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Gray whale found dead in Altata

Gray whale found dead in Altata

A few days ago reports of a gray whale swimming at Altata Bay (North of Sinaloa) were reported. Unfortunately, on Sunday the whale was found dead. The whale displayed injuries on it’s tail and dorsal fin, and according to marine life experts the injuries were consistent with a shark attack. Every winter, hundreds of Pacific gray whales return

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Mexican church says 152 priests removed in last 9 years for abuse

Mexican church says 152 priests removed in last 9 years for abuse

The head of the Mexican Bishops’ Conference says that 152 Roman Catholic priests have been removed from the ministry over the last nine years for sex abuse offenses against “youth or vulnerable adults.” Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera says some of the priests have been prosecuted and sent to prison but did not specify how many. Cabrera

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Civilian volunteers find 11 bodies in a clandestine grave north of Mazatlan

Civilian volunteers find 11 bodies in a clandestine grave north of Mazatlan

The remains of 11 unidentified bodies were found this Thursday at 2 different locations north of Mazatlan Military police received a report of a human skull found in the area known as Miravalles. After an extensive search two more graves were found, one with seven bodies and the other with two. Two more bodies were

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Stone laying ceremony of Fiesta Inn and One Hotels

Stone laying ceremony of Fiesta Inn and One Hotels

Directors from Grupo Posadas, the biggest Hotel’s operator in Mexico and Ahre Group participated at the stone lying Ceremony of Fiesta Inn and One Hotels in the Golden zone. Fiesta Inn is designed as a business class hotel, and construction will start in June and will be ready in approximately 20 months. “One Hotel” is

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Angelica Rivera says she will divorce ex-President Pena Nieto

Angelica Rivera says she will divorce ex-President Pena Nieto

Mexico’s former First Lady Angelica Rivera has decided to divorce ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto, the one-time soap opera actress said in a post on her Instagram account on Friday. Pena Nieto ended his six-year presidential term in November. In 2010, he married Rivera in a splashy celebration when he was a governor eyeing a bid

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Parking lot for Del Mar Av. will be ready next weekend

Parking lot for Del Mar Av. will be ready next weekend

Starting next weekend the parking lot in front of the Aquarium will be available to the general public. The lot was rented by City Hall to support the lack of parking on the Malecon after the renovations. Initially, the cost will be $30 pesos (full day). Shuttle buses will be available for the next 8

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Baby dolphin “Esperanza” dies at the Aquarium

Baby dolphin “Esperanza” dies at the Aquarium

After three months of dedicated care, sadly the dolphin “Esperanza” (“Hope”) died of a cardiac arrest on Monday, announced Pablo Rojas, Director of the Mazatlan Aquarium. She died despite the hopeful expectations from experts who looked after her 24/7. They even planned to relocate her but sadly the baby dolphin didn’t survive. The Director said

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Matamoros strike nears victory, 44 of 48 plants settle

Matamoros strike nears victory, 44 of 48 plants settle

A mass strike at assembly plants at Matamoros border city is nearing victory, after 44 of 48 “maquiladora” factories agreed to 20 percent pay increases. Companies in Matamoros had resisted union demands for raises and a one-time bonus of about $1,685 (USD). At its height, the strike involved 25,000 workers making less than $1 (USD)

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2019 Monigotes generate divided opinions.

2019 Monigotes generate divided opinions.

In preparation for Carnaval, “Monigotes” are installed on the Malecon every year. But apparently, the figuerines this year are not quite the same as in previous years. According to a survey by the newspaper El Debate , there are many locals and tourists who are not so happy with this year’s Monigotes. Some of those

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Stone laying ceremony of Mazatlan’s new aquarium.

Stone laying ceremony of Mazatlan’s new aquarium.

Federal Secretary of Tourism, Miguel A. Torruco,  laid the foundation of the new Mazatlan Aquarium which will cost $1.4 billion pesos via  a Public/Private partnership. “The Sea of Cortez Aquarium” will be fundamental to recovering the spot as a touristic destination that Mazatlan had during the 60’s and 70’s ” said Mayor Guillermo Benitez at the Ceremony.

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American Bitcoin supporter killed in Acapulco

American Bitcoin supporter killed in Acapulco

A Bitcoin and cryptocurrency analyst called John Galton died as a result of an attack in Mexico.  John Galton was at Copacabana Hotel in Acapulco when he was shot dead. According to John’s partner, Lily, the gunmen went straight for John and his friend Jason Henza. However, the latter was able to go to a hospital and survive the shooting.

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AMLO launches ambitious forestry, orchard plan

AMLO launches ambitious forestry, orchard plan

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) launched an ambitious forestry program Friday to plant fruit and timber trees, as well as cacao and coffee, on nearly 1.5 million acres (570,000 hectares) in the country’s south. The government program will pay farmers a wage of about $250 (pesos) per month to care for plots averaging about 6

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Mazatlan bike share system is in place!

Mazatlan bike share system is in place!

Sustainable Development Secretary of Mazatlan announced the start this weekend of the Bike Share service. Director Carlos Gandarilla, said that the campaign “Muevete Chilo, Sinaloa” (Move you cool Sinaloa) will present the first phase of bicycles that will be installed in Mazatlan. The program is coordinated by City Hall and starts with 11 stations and 100

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Mexico, Spain discuss differing stances toward Venezuela

Mexico, Spain discuss differing stances toward Venezuela

The leaders of Mexico and Spain said Wednesday they hope to be in a position to mediate a dialogue to resolve the political crisis in Venezuela, but also revealed differences in their approach. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador repeated Mexico’s policy of non-intervention during a joint news conference with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

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Sinaloa takes part in Spain’s FITUR Tourism Exhibition

Sinaloa takes part in Spain’s FITUR Tourism Exhibition

From the 23rd to 27th January, Madrid once again became the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair. This year’s event was bigger than ever, both in terms of participation, its international scope, and in its new content, in line with the industry’s record growth. This year’s edition

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