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Mazatlan Bike Forum

Mazatlan will take part in the 6th International Bike Forum, one of the most significant forums of sustainable mobility, promoting urban biking culture and seeking to improve public areas to pedestrians, bikers and drivers in a safe way. The pre-forum will be explore the challenges of the city and the community’s proposals, and will also evaluate the outcomes and

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Holy week traffic redirections

During Holy week the circulation of Playa Gaviotas Avenue in Golden zone will change. This avenue, parallel to Camaron Sabalo, goes from south to north, but during Holy week will change from north to south to expedite traffic from the Golden Zone to the Malecon. The change will begin from Monday April 10 until till April 16.

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Sinaloa’s Congress against vehicle property tax

Sinaloa’s Congress has requested a meeting with the Finance Secretary to discuss the vehicle property tax. Congress has expressed it’s disagreement with this tax. Last year there was a subsidy on all cars with a value less than $400,000 pesos but in 2017 the subsidy was reduced to cars with a value of less than $250,000 pesos. Depreciation of

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Sinaloa’s Agriculture Expo

Governor Quirino Ordaz opened the Agriculture Expo in Culiacan. The Expo is being attended by 500 participants from 25 countries, promoting the infrastructure, services and distribution related to farming and agriculture As part of the opening the Agriculture Secretary announced that $20 million pesos will be provided to support farming activities and the Federal Government

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Ammonia plant project will be evaluated…

At a meeting of environmental protectors in Culiacan, the civil organization Pronatura, who works on environmental conservation agreed to investigate the construction of an ammonia plant in Topolobampo. “If the proposed fertilizer plant is risking the ecosystem we will have to say so.” said  Enrique Hambleton von Borstel, Board President. The organization will conduct a scientific study

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Texas landowners against the border wall

Ranchers and landowners from the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) announced their opposition to a Texas-Mexico border wall last week, supporting some new barriers but not a proposed 151-mile-long, 30-foot-high stretch of border wall through Big Bend. “Only a president from New York could think we need to spend public money building a 30-foot-high wall where

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Last day to pay vehicle property tax

If you have a car with Sinaloa plates, today April 3 is the last day to pay the vehicle property tax and receive the subsidy if the car has an invoice value of $250,000 pesos or less. According to the Finance Secretary last Friday about 125,0000 owners paid their tax  but  80, 000 are still outstanding.

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3rd Edition of Holi Fest in Mazatlan!

3rd Edition of Holi Fest in Mazatlan!

Holi is an ancient Hindu festival, known as the festival of colors or the Festival of love. The festival represents the light’s winter ending and the spring light awakening lots of color. It is celebrated all over India and now around the world, and it’s is all about partying and enjoyment. Holi is also celebrated in Mazatlan

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Yacht catches fire

Last Sunday around noon, an SOS call reported a yacht on fire  in the area known as “Piedras Blancas” (white stone), close to the light house. The passengers on board –  a family from Culiacan – were rescued by two passing boats who took them to the docks from where they were taken to hospital, but no severe injuries were

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March Calendar

March, 16 7 pm Spring Voices Mazatlan’s Camerata present Vivaldi, Piazzola, Strauss, Morricone music among others. Free entrance at Angela Peralta Theater March 16 to April 22 Mosaics of Wind and Water Rubio Gallery – Free entrance Mosaics of Wind and Water” is an opportunity to enjoy a work of art full of colors, shapes

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55,000 show up in Olas Altas!!!

Olas Altas saw a record 55,000 attendees for the Julion Alvarez’s Show. “We are happy to have the presence of Julion, there is no doubt that he receives the love and affection of all Mazatlecos ” said Mayor, Fernando Pucheta. Julion  was got his start in the music business in Mazatlan Julio Alvarez, known as Julion, was born in

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Alebrijes?

This year the Carnival theme is “Alebrijes and Dragons“, and the malecon (boardwalk) is already decorated with numerous Monigotes.  But can they really be labelled as “Alebrijes”? The answer is “No”. And please do not get me wrong! They look beautiful and the design of each one is just remarkable. But an Alebrije should be so

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2017 Carnaval Queens!

Last Saturday in a glamorous ceremony at the Angela Peralta Theater, the Carnaval Queen and the Flowers Queen were chosen from 8 candidates. The event included dance shows with choreography by Monica Millan and  simulated dragon allegories. The jury elected Viviana Avena as Carnaval Queen and Rosina Yanez as Flowers Queen. Viviana is 22 years

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Feb 27 – Memo Villa Golf Tournament

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"Border/Zone… between us"

This Saturday at 8 pm in the Angela Peralta Theater, Mexican and foreign audiences alike, will have the opportunity to enjoy a high quality dance program with a strong political commitment through “Border/Zone… Entre nosotros” (Border/Zone… Between us). In this dance program that addresses issues related to the limits and boundaries between people, nations and

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