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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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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Narco-style goodbye

Narco-style goodbye

In the Community of El Diez, the funeral parade for Francisco Zazueta “Pancho Chimal” included multiple gun shots in the air  as a good bye in keeping with with the narco-tradition. Pancho Chimal was the chief bodyguard of “El Chapo’s” eldest son and leader of the criminal group known as “Los Chimales”. Navy forces killed Zazueta during a shootout on

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Mexican Street Food Tour is the new trend

Mexican Street Food Tour is the new trend

A vitamin “T” shot as is known in Mexico consists on rich, fatty street food like tacos, tamale, tortas which are available all over the Country — at bus stops, at schools and on street corners. And it’s affordable to the masses.  A heaping plate of tacos costs less than  two bucks. When you travel or

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Mexico Tops Global List of Best Places to Retire in 2017

Mexico Tops Global List of Best Places to Retire in 2017

According to InternationalLiving.com’s recently released 2017 Global Retirement Index, the top retirement destination in the world this year now goes to Mexico. This annual ranking of the world’s top 24 retirement destinations is based on cost of living, retiree benefits, climate, healthcare, and more and compares, contrasts, ranks, and rates good-value havens all around the

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Animal cruelty offenders ticketed.

Animal cruelty offenders ticketed.

The first penalty for animal cruelty offenses in Culiacan have been issued. The animal protection code defines cruelty as having a dog chained up outside for long periods of time. A citizen’s report was received through the Laika Foundation and was sent to the authorities. The dog was “watching a land”, chained all the day long, underfeed, with no

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FINALLY Semana Santa without Banda all night long!

FINALLY Semana Santa without Banda all night long!

Mayor Fernando Pucheta held a meting with the Musicians Union to guarantee fair work conditions during Holy week. At the reunion it was agreed that local musicians will be exempt from paying the city for licences but limits on hours and specific areas were also imposed. On the beach musicians can play until 10:00 pm with a

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Sinaloa’s Agriculture Expo

Sinaloa’s Agriculture Expo

Governor Quirino Ordaz opened the Agriculture Expo in Culiacan. The Expo is being attended by 500 participants from 25 countries, promoting the infrastructure, services and distribution related to farming and agriculture As part of the opening the Agriculture Secretary announced that $20 million pesos will be provided to support farming activities and the Federal Government

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10 Historical facts that you may not about Mazatlan

10 Historical facts that you may not about Mazatlan

Mazatlan is a city with a multicultural heritage, this list is just has just ten of the many interesting things that are part of it’s history: 1. The City was conquered twice by the Spaniards Mazatlan was conquered first in 1531, lost shortly by the constant native attacks and later was reconquered by Francisco de

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Frida Kahlo’s emoji…

Frida Kahlo’s emoji…

For those looking for a more artful way to express their emotions over text than plugging in images  there is a new kind of emoji on the scene. Los Angeles-based graphic designer Sam Cantor has previously crafted emoji inspired by iconic artists such as van Gogh and Basquiat, and now is releasing no less than

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Fake explosive vest

Fake explosive vest

Eleven black cylinders with cables attached to a vest, simulating a bomb were found in the El Cid neighborhood in Mazatlan. Landscaping staff found the vest on Saturday and called in the police. Emergency codes were activated and anti-bomb military experts arrived to deactivate the vest. It turns out that the cylinders were just PVC

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Handcraft Expo in Mazatlan

Handcraft Expo in Mazatlan

The Expo’s objective is to support and promote the handicraft traditions of Mexican culture and is showcasing 200 participants from 20 states in Mexico and 4 guest countries: Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Turkey at Soriana Rafael Buelna parking lot from March 17 to April 3.   Products are available for sale to the general public. Offerings include

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St. Patrick’s Battalion in Mexico

St. Patrick’s Battalion in Mexico

The St. Patrick’s Battalion – known in Spanish as el Batallón de los San Patricios – was a Mexican army unit comprised primarily of Irish Catholics who had defected from the invading US army during the Mexican-American War. In the U.S. army, the Irish were considered inferior soldiers and given dirty jobs. They were forced

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Narco Power or the Power of Money?

Narco Power or the Power of Money?

David Beriain has been a war journalist in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. He has worked from the Congolese mines, infiltrated Salvadorian gangs and hiked into the deep Colombian jungle to interview FARC guerrillas. Dispite all of this, he confesses that he has never seen anything like what he has seen in Mexico, where the power of drug money has created  a

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