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Legendary moto week looking for Guinness record

To celebrate the 22nd edition of the legendary Moto week, the organizers are looking to enter the  Guinness book of Records with the highest number of motorcycles in a parade. The participating bikers will start at Km Zero in front of Parque de la Ciudad on April 22 at 4:00 pm. Pablo Orozco, Vice president

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Mazatlan Bike Forum

Mazatlan will take part in the 6th International Bike Forum, one of the most significant forums of sustainable mobility, promoting urban biking culture and seeking to improve public areas to pedestrians, bikers and drivers in a safe way. The pre-forum will be explore the challenges of the city and the community’s proposals, and will also evaluate the outcomes and

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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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Refugio San Pablo Fundraising

Refugio San Pablo Fundraising

On March 17th, O’Neil McGean Scholarship Fund for Refugio hosted its first fundraising St. Patrick’s Day Dinner. It was a Great Success!  Refugio Founders commented: “What a great evening. We honored our friend O’Neil McGean and the life of a deserving young man at Refugio will be changed forever. Our heartfelt thanks to those who

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Youth Deputies for A Day

Promoting civic values and citizen participation among youth are the main objectives of the program “Youth Deputies for A Day”. At Sinaloa’s Congress, six girls and two boys representing the electoral districts of the state made presentations related to their main concerns: Brenda Cota – Teenager’s Pregnancy and children labor work Noelia Contrera – Parents involvement in kids

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Cleaning and re-forestation campaign

The Municipal Youth Institute (IMJU) has started a campaign called “Ecoactions IMJU”, initiated with the planting of 150 local trees in Urias, with the hope of invigorating the Colonia and improving its image. 50 young students support the campaign of cleaning and reforestation. Nunez, the Campaign organizers, said that there is a feeling of great satisfaction for

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Hospice Mazatlan, IAP – 2016 Annual Report

It is difficult to describe the extent of the services accomplished by Hospice Mazatlán.   Let me tell you the story of the youngest patient we admitted to Hospice in 2016. The family includes a grandmother who is now taking care of her 5 grandchildren.  Our patient is the youngest, 3 years and 9 months old. 

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US citizen supports Mazatlan’s young cyclist

On February 19 Manuel Rodriguez, a 14 year old Mazatleco won the gold medal in a State biking competition. He did not have his own bicycle and had to borrow one for the competition. A local newspaper Noroeste, published his story titled: “A Gold medal boy.. with no bike”. The  story touched Sally Ross, a U.S.

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Injured Joy King keeps on…

Jorge Luna, Carnival’s Joy King took part in the second parade despite injuries  he sustained in a car accident just hours before the parade. He was driving to a lunch organized by the parade’s kings and ambassadors and after the accident was transported to Clinica del Mar. The attending doctor recommended that he not take part in

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Canadians get together in Mazatlan

Sinaloa’s Tourism Secretary and Canada’s Consulate in Mexico organized an information session and cocktail for the Canadian Community living in Mazatlan. About 400 Canadians attended the get together at Mazatlan’s Aquarium. Rachelle Dalton, consul and first Secretary of the Canadian Embassy in Mexico and Wendy Hardouin, Mazatlan’s Consular officer,  led the informative session about consular services. They

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Empowering Mazatlan’s women

To improve opportunities for women, the Women’s Municipal Institute (INADEM) will be organizing an Expo from March 8 to 10 as part of the celebrations of International Women’s Day. During the Expo, women will take part in a a number of activities related to : beauty, gastronomy, home, maternity, health, hobbies, technology, education, job opportunities and

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Senior Carnival’s King Crowning

“During this Goverment’s term and with DIF we want to do things different, more efficient and meaningful”, said Rosy Fuentes, Sinaloa’s DIF Presidente and Governor’s wife. At a Pre-Carnival party at the Community Center 2 (CDI) the crowning of Carnaval Seniors took place. It was organized by the Senior and Social Integration Care. The DIF President

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Farm to Table 2017!

The 2017 Farm to Table event was held on Sunday at Chuy’s Organics farm just north of Mazatlán at Kilometer 21. Attendance this year doubled to 300 from last year. Alastair Porteous from Water’s Edge Bistro; Gabriel Ocampo from F.I.S.H.; Daniel Soto from El Caprichito Mío (Culiacán); Luis Osuna from Cayenna(Culiacán); Elmo Ruffo from Fiera; Karl Gregg from Blue Print Group (Vancouver) and

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Your Opinion of What it’s Like to Live in Mexico

The Mazatlan Messenger is proud to be a co-sponsor of a research study of expats living in Mexico being conducted by Best Places in the World to Retire starting today.  To participate, you must be living in Mexico full time or part time. If you participate you will be entered into a drawing for some

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Sinaloa Environmental Management Unit

After eight years of research by Sinaloa’s scientists and with the support of the Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat (Semarnat), Sinaloa University (UAS) and residents of the Cuitaboca community  of San Ignacio, an Environmental Management Unit (UMA) has been created to protect endangered species such as the jaguar and green macaw.Researcher Dra. Yamel Rubio reported that

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