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Tequila cloud!

Tequila cloud!

Rain is not something you would normally use to convince tourists to spend their vacations in your country. Unless you’re Mexico and that rain is made from pure tequila.  “The idea [was] to provide an interactive experience that instantly transports Germans tired of the cold and wet winters to the warm beaches of Mexico by

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Mazatlan is fighting water waste

Mazatlan is fighting water waste

    47% of the daily consumption of potable water in Mazatlan is lost to theft, leakage and irresponsible use. With the objective of detecting leakage, theft and efficient measurement of drinking water consumption in the city, the Municipal Water and Sewage Board of Mazatlan (JUMAPAM) will install 8 water measuring devices and 2 more will be Read Full Article
Mexico’s First Lady to visit Culiacan

Mexico’s First Lady to visit Culiacan

Today Thursday April 27 Mexico’s First Lady Angélica Rivera will visit Culiacan, to launch a Health Campaign in coordination with DIF. The event will be part of the festivities of Children’s Day. Cultural events and gifts to school kids will be part of the event. Sra. Rivera visited Culiacan last November to open the “Alma de Niño”

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Mexican Tuna wins a trade battle

Mexican Tuna wins a trade battle

Mexico and the U.S. have fought for years over tuna. The U.S. insists that any Mexican tuna sold in the US must be “dolphin safe,” meaning dolphins weren’t killed by tuna fisherman, which was once common. Mexico says its fisherman play by the rules. The U.S. government disagrees. On Tuesday, the World Trade Organization ruled

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Gastronomic Fest “Puro Sinaloa”

Gastronomic Fest “Puro Sinaloa”

The Gastronomic Festival “Puro Sinaloa” will be held in Mazatlan at La Casona in Plazuela Machado May 11 & 12, and will bring together investors and producers of the agriculture sector. The Festival is aiming to increase opportunities to local farmers through  interactive workshops. The event will be free and an estimated 1,500 t0 2,000 participants will take part

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58-year old woman gives birth to twins in Culiacan!

58-year old woman gives birth to twins in Culiacan!

A 58-year old woman has given birth to twins – a girl Victoria Maria, and a boy Victor Manuel – in the  33rd  week of of her pregnancy. The babies were delivered at IMSS Hospital in Culiacan. The elated mum  said : “I’m just so happy, I prayed so much for this miracle” The babies were

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Paseo de los Olivos legal demand

Paseo de los Olivos legal demand

Neighbors from Paseo de los Olivos presented a legal demand against tostada manufacturer Tostadas Blancas. located on Hwy. 15-D. According to the neighbors, the corn bins are discharging waste that causes allergies and there is also a risk that the tanks may be explode with more than 500 kilograms of gas next to gas stations. The walls and floors

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UBER to be subject to Taxi regulations.

UBER to be subject to Taxi regulations.

Transport Commisioners have now agreed to apply Sinaloa’s law of Transit and Transport to UBER drivers. Officials from the Directorate of Transport will start to perform random reviews of UBER units. After a protest march two weeks ago, the authorities agreed that UBER should be complying with all the regulations applicable to regular taxis. “Uber drivers are operating

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So far It’s Milk, Not Corn

So far It’s Milk, Not Corn

The war of words between the U.S. and Mexico over trade has prompted concern over what might happen to cross-border shipments of corn and meat — even avocados. But there’s one market that’s already feeling the effects: nonfat dry milk. Futures prices in Chicago are down 13 percent this year. The decline is fueled largely by

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Mexico’s peso could strengthen further: Finance Minister

Mexico’s peso is “quite competitive” and could strengthen further despite likely bouts of volatility, said Finance Minister, Jose Antonio Meade. “Conceptually, there is probably still room for some appreciation.”The current exchange rate is better aligned with the country’s economic fundamentals, he added. The peso slid to a record low in early January. “What we saw at

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Condo tower to replace Puerto Viejo

Condo tower to replace Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo, one of the most traditional restaurants in Mazatlan, is being demolished. The report to demolish the restaurant has been approved by the Anthropology and History Institute (INAH), and it will be replaced with a 12-storey condomium tower. “The report considered the Freeman Hotel, PJF Facilities and the Malecon and there here is a need

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2017 Moto Parade!

2017 Moto Parade!

Babies, girls, Grandpas & Grandmas, motopolice… everybody had fun in the parade of the 2017 Motoweek. Luxury, original and modified motorcycles, ATV’s, monster ATV and customized vehicles could be seen on the Malecon. Almost all day long, Avenida del Mar was taken over by the motos and bikers who enjoyed the spectacular view of Sea of Cortez.

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Movies in Town – April 21 – 27

Movies in Town – April 21 – 27

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. Going in style – Senderos / Gran Plaza /Galerias / Gaviotas A reboot of the 1979 movie. Three seniors, who are living social security check to check

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More Real Estate projects in Mazatlan

Mayor Fernando Pucheta, held a meeting with investors to welcome five new real estate projects in Mazatlan. One Tower, will be a 10 floor condo-hotel with 19 units and 1 penthouse and will be constructed by Los Tres Amigos – located just north of Las Gavias on the Malecon. Condominio Lobel 833 byInmobiliaria Escamilla S.A.

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Javier Duarte’s Properties

The Ex-Governor of Veracuz, Javier Duarte during his term in office (2010-2016) is accused of illegal enrichment, organized crime and money laundering. An audit identified that just in the year 2015, $484 million pesos assigned to education programs “disappeared” – the money was spent on fake payments. After his detention last weekend in Guatemala and as part of

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