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Pemex approves new deep water Gulf joint venture

Pemex approves new deep water Gulf joint venture

Pemex  has approved its second-ever deep water joint venture covering the Nobilis-Maximino block in the country’s territorial Gulf waters. Pemex, which is looking for a partner to develop the block, estimates it to hold reserves of some 500 million barrels of oil equivalent (Boe) based on data gathered from five wells drilled in the past.

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Shark sightings at Escuinapa

Shark sightings at Escuinapa

Locals in Escuinapa reported shark sightings at the local beach. “There are huge sardine shoals close to shore and sharks are coming in because of that.” Said Marco Muralla, in charge of Civil Protection. Marco said that citizens should not be alarmed as it is very unlikely that a shark will attack a human being, but patrols will be

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Hotel fire in Rosario

Hotel fire in Rosario

The Lola Beltran Hotel in Rosario caught fire at about 5:40 am this morning (April 28). Voluntary firefighters in Rosario with the support of Escuinapa Bomberos finally brought the fire under control after battling it fora  while. The hotel has 30 guests booked but at the time of the  incident just 5 were in. No injuries were reported but  damage

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Tequila cloud!

Tequila cloud!

Rain is not something you would normally use to convince tourists to spend their vacations in your country. Unless you’re Mexico and that rain is made from pure tequila.  “The idea [was] to provide an interactive experience that instantly transports Germans tired of the cold and wet winters to the warm beaches of Mexico by

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Mazatlan is fighting water waste

Mazatlan is fighting water waste

    47% of the daily consumption of potable water in Mazatlan is lost to theft, leakage and irresponsible use. With the objective of detecting leakage, theft and efficient measurement of drinking water consumption in the city, the Municipal Water and Sewage Board of Mazatlan (JUMAPAM) will install 8 water measuring devices and 2 more will be Read Full Article
Mexican Tuna wins a trade battle

Mexican Tuna wins a trade battle

Mexico and the U.S. have fought for years over tuna. The U.S. insists that any Mexican tuna sold in the US must be “dolphin safe,” meaning dolphins weren’t killed by tuna fisherman, which was once common. Mexico says its fisherman play by the rules. The U.S. government disagrees. On Tuesday, the World Trade Organization ruled

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Gastronomic Fest “Puro Sinaloa”

Gastronomic Fest “Puro Sinaloa”

The Gastronomic Festival “Puro Sinaloa” will be held in Mazatlan at La Casona in Plazuela Machado May 11 & 12, and will bring together investors and producers of the agriculture sector. The Festival is aiming to increase opportunities to local farmers through  interactive workshops. The event will be free and an estimated 1,500 t0 2,000 participants will take part

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58-year old woman gives birth to twins in Culiacan!

58-year old woman gives birth to twins in Culiacan!

A 58-year old woman has given birth to twins – a girl Victoria Maria, and a boy Victor Manuel – in the  33rd  week of of her pregnancy. The babies were delivered at IMSS Hospital in Culiacan. The elated mum  said : “I’m just so happy, I prayed so much for this miracle” The babies were

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Paseo de los Olivos legal demand

Paseo de los Olivos legal demand

Neighbors from Paseo de los Olivos presented a legal demand against tostada manufacturer Tostadas Blancas. located on Hwy. 15-D. According to the neighbors, the corn bins are discharging waste that causes allergies and there is also a risk that the tanks may be explode with more than 500 kilograms of gas next to gas stations. The walls and floors

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UBER to be subject to Taxi regulations.

UBER to be subject to Taxi regulations.

Transport Commisioners have now agreed to apply Sinaloa’s law of Transit and Transport to UBER drivers. Officials from the Directorate of Transport will start to perform random reviews of UBER units. After a protest march two weeks ago, the authorities agreed that UBER should be complying with all the regulations applicable to regular taxis. “Uber drivers are operating

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So far It’s Milk, Not Corn

So far It’s Milk, Not Corn

The war of words between the U.S. and Mexico over trade has prompted concern over what might happen to cross-border shipments of corn and meat — even avocados. But there’s one market that’s already feeling the effects: nonfat dry milk. Futures prices in Chicago are down 13 percent this year. The decline is fueled largely by

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Mexico’s peso could strengthen further: Finance Minister

Mexico’s peso could strengthen further: Finance Minister

Mexico’s peso is “quite competitive” and could strengthen further despite likely bouts of volatility, said Finance Minister, Jose Antonio Meade. “Conceptually, there is probably still room for some appreciation.”The current exchange rate is better aligned with the country’s economic fundamentals, he added. The peso slid to a record low in early January. “What we saw at

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2017 Moto Parade!

2017 Moto Parade!

Babies, girls, Grandpas & Grandmas, motopolice… everybody had fun in the parade of the 2017 Motoweek. Luxury, original and modified motorcycles, ATV’s, monster ATV and customized vehicles could be seen on the Malecon. Almost all day long, Avenida del Mar was taken over by the motos and bikers who enjoyed the spectacular view of Sea of Cortez.

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Pet of the Week – Abuelo

Pet of the Week – Abuelo

Meet Abuelo Abuelo, which translates to “Grandfather”, came to us from Copala, a small, old silver mining town located about an hour’s drive northeast of Mazatlán.  A Canadian couple staying at the Riu Hotel took a day trip to Copala and spotted Abuelo.  When the couple returned to town they called the shelter to see

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More Real Estate projects in Mazatlan

More Real Estate projects in Mazatlan

Mayor Fernando Pucheta, held a meeting with investors to welcome five new real estate projects in Mazatlan. One Tower, will be a 10 floor condo-hotel with 19 units and 1 penthouse and will be constructed by Los Tres Amigos – located just north of Las Gavias on the Malecon. Condominio Lobel 833 byInmobiliaria Escamilla S.A.

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