The Coco Movie – “A love letter to Mexico”

The Coco Movie – “A love letter to Mexico”

“The movie is so much a love letter to the country of Mexico,” said Dave Hollis, Disney distribution Chief. “It’s a celebration of the family, of Mexico’s culture, of its music,” he added. “Coco is also part of larger effort on Disney’s part to craft more inclusive stories and get as much cultural input as possible after decades of

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It is what is UNDERNEATH that counts: Victoria’s Secret’s Secret

It is what is UNDERNEATH that counts: Victoria’s Secret’s Secret

“Confidence is everything on the runway, Greg!” was the tweet I received from Victoria’s Secret on the afternoon of December 5, 2016, only hours before the models took to the stage for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Paris. The tweet was in response to a message I had sent explaining how much my daughter

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Monos Bichis and a Venados Jersey – Crime or naive joke?

Monos Bichis and a Venados Jersey – Crime or naive joke?

Sometime last week at the Fisherman’s Monument  – also known as “Monos bichis” (naked guys) – the masculine figure was dressed with a Venados jersey. Most people thought it was funny and pictures went viral quickly on social media. As soon as this was reported, the Bomberos went to the monument to remove the jersey.

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Mi Mazatlan – a new Video…

Mi Mazatlan – a new Video…

Mazatlecos are always very proud of their beautiful City and they love to promote it. Young Mazatlan talent: Fran Zata, Ivan Gonzalez, Andres Padilla, Valeria Velarde, Soul, Dany El Nise, Hermanos Barraza, DJ Nhas, Jam Baynel Pruys, Juan Watson, Banda Maximo Comando, Punto Final, Grupo Ministro & Juniors De Papi, and other talented folks made  a

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Amikoo Mayan Theme Park

Amikoo Mayan Theme Park

Mexico’s Riviera Maya already draws millions of tourists every year with its pristine beaches, adventure parks, and magnificent Mayan ruins, but now, Mexico has unveiled a huge plan to lure even more visitors to the stunning region on its southeastern coast. Officials announced plans to to break ground on a sprawling new theme park packed with wild

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Lorena Ochoa enters World Golf Hall of Fame, continues to build legacy

Lorena Ochoa enters World Golf Hall of Fame, continues to build legacy

Even the greatest golfers seldom exit on top, but rather tend to fade away in a blur of misplaced optimism and undignified scores. Lorena Ochoa was a rare exception. In May 2010, the Mexican phenom had been ranked No 1 in the world for a record 158 consecutive weeks and had claimed 27 LPGA Tour

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Meet Frida the Mexican Rescue Dog Who Is Saving Lives in Natural Disasters

Meet Frida the Mexican Rescue Dog Who Is Saving Lives in Natural Disasters

Frida a labrador retriever is earning international praise for her efforts to rescue a dozen lives in various natural disasters following a pair of earthquakes that struck Mexico in recent weeks. The dog, Frida, is deployed by the Mexican navy (SEMAR) in the event of natural disasters. Equipped with protective goggles and boots, she was put to

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“El Chapo” Pizza launched in Belgium!

“El Chapo” Pizza launched in Belgium!

This is a pizza with jalapenos, corn, meat, nachos and beans, almost all of the stereotypes of what Mexican food culture represents in other countries. However, the American brand PizzaHut’s outlet in Belgium went further by naming a new pizza  “El Chapo”, whose name refers to the alias of Joaquin Guzman. “Are you ready for

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Our year on the road & living in Mexico

Our year on the road & living in Mexico

Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico—September 4, 2017— Best Places In The World To Retire (Best Places) announced today the publication and availability for download of the free eBook, Our Year on the Road & Living in Mexico– Adventures, Challenges, Triumphs, Lessons Learned. The book provides the firsthand accounts of Chuck Bolotin and his wife Jet Metier after they sold, gave away, or put

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Hammocks at the hospital!

Hammocks at the hospital!

Hammocks have been installed at a Public Hospital in Campeche not because of lack of economic resources, they have been installed as part of an integration program of Mayan population. 47 percent of the population of the region is maya and they usually do not use beds to sleep. At the facilities of the hospital in

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Andres Romo – Escuinapa talent at the Italy Couture

Andres Romo – Escuinapa talent at the Italy Couture

Andres Romo was born in Escuinapa, Sinaloa and studied design at Culiacan University. He has been working for seven years in the fashion industry in Rome. At the young age of 36, he has been collaborating with internationally renowned brands such as Fabriano Boutique, Caterina Gatta , Agua de Coco and Mariù de Sica. His line collection “Miss

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Mazatlan in the Top 10 Overseas Retirement Index

Mazatlan in the Top 10 Overseas Retirement Index

Throughout the year, the “Live and Invest Overseas” team scout the best places around the world where folks can live better, invest soundly, retire comfortably and follow their dreams. That results of the research was unveiled in the 2017 Overseas Retirement Index, which are names and ranks the top places to retire abroad.  But which of these represent

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Kids to enjoy Mazatlan Summer

Kids to enjoy Mazatlan Summer

If you noticed, there are kids everywhere: At the beach, in the malls or in Plazuela Machado (and no matter how late is it!)all on vacation until August 20th. Summer is a dream for kids: Nice weather, no homework, no schedules, lots of kids TV shows…but for parents it can be a nightmare wondering how

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Issac Arevalo a promising young Mazatlan tennis phenom

Issac Arevalo a promising young Mazatlan tennis phenom

Issac Arevalo from Mazatlan is just 17 years old and is the number one National ranked players in the Mexican Tennis Federation (FMT in Spanish). His next challenges are at the international level in Europe. Issac next takes part at the Youth International championships in Poland and Hungary.  At the end of the competition, he

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Meet the woman who enchanted UNESCO with her food

Meet the woman who enchanted UNESCO with her food

Abiagail Mendoza started to cook when she was five years old. At age six she was able to cook tortillas and mole. 27 years ago, she opened a restaurant serving traditional Zapoteca food. Eventually six of her sisters joined her, working at the restaurant. Since 1990, Abigail runs the restaurant “Tlalmanalli” at Teotitlan del Valle,

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