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Methamphetamine seized in Sinaloa

Marines in Algodones Sinaloa seized more than 1 ton of methamphetamine as well as production equipment. This will be the second significant seizing during the year, including the last one… Read more »

Walmart’s Mexico unit to add 10,000 jobs

Walmart’s subsidiary announced Wednesday night it’s going to add 10,000 jobs in Mexico over the next three years. The subsidiary, Walmart de Mexico, said it would invest $1.3 billion in… Read more »

Panama Group supports the Bomberos for the 3rd year

For 3 years now the Panama Group has collaborated with the voluntary Bomberos in a fundraising campaign. From August to November, Panama teams were selling water bottles and at the end… Read more »

One lion and one lynx were rescued

A citizen in Culiacan voluntarily turned in a male African lion to the conservation life unit (UMA) according to a report from the environmental protection secretariat (Profepa) UMA explained that the animal… Read more »

Four new protected biological reserves in Mexico

Last December 5th, Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexico’s president, signed decrees creating four new biological reserves and five other protected areas , setting aside about 160 million acres (65 million hectares)… Read more »

Violent night in Mazatlan

Last night four shootings took place at different locations in the city: The fist one was at Colonia Francisco Villa around 7:00 pm, where 3 victims were assassinated. The second, was at… Read more »

BHP Billiton will join PEMEX

Australia’s BHP Billiton won the bidding to join with Mexican state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) in the Trion oil field in the Gulf of Mexico, in the first award… Read more »

First snowfall of the year..in Mexico!

The first snowfall of the year started yesterday, December 4.  With strong winds and weather below 5 Celsius degrees, 110 kilometers of the Mazatlan Durango highway was closed from 11… Read more »

December Festivities at the Cathedral

The December Cathedral calendar looks like this: December, 8 – Immaculate Conception Celebration (Patron) December, 11 – Night mass to start Guadalupe Virgin Celebration with the traditional Mañanitas (Mexican version… Read more »

Just a drunk man?

Sinaloa’s State Attorney Marco Higuera’s house was damaged by an intruder on Sunday around midnight. A man went to visit Higuera but started arguing with him got  violent, and proceeded to smash… Read more »

Pet of the Week – Mostaza

Meet Mostaza (Mustard) Mostaza is a friendly, honey-mustard-colored pup, who smiles when she is happy – which is most of the time.  About a month ago, Mostaza and her sister,… Read more »

Mazatlan’s Celebration of Life for O’Neil

Sonora to supply parts for new electric car

Governor Doug Ducey and Lucid Motors announced that the company has selected Casa Grande for its electric car manufacturing operation and Sonora (Mexico) as car parts supplier. The facility will bring over 2,000 projected… Read more »

Shooting in Colonia Lazaro Cardenas

Around 8:00 pm on Friday, December 2, residents of Colonia Lazaro Cardenas area (across from the cruise ship terminal) panicked with the sound of gunfire and called in the police…. Read more »

Mexico’s Central Bank Governor to step down

Mexico’s central bank governor, Agustín Carstens, will stand down in July. The central bank on Thursday announced the impending departure of the 58-year-old Carstens, a former Mexican finance minister who… Read more »