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Movies in town – Jun 16 – 22

Movies in town – Jun 16 – 22

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. Baywatch – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Platino Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens

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Palms will be relocated….

Palms will be relocated….

The planting of palms and installation of street lighting on the sidewalks at Niños Héroes street were a mistake made by the contractors renovating the street and will be removed and relocated to another area, said Joel Garcia Director of Municipal Public Infrastructure.  The authorities were not aware of this “mistake” until residents reported it

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Central Park project is on the table again

Central Park project is on the table again

The construction of Central Park in the area of Bosque de la Ciudad is encouraging debate between citizens looking at rescuing the bird sanctuary through a public tender,  and businessmen and authorities proposing a multi-million peso project of a Central Park. In 2014, Ernesto Coppel announced that the project will include: a museum, bike lines,

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Sinaloan looking forward to inspiring others

Sinaloan looking forward to inspiring others

Orlando was camping on Mount Everest along with other climbers and Sherpas at the 6,100 meters level when the earth started to shake and a white cloud blanketed him. He was completely covered in snow….but it was just him dreaming! On April 25, 2016 Orlando Castro (from Sinaloa) survived a 7.8 level earthquake in Nepal,

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Mexico has largest number of cruise ship passengers in 2017

Mexico has largest number of cruise ship passengers in 2017

The Tourism Secretary Enrique de la Marid held a meeting with Michelle Paige, president of the Florida & Caribbean Cruise Ship Association (FCCA), who said that the cruise ship industry has investment projects to develop new ports, more infrastructure and better services at the destinations of cruise ship arrivals. The Federal Government is working to promote new

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Happy Ocean Day

Happy Ocean Day

Today is a day for celebrating and honoring the oceans that give us all life. Today (and all year long), we hope that you will join in to help raise awareness of marine issues, mobilize action and celebrate the oceans that connect us all. The world’s oceans provide us with so much to be thankful

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Movies in town – Jun 9 -15

Movies in town – Jun 9 -15

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 Mummy – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Galerias/ Platino Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was

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First Environmental Forum

First Environmental Forum

June 5th is International Environment Day and to celebrate it Mazatlan held the First Environmental Forum with various activities at the Bosque de la Ciudad, CEAA (local garden) and the Aquarium from June 3rd to 5th. Many Mazatlecan families went to Bosque de la Ciudad to participate in the reforestation activity in the area affected by the

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30,000+ guns seized in first 5 months of the year!

30,000+ guns seized in first 5 months of the year!

The Public Security Secretary of Sinaloa has just issued a report card about security in the State. The report starts off by saying that violence in the State has been fueled by decades of impunity and passive action against criminal elements. “The People fear violence generated by the Cartels fighting each other for the lucrative drug trade. We have

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Peso rallies as results point to poll win for Mexico’s ruling PRI

Peso rallies as results point to poll win for Mexico’s ruling PRI

Mexico’s ruling party (PRI) fended off a leftist challenger in a major state election seen as a test run for a presidential vote next year, propelling the country’s peso currency to its strongest level since U.S.elections. But the Institutional Revolutionary Party’s (PRI) 3 percentage-point margin of victory in the central State of Mexico, the country’s

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Pride Parade

Pride Parade

The Malecon was packed and hundreds of rainbow flags fluttered in the wind as Mazatlan celebrated the 9th. edition of the Pride Parade. The LGBQT community, supported by family and friends them took part in Saturday’s parade from Valentino to Olas Altas. Kids waved placards that read “My brother is gay and I’m proud  of him” were very visible,

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Mazatlan’s Ecology Director resigns..citing cutting down of trees…

Mazatlan’s Ecology Director resigns..citing cutting down of trees…

Mazatlan’s Director of Ecology, Elsa Bojorquez, resigned yesterday at the conclusion of the Environmental Forum held at the Bosque de la Ciudad. She resigned after finding out that contractors cut down trees again in Centro and claimed that the Governor’s brother – who she alleges is one of the contractors working on Centro’s improvements – urged

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Reed Erickson – A famous transgender resident of Mazatlan

Reed Erickson – A famous transgender resident of Mazatlan

Rita Alma Erickson was born in El Paso, Texas, of German descent, and raised in Philadelphia. In 1946 she was the first woman to graduate from Louisiana State University in mechanical engineering. She was already involved with a New York woman who was a left wing activist. Rita worked as an engineer, until she was

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Trees removed in Centro will be replaced by at least twice as many.

Trees removed in Centro will be replaced by at least twice as many.

Contractor Ramiro Burgueno justified the cutting down of ficus trees in Centro citing them as a risk for the sidewalks, the streets and  sewage pipes. He also said that for each removed tree they will be planting 2.5 more with local trees which will not present any problem to residents. “Now, the priority is to start with the

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Aviation Leaders Assemble in Mexico for IATA’s 73rd Annual General Meeting

Aviation Leaders Assemble in Mexico for IATA’s 73rd Annual General Meeting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Cancun, Mexico for the Association’s 73rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The AGM will feature keynote addresses on Monday by Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s Minister of Communications and Transport and Dr. Olumuyiwa

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