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Shooting on Highway 15-D

At 6:30 pm last evening shots rang out at km 83 of the Culiacan – Mazatlan Highway.  Police arrived on the scene and found three abandoned vehicles. They included a white Jeep Cherokee, a black Lobo truck and a double-cabin armored Ford Ranger with a rack for heavy weaponry similar to the ones that the

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Traffic concerns

Holy Week traffic in Mazatlan has increased three-fold, and it is reported that Camaron Sabalo is completely  jammed. Cars have remained stalled for as much as 30 minutes and the Green buses reportedly are so full that they wont make any stops for on-loading more riders. Construction on Camaron Sabalo adds to the chaos and this year the

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Corpses dropped out of a helicopter in Culiacan

A corpse of a handcuffed man with a sack on his head was found on the roof of a Social Security Hospital (IMSS) in El Dorado, Culiacan. Jesus Valdés, Culiacan’s Mayor, reported that it is presumed that the body was dropped from a helicopter. The victim has not been identified  yet. Apparently two other bodies were

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Movies in Town – April 14 – 20

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 Fate of the Furious  – Senderos / Gran Plaza / Insurgentes/ Galerias /Platino/ Gaviotas Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and

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First Holy week police report

Last night the police patrols found 80 vehicles parked in prohibited places or obstructing the traffic. On the first night of this operation, drivers were ask to park in a proper place with no penalties but effective tonight Thursday April 13, police will start to issue tickets. Also at the Alcoholimeter (Impaired driver check)point through random testing 14 drivers

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Warning! Car thefts in Sinaloa are increasing

Auto robberies in Sinaloa have increased 57% compared to last year. Authorities attribute this to the shortage of police. From January to March of this year 1,759 cars have been reported stolen, which represents an average of 19 cars a day. According to Public Security reports the Culiacan-Navolato Highway is one of the areas of highest risk mainly

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China Southern Airlines launches first flight to Mexico

China Southern Airlines has flown its inaugural Guangzhou to Mexico City flight, via Vancouver, the first route operated by a domestic Chinese carrier to the Latin American Nation. China’s interest in Mexico, including tourism and investment, has been on the rise in recent years. In 2016, 74,300 Chinese tourists visited Mexico, up 33.5 percent from

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Mexican Street Food Tour is the new trend

A vitamin “T” shot as is known in Mexico consists on rich, fatty street food like tacos, tamale, tortas which are available all over the Country — at bus stops, at schools and on street corners. And it’s affordable to the masses.  A heaping plate of tacos costs less than  two bucks. When you travel or

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Mexico Tops Global List of Best Places to Retire in 2017

Mexico Tops Global List of Best Places to Retire in 2017

According to InternationalLiving.com’s recently released 2017 Global Retirement Index, the top retirement destination in the world this year now goes to Mexico. This annual ranking of the world’s top 24 retirement destinations is based on cost of living, retiree benefits, climate, healthcare, and more and compares, contrasts, ranks, and rates good-value havens all around the

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New equipment for Mazatlan’s Lifeguards

Mayor Fernando Pucheta presented new equipment to the Lifeguard teams in Mazatlan. They include a double cabin truck, a jet sky, three ATV’s, two Honda motorcycles and uniforms costing a  total  of $1.8 million pesos. Mazatlan’s lifeguards will be on full watch for the thousands of locals and visitors on the beaches this  week.

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Exercise area collapses.

The skating and exercise area by Paseo Claussen, in front of Maritiniano park, could be demolished in the next few days, say the authorities. The area has not been maintained and is in deplorable conditions. Last night it finally collapsed. The authorities have secured the area and sealed off the entrance to avoid injuries to locals or

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CCTV cameras shot out in Culiacan

At least 22 video cameras of the police security system in Culiacan were shot out in the last 2 weeks. The worst day was on March 30, when sixteen cameras were destroyed by bullets and the following day another six cameras were shot out as well. The cameras were installed on strategic intersections that police had designated as high

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European Union & Mexico Talks

The European Union on Friday (April, 7th) concluded its latest round of trade negotiations with Mexico, focusing on sustainable development, transparency, services and investment. “We have almost the whole text of the agreement on the table. Before this round we had discussed the trade in goods, SMEs and competition,” EU sources said. The original Global

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Legendary moto week looking for Guinness record

To celebrate the 22nd edition of the legendary Moto week, the organizers are looking to enter the  Guinness book of Records with the highest number of motorcycles in a parade. The participating bikers will start at Km Zero in front of Parque de la Ciudad on April 22 at 4:00 pm. Pablo Orozco, Vice president

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House full Semana Santa!

Mazatlán has about 11,500 rooms and most of them are booked says Omar Osuna, President of the Tourism Services Chamber. Hotel booking are at 95% for this vacation season that will accommodate about 300,000 tourists. Surveys indicate that each visitor spends an average of $4,000 pesos. During Semana Santa (Holy Week) the sales of beach-related products

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