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NFL cancels Mexico City trip, moves Chiefs-Rams game to LA

NFL cancels Mexico City trip, moves Chiefs-Rams game to LA

The NFL has decided to move Monday’s game between the Chiefs and Rams from Mexico City to Los Angeles because of poor field conditions at Estadio Azteca, it was announced Tuesday. Players had strongly considered not playing if the NFL had opted to keep the game in Mexico City, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter earlier Tuesday. The issue

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Military Police step back from Mazatlan

Military Police step back from Mazatlan

Military Police that worked jointly with the Municipal Police are no longer working in Mazatlan effective November 1st. “The new Administration of the City has not signed any agreements for their continued involvement”, said the Mayor. “But we will meet with the Secretary of Security to decide if Military Police should be supporting us but

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Aircraft crashes minutes after taking off from Mazatlan Airport

Aircraft crashes minutes after taking off from Mazatlan Airport

Last Saturday, November 10, around 12:00 pm an aircraft crashed at el Walamo, a village of Villa Union, just minutes after of taking-off from Mazatlan Airport. Witnesses reported that the Cessna aircraft apparently suffered a mechanical malfunction and lost altitude. The pilot could not control the plane and got entangled in electric power cables. As it

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Fetus found abandoned on Golden Zone beach

Fetus found abandoned on Golden Zone beach

Around 7:30 am last Thursday a tourist was having a morning walk when he found a fetus abandoned on the beach in the Golden Zone. He reported tghis to the authorities and CAPTA police raced to the scene. The fetus is believed to be 8 months old and is thought to have been disposed of

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Want A Private Jet? AMLO has One Up For Sale

Want A Private Jet? AMLO has One Up For Sale

The Boeing 787-Dreamliner is big, luxurious, nearly new — just two years old. It’s downright presidential, since it was built to transport a head of state. The president-elect of Mexico doesn’t want it. Not even a little. But that doesn’t mean he can’t praise it. In fact, he has a whole sales pitch. “It’s not just efficient and

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Venados Manager leaves the Team

Venados Manager leaves the Team

Mazatlan’s Venados and Manager Joe Alvarez have agreed to part company. The Cuban coach is leaving the team today. Alvarez will go home in Lakeland, Florida to solve personal matters. “I’m going home to solve personal matters and also to support my daughter with a health issue. I’m confident of how the team have been

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A new Mayor in town and his cabinet

A new Mayor in town and his cabinet

Starting from Novermer 1st, Mazatlan has a new mayor for the 2018 -2021 period. Luis Guillermo Benitez Torres – Mayor Luis Guillermo was born in Mazatlan, on Libertad street on January 4th, 1951. He graduated as a Pharma-biological chemist from Guadalajara University and he runs his own laboratory in Mazatlan with one of his sons. Since

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Sinaloa’s Teacher was victim of violence

Sinaloa’s Teacher was victim of violence

Aide Rodriguez Campana, 38 years old, was found dead with a gunshot to her head after going missing for five days. She began working as a high school teacher in the remote education system of Sinaloa’s towns located in rural zones. Since 2014 she was hired to teach at the high schools located in La Palma, Navolato

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Potential jurors in trial of “El Chapo” said they feared for their lives if selected

Potential jurors in trial of “El Chapo” said they feared for their lives if selected

Jury selection resumes Tuesday in the trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman, known as “El Chapo.” A federal judge in New York dismissed 17 potential jurors Monday, some of whom said they feared for their lives if selected. Guzman is believed to have led the Sinaloa cartel for decades, as it became the largest drug

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13th edition of Artwalk

13th edition of Artwalk Updated

The free self-guided walking tour of artist studios and galleries in Centro –  Artwalk  – will start its new season this Friday November 9th. Artwalk showcases the visual arts and artists in Mazatlan and is a way to meet the participant artists who display their work. Around 28 Galleries will be participating with more than 50

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USD/MXN hits fresh monthly highs above 20.00 as Mexican peso remains under pressure

USD/MXN hits fresh monthly highs above 20.00 as Mexican peso remains under pressure

The Mexican peso failed to hold to modest gains and dropped during the American session, reaching a fresh 4-month low against the US dollar. It remains under pressure like most Mexican assets. From Friday’s close lost almost 4%. Economy rebounds, not MXN Data released today showed that the Mexican economy rebounded in the third quarter, on

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Dia de Muertos Parade

Dia de Muertos Parade

This year the traditional parade of Dia de Muertos and festivities at Downtown will take place on November 2nd: 6:00 pm – Macario Movie (Spanish) at Angela Peralta Teather (no tickets needed) 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm – Walk tour by Angela Peralta and Cultura every 20 minutes (tickets sold out!) The Traditional Dia de Muertos street walking

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A new Aquarium in Mazatlan takes shape..

A new Aquarium in Mazatlan takes shape..

Mar de Cortez (Sea of Cortez) Aquarium will be part of the Central Park project and its construction begins in the next few weeks. Four contractors will be participating: ABEQU (From Bernardino Quintana ex-director of ICA), Constructora Marko, The Vancouver Aquarium and Operadora Audax – they won the bid and tomorrow an agreement will be signed with

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Fiesta Amigos says Goodbye to Raul Rico

Fiesta Amigos says Goodbye to Raul Rico

The 24th edition of the gala dinner “Fiesta Amigos” was held at “Ciudades Hermanas” Park.  It is an annual summit of local and international tour operators, travel agencies, leisure suppliers and media, organized by The Mazatlan Hotel Association jointly with State and municipal governments. The Association awards “Golden Deer” plaques to companies and individuals who promote  Mazatlan

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AMLO’s Bad Start: Fitch Revises Mexico Outlook To Negative

AMLO’s Bad Start: Fitch Revises Mexico Outlook To Negative

Prognosis negative for Mexico. So says Fitch Ratings. After a no vote on a new airport was reached yesterday in a referendum that president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (aka AMLO) put on a special ballot, investors turned a bit sour. Elected this summer, AMLO takes over the presidency in December. Mexico’s sovereign credit rating is

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