Who is “El Buto”?

El Buto’s health deteriorated and a home was finally found for him this year in the homeless shelter, “Una Gota en el Océano.”

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Fire Department Celebrates 74th Anniversary

Today the Mazatlán fire department is composed of between 80 and 90 firefighters in three stations.

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Construction of Olympic Pool on Schedule

The pool forms one aspect and the first stage of an overall sports complex the municipality plans to complete next year.

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Bibliobus Mazatlán, a Modern Mobile Library

Mazatlán has become one of the first municipalities in the country to offer a mobile internet library.

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Hospice Mazatlán Announces 9th Annual Golf Tournament

As in the past, the 9th annual golf tournament will be held at the beautiful Estrella del Mar golf course.

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Memorial for Austrialian Surfers

The call has been made for all State Associations and Surf Clubs in Mexico hold simultaneous Memorial Paddle Outs for Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman.

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Maz Women’s Football Team Wins Title

Las Tiburonas defeated the Durango Aztecas de Durango team 24-22.

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Remembrance Day Ceremony Resurrected in Mazatlán

The response to this event was overwhelmingly positive, so plans for next year are already in progress.

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“Salsa & Salsa,” A Fundraiser for Hospice Mazatlán

Salsa and Salsa is really a lot of fun! Learn how to make salsa, learn how to dance the Salsa!

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Donations for Hurricane Patricia Victims

Please encourage everyone to help as the tragedy about to unfold will be of immense proportion.

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Good Night, Sweet Prince

Hagen Dietrich passed away October 16, 2015.

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Budget for IMSS Clinic Cut by 81 Percent

The announcement this week of the budget reduction took everyone by surprise.

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Mayor to Crack Down on Billboards and Telephone Towers

Municipal police have the right to detain anyone installing antennas and advertising billboards without permission.

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School with No Electricity, Drinking Water or Bathrooms

Students of Ricardo Flores Magón primary school began the school year in a nearby college but on Wednesday they moved into trailers where not even the blinds work.

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The Mazatlán Messenger Celebrates Five Years Online

Five years ago this month The Mazatlán Messenger, this city’s only daily English language community newspaper, came online.

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