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Ex-Yankee Esteban Loaiza sentenced to 3 years on drug charges

Ex-Yankee Esteban Loaiza sentenced to 3 years on drug charges

Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to federal drug charges involving 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of cocaine that he admitted he planned to distribute. Loaiza, 46, was sentenced Friday more than a year after he was arrested near a house in Imperial Beach, a town south

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Sabalo Country residents meet with City Hall.

Sabalo Country residents meet with City Hall.

About 65 residents of Sabalo Country Colonia held a meeting with Mazatlan authorities to express their concerns about security and public services. The residents said that every weekend they are disturbed by young people hanging out at parks, avenues or at vacation homes drinking alcohol, using drugs and playing loud music. Public Security Director, Ricardo Olivo provided a direct

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We want to save Semana de Moto – says Mazatlan’s Mayor

We want to save Semana de Moto – says Mazatlan’s Mayor

As was reported before, the organizers of Semana de la Moto had a dispute and the deadline to resolve it is over. “We do not want to steal the event, we want to save it. As a Government, we want to support economic growth and sporting activities”, said the Mayor. The City will provide the permits

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Security operations target fuel-theft Capo

Security operations target fuel-theft Capo

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador offered on Wednesday his assessment of an operation now underway to capture the suspected leader of a fuel-theft racket in Guanajuato. “There’s an operation by the Guanajuato government, with backing from the federal government and following the legal procedures (established by) the federal Attorney General’s Office (FGR),” Lopez Obrador said

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Greenpeace warns of dangers of glyphosate in Mexico

Greenpeace warns of dangers of glyphosate in Mexico

Glyphosate, a herbicide that some scientists say is linked to cancer in humans, is not considered highly dangerous in Mexico, a representative of Greenpeace said on Wednesday. Within the “European Union there is already discussion of withdrawing glyphosate from the market in five or 15 years,” Maria Colin of Greenpeace Mexico told EFE. In Mexico,

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120 tons of garbage was collected during Carnaval

120 tons of garbage was collected during Carnaval

Traditional Carnaval areas like Olas Altas, Plazuela Machado, Avenida Del Mar and the Venados Stadium were promptly cleaned up after Carnaval thanks to a 150-person team from the City. Luis Antonio Gonzalez, Public Services Director, said that cleaning equipment and disinfection supplies kept the City clean despite the increase in garbage. “We collected at least 120 tons of garbage

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US porn star dies after falling from a hotel in Mexico City

US porn star dies after falling from a hotel in Mexico City

A porn star has died after falling to his death from a hotel after drinking all day, according to reports. Popular American actor Bill Bailey fell from the fourth floor of the hotel he was staying at after reportedly enjoying an all-day booze session. A police report said Bailey, 38, was with his girlfriend AJ

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Tepito, the Mexico Slum Where One Day You’re Alive and the Next You’re Dead

Tepito, the Mexico Slum Where One Day You’re Alive and the Next You’re Dead

Tepito is a tough neighborhood whose name in Mexico immediately evokes crime and drug trafficking, and where people live intensely every day because death can strike at any minute. The streets of the slum are more alive by day and by night than any other part of Mexico City, with death a daily reality due

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Equinox Carnaval – Video

Equinox Carnaval – Video

Enjoy 2019 Mazatlan Carnaval Parade

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2019 Mazatlan Challenge Cup

2019 Mazatlan Challenge Cup

By David Powell It has been a long time coming, often talked about and kick around of having an inter-club golf competition between Marina Mazatlan, Estrella Del Mar and El Cid Golf and country club. Larry Ruf, Paul Brilovich and David Powell meet to formulate a 3 day competition between the golf courses and the

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Burning of Bad Humor: And the winner is…… former President Peña Nieto!

Burning of Bad Humor: And the winner is…… former President Peña Nieto!

The Carnaval tradition of burning an effigy of someone or something negative in order to prepare the way for a joyous celebration continues this year. The elected “Committee of Bad Humor” also know as “The Bolsheviks” announced today that the winning effigy to be burnt is that of Ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto: “The Bolsheviks announce

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How Pemex Became the Most Indebted Oil Company in the World

How Pemex Became the Most Indebted Oil Company in the World

After more than a decade of declining production, wasteful spending and a higher tax burden than any other driller in Latin America, it’s little wonder Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos is the world’s most indebted oil company. Pemex’s oil output has plunged by almost half since a 2004 peak, and its proven reserves are just a quarter of what

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Crowds force their way into Venados Stadium

Crowds force their way into Venados Stadium

Yesterday, February 27, people who arrived at the Venados Stadium after 5:00 pm could not get in because the venue filled up to capacity much before that for the 1st. concert of the 2019 Carnaval. Although the Concert was free, tickets had to be obtained in advance at Cultura’s offices. It is believed that tickets issued

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Consumer group says Kellogg’s cut cereal vitamins in Mexico

Consumer group says Kellogg’s cut cereal vitamins in Mexico

The Netherlands-based consumer group Changing Markets says Kellogg Co. has reduced vitamins and micronutrients in some of the most popular breakfast cereals in Mexico. In a study released Wednesday, the group says Kellogg’s Corn Flakes cut calcium, vitamin E and most forms of vitamin B between 2013 and 2018. Mexico is categorized as a country

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Mazatlan applies to be one of UNESCO’s Creative Cities

Mazatlan applies to be one of UNESCO’s Creative Cities

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. The 180 cities which currently make up this network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development

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