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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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Venados Stadium to be revamped

Venados Stadium to be revamped

Governor Quirino Ordaz inaugurated the first phase of the Teodoro Mariscal Stadium renovation which will cost $300 million pesos. This phase includes revamping of bathrooms, dressing rooms, the medical area, commercial stores, The Club’s museum and the official Venados store. The season’s matches will not be interrupted by the work in progress. The second phase

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English will be mandatory in all Mexico schools next year.

English will be mandatory in all Mexico schools next year.

Education Secretary Aurelio Nuño announced that the English language will be mandatory in all elementary schools starting in 2018. “To not speak English in a globalized world means to be left out, to be left behind. This is a new strategy to increase Mexico’s adaptation to globalization. This is a policy based on equality and inclusion.

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Report of the Shark Tank collapse wont be released until 2022

Report of the Shark Tank collapse wont be released until 2022

Mazatlan’s City Government has confirmed that access to the information about the collapse of the “shark tank” wont be available for another next five years. The investigative files of the construction and collapse will be “locked” during the current and the next administration’s terms of office. Noroeste had demanded more information from the Municipal Transparency

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Movies in Mazatlan – Jul 14 – 20

Movies in Mazatlan – Jul 14 – 20

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. Spider-man: Homecoming – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/Platino Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May, under the

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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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