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Pemex approves new deep water Gulf joint venture

Pemex approves new deep water Gulf joint venture

Pemex  has approved its second-ever deep water joint venture covering the Nobilis-Maximino block in the country’s territorial Gulf waters. Pemex, which is looking for a partner to develop the block, estimates it to hold reserves of some 500 million barrels of oil equivalent (Boe) based on data gathered from five wells drilled in the past.

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Movies in Town – April 28 to May 4

Movies in Town – April 28 to May 4

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. Guardians of the Galaxy II – Senderos / Gran Plaza /Insurgentes/ Galerias / Platino/ Gaviotas The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they

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Shark sightings at Escuinapa

Shark sightings at Escuinapa

Locals in Escuinapa reported shark sightings at the local beach. “There are huge sardine shoals close to shore and sharks are coming in because of that.” Said Marco Muralla, in charge of Civil Protection. Marco said that citizens should not be alarmed as it is very unlikely that a shark will attack a human being, but patrols will be

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Canadian Rotary clubs donate rescue vehicles

Canadian Rotary clubs donate rescue vehicles

A Rotary Group from Grand Prairie and Edson, Alberta are due to arrive in Sinaloa this week. They are driving seven rescue vehicles that are being donated (6 to Sinaloa and 1 to Jalisco) including 4 ambulances, one fire truck and two rescue trucks. On Saturday there will be a parade of these vehicles in Mazatlan which is part of the

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Hotel fire in Rosario

Hotel fire in Rosario

The Lola Beltran Hotel in Rosario caught fire at about 5:40 am this morning (April 28). Voluntary firefighters in Rosario with the support of Escuinapa Bomberos finally brought the fire under control after battling it fora  while. The hotel has 30 guests booked but at the time of the  incident just 5 were in. No injuries were reported but  damage

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Tequila cloud!

Tequila cloud!

Rain is not something you would normally use to convince tourists to spend their vacations in your country. Unless you’re Mexico and that rain is made from pure tequila.  “The idea [was] to provide an interactive experience that instantly transports Germans tired of the cold and wet winters to the warm beaches of Mexico by

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Mazatlan is fighting water waste

Mazatlan is fighting water waste

    47% of the daily consumption of potable water in Mazatlan is lost to theft, leakage and irresponsible use. With the objective of detecting leakage, theft and efficient measurement of drinking water consumption in the city, the Municipal Water and Sewage Board of Mazatlan (JUMAPAM) will install 8 water measuring devices and 2 more will be Read Full Article
Mexico’s First Lady to visit Culiacan

Mexico’s First Lady to visit Culiacan

Today Thursday April 27 Mexico’s First Lady Angélica Rivera will visit Culiacan, to launch a Health Campaign in coordination with DIF. The event will be part of the festivities of Children’s Day. Cultural events and gifts to school kids will be part of the event. Sra. Rivera visited Culiacan last November to open the “Alma de Niño”

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Mexican Tuna wins a trade battle

Mexican Tuna wins a trade battle

Mexico and the U.S. have fought for years over tuna. The U.S. insists that any Mexican tuna sold in the US must be “dolphin safe,” meaning dolphins weren’t killed by tuna fisherman, which was once common. Mexico says its fisherman play by the rules. The U.S. government disagrees. On Tuesday, the World Trade Organization ruled

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Gastronomic Fest “Puro Sinaloa”

Gastronomic Fest “Puro Sinaloa”

The Gastronomic Festival “Puro Sinaloa” will be held in Mazatlan at La Casona in Plazuela Machado May 11 & 12, and will bring together investors and producers of the agriculture sector. The Festival is aiming to increase opportunities to local farmers through  interactive workshops. The event will be free and an estimated 1,500 t0 2,000 participants will take part

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58-year old woman gives birth to twins in Culiacan!

58-year old woman gives birth to twins in Culiacan!

A 58-year old woman has given birth to twins – a girl Victoria Maria, and a boy Victor Manuel – in the  33rd  week of of her pregnancy. The babies were delivered at IMSS Hospital in Culiacan. The elated mum  said : “I’m just so happy, I prayed so much for this miracle” The babies were

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Paseo de los Olivos legal demand

Paseo de los Olivos legal demand

Neighbors from Paseo de los Olivos presented a legal demand against tostada manufacturer Tostadas Blancas. located on Hwy. 15-D. According to the neighbors, the corn bins are discharging waste that causes allergies and there is also a risk that the tanks may be explode with more than 500 kilograms of gas next to gas stations. The walls and floors

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UBER to be subject to Taxi regulations.

UBER to be subject to Taxi regulations.

Transport Commisioners have now agreed to apply Sinaloa’s law of Transit and Transport to UBER drivers. Officials from the Directorate of Transport will start to perform random reviews of UBER units. After a protest march two weeks ago, the authorities agreed that UBER should be complying with all the regulations applicable to regular taxis. “Uber drivers are operating

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So far It’s Milk, Not Corn

So far It’s Milk, Not Corn

The war of words between the U.S. and Mexico over trade has prompted concern over what might happen to cross-border shipments of corn and meat — even avocados. But there’s one market that’s already feeling the effects: nonfat dry milk. Futures prices in Chicago are down 13 percent this year. The decline is fueled largely by

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Mexico’s peso could strengthen further: Finance Minister

Mexico’s peso is “quite competitive” and could strengthen further despite likely bouts of volatility, said Finance Minister, Jose Antonio Meade. “Conceptually, there is probably still room for some appreciation.”The current exchange rate is better aligned with the country’s economic fundamentals, he added. The peso slid to a record low in early January. “What we saw at

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