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Movies in Town – May 19 to 25

Movies in Town – May 19 to 25

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. Patriots Day – Gran Plaza  On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the

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Javier Valdez planned to meet Netflix producers the day he was murdered

Javier Valdez planned to meet Netflix producers the day he was murdered

According to the  Excelsior newspaper, on the day of the assassination of the journalist Javier Valdez in Culiacan, he planned to meet with the producer of a British company hired by Netflix. The Netflix’s series called The Sunset of the Big Capos, reportedly was going to include a Mexican case and they decided to use Chapo Guzman

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Exxon is coming to Mexico…soon

Exxon is coming to Mexico…soon

Exxon Mobil Corp announced it will bring its Mobil-brand gas stations to Mexico, pumping $300 million in the coming decade as it seeks to gain a foothold in the country’s retail fuel market. Exxon expects to open its first service stations in Mexico later this year and will offer motorists its Synergy gasoline and diesel

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Tiger shark dies, shooters face justice…

A Veracruz businessman’s son and his friends laugh as they shoot to death a ‘protected’ tiger shark in a shocking video which he has defended as ‘a sacrifice, not a killing’. The video shows the tiger shark being caught by a group of men aboard a boat in the sea near the city of Veracruz.

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Water interruption in Centro!

Water interruption in Centro!

Starting from Thursday May 18, potable water supply will be interrupted in Mazatlan Centro from 7:00 am and regular service will resume on Friday. Jumapan says that this water interruption is necessary to work on the Centro improvements and to install 8 water interconnections Residents are being asked to conserve water usage during these times.  

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Expect a Slow Start to Hurricane Season in the Eastern Pacific

Expect a Slow Start to Hurricane Season in the Eastern Pacific

The eastern Pacific hurricane season is starting off with a whimper. While one short-lived tropical storm developed off Mexico’s Pacific coast last week, the earliest on record, computer models show another one isn’t likely soon, said Jeff Masters, co-founder of Weather Underground in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Tropical Storm Adrian formed before the start of the season

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You CAN get ticketed in Mazatlan!

You CAN get ticketed in Mazatlan!

Municipal rules and regulations of Mazatlan were modified and approved at the last City council meeting. This Municipal code is known in Spanish as Bando de Policia y Buen Gobierno and is designed to regulate city services and penalties. The main changes approved are as follows: Monetary Penalty for driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol

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Could this be an “Appreciate Life” toy?

Could this be an “Appreciate Life” toy?

The Mexican toy brand Distroller and it’s Founder and Designer Amparo Serrano (“Amparin”) became famous for her artistic interpretation of the Virgin of Guadalupe, by marketing fashion items with colorful and quirky art. The Distroller Virgin is actually a cartoon version and uses popular words familiar to “upper class” Mexican girls. In 2009, Ms. Serrano won the Mexican Women’s

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Noroeste’s “digital” strike and other protests

Noroeste’s “digital” strike and other protests

Today Noroeste is on a digital strike not publishing ANY news at all as a protest for the assassination of 6 journalists just this year. The latest was Javier Valdez, murdered yesterday in Culiacan. As a tribute Noroeste ‘s Home Page was a simple black & white memorial page with no links, stories, pictures, advertising or any

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Construction Due dates info meeting – up date

Construction Due dates info meeting – up date

MEETING UPDATE! Location changed to Casa Haas, enter on Marianio Escobedo near the corner of Heriberto Frias! (near Hector’s Bistro.)   I’ve just been told by Alfredo Gomez Rubio of the Proyecto Centro Historico Mazatlan there is a meeting this Wednesday at 12 noon at El Recreo with the representatives of the construction companies and

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Journalist Javier Valdez murdered in Culiacan

Journalist Javier Valdez murdered in Culiacan

Javier Valdez, an award-winning reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime was slain Monday in Culiacan, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in Mexico. Valdez is at least the sixth journalist to be murdered in Mexico since early March, an unusually high number even for one of the world’s deadliest

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Sinaloa’s Agro-industry keeps growing

Sinaloa’s Agro-industry keeps growing

“The U.S. is still Mexico’s main commercial  partner with 83% of exports and in the case of Sinaloa it is 80%”, said Economic Development Secretary Javier Lizárraga  at the Puro Sinaloa Gastronomic Forum. “In 2016  Mexico’s Agro-exports had a positive balance of $3 billion dollars and showed an increase of  12.77% despite U.S.policies that are disconcerting to

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Rodents go scurrying in Centro.

No we are not talking about any politician or two-footed rats. Since the remodeling works started in the streets around the Mercado, the neighbors report a rodent infestation. Rats of all sizes started to run away and have been invading homes and stores in Centro. Heavy duty machinery and concrete removal resulted in a massive escape

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Sinaloa Communities just “discovered” by the Government

Sinaloa Communities just “discovered” by the Government

After a tour of the Choix (pronounced “Choice”) Municipality in Northern Sinaloa, Government authorities found out that there are 17 communities of indigenous Tarahumara people who have not been recognized and go without any benefit from State Social Programs. Hernán Cuevas, President of the Board  “Indigenous Communities Care in Sinaloa” (COPACIS), explained that after a

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More streets to be closed for repairs

More streets to be closed for repairs

Mayor Fernando Pucheta, said that the infrastructural improvements in Centro will continue. In addition to the 11 streets that are being refurbished another 14 more will be closed to upgrade sewer, water and beautification plans. The projects that will be completed by the administration will be supervised and approved by the Architects and Engineers College to guarantee the quality of the

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