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A million Canadians are flying in…

CONAP reports that since November 1st, millions of international “visitors” are flying in mainly from Quebec and other Canadian provinces with many more millions still in transit. Monarchs are here for the Winter. These delicate insects fly in every year from more than 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) away! From November 21 to March 31, 2017  six

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Calendar December 2016 – January 2017

 December, 24 5 to 6 pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Blue Church 5 de Mayo #1714 Event Cost: Free-will offering Traditional Christmas Eve worship service with carol singing, scripture reading, and hand held candle light during trilingual singing of Silent Night Holy Night. Contact Info: Jack Sieber 669-941-3955 January 21 6:00 to 10:00 pm    

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Pepe’s life in the Colonia Azteca

Pepe is an 8 year old boy who lives in Mazatlan’s Colonia Azteca. Every evening he goes to play outside on the street with his friends. They don’t care that the street is not paved. They just love their soccer. Pepe’s mother Lupita is chatting with the neighbors. They gossip about the teenager who just

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Sinaloa Botanical Gardens

At the end of the 19th Century, U.S. entrepreneur Benjamin F. Johnston arrived in Sinaloa and established a Sugar Mill. Mr Johnston also built “Casa Grande” a luxury residence in front of his company that today is known as “Sinaloa Park” in Los Mochis. As a nature lover he brought a large variety of plants and trees and hired Florence Yoch

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Red Cross donations down..

The economic crisis has adversely affected donations for the Red Cross. Donations to Mazatlan’s Red Cross is the lowest in the State. Bernardo Lizarraga, the Board’s  President states that it has been a struggle to manage fixed costs and general expenses due to the drop in donations this year. The Red Cross has been seeking the support of other

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Hospice Mazatlan…new events just annnounced

              Each year Hospice Mazatlan caters to more terminally ill patients who have heard about it from families who’s experienced care and comfort at this facility. The Hospice admits chronically ill patients for a short time in to assist families delivering proper patient care. The Hospice’s next events are: December 11, 2016,

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Swiss-Mexico ties ratified..

President Enrique Peña Nieto welcomed the President of the Swiss Confederation, Johann Schneider-Ammann, at the National Palace as part of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Mexico, which goes back to on December 22, 1945. Both countries will sign five agreements on education, air services, health, and fraud

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Artwalk is back!!

The free self-guided walking tour of artist studios and galleries in Centro –  Artwalk  – will start its new season this Friday November 4th. Artwalk showcases the visual arts and artists in Mazatlan’s Centro and is a way to meet the participant artists who display their work. Artwalk takes place on the first Friday of every

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Movies in Mazatlan Nov 4-10

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. The Accountant – Platino/ Sendero/ Gran Plaza Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a

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Sinaloa’s Luxury Cemetery

The Humaya Gardens cemetery in Culiacan is famous for the  extravagance of its tombs and mausoleums that resemble miniature cathedrals. Construction of the tombs  cost between $400,000 and $8 million pesos. Some even have two or three floors , a balcony, solar panels, air conditioning, satellite TV and even a kitchenette. Marble floors, gold plating and

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Sinaloa Video

  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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