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Chief Justice relieved of his official car – by a thief!

Chief Justice relieved of his official car – by a thief!

Enrique Inzunza, the Chief Magistrate of the Sinaloa Supreme Court, was stopped in the “Tres Rios” neighborhood of Culiacan and forced to hand over his official SUV to a thief. He was on his way to pick up his kids from school. Inzunza said that he does not have bodyguards or a driver. The SUV was

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Mexico’s Jhony Corzo Crowned World Champion at 2017 ISA World Surfing Games

Mexico’s Jhony Corzo Crowned World Champion at 2017 ISA World Surfing Games

A historic week of competition at the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games in Biarritz, France concluded on Sunday as an edition to go down in the record books. Mexico’s 18-year-old prodigy Jhony Corzo earned the Gold Medal in the Open Men’s Division, the first-ever individual Medal for Team Mexico that also propelled his team to

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Tianguis Turistico will cost $40 million pesos

Tianguis Turistico will cost $40 million pesos

Marco Garcia, Sinaloa’s Tourism Secretary announced that the State will invest $40 million pesos for the 43rd edition of Tianguis Turistico to be held in Mazatlan April 16th  to 19th, 2018 at the International Convention Center which will be expanded by 15,000 square meters. Garcia said that they are working on all the promotional programs including the

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Movies in Town – Jun 2 – 8

Movies in Town – Jun 2 – 8

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. Wonder Woman – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Galerias/ Platino Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable

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Counterfeit $100 peso bill alert!

Counterfeit $100 peso bill alert!

Bank of Mexico (BM) sent a warning about reports in 20 States of counterfeit bills of the commemorative version with a $100 peso denomination. In a TV interview, Alejandro Alegre, Director of Issuing at BM said that 268 counterfeit bills of the Constitution Centenary Anniversary has been identified and warned everybody to be alert. This

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Teachers are not safe – Sinaloa’s Education Delegate

Teachers are not safe – Sinaloa’s Education Delegate

Eligio Medina, delegate of the Education Secretary in Sinaloa said that teachers are not safe in the State. He suggests that they are at high risk and has proposed to relocate them to management and training assignments with the anticipation of an early termination of the school year. Medina said that Choix, Badiraguato, San Ignacio and

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Kellogg’s will buy yellow corn from Sinaloa producers

Kellogg’s will buy yellow corn from Sinaloa producers

To promote environmentally friendly techniques for growing corn proposed by CIMMYT, Kellogg’s has signed an agreement with SACSA to buy all the yellow corn produced with these new techniques that reduce the use of nitrogen by 40% and decreases water consumption at the same time. The project is looking to implement a supply model that complies

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Mazatlan benefits from tourism promotion campaigns

Mazatlan benefits from tourism promotion campaigns

“There will be 98 cruise ship arrivals in Mazatlan next year – 14 more than in 2017. This shows the confidence that cruise lines have for the Port of Mazatlan” says Marco Antonio Garcia, Tourism Secretary of the State of Sinaloa. “Mazatlan is a calm and safe venue for the visitor. The increase in cruise ship arrivals is

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Mexico’s Indigenous appoint female Presidential candidate

Mexico’s Indigenous appoint female Presidential candidate

Zapatistas and the Mexican National Indigenous Congress have nominated Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a woman practicing traditional pre-Hispanic medicine, as the first indigenous independent Presidential candidate for Mexico’s 2018 election. The assembly included delegates from 32 states for a total of 848 delegates from 58 Mexican indigenous communities. Most notably, Patrico Martinez received the

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Illegal immigration: You would do it too

Illegal immigration: You would do it too

Gringos for Mexico video  

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Issste Director of Mazatlan assassinated

Issste is the Public Social Security Institute for Government employees and its Director in Mazatlan, Dr. Miguel Camacho was shot dead on May 24th, in front of his work facilities at the intersection of Internacional and Mazatlan avenues. He was walking to work and crossing Mazatlan avenue when a person from a gray car shot him.

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No more rhetoric from the Government – Lara Klahr

Marco Lara Klahr, is a Mexican journalist of Polish-Jewish origin with more than 36 years of experience dedicated to reporting crime news in Mexico from a human rights perspective and adviser of the Pro Justice program among others. On February 19, Governor Quirino Ordaz, was informed that all the copies of Riodoce Newspaper for that week were

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Neighbors upset after trees are cut down.

Neighbors upset after trees are cut down.

And now what is going on?! That’s the question many residents of Centro are asking after seeing large trees being chopped down by construction workers. Residents and ecologists have demanded that the City present a detailed reconstruction plan which has been requested before but which has not been forthcoming. The cutting down of trees is an attack on the community and Mother Nature,

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School-Home program the first in LatinAmerica at Culiacan Schools

School-Home program the first in LatinAmerica at Culiacan Schools

School-Home program, is one of  the first collaboration programs of it’s kind to be implemented in Latin-America and has started as a pilot in four primary schools of Culiacan. The objective is to achieve better academic, social and emotional performances in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Dr. Lauren Haack, from California University and Dr. Eva Araujo from

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Who was Rafael Buelna?

Who was Rafael Buelna?

Many of the people living or visiting Mazatlan know Rafael Buelna Avenue – the one that starts at at Valentino’s and continues past our 2nd Soriana(the first being the converted Mega) – but not many of us know who he was…. Today, May 23rd is the 127 Birthday of General Rafael Buelna, a hero of

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