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Festival of Lights tomorrow, be ready!

Festival of Lights tomorrow, be ready!

Tomorrow Saturday, March 17, Mazatlan’s Malecon will be lit up by fireworks for the Festival of Lights (Festival de la Luz) celebration. The event was postponed twice, for the marathon and for January 6th, but finally will be enjoyed for visitors here for the long-weekend. The fireworks are scheduled to start at  8:00 pm but organizers are

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Welcome to Spring Equinox at Las Labradas!

Welcome to Spring Equinox at Las Labradas!

The National Institute of Antropology (INAH) and Sinaloa Tourism Secretary  invites everyone to the Spring Equinox celebration at Las Labradas  on March, 19 with different holistic, cultural and gastronomic activities taking place. On Monday March 19, from 8:30 am to 4:00, different activities including: traditional deer dancing, a solar welcome, health rituals, gastronomic corridor and documentary about ulama

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Movies in Town – March 16 to 22

Movies in Town – March 16 to 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. Red Sparrow –  Senderos/ Galerias/ Platino A young Russian intelligence officer is assigned to seduce a first-tour CIA agent who handles the CIA’s most sensitive penetration

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Daylight saving time for Sinaloa on hold!

Daylight saving time for Sinaloa on hold!

The last Session of Congress was canceled because of a lack of quorum, where a proposal to suspend Daylight Saving Time for Sinaloa was introduced. To increase commercial relations with Arizona, addressing health issues and tourism improvement were some of the reasons for the  proposal to suspend DST in Sinaloa – a proposal supported by

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Creation of the Mazatlan Central Park starts…

Creation of the Mazatlan Central Park starts…

The construction of the Mazatlan Central Park has started with heavy duty machinery cleaning up about 120,000 square meters of land alongside the Camaron Lagoon. Cleaning up will be the first phase of the project and is estimated to finish in about 3 months.  The whole project will take 4 years to complete. More than

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Protests against 3-tower project in Sabalo Country.

Protests against 3-tower project in Sabalo Country.

Residents of Sabalo Country neighborhood are protesting against the construction of 3 towers of 17 stories each. According to Santos Canedo, President of the Residents Association, the neighborhood is only zoned for a maximum of 3 floors. The project is called Ferrara Pacific City on Anguila street. Sabalo Country is a neighborhood that has existed

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10 day Countdown to the new Malecon!

10 day Countdown to the new Malecon!

After months of protracted delays to the renovations of the Malecon, the project is due to be completed by March 25, just in time for Holy Week. Joel Garcia, Director of Public works, said that there will be a one year warranty after completion to cover possible defects. The renovations started last June amidst protests

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Sinaloa Governor checks out Faro improvements

Sinaloa Governor checks out Faro improvements

Sinaloa Governor, Qurino Ordaz and his wife Rosy Fuentes visited Mazatlan’s Faro (lighthouse) to see the restoration and renovations being made. The Governor enjoyed the spectacular views from the second highest natural lighthouse in the world and said that his administration is investing $14 million pesos on the renovations of this iconic place. The improvement

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Women cyclists ride the Malecon in support of International Women’s Day.

Women cyclists ride the Malecon in support of International Women’s Day.

The Mazatlan Cycling  community took part in the the celebrations of  International Women’s Day with a ride along the Malecón last Saturday. Valentino’s was the meeting point for dozens of women who started at 4:30 pm on a route of approximately 14.5 kilometers using the bike lane through to the Lighthouse and heading back  to the

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Frida Kahlo Barbie

Frida Kahlo Barbie

Toy-maker Mattel was in a dispute with a distant relative of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo over rights to a Frida Barbie doll released as part of the company’s Inspiring Women series. Kahlo’s great-niece Mara de Anda Romeo said Mattel doesn’t have the rights to use Kahlo’s image. Pablo Sangri, a lawyer for de Anda Romeo,

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Mexico arrests suspect in 2014 case of 43 missing students

Mexico arrests suspect in 2014 case of 43 missing students

Mexican prosecutors say they have arrested a man who allegedly played a decisive role in the disappearance of 43 college students in 2014. The Attorney General’s Office says the suspect probably belonged to the Guerreros Unidos drug cartel. Prosecutors have said that corrupt police in the state of Guerrero handed the students over to cartel

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Police finds remains possibly belonging to law enforcement agents

Police finds remains possibly belonging to law enforcement agents

The Federal attorney general’s office said on Thursday it found human remains that may belong to two law enforcement agents specializing in organized crime who recently appeared in an online video that seemed to show their kidnapping. The federal agents, Octavio Martinez and Alfonso Hernandez, disappeared on February 5th, after attending a family event in

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Movies in Town – Feb 16 to 22

Movies in Town – Feb 16 to 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. Black Panther –  Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Galerias/ Platino/ Gaviotas After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically

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Milo Yiannopoulos’ ‘10 Things I Hate About Mexico’ speech cancelled at UCLA

Milo Yiannopoulos’ ‘10 Things I Hate About Mexico’ speech cancelled at UCLA

A speech by conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos about Mexico planned for this month at UCLA has been cancelled, the campus’ Republican Club announced Wednesday. “The decision to host Milo has polarized the leadership of the organization between those wishing to move forward with the event and those who wish to cancel it,” a statement on

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“Patasalada” Carnaval – Video

“Patasalada” Carnaval – Video

Enjoy 2018 Mazatlan Carnaval Parade

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