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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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Migrant kid’s shelter opens in Mazatlan

Migrant kid’s shelter opens in Mazatlan

To comply with the General Law of Kids and Teenagers, that require the authorities to guarantee human rights the City Government and Mazatlan DIF opened a shelter called “My Road Angels” (Mi Angel del Camino) that will be focus on migrant kids and teenagers in transit through Sinaloa. The shelter is located at Colonia Salvador Allende Mayor Fernando

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Faro improvements have just started

Faro improvements have just started

Upgrades and renovations at the Faro (Lighthouse) started on Saturday. “For a very long time friends of Faro have been complaining and asking us to revive the area, and everybody wants to see changes from one day to another, but finally things are happening and today with Federal support and the Governor’s help Faro is

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Free Wifi on the Malecon!

Free Wifi on the Malecon!

A new digital system installed by the city of Mazatlan gives unlimited internet access and is free for all visitors on the Malecon  – the largest boardwalk in the world! It is open and a password is not required. To get free Wifi you just need to select the network “Un solo Mazatlan Por ti”. The main

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The irony of living in Culiacan

The irony of living in Culiacan

The following is a letter from a Culiacan citizen about the irony of Culiacan authorities performance after the violence in Sinaloa State’s Capital. The letter has gone viral and a trending media topic. (translated from the original in Spanish) Last night I noted that someone was loitering behind my house. My beautiful dog “Bruno” was barking from

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Miravalles Aqueduct finally starts it’s bidding process

Miravalles Aqueduct finally starts it’s bidding process

Governor Quirino Ordaz announced that bids have now been invited for the construction of Miravalles Aqueduct.  Making the announcement at the Picachos Dam, he said that the project will solve Mazatlan’s water needs for the next 20 or even 30 years.   The Aqueduct construction project has been in place since 2010. Previous Governors have tried to find

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Public transport union is waiting for fare increase approval

Public transport union is waiting for fare increase approval

“Approval from the Sinaloa Government to increase bus fares, is urgently needed” said the Transport Leader of Aguilas del Pacifico Buses, Juan Zatarain. They are asking for a 2 peso increase that should be authorized as soon as possible. The increased fare is under review by the authorities. “The fare increase was supposed to be

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Pena Nieto heads to Guatemala to discuss migration

Pena Nieto heads to Guatemala to discuss migration

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will travel to Guatemala to meet it’s leader Jimmy Morales on June 5th and 6th, the Mexican president’s office said in a statement on Wednesday. The two Presidents agreed on the date in a phone call on Wednesday, according to the statement. The meeting comes as Mexico begins to take

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Movies in Town – May 19 to 25

Movies in Town – May 19 to 25

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. Patriots Day – Gran Plaza  On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the

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Javier Valdez planned to meet Netflix producers the day he was murdered

Javier Valdez planned to meet Netflix producers the day he was murdered

According to the  Excelsior newspaper, on the day of the assassination of the journalist Javier Valdez in Culiacan, he planned to meet with the producer of a British company hired by Netflix. The Netflix’s series called The Sunset of the Big Capos, reportedly was going to include a Mexican case and they decided to use Chapo Guzman

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Exxon is coming to Mexico…soon

Exxon is coming to Mexico…soon

Exxon Mobil Corp announced it will bring its Mobil-brand gas stations to Mexico, pumping $300 million in the coming decade as it seeks to gain a foothold in the country’s retail fuel market. Exxon expects to open its first service stations in Mexico later this year and will offer motorists its Synergy gasoline and diesel

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