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Summer Tourists Arrive Early

Summer tourist season in Mazatlán has arrived early this year, surprising both the tourism and business sectors.

Price of Fruits, Vegetables on the Rise

Several vendors suggested farmers have increased prices because many producers have lost seedlings due to the drought.

México’s Gross Fixed Investments up 5.2%

Last year México’s economy grew 2.1 percent.

Winners of First Phase of Oil Auction to be announced July 15

Requests for Proposals for the second and third phases were announced in February and May of this year.

Electricity Rates Continue their Decline

This is the seventh consecutive month in which electrical rates have decreased.

Mexican Army told to “Take out Criminals”

A Mexican human rights group released a report documenting that the Mexican military had orders to “take out criminals.”

Council Members Question Leasing of 77 Vehicles

Prices offered by local and national dealers for the 77 vehicles amounts to over 48 million pesos.

Federal Police Recover Stolen U.S. Visas

The U.S. embassy reported that all stolen cards were reissued and were sent out to applicants.

Analysts Lower GDP Growth for México

They also downgraded their forecast for 2016 from 3.32 percent to 3.20 percent.

Beltran Leyva Cartel Leader Captured

The family-run Beltran Leyva cartel was once a major drug cartel in México.

Oaxacan Journalist Murdered

México has become Latin America’s most dangerous country for the practice of journalism.

Councilman Calls for Investigation of Director of Planning

The last time the Director was questioned was this week when a telephone antenna appeared on Zaragoza Street.

Traffic Police to Crack Down on Passenger Overload

If they carry 8-12, they will be fined, more than 12 the vehicle will be seized.

Police Prohibited from Carrying Cellphones

Municipal police and traffic police in Mazatlán are prohibited from carrying cellphones while on duty.

Sinaloa and Chihuahua Attempt to Block Independents from Governorships

It was the first time in México’s history that an independent was elected to lead a state.