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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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Highschool in Paseo Claussen will be demolished

Highschool in Paseo Claussen will be demolished

After 28 years, the  High School known as Cobaes 37 at Paseo Claussen will be demolished The land of the facilities will be part of the new project of a thematic park “Ciudades Hermanas” and Civil Protection studies say that there is structural risk for the students. The official announcement upset the student’s parents who

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Ex-Congresswoman linked to Chapo is arrested

Ex-Congresswoman linked to Chapo is arrested

Lucero Sánchez, who previously served as Concordia Depute, was arrested in San Diego, California for conspiracy to commit a crime. The event was confirmed by Francisco Verdugo, one of the former congresswoman’s lawyers and partners, who said that the detention took place on Wednesday, June 21. Lucero Sánchez, also known as “Chapodiputada,” was  transferred to the Metropolitan Correctional

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Movies in Town – Jun 23 -29

Movies in Town – Jun 23 -29

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. Everything, everything – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ A 17 year old girl named Madeline Whittier has a rare disease that causes her to have to stay

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International volunteers working at DIF Sinaloa Events

International volunteers working at DIF Sinaloa Events

DIF President, Rosy Fuentes and General Director, Connie Zazueta, welcomed volunteers of AIESEC, an International NGO, from Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Holland and Taiwan. The young volunteers will be working in different activities such as: community block construction, reforestation, activities at Senior’s Retirement Home, Farming activities and Health campaigns, among other DIF events. They are here

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Centro contractors fined

Centro contractors fined

Construction companies that installed lighting and palms on a narrow sidewalk in Centro have been fined $600,000 pesos and have been banned from any bidding for construction work for the City. They are also required to restore the sidewalks in perfect condition, ordered Mayor Fernando Pucheta Azteca Lighting and Cesped y Palmas de Mexico, are

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Follow up on the O’Neil case….

Follow up on the O’Neil case….

The first hearing of the O’Neil case was on November 7, 2016 and since then 10 public hearings of this case have been held – six of which had to do with changes in defendant attorneys. But between the extension of the investigation and the cancellation of the last hearing on June 9 with a plea

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Mexican politician caught plagiarizing a Frank Underwood monologue

Mexican politician caught plagiarizing a Frank Underwood monologue

Is it possible to plagiarize the work and ideas of a fictional character? If so, a politician in Mexico has accomplished just that. The similarities between the Netflix show House of Cards and real-life politics in Latin American has been somewhat of a running joke. But Miguel Angel Covarrubias Cervantes, the former mayor of a

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A tourist train for Sinaloa

“Tourism generated $25 billion pesos in Sinaloa in 2016 and saw the arrival of more than  3.5 million tourists”, reported Javier Lizarraga, the Tourism Development Secretary. “We saw the return of cruise ships and foreign visitors along with added airline connectivity”, he added. One of the new tourism projects is a train which we are

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90% of police applicants are rejected

90% of police applicants are rejected

It is reported that 90% of applicants to join the Police forces in Sinaloa are unqualified due to drug addictions or links to organized crime. Rigoberto Monjardín from Sinaloa Public Security said that at the beginning of the year at least 200 policemen were relieved of their duties. There were hopes for more qualified applicants

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Movies in town – Jun 16 – 22

Movies in town – Jun 16 – 22

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. Baywatch – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Platino Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens

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Palms will be relocated….

Palms will be relocated….

The planting of palms and installation of street lighting on the sidewalks at Niños Héroes street were a mistake made by the contractors renovating the street and will be removed and relocated to another area, said Joel Garcia Director of Municipal Public Infrastructure.  The authorities were not aware of this “mistake” until residents reported it

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Central Park project is on the table again

Central Park project is on the table again

The construction of Central Park in the area of Bosque de la Ciudad is encouraging debate between citizens looking at rescuing the bird sanctuary through a public tender,  and businessmen and authorities proposing a multi-million peso project of a Central Park. In 2014, Ernesto Coppel announced that the project will include: a museum, bike lines,

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Sinaloan looking forward to inspiring others

Sinaloan looking forward to inspiring others

Orlando was camping on Mount Everest along with other climbers and Sherpas at the 6,100 meters level when the earth started to shake and a white cloud blanketed him. He was completely covered in snow….but it was just him dreaming! On April 25, 2016 Orlando Castro (from Sinaloa) survived a 7.8 level earthquake in Nepal,

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