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Red Cross donations down..

The economic crisis has adversely affected donations for the Red Cross. Donations to Mazatlan’s Red Cross is the lowest in the State. Bernardo Lizarraga, the Board’s  President states that it has been a struggle to manage fixed costs and general expenses due to the drop in donations this year. The Red Cross has been seeking the support of other

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Hospice Mazatlan…new events just annnounced

              Each year Hospice Mazatlan caters to more terminally ill patients who have heard about it from families who’s experienced care and comfort at this facility. The Hospice admits chronically ill patients for a short time in to assist families delivering proper patient care. The Hospice’s next events are: December 11, 2016,

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Sewing Seeds is coming to Mazatlan…

They are already in Puerto Vallarta…and are coming to Mazatlan. If you are interested in meeting with them mid-November, email us and we’ll keep you posted. MISSION Sewing Seeds is passionately committed to empowering underprivileged persons through training, mentoring, encouraging, and supporting by offering sewing training programs, micro-credit lending, and children’s programs at home and

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Topolobambo ecologic reserve threatened..

Ohuira Bay is an ecologic reserve in Topolobambo  threatened by the construction of a fertilizer plant with a first phase investment of 1 billion dollars. Eight years ago the National Environmental Ministry and Sinaloa’s authorities named the lagoons of Santa Maria, Topolobambo and Ohuira as “Ramsar” designations, in to protect seasonal migratory birds, marine species and vegetation

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MazMessenger welcomes “Amigos de los Animales”

A new section in MazMessenger is here! Amigos de los Animales (ADLA) is joining us as with a Pet of the Week section. It will feature an array of dogs, cats, kittens and puppies available for adoption from ADLA. They will also outline specific ways that you, concerned citizens of Mazatlán, can help them to achieve their

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San Ignacio’s Jaguars

“Jinetes”, a community of San Ignacio was the scene of jaguar hunting fora  long time, until the National Board of  Protected Natural Areas (“CONANP“), established a program to educate the population about the potential for ecotourism instead.                   The project started in San Ignacio’s communities as a temporary

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Bomberos get new base in Mazatlán

The fourth fire station in the city opened on October 14th, as part of the joint effort between the city authorities and volunteer firemen for a new base to improve response times and better service to the public. The first group of professional firefighters was organized by the Mazatlán community in 1948. Over the years

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Mexican President Inaugurates Mazatlán Military Hospital

The military spent 539 million pesos to complete the hospital which opened five months after it took possession.

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Cruz Roja Motorcycle Ambulance Stolen

A totally equipped Cruz Roja motorcycle ambulance worth 40,000 pesos was stolen.

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Hospice Mazatlán Reports on First Half of 2016

The popular Annual golf tournament and Dinner-Dance sponsored by the charity helped to generate needed funds for Hospice Mazatlán.

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Hospitalized American Mazatlán Resident Needs Help

Mazatlán resident, 71-year-old American Ogilby Michael Cloud, is in need of some assistance.

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New Residential Community Approved by Council

The new community, to be named Ciudad Fotur, is located in front of Fraccionamiento Quintas del Mar in Cerritos.

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Ex Pats Support Renovation of 31 de Marzo Fort

The occasion was the second annual Gumbo Fest organized by Gustavo Gama Oimos and Marco Antonio Tirado to raise funds for the restoration.

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Hospice Mazatlán Annual Report for 2015

In 2015, we were welcomed into the home of 147 different families to serve them in their most difficult times.

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4,500 Enjoy Second Annual “Pintate de Verde” Walk/Run

The walk/run was held simultaneously in five other municipalities in the State.

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