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Clandestine burials in Villa Union.

Clandestine burials in Villa Union.

After more than six hours of searching for corpses of missing persons in orchards located in the Municipality of Villa Union, so far ten bodies have been found in clandestine burials. Two of the bodies are presumed to be female amid speculation on social media said they could be the two nurses who were reported

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The “EcoContainer”

The “EcoContainer”

The Tourism Secretariat in Mazatlan is displaying “The EcoContainer” starting today. It is a maritime cargo container redesigned as an audiovisual “room”, which runs on photo-voltaic cells converting solar energy into electricity as an example of sustainability and lowering a carbon footprint. Inside the “room” videos of the activities carried out by the 16 offices

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A Mexican soccer star and a Banda singer cited by U.S. for drug ties

A Mexican soccer star and a Banda singer cited by U.S. for drug ties

Mexican soccer star Rafael Marquez Alvarez and Julion Alvarez, the famous Banda singer  are among 22 people sanctioned for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization, the United States Treasury announced Wednesday. The Treasury said in a statement that it will also sanction 43 entities in Mexico, including a soccer team and casino. The sanctions

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Video – Damian Ortega Mexican Plastic Artist

Video – Damian Ortega Mexican Plastic Artist

Mexican artist Damián Ortega is known for the intriguing sculptures, drawings and films that he makes using everyday materials. One of his best-known works, Domestic Cosmogon, was made when he was commissioned to make a sculpture for the opening of the Jumex Museum in Mexico City. Source: Bloomberg

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Sunwing offers new flights from Saskatoon to Mazatlan

Sunwing offers new flights from Saskatoon to Mazatlan

Sunwing announced that will be offering a new weekly service from Saskatoon to Mazatlan this winter that will depart Thursdays between December 21, 2017 and March 29, 2018. The addition of the new service confirms Sunwing as the top Canadian provider of flights to Mazatlan, with flights from seven airports across Canada to the “Pacific Pearl”.

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Movies in Town August 5-10

Movies in Town August 5-10

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. War for the Planet of the Apes– Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Platino Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of

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Parasailing adventure ends in fatality

Parasailing adventure ends in fatality

On Friday, August 4th, a family from Nuevo Leon were on vacation in Mazatlan when their 12-year old son, with parental permission went parasailing off the beach.  Towards the end of his trip it is believed that the wind changed course and his para-sail headed towards a 20+ Storey hotel. It became entangled in the

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The new design of the Venados Stadium

The new design of the Venados Stadium

The dream of many Venados fans will finally come true very soon with the revamping of Teodoro Mariscal Stadium with an investment of $300 million pesos. The Stadium plans to become one of the best in Latin-America. The first remodeling phase will be ready for the next season 2018-2019. The Venados Club just published pictures of how

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To be or not to be? That is the “phone call” question

To be or not to be? That is the “phone call” question

On Monday US President, Donald Trump said: “As you know, the border was a tremendous problem and they’re close to 80 percent stoppage. Even the President of Mexico called me — they said their southern border, very few people are coming because they know they’re not going to get through our border, which is the

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Mazatlan in the Top 10 Overseas Retirement Index

Mazatlan in the Top 10 Overseas Retirement Index

Throughout the year, the “Live and Invest Overseas” team scout the best places around the world where folks can live better, invest soundly, retire comfortably and follow their dreams. That results of the research was unveiled in the 2017 Overseas Retirement Index, which are names and ranks the top places to retire abroad.  But which of these represent

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Sinaloa judge bans U.S. potatoes

Sinaloa judge bans U.S. potatoes

Jose Perez, a Mexican federal judge, banned the entry of fresh potatoes from the United States amid concerns that pests they contain may damage the environment, Mexico’s Federal Judicial Council (CJF) said on Tuesday. The judge, based in Los Mochis in the northern, potato-producing state of Sinaloa, held that measures taken by Mexico’s Ministry of

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Mexican Agriculture workers in Canada

Mexican Agriculture workers in Canada

The Employment Secretary reported that during the first 7 months of this year, 23,308 Mexican agriculture workers were employed on Canadian farms throughout the country and it is 95% of the annual goal for 2017. The Temporary Agriculture Workers Program, recruits for a network of farms looking for experienced agricultural workers to apply for temporary

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More security in Olas Altas is demanded

More security in Olas Altas is demanded

Shopkeepers and restaurant owners in Olas Altas are demanding more security on the Malecón. Since the construction started in the area, the consumption of alcohol and other illegal substances has been increasing as well as the number of robberies.  The streets are closed and motorcyclists are driving on the sidewalks with the risk of causing

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More flights to Mazatlan…

More flights to Mazatlan…

“The summer season did not experience high hotel occupancy in the beginning because the school vacations started late, but now local tourists from all over Mexico can be seen in Mazatlan”, said Jose Gamez, Marketing Director of Mazatlan Hotels Association. He also confirmed that in the next few months new flight connections are coming on

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Increase in bus fares approved

Increase in bus fares approved

Governor Quirino Ordaz has authorized the increase of the urban transport tariff of one peso starting from July 28th. The Green Bus tariff will be $11 pesos. This route is considered as somewhat of a  “deluxe” bus and goes from Centro to Cerritos. All other urban buses are not air conditioned and provide a  somewhat “harder” ride. The

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