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Murder mystery in Mazatlan…and then some..

Murder mystery in Mazatlan…and then some..

The General Prosecutor of Sinaloa, Juan Rios, announced at a press conference that the murder of the renowned lawyer Miguel Angel Sánchez Morán who was shot dead outside his offices May 12, was on track with a suspect identified…and proceedings started…when…. ….Investigators found a grey Ford Explorer linked to the case.  Allegedly, hidden inside the car

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Movies in Town August 13 – 17

Movies in Town August 13 – 17

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. Baby Driver – Gran Plaza/ Senderos/ Platino Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion

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Venice-like situation in Mazatlan….again!

Venice-like situation in Mazatlan….again!

Last night, around 11:00 pm, Tropical storm “Jova” descended on Mazatlan as a remnant of hurricane “Franklin” out in the Pacific Ocean. Many of Mazatlan’s avenues were flooded and trees and palm trees toppled over after strong winds and rain pelted down from night to dawn. The meteorological service says there is a 30% chance

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Shooting in the El Cid neighborhood.

Shooting in the El Cid neighborhood.

On August 12, around 2:30 a.m. two men were shot dead and three other men and one woman were wounded during a violent attack at a party that was taking place in a residence of the gated community “El Cid” in Mazatlan. The report said that the attack was in the pool area of a

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United announces new routes to Mazatlan

United announces new routes to Mazatlan

United Airlines is making it easier to get to Mazatlán, announcing two new nonstop routes. The airline will offer the new routes from its hometown hub of Chicago O’Hare International Airport and its Latin America gateway at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport. “We are pleased to offer the only nonstop service between Mazatlán and Chicago

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Olas Altas will be for pedestrian use only, after 6 pm!

Olas Altas will be for pedestrian use only, after 6 pm!

Governor Quirino Ordaz and Mayor Fernando Pucheta visited the work in progress of the improvements in Olas Altas on August 9th. According to the Public Works Director the improvements are 80% complete. “This is going to change all of Mazatlan’s image , this is the longest Malecon in the Country and deserves to have an

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Mazatlan and Sinaloa Marketing strategy to be launched.

Mazatlan and Sinaloa Marketing strategy to be launched.

Sinaloa and Mazatlan keep moving forward with the arrangements for Tianguis Turistico to be held in April next year. On August 11th a Marketing strategy with budget of US $1.3 million was made public. The winner of the international bid was the California-based Reynolds+Associates, which will focus the campaign in two market niches: “Baby boomers” and “Millennials”

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Andres Romo – Escuinapa talent at the Italy Couture

Andres Romo – Escuinapa talent at the Italy Couture

Andres Romo was born in Escuinapa, Sinaloa and studied design at Culiacan University. He has been working for seven years in the fashion industry in Rome. At the young age of 36, he has been collaborating with internationally renowned brands such as Fabriano Boutique, Caterina Gatta , Agua de Coco and Mariù de Sica. His line collection “Miss

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Canadian Rotarians Highway to Mexico program continues..

Canadian Rotarians Highway to Mexico program continues..

For the past 16 years, the Rotary Club of Grande Prairie has been sending older model ambulances, fire trucks, and rescue trucks to Mazatlan and its surrounding areas. The eight-day journey is called Highway to Mexico and covers nearly 5,000 kilometers. In April, the club collaborated with other rotary clubs to send a convoy of

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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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