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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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Tianguis Turistico is ratified through an agreement

Tianguis Turistico is ratified through an agreement

An event to sign the Tianguis Turistico 2018 Agreement was held recently in Mazatlan with the participation of the Federal Secretary of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid, Sinaloa’s Governor Quirino Ordaz, Tourism service providers, Mayors and Local Congressmen and Congresswomen among others. During the ceremony it was mentioned that Mazatlan did not win 2018 Tianguis just by chance. Mazatlan

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Sinaloa’s first mango shipment to Europe

Sinaloa’s first mango shipment to Europe

The Agriculture and Livestock  Secretary promoted Sinaloan products in Italy, Switzerland and The Netherlands throughout May. 

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This Man Could Lead Mexico’s Central Bank, or maybe the country itself.

This Man Could Lead Mexico’s Central Bank, or maybe the country itself.

Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade is a rare commodity for the upper echelons of Mexico’s government — a man with a reputation for honesty.

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Movies in Mazatlan – Jun 30 – Jul 6

Movies in Mazatlan – Jun 30 – Jul 6

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. A Family Man – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ After the boss (Willem Dafoe) of a Chicago-based headhunter, Dane Jensen (Gerard Butler), who works at the Blackrock

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Dora Becomes the First Hurricane of the Eastern Pacific Season off Mexico’s Coast

Dora Becomes the First Hurricane of the Eastern Pacific Season off Mexico’s Coast

Hurricane Dora became the first hurricane of the 2017 eastern Pacific hurricane season early Wednesday morning, but will move safely away from the Mexican coast this week with only peripheral effects expected along the coast. Dora, originally formed as a Tropical Depression Four-E on Saturday night before being elevated to tropical storm status early Sunday is

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New Soccer Stadium for Mazatlan??

New Soccer Stadium for Mazatlan??

Construction is slated to start in August for a soccer stadium with for 20,000 spectators – double that of Teodoro Mariscal(baseball) Stadium – and is projected to be completed by October 2018. The stadium will be located in Cerritos (north of the City) with an investment of $150 million pesos financed by the State. The

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Mexican airlines fined for wrongly charging for checked bags

Mexican airlines fined for wrongly charging for checked bags

Mexico’s consumer agency (Profeco) has announced fines and new rules meant to protect travelers from airlines, especially in as they affect baggage fees and delays. The Federal consumer prosecutor’s office fined Volaris, Interjet, Aeromexico, VivaAerobus and JetBlue Airways more than $22.4 million pesos mainly for charging passengers to check their first bag for flights to

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Sinaloa handcrafts displayed at Vatican Museum

Sinaloa handcrafts displayed at Vatican Museum

Rosy Fuentes, Sinaloa’s DIF President officiated at the opening of a Mexican Handcraft Expo in the Vatican which included works from Sinaloa. “We want to show the traditional face of Sinaloa, a State of noble and hard-working people”, said Rosy. The Expo continues until September 21. The Vatican Museum is one of the most visited –

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Is Tianguis Touristico 2018 at risk to be cancelled?

Is Tianguis Touristico 2018 at risk to be cancelled?

“Local businessmen from the private and tourism sector are suggesting that the 2018 Tianguis Turistico in Mazatlan may be in jeopardy  because of violence and insecurity in the State”, said Congressman Roberto Cruz (PAN) at a press conference.  He claimed that this concern was expressed by Sinaloa Businessmen and as well as from other states.

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