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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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Lighthouse zip line … possibly?

Last time in a post about lighthouse improvements, some readers suggested a zip line. Well, now there is a big chance that this will become a reality. A private company is looking to build one of the biggest zip lines in Latin America, said Mayor Fernando Pucheta, who will meet the Altius company to talk about the

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Animal cruelty offenders ticketed.

The first penalty for animal cruelty offenses in Culiacan have been issued. The animal protection code defines cruelty as having a dog chained up outside for long periods of time. A citizen’s report was received through the Laika Foundation and was sent to the authorities. The dog was “watching a land”, chained all the day long, underfeed, with no

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Jeff Ledbetter is back with Nauticos Team

One of the best foreign basketball players on the Team Nauticos will be back for the next season playing against Rayos de Hermosillo on April 18 & 19. Jeff Ledbetter from Brea, California, was one of the most significant figures during the last Nauticos championship, and will be back in Mazatlan looking forward to winning the championship one

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Movies in Mazatlan- April 7 – 13

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. CHIPS  – Senderos / Gran Plaza / Galerias /Gaviotas Jon Baker (Shepard) and Frank Ponch Poncherello (Peña) have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in

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Last Art Walk day!

Last Art Walk day!

Today, April 7 is the last Artwalk of the Season. Shop all of your favorite galleries and visit the artist´s studios. It is a unique and fun evening in Centro Historico! Artwalk Friday, April 7 Centro Historico 4 – 8 pm Free

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FINALLY Semana Santa without Banda all night long!

Mayor Fernando Pucheta held a meting with the Musicians Union to guarantee fair work conditions during Holy week. At the reunion it was agreed that local musicians will be exempt from paying the city for licences but limits on hours and specific areas were also imposed. On the beach musicians can play until 10:00 pm with a

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A seafood lover's festival!

            The 31st  version of “Feria del Pescado” will be held from April 12 to 23, in front of the Aquarium, to delight locals and visitors. The Feria will have about 18 restaurants selling aguachile, shrimp and ceviche, fried fish, marlin, and other seafood specialties. Feria del Pescado will be open

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A seafood lover’s festival!

            The 31st  version of “Feria del Pescado” will be held from April 12 to 23, in front of the Aquarium, to delight locals and visitors. The Feria will have about 18 restaurants selling aguachile, shrimp and ceviche, fried fish, marlin, and other seafood specialties. Feria del Pescado will be open

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