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Increase in bus fares approved

Increase in bus fares approved

Governor Quirino Ordaz has authorized the increase of the urban transport tariff of one peso starting from July 28th. The Green Bus tariff will be $11 pesos. This route is considered as somewhat of a  “deluxe” bus and goes from Centro to Cerritos. All other urban buses are not air conditioned and provide a  somewhat “harder” ride. The

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Mexican Aerospace industry investment is growing

Mexican Aerospace industry investment is growing

The foreign direct investment in the Aerospace industry in Mexico from 2007 to 2016 was US$2.4 billion, according to a report from the Economy Secretary. The States that have most projects are: Querétaro, Chihuahua, Nuevo León and Baja California. The 7th edition of Mexico’s Aerospace Summit will be held at the Queretaro Convention Center August 30

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UBER drivers fined $35,000 pesos!

UBER drivers fined $35,000 pesos!

UBER drivers are complaining because Federal Police have been ticketing them with penalties higher than $35,000 pesos when they pick up or drop off customers at the airports in Mazatlan and Culiacan. Officially, only Taxis that have a concession from the Airport can operate to and from it. Taxis from unions have reportedly been trying

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Sinaloa 2030 initiative

Sinaloa 2030 initiative

Miguel Mendivil was born in Topolobampo and graduated in Foreign affairs. He works for the United Nations in New York City as Mexico permanent adviser and adviser to negotiate nuclear-weapon ban. He will be participating on October at Future Leaders Connect  a long-term network of emerging policy leaders to discuss major global policy issues in

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Kids to enjoy Mazatlan Summer

Kids to enjoy Mazatlan Summer

If you noticed, there are kids everywhere: At the beach, in the malls or in Plazuela Machado (and no matter how late is it!)all on vacation until August 20th. Summer is a dream for kids: Nice weather, no homework, no schedules, lots of kids TV shows…but for parents it can be a nightmare wondering how

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Mazatlan Beach Rules

Mazatlan Beach Rules

During this summer vacations, the City Government of Mazatlan jointly with Semarnat (Environment protection), Conagua and the Board of Clean Beaches are promoting “Beach rules” that aim to protect the environment as well as enforcing safety rules that allow visitors and local to enjoy the beaches. Some of those rules are: Do not damage flora

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Sinaloa Cartel is believed to be operating in the UK

Sinaloa Cartel is believed to be operating in the UK

The Sinaloa Cartel considered to be one of the “most powerful drug trafficking organisations in the world”, has gone into business with a Romanian gang to smuggle cocaine into the UK, crime experts fear. A European syndicate of the Sinaloa Cartel is now collaborating with an unnamed Romanian gang “with the capability to import large amounts of

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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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