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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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Movies in Mazatlan Oct 28 -Nov 3

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. Doctor Strange – Platino/ Galerias/ Insurgentes Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: Daylight Savings Time is over next Saturday

It’s that time of year again…..when we all struggle to remember if the clocks go backwards or forward. Fall Back – the key words! If you don’t want to accidentally miss a date with your crush, lose a flight or in anyway be late, here’s the deal: When do the clocks go back? On Sunday, October 30 at

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Dia de Muertos Celebration

Tuesday November 1st, at 7:00 pm is Dia de Muertos and the festivities at the Mazatlán Art School and Angela Peralta Theater will include a show incorporating 300 artists on 20 stages. The theme changes every year and this year’s theme is “The Revolution of the Dead”. Shows will include classical ballet, folklore, contemporary dance, theater, music and

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Mi Mazatlan!!

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Tourism in Sinaloa grows 12%

The arrival of more than 2.4 million local and foreign tourists so far in 2016, amount to a 12% increase over last year reports the Tourism Ministry (Sectur). The visitor increase means an economic benefit of  almost $16 million pesos. Sinaloa’s hotel occupancy increased  2.61% compared to last year and  the average occupancy for the year is  57.9%. The destinations

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Zika’s prevention awareness

The first Zika case in Mazatlán has been confirmed by the local health authorities who are working in the area of the affected 70 year old male. Fumigating and increasing the awareness about preventative actions is taking place in his neighborhood. Other Zika cases confirmed in Sinaloa include 2 in Los Mochis and 5 in Culiacan.

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Shrimp Fleets vs Ecofriendly Technology

Fishing fleets, particularly shrimp trawlers that operate in Mazatlán, could use natural gas instead of oil as fuel to reduce their environmental impact – but hurdles would first need to be cleared. That was the consensus among panelists at a Maritime Business Forum held recently in the City. Mazatlán is Mexico’s most important shrimp-fishing port, and Sinaloa

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