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Amigos to Canada with $1.6B con Vacaciones!

Amigos to Canada with $1.6B con Vacaciones!

The American tourism industry could be facing a new phenomenon: waning interest in the traveling to the United States. After decades of sitting pretty as a bucket list destination, the stars and stripes might be on their way out. Experts warn that anti-immigration rhetoric as well as confusing travel and electronic bans have dampened foreign

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Daylight saving time kicks in at midnight!!

Daylight saving time kicks in at midnight!!

Daylight Saving Time (DST), usually referred to as El Honorario de Verano” in Spanish, begins at 2:00 am local time on Sunday, April  2nd. So do not forget to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed tonight, if you are in México.

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10 Historical facts that you may not about Mazatlan

10 Historical facts that you may not about Mazatlan

Mazatlan is a city with a multicultural heritage, this list is just has just ten of the many interesting things that are part of it’s history: 1. The City was conquered twice by the Spaniards Mazatlan was conquered first in 1531, lost shortly by the constant native attacks and later was reconquered by Francisco de

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Journalists protesting against violence

Journalists protesting against violence

Journalists, citizens, academics and businessmen in Mazatlán protested against the violence to journalists throughout the country after the recent murders occurred during  the past few days. The protest was held yesterday at noon and simultaneously at Culiacán, Guamúchil, Guasave and Los Mochis. ” As journalists we want to say that we are here to reflect on the

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Clean Beach Certification process

Clean Beach Certification process

To maintain the certification of Gaviotas Beach and El Verde Camacho and to promote new ones members of the Clean Beaches Board are on a training course of the Official Mexican Standard that regulates these processes. Elsa Bojórquez, Ecology Director, said that the regulations were updated so it is important to know the new guidelines that

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Jobs are heading back to Mexico once again

Jobs are heading back to Mexico once again

The flow of manufacturers setting up shop south of the border dwindled to a trickle, but now the the pace is picking back up: Illinois Tool Works Inc. will close an auto-parts plant in Mazon, Illinois, this month and head to Ciudad Juarez. Triumph Group Inc. is reducing the Spokane, Washington, workforce that makes fiber-composite parts

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April Calendar

April Calendar

 April 4 -8   Mazatlan Jazz Fest Concerts, music clinics, jam sessions, book and film presentations. See the program here. Tickets to Angela Peralta and the dinner event have a cost, tickets to Casa Haas and others are free and are available at the Angela Peralta Theater. April 7th, 8:00 pm   Ole Torero Camerata

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April Calendar

April Calendar

April Calendar April 1st Autism day celebration 9:00 am- walking from club de leones to bosque 5:30 pm – Paintings Gallery at City Hall Free event April 1st & 2nd 8:00 am to 7: 00 pm Bomberos carwash fundraising Insurgentes Station Support voluntary firefighters, The money collected will be used for training and certifications required by

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Movies in Mazatlan March 31 – April 6

Movies in Mazatlan March 31 – April 6

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. Ghost in the shell  – Senderos / Gran Plaza / Galerias / Platino In the near future, Major (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind:

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Support Bomberos fundraising

Support Bomberos fundraising

Next weekend the Bomberos of Mazatlan are holding a car wash to raise funds. Firefighters of Mazatlan are volunteers and their financing comes from donations and a Jumapam subsidy. The money collected will be used for training and certifications required by the firefighters to perform their job safely. The car wash is slated for April 1st and 2nd at

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Society demands justice for Prof. Gamboa’s killing

Society demands justice for Prof. Gamboa’s killing

A retired professor from Sinaloa University was found dead in the trunk of his car abandoned in the Valle Dorado neighborhood in Mazatlan. Investigators report that Prof. Luis Gamboa was asphyxiated. He went missing from his home this past Monday. He was the Director of the Accounting Faculty in addition to other duties at the Sinaloa University. Students

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Foreign journalists assaulted in Navolato

Foreign journalists assaulted in Navolato

Three journalists from broadcaster Al-Jazeera, were assaulted by an armed group  in Navolato. The journalists arrived in Sinaloa to cover a story about violence and agricultural workers when they were intercepted by the armed group. The group identified themselves as members of Archivaldo Guzman (El Chapo’s son). The journalists were confused with another group that the Guzman

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Nayarit Attorney General accused of narco-trafficking

Nayarit Attorney General accused of narco-trafficking

Nayarit’s Attorney General Edgar Veytia was arrested on Monday at the U.S.-Mexico border south of San Diego for smuggling and trying to distribute drugs following charges filed by the state of New York in early March. Veytia, also known as “Diablo,” “Eepp,” and “Lic Veytia,” was indicted on Tuesday on grand jury charges of international conspiracy to

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10 less Deputies in Sinaloa

10 less Deputies in Sinaloa

The Sinaloa Congress has voted to reduce the number of State Deputies from 40 to 30 thus modifying State electoral law. After the modification Sinaloa will have 18 elected Deputies and 12 appointed. Governor Quirino Ordaz, who sent the proposal to Congress to reduce the number of Deputies said that Sinaloa will be a model

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Gas explosion in Plaza Senderos

Gas explosion in Plaza Senderos

Shoppers panicked yesterday inside the Plaza Senderos without knowing exactly what happened. They heard a loud explosion following which two restaurants in the food court caught fire. The mall was evacuated and the firefighters extinguished the blaze.  There were no fatalities nor injuries to staff or mall customers. The Bomberos confirmed that the cause was a gas accumulation. The

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