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  Sinaloa is most well-known for its leading beach destination, Mazatlan. This fame is well-deserved, as the city is home to one of the loveliest beaches in the country, which also offers visitors first-class activities such as sport fishing. The attractions of Sinaloa do not end here, however – on the contrary, this is just

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2016 Golden Deer Awards

The 22nd edition of the gala dinner “Fiesta Amigos” on Nov 1 at the Oceano Palace hotel. It is an annual summit of local and international tour operators, travel agencies, leisure suppliers and media, organized by The Mazatlan Hotel Association (AhyET) jointly with the state and municipal governments. The Association awards “Golden Deer” plaques to companies

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Day of the Dead – a Plazuela Machado celebration..

Following Mexican tradition, thousands of Mazatlecos showed up at Plazuela Machado last night to celebrate Dia de Muertos.  Local families and many tourists with colorful costumes joined in the celebrations with all the activities organized by Cultura: Shows at Angela Peralta and the traditional parade of artists dancing, singing and drumming – and of course the Mazatleco Banda made their presence known! Did

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Dia de Muertos – Mexico City

Yesterday in Mexico City  The Movie….

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Bikes & Lights

A group of students and professors from UPSIN (Sinaloa’s Technology University) designed the prototype of a stationary bicycle, which would allow power generation for public parks. The project, which is in an early, is called “Activating the Creative Nerve: Prototypes in Action” Nestor Daniel Galan, Academic Teacher and student Ignacio Flores Corona are working to improve the

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Mexico will lead the 2017 OECD Transport Summit

Communications and Transportation (SCT) Minister, Gerardo Ruiz, announced that Mexico will lead the Summit of the International Transport Forum of OECD in 2017. Mr. Ruiz, also said that the Mexico City’s new International Airport (NAICM) under construction, will be the most important hub or distribution center in Latin America. The National Infrastructure Program 2013-2018 aims to

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November is the best cruise ship month

November is forecast to be the best cruise month of the year so far. Mazatlan will welcome around 40,000 international passengers, representing an economic benefit  of some $72 million pesos. So far Mazatlan has seen 57 cruise ships, with 149,206 passengers and estimated earnings around $268.5 million pesos. By the end of the year 84 cruise ship arrivals will

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November Calendar

  November   Almost Here! The traditional “Callejoneada” and show for Dia de Muertos On Tuesday, November 1st, at 7 pm is the night for the unforgettable experience of Dia de Muertos as part of the Mazatlan Cultural Festival. Local Mazatlecan and tourists will enjoy the traditional “Callejoneada” walk through the streets of Centro, and

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Sinaloa’s talent in Japan

The Mexican tenor Carlos Osuna accompanied by  the pianist Rafael Guerra,  gave a recital at the Embassy of Mexico in Japan, attended by diplomatic and cultural representatives on October, 28. Carlos Osuna was born and raised in Mazatlan, where he started in opera, and then continued his studies at the Cardiff International Academy of Voice.

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Mexican students join Space Education programs

The Mexican and US space agencies presented the first generation of Mexican student researchers that will be participating in the works of the “International Space Education Board” (ISEB). The Mexican Space Agency (AEM in Spanish) reported that 18 youths were received at the International Space Education Board by the head of NASA, Charles Bolden, at

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Walking to fight Cancer…

The annual 5k walk on the Malecon yesterday, saw 1500 participants of all ages who walked & ran from Fisherman’s monument to the Taboada roundabout The Event was sponsored by Mazatun, TV Azteca, the Municipality of Mazatlan jointly with DIF, and was the last one in October for the campaign against breast cancer. The campaign is designed

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Airport jewelry store robbed on the weekend

Cielito Lindo a jewelry store at Mazatlan airport, was robbed early morning  Friday October, 28. The estimated haul was $2 Million pesos in gold and silver jewelry as well as fine pottery. Since then the airport’s security has been beefed up as other stores worry about their own fate. Investigators found security video cameras turned away

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Mazatlán Film & Theater November Calendar

Special Event Tuesday, November 1 We join Cultura Mazatlán and the city in celebrating Día de los Muertos, (Day of the Dead.) Please come by and pay your respects at our altar and admire our catrinas during the unique parade called the callejonada as it travels down our street. MOVIES Mondays & Thursdays 2:00, 4:30,

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CFE rates DECREASE for low residential consumers..

Effective Nov 1, 2016, The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) will be increasing electricity rates in 3 sectors: Industrial rates between 25% to 30% Commercial rates between 17% to 23% Domestic high consumption rate 17% HOWEVER, the Domestic low consumption rate will not be affected and will actually be reduced by 2% over last year. This sector

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Mazatlan & The Quality of Life index…

GCE is an independent strategic communication Agency that conducts an annual survey titled “The Best Cities to Live in Mexico”.  For the 2016 edition, 30,400 phone surveys were conducted in 76 towns and evaluations were divided into three Sections: Quality of Life, Quality of city services, and Government performance based on public perception. Quality Life Index compares well-being across

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