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Canadian Rotarians Arrive Bearing Donations

The Rotarians were welcomed with a luncheon after travelling seven days from Canada.

New Centro Histórico Image

Following the inauguration, the Governor and Mayor greeted local residents and visitors enjoying the balmy evening at restaurants in the Plazuela Machado.

Owner Takes Jaguar Cub for Walk Along the Malecón

According to the owner, Shakira was purchased from a Culiacán store specializing in the sale of exotic animals.

What’s Next for the Malecón? Telescopes?

Employees of an unnamed company attempted to install various telescopes yesterday along the Malecón.

Christmas Lights Up the Plazuela Machado

Mayor Carlos Felton accompanied by candidates for the 2016 Queen of Carnaval and Cultura Director Rául Rico at the inauguration.

Mazatlán Chalks up Another Successful Marathon

Marathon officials reported that 12,206 international, national and local contestants entered the various races, with 130 signing up at the last minute on Saturday morning.

Mazatlán’s “Ferrusquilla” Singer/Composer/Actor Passes Away

Many of his songs have become emblematic, in particular “Échame a mí la culpa,” “Mazatlán” and “Cariño Nuevo.”

The Fisherman

Congratulations to Oliver Rifkind, whose story The Fisherman is the winner of The Mazatlán Messenger Anecdote Contest!

Foreign Community Donates Benches in Plazuela Machado

Each bench, designed and constructed by local businesses, cost 12,000 pesos, said Rico.

Hospice Mazatlán fundraising breakfast

Approximately 175 people attended the Hospice Mazatlán fundraising breakfast on Sunday November 25 at Royal Villas in a lovely setting beside the hotel pool.

El Cid Halloween Party

The folks at this party on October 30th in El Cid were in the mood to enjoy Halloween. If you look carefully, you may recognize some well known and familiar faces behind the makeup and masks.

UPDATED: Rainy Season Contest

The contest is now closed and we have a winner! Thank you for all of your submissions!

Organic Market Producers Tour

Organizers of Mazatlán´s organic market invited the public to meet their producers. Photographer Peter Murphy went along and sent back this report.

Hearts for Hospice Dinner/Dance

The annual fundraiser “Hearts for Hospice” Dinner/Dance held on February 23rd was another resounding success.

Eye on Brazil at Carnaval 2013

Mazatlán Messenger photographer, Peter Murphy, had a bird’s eye view of the Brazilian Samba Dancers’ Carnaval float from his condo and took full advantage of the opportunity.