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November Calendar

  November   Almost Here! The traditional “Callejoneada” and show for Dia de Muertos On Tuesday, November 1st, at 7 pm is the night for the unforgettable experience of Dia de Muertos as part of the Mazatlan Cultural Festival. Local Mazatlecan and tourists will enjoy the traditional “Callejoneada” walk through the streets of Centro, and

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Sinaloa’s talent in Japan

The Mexican tenor Carlos Osuna accompanied by  the pianist Rafael Guerra,  gave a recital at the Embassy of Mexico in Japan, attended by diplomatic and cultural representatives on October, 28. Carlos Osuna was born and raised in Mazatlan, where he started in opera, and then continued his studies at the Cardiff International Academy of Voice.

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Mexican students join Space Education programs

The Mexican and US space agencies presented the first generation of Mexican student researchers that will be participating in the works of the “International Space Education Board” (ISEB). The Mexican Space Agency (AEM in Spanish) reported that 18 youths were received at the International Space Education Board by the head of NASA, Charles Bolden, at

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Walking to fight Cancer…

The annual 5k walk on the Malecon yesterday, saw 1500 participants of all ages who walked & ran from Fisherman’s monument to the Taboada roundabout The Event was sponsored by Mazatun, TV Azteca, the Municipality of Mazatlan jointly with DIF, and was the last one in October for the campaign against breast cancer. The campaign is designed

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Airport jewelry store robbed on the weekend

Cielito Lindo a jewelry store at Mazatlan airport, was robbed early morning  Friday October, 28. The estimated haul was $2 Million pesos in gold and silver jewelry as well as fine pottery. Since then the airport’s security has been beefed up as other stores worry about their own fate. Investigators found security video cameras turned away

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Mazatlán Film & Theater November Calendar

Special Event Tuesday, November 1 We join Cultura Mazatlán and the city in celebrating Día de los Muertos, (Day of the Dead.) Please come by and pay your respects at our altar and admire our catrinas during the unique parade called the callejonada as it travels down our street. MOVIES Mondays & Thursdays 2:00, 4:30,

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CFE rates DECREASE for low residential consumers..

Effective Nov 1, 2016, The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) will be increasing electricity rates in 3 sectors: Industrial rates between 25% to 30% Commercial rates between 17% to 23% Domestic high consumption rate 17% HOWEVER, the Domestic low consumption rate will not be affected and will actually be reduced by 2% over last year. This sector

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Mazatlan & The Quality of Life index…

GCE is an independent strategic communication Agency that conducts an annual survey titled “The Best Cities to Live in Mexico”.  For the 2016 edition, 30,400 phone surveys were conducted in 76 towns and evaluations were divided into three Sections: Quality of Life, Quality of city services, and Government performance based on public perception. Quality Life Index compares well-being across

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Aquarium conservation program is awarded

For over 23 years, the aquarium has protected 6,289 nests and liberated over 384,000 baby turtles. On October 27, the aquarium’s turtle program was recognized as the most relevant conservation program at the  AZCARM Congress Awards in Veracruz. AZCARM is a civil association of zoos, aquariums and hatcheries that promotes animal and environment conservation. The

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Dia de Muertos 2016

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Artwalk: Call for Artists

            Mazatlan’s Artwalk showcases the talents of artists living and working in Mazatlan’s Centro. Included are artists, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, fine art jewelers, ceramics and other media approved by the committee. For further information and applications please visit http://www.culturamazatlan.com/artwalk/ This year Art walk will run November thru April, from 4pm to 8pm,

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Breaking News…Mayor is finally ratified

The counting of votes for the Mayor of Mazatlan  held last June was contested at the State level since the difference in voting between the PRI candidate and PAN candidate was just 65 votes. The Municipal Electoral Board, and the Electoral Court of Sinaloa have now declared Fernando Pucheta (PRI) as the elected Mayor. Last August 26,

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2016 Beer Fest

The second edition of the Mazatlán Beer Festival started Friday October 28 and ends today at Mazatlán’s International Convention Center. The Festival is showcasing 25 craft beers from 8 states in Mexico, including Sinaloa. The main brands are: 7 Mares, Perla de Humaya, Pulqueza, Tres Islas (from Mazatlán) , Mi Pueblito, Buchona, Tzibalba, Dogma, Folkore,

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Mazatlan Port increases maritime cargo operations

Mexico’s federal government is improving the Port’s infrastructure including an expansion, connections to highways and airports reports Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, National Ports Director . The Mexican Government is working to consolidate three main routes: Mazatlán port to the port of Altamira which serves the automotive industry. Manzanillo port to the ports of Veracruz and

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Missing Mazatlan resident….see UPDATE

  Patrick O’neil McGean, a well known resident of Mazatlan, has been  missing since last Tuesday October 25, at 9:00 pm. Reports say that he left his house in a Chevrolet Spark and headed to Cerritos. Family and friends are looking for him with no success as of yet, but the authorities have been contacted.    

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