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Mazatlan is getting ready for Tianguis 2018

Mazatlan is getting ready for Tianguis 2018

“Mazatlán is getting ready to be a First class City for the 2018 Touristic Tianguis. We will surprise visitors and there will be no doubts about us as the best destination in Northwest Mexico”, said Mayor Fernando Pucheta during his speech at the breakfast “Friends of Mazatlan” held at the Tourism Tianguis in Acapulco, Sinaloa’s Governor, Quirino Ordaz said

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Grupo Mexico will consolidate as US railway operator

Grupo México, a mining conglomerate which owns Mexico’s biggest railway network, has agreed to buy Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp (FEC) for $2.1bn . The deal “positions it immediately as a consolidated railway operator in the US, adding a fundamental line in Florida to existing operations in Texas,” the company said in a statement

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Frida Kahlo’s emoji…

For those looking for a more artful way to express their emotions over text than plugging in images  there is a new kind of emoji on the scene. Los Angeles-based graphic designer Sam Cantor has previously crafted emoji inspired by iconic artists such as van Gogh and Basquiat, and now is releasing no less than

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A sad weekend for Mexican soccer

Mexican soccer fans mourned a weekend without Sunday matches after referees refused to officiate in protest against the league’s decision to not impose tougher punishments on two players who shoved officials. The sports newspaper Record published a banner headline Sunday that read “We are going to miss you!” It carried the subtitle: “A sad weekend without the MX

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Meet Sergio a talented Mexican kid

Meet Sergio a talented Mexican kid

Sergio Vargas Escoruela asked for three Christmas presents: a piano, a battery and a guitar. Instead of all that, he received a keyboard and took lessons with teacher Mariana Chabukiani. Only a couple of months later he had his first piano recital – in June 2013 at a theater in Torreón. He was eight years old.

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CFE Summer Subsidy for Sinaloa

300 million pesos is the subsidy authorized for CFE during the summer season in Sinaloa, said Governor Quirino Ordaz. The subsidy applies only for domestic use and will be for the period May to October.    

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Warning following pit-bull attack.

Last Saturday at 10:00 am, on Avenida Marlin in Sabalo Country a woman was savagely attacked by a pit-bull. Two men were trying to lock the dog in cage in a pick-up truck when it run away and attacked the woman who was crossing the street in front of the British Institute. A security guard from a nearby school attempted to rescue

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Mexico could be looking for another corn supplier

Mexico, the world’s biggest buyer of US corn, is considering offering duty-free access to Brazilian and Argentine maize as an alternative to American imports in a move that could have big consequences for US farmers worried about NAFTA and the tax agenda. Mexico at present imports 98% of its corn from the US, and total US

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Fake explosive vest

Eleven black cylinders with cables attached to a vest, simulating a bomb were found in the El Cid neighborhood in Mazatlan. Landscaping staff found the vest on Saturday and called in the police. Emergency codes were activated and anti-bomb military experts arrived to deactivate the vest. It turns out that the cylinders were just PVC

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Water Guards

Celebrating International Water Day in Culiacan, JUMAPAN was recognized for it’s efforts to save water and young students were appointed as “water guards”. More than 800 kids from the 18 Municipios of Sinaloa participated in the event that focuses on raising the awareness of saving water. The program empowers the kids to talk with the community about excessive watering of

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Social activist attacked

Alma Barraza, lawyer and social activist, was driving from Culiacan on Highway 15D with her security escort when an armed group stopped them at Km 140. Her bodyguard fought the attackers but was injured in the process. She continued driving and asked for help at the Marmol toll station where paramedics attended to the bodyguard who unfortunately succumbed to

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Mexican inflation jumps!

Mexico’s annual inflation rate rose at its fastest pace in nearly 8 years in early March, prompting central bank chief Agustin Carstens to hint at higher interest rates to combat an inflation “bubble” that he said, would subside later in the year. The headline inflation rate for the year through mid-March was 5.29%. The figure

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El Sinaloense song

El Sinaloense song

Sinaloense is the song that represents Sinaloa and has been interpreted by hundreds of local and international artists. The composer is Severiano Briseño, a musician from San Luis Potosí. In 1943 Briseno arrived in Sinaloa with some friends that in the middle of a drinking session demanded him to write a corrido (popular song) to Sinaloa. This video is a

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Gas explosion damages home and vehicle

A leaking gas  tank resulted in an explosion last night at Colonia Lázaro Cárdenas destroying a  home and a vehicle costing thousands of pesos.. The incident took place at Teniente Azueta Street close to Miguel Aleman Ave, in a private home that was fortunately vacant at the time. The explosion affected other houses in the neighborhood as well.

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Movies in Mazatlan March 24 – 30

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. Life – Senderos/ Gran Plaza/ Insurgentes/ Galerias/ Platino /Gaviotas Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extraterrestrial

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