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Issac Arevalo a promising young Mazatlan tennis phenom

Issac Arevalo a promising young Mazatlan tennis phenom

Issac Arevalo from Mazatlan is just 17 years old and is the number one National ranked players in the Mexican Tennis Federation (FMT in Spanish). His next challenges are at the international level in Europe. Issac next takes part at the Youth International championships in Poland and Hungary.  At the end of the competition, he

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Dead Bodies Start Piling Up as Fuel Theft Boom in Mexico

Dead Bodies Start Piling Up as Fuel Theft Boom in Mexico

Buying stolen gasoline in the central Mexican state of Puebla is easy. Pull off the main highway into a busy parking lot, and the black marketeers are waiting in pickup trucks loaded with jerrycans. They’ll siphon the fuel into your tank—boasting as they do that unlike a lot of the country’s regular gas stations, they don’t cheat customers. While

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Last dance of Hilary and Irwin Hurricanes

Last dance of Hilary and Irwin Hurricanes

There are three storms this week in the Pacific, and two of them are hurricanes expected to be locked in a ‘last dance’ later this week.  A pair of eastern Pacific storms — Hilary and Irwin — are forecast to be locked into an ultimate dance this week, with each spinning around like a meteorological

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More than 2000 guns destroyed!

More than 2000 guns destroyed!

In a ceremony led by Sinaloa Government Secretary Gonzalo Gómez and General Juan Bernal, 2,199 arms seized in Sinaloa and Durango were destroyed. “These arms were a risk that had to be contained for the safety of society, and at the same time we want to make sure that the guns not go back to criminals.

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Puerto Azul restaurant destroyed by fire!

Puerto Azul restaurant destroyed by fire!

On Saturday July 22nd, around 5:00 am, a fire engulfed the restaurant Puerto Azul  in Mazatlan. The restaurant is located on the beach off the Malecon very close to the Hotel Hacienda. The fire reportedly started in the palapa of the restaurant which was totally consumed by the flames in a very short time, and

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Meet the woman who enchanted UNESCO with her food

Meet the woman who enchanted UNESCO with her food

Abiagail Mendoza started to cook when she was five years old. At age six she was able to cook tortillas and mole. 27 years ago, she opened a restaurant serving traditional Zapoteca food. Eventually six of her sisters joined her, working at the restaurant. Since 1990, Abigail runs the restaurant “Tlalmanalli” at Teotitlan del Valle,

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New taxi service vandalized

New taxi service vandalized

Fighting between taxis drivers from different organizations keep going on. First they fought UBER and yesterday they vandalized a new car from the CROC Taxi company. Manuel Delgadillo was driving a brand new unit after leaving the work shop where signage had just been installed when, at Delfines Avenue he was stopped by other taxi

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Movies in Town – July 21 to 27

Movies in Town – July 21 to 27

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. Transformers: The Last Knight– Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/Galerias /Platino Optimus Prime finds his dead home planet, Cybertron, in which he comes to find he was

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Two girls get poisoned at Isla

Two girls get poisoned at Isla

Ana(7) and Adriana(9) asked their Dad for some money to buy candies at the store. He gave them some coins. A couple of minutes later the girls came back home screaming in pain. Both girls lost consciousness and Jesus, the scared father took them immediately to the clinic in Isla de la Piedra. The doctor

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Accused in O’Neil case publishes letter on Facebook

Accused in O’Neil case publishes letter on Facebook

There have been numerous postponements in the case of the murder of Mazatlan resident O’Neil McGean with no resolution in sight. Ojo Publico reported on June 21st that the Prosecution will extend the investigation process of  the case for two additional months as requested by the defence attorneys  which involves information about “Joel”, one of

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Reflections: The 1927 Hurricane in Mazatlan

Reflections: The 1927 Hurricane in Mazatlan

On September 10th of 1927 a hurricane entered the Sea of Cortez and hit Mazatlan creating chaos and destruction in the city. San Francisco Chronicle published on September 20th of 1927 the following history: Ship’s guests watch seas wreck roads off Mazatlan How their vessel had to scurry for shelter from the storm that recently

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120 families displaced by violence in villages around Concordia

120 families displaced by violence in villages around Concordia

Thanks to violence in Concordia, in just a couple of hours more than 120 families to fled the villages of Chirimoyos and La Petaca. “An armed group arrived in the village and forced us to leave our homes. All of Chirimoyos village is completely isolated.  We had to leave, we did not have any other

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Bringing a laptop or tablet on a Mex-to-U.S. flight? Be aware of new security measures

Bringing a laptop or tablet on a Mex-to-U.S. flight? Be aware of new security measures

Mexican authorities say the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has instituted heightened security measures for laptops and tablets on U.S.-bound flights from Mexico. Mexico’s Transportation Department said in a statement that the measures took effect starting July 19th for “electronics larger than a cellphone.” The department recommended that passengers travel with as few of those

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Urban buses in Mazatlan involved in fatal accidents

Urban buses in Mazatlan involved in fatal accidents

A young man lost his life today when his motorcycle collided with an urban bus in front of the Gallerias Mall. Pedro Antonio, was riding his motorcycle around 8:00 am this morning and was heading to work when, at the intersection of Carlos Canseco and Delfin avenues he was hit by a bus from the

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Port Authority Director under investigation

Port Authority Director under investigation

Erce Barron, who was appointed Director of the Port Authority of Mazatlan (API) last October, is under investigation for corruption by the authorities in Quintana Roo and his connection to the administration of Gov. Roberto Borge. Barron was the Director of Quintana Roo’s Port Authority before coming to Mazatlan. The ex-Governor of Quintana Roo is

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