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Movies in Town – Jun 23 -29

Movies in Town – Jun 23 -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. Everything, everything – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ A 17 year old girl named Madeline Whittier has a rare disease that causes her to have to stay

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International volunteers working at DIF Sinaloa Events

International volunteers working at DIF Sinaloa Events

DIF President, Rosy Fuentes and General Director, Connie Zazueta, welcomed volunteers of AIESEC, an International NGO, from Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Holland and Taiwan. The young volunteers will be working in different activities such as: community block construction, reforestation, activities at Senior’s Retirement Home, Farming activities and Health campaigns, among other DIF events. They are here

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Centro contractors fined

Centro contractors fined

Construction companies that installed lighting and palms on a narrow sidewalk in Centro have been fined $600,000 pesos and have been banned from any bidding for construction work for the City. They are also required to restore the sidewalks in perfect condition, ordered Mayor Fernando Pucheta Azteca Lighting and Cesped y Palmas de Mexico, are

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Follow up on the O’Neil case….

Follow up on the O’Neil case….

The first hearing of the O’Neil case was on November 7, 2016 and since then 10 public hearings of this case have been held – six of which had to do with changes in defendant attorneys. But between the extension of the investigation and the cancellation of the last hearing on June 9 with a plea

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Mexican politician caught plagiarizing a Frank Underwood monologue

Mexican politician caught plagiarizing a Frank Underwood monologue

Is it possible to plagiarize the work and ideas of a fictional character? If so, a politician in Mexico has accomplished just that. The similarities between the Netflix show House of Cards and real-life politics in Latin American has been somewhat of a running joke. But Miguel Angel Covarrubias Cervantes, the former mayor of a

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A tourist train for Sinaloa

“Tourism generated $25 billion pesos in Sinaloa in 2016 and saw the arrival of more than  3.5 million tourists”, reported Javier Lizarraga, the Tourism Development Secretary. “We saw the return of cruise ships and foreign visitors along with added airline connectivity”, he added. One of the new tourism projects is a train which we are

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90% of police applicants are rejected

90% of police applicants are rejected

It is reported that 90% of applicants to join the Police forces in Sinaloa are unqualified due to drug addictions or links to organized crime. Rigoberto Monjardín from Sinaloa Public Security said that at the beginning of the year at least 200 policemen were relieved of their duties. There were hopes for more qualified applicants

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Movies in town – Jun 16 – 22

Movies in town – Jun 16 – 22

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. Baywatch – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Platino Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens

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Palms will be relocated….

Palms will be relocated….

The planting of palms and installation of street lighting on the sidewalks at Niños Héroes street were a mistake made by the contractors renovating the street and will be removed and relocated to another area, said Joel Garcia Director of Municipal Public Infrastructure.  The authorities were not aware of this “mistake” until residents reported it

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Central Park project is on the table again

Central Park project is on the table again

The construction of Central Park in the area of Bosque de la Ciudad is encouraging debate between citizens looking at rescuing the bird sanctuary through a public tender,  and businessmen and authorities proposing a multi-million peso project of a Central Park. In 2014, Ernesto Coppel announced that the project will include: a museum, bike lines,

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Sinaloan looking forward to inspiring others

Sinaloan looking forward to inspiring others

Orlando was camping on Mount Everest along with other climbers and Sherpas at the 6,100 meters level when the earth started to shake and a white cloud blanketed him. He was completely covered in snow….but it was just him dreaming! On April 25, 2016 Orlando Castro (from Sinaloa) survived a 7.8 level earthquake in Nepal,

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Mexico has largest number of cruise ship passengers in 2017

Mexico has largest number of cruise ship passengers in 2017

The Tourism Secretary Enrique de la Marid held a meeting with Michelle Paige, president of the Florida & Caribbean Cruise Ship Association (FCCA), who said that the cruise ship industry has investment projects to develop new ports, more infrastructure and better services at the destinations of cruise ship arrivals. The Federal Government is working to promote new

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Happy Ocean Day

Happy Ocean Day

Today is a day for celebrating and honoring the oceans that give us all life. Today (and all year long), we hope that you will join in to help raise awareness of marine issues, mobilize action and celebrate the oceans that connect us all. The world’s oceans provide us with so much to be thankful

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Movies in town – Jun 9 -15

Movies in town – Jun 9 -15

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 Mummy – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Galerias/ Platino Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was

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First Environmental Forum

First Environmental Forum

June 5th is International Environment Day and to celebrate it Mazatlan held the First Environmental Forum with various activities at the Bosque de la Ciudad, CEAA (local garden) and the Aquarium from June 3rd to 5th. Many Mazatlecan families went to Bosque de la Ciudad to participate in the reforestation activity in the area affected by the

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