’s Colonia Azteca. Every evening he goes to play outside on the street with his friends. They don’t care that the street is not paved. They just love their soccer. Pepe’s mother Lupita is chatting with the neighbors. They gossip about the teenager who just

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Sinaloa Botanical Gardens

At the end of the 19th Century, U.S. entrepreneur Benjamin F. Johnston arrived in Sinaloa and established a Sugar Mill. Mr Johnston also built “Casa Grande” a luxury residence in front of his company that today is known as “Sinaloa Park” in Los Mochis. As a nature lover he brought a large variety of plants and trees and hired Florence Yoch

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Red Cross donations down..

The economic crisis has adversely affected donations for the Red Cross. Donations to Mazatlan’s Red Cross is the lowest in the State. Bernardo Lizarraga, the Board’s  President states that it has been a struggle to manage fixed costs and general expenses due to the drop in donations this year. The Red Cross has been seeking the support of other

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Hospice Mazatlan…new events just annnounced

              Each year Hospice Mazatlan caters to more terminally ill patients who have heard about it from families who’s experienced care and comfort at this facility. The Hospice admits chronically ill patients for a short time in to assist families delivering proper patient care. The Hospice’s next events are: December 11, 2016,

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Swiss-Mexico ties ratified..

President Enrique Peña Nieto welcomed the President of the Swiss Confederation, Johann Schneider-Ammann, at the National Palace as part of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Mexico, which goes back to on December 22, 1945. Both countries will sign five agreements on education, air services, health, and fraud

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Artwalk is back!!

The free self-guided walking tour of artist studios and galleries in Centro –  Artwalk  – will start its new season this Friday November 4th. Artwalk showcases the visual arts and artists in Mazatlan’s Centro and is a way to meet the participant artists who display their work. Artwalk takes place on the first Friday of every

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Movies in Mazatlan Nov 4-10

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 Accountant – Platino/ Sendero/ Gran Plaza Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a

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Sinaloa’s Luxury Cemetery

The Humaya Gardens cemetery in Culiacan is famous for the  extravagance of its tombs and mausoleums that resemble miniature cathedrals. Construction of the tombs  cost between $400,000 and $8 million pesos. Some even have two or three floors , a balcony, solar panels, air conditioning, satellite TV and even a kitchenette. Marble floors, gold plating and

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