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Political sarcasm and beer!

Political sarcasm and beer!

There is nothing like sarcastic Mexican creativity. The brewery company “Error de Diciembre” (Mistakes of December) has created a line of beers inspired by ex-Presidents and other political characters. Inspiration for the name of the brewery comes from one of the most memorable economic crises in Mexico, after the end of the Salinas government when

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Gov. Ordaz’s first six months in government.

Gov. Ordaz’s first six months in government.

Governor Quirino Ordaz recapped the main achievements of his government for the first six months of his term. Most of these were part of  the commitments made during his campaign, and the most important ones are: Autonomy for the Prosecutor General Public servants who misappropriate assets will be instantly prosecuted. Savings on Government employees severance

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Turtle egg-laying season is here..

Turtle egg-laying season is here..

Nesting turtles are visiting Mazatlan to complete their reproductive cycle and Aquarium staff are on alert to rescue the eggs. Staff will be patrolling the beaches from June to November.  One recent visitor laid 130 eggs on the beach in front of the Coral Island Hotel and Noel Solano volunteered to keep the eggs safe until

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Real estate boom in Mazatlan!

Real estate boom in Mazatlan!

According to Francisco Luna, from the advisory firm Softec, since the beginning of this year Mazatlan has been experiencing a second boom in the real state sector:  Buyers, investors and contractors from the north of Mexico have been attracted to the touristic destination since access was improved by the Mazatlan-Durango highway. This market is ideal

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Talos Energy announces historic oil discovery offshore Mexico

Talos Energy announces historic oil discovery offshore Mexico

The first exploration well drilled by a private company off the coast of Mexico has struck oil. The Houston offshore production company Talos Energy announced on Wednesday morning a “significant” oil discovery about 37 miles from Puerto Dos Bocas, along the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Talos said the well, called Zama-1, is in 546

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Pigeon racing a new “sport” in Mazatlan

Pigeon racing a new “sport” in Mazatlan

One of Mazatlan’s Sport Institute (IMDEM) initiatives is to enroll new disciplines and encourage new activities at the City. Dr Enrique Mock is to enrolling Pigeon Racing as a new sport. Pigeons are taken from their lofts and then released to race home. The time the pigeon takes to get home and the distance it

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Cruise Industry Mazatlan

Cruise Industry Mazatlan

 

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Sinaloa Security from another stand point…

Sinaloa Security from another stand point…

After the violent attack in Villa Union last Friday, Alejandro Hope,  a security specialist said that it is very likely that the attack was related to drug trafficking and this is seen primarily from the narco point of view but it should be viewed as a State-wide problem too. Sinaloa has about 6,000 policemen: 808

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New rules at Mexico City airport aim to ease flight delays

New rules at Mexico City airport aim to ease flight delays

Mexico’s competition watchdog on Monday unveiled measures aimed at reducing flight delays and improving service for travelers at Mexico City’s crowded international airport. The measures require the airport to provide clear rules for how airlines use slots assigned to them, as well as under what circumstances the airport can take away slots, the head of

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John Kelly talks drug crackdown with Mexican President

John Kelly talks drug crackdown with Mexican President

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly met July 5th with President Enrique Pena Nieto to discuss the countries’ joint fight against drug cartels, officials said. Kelly arrived in Mexico Wednesday for three days of high-level talks on trade and security ahead of a meeting between the US and Mexican Presidents. He and Pena Nieto

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Construction extends to the coastal area

Construction extends to the coastal area

As part of the improvement works on the Malecon and Playa Norte, construction is being extended to the shoreline with new concrete walls abutting the ocean. However, there are concerns about how these projects are being carried out and their impact on the environment. In addition, from 2013 to 2015, the coastal area of Mazatlan

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Project CURE in Sinaloa

Project CURE in Sinaloa

More than $7 million pesos worth of medical equipment and supplies were delivered by Project C.U.R.E. led by Douglas Jackson. The donation will benefit Sinaloa’s Health Institutions, including the Red Cross, to improve the quality of medical services. “Hospital Civil de Culiacán, The Red Cross and Beneficencia Pública have direct contact with the population regarding

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Raramuris girls at the ocean!

Raramuris girls at the ocean!

Dressed in their traditional and colorful outfits and barefoot on the beach they experienced the amazing feeling of the sand and looked at the ocean for first time – ever. A group of 20 Raramuri girls from Chihuahua’s mountains got to travel to the Altata beach as a reward for their good school grades. The

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Violent attacks in Villa Union

Violent attacks in Villa Union

On Friday June 30 around 8:00 pm, police received a call about a shooting at a store in Villa Union where they found two men had been murdered. After the call a squad of 10 policemen led by the Public Security Secretariat started to patrol the area when a group of about 22 armed men

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Will a solid waste recycling plant come to Mazatlan?

Will a solid waste recycling plant come to Mazatlan?

The Israeli company Arrowbio Ecology is looking to operate Mazatlan’s the first solid waste plant. The cost of the project, if is approved, will be around US$52 million. The project was presented today to the City Government. Norberto Gutierrez a Company representative, said that the City just needs to approve the authorizations and the Company

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