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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Political sarcasm and beer!

Political sarcasm and beer!

There is nothing like sarcastic Mexican creativity. The brewery company “Error de Diciembre” (Mistakes of December) has created a line of beers inspired by ex-Presidents and other political characters. Inspiration for the name of the brewery comes from one of the most memorable economic crises in Mexico, after the end of the Salinas government when

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Turtle egg-laying season is here..

Turtle egg-laying season is here..

Nesting turtles are visiting Mazatlan to complete their reproductive cycle and Aquarium staff are on alert to rescue the eggs. Staff will be patrolling the beaches from June to November.  One recent visitor laid 130 eggs on the beach in front of the Coral Island Hotel and Noel Solano volunteered to keep the eggs safe until

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Pigeon racing a new “sport” in Mazatlan

Pigeon racing a new “sport” in Mazatlan

One of Mazatlan’s Sport Institute (IMDEM) initiatives is to enroll new disciplines and encourage new activities at the City. Dr Enrique Mock is to enrolling Pigeon Racing as a new sport. Pigeons are taken from their lofts and then released to race home. The time the pigeon takes to get home and the distance it

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Raramuris girls at the ocean!

Raramuris girls at the ocean!

Dressed in their traditional and colorful outfits and barefoot on the beach they experienced the amazing feeling of the sand and looked at the ocean for first time – ever. A group of 20 Raramuri girls from Chihuahua’s mountains got to travel to the Altata beach as a reward for their good school grades. The

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Sinaloa handcrafts displayed at Vatican Museum

Sinaloa handcrafts displayed at Vatican Museum

Rosy Fuentes, Sinaloa’s DIF President officiated at the opening of a Mexican Handcraft Expo in the Vatican which included works from Sinaloa. “We want to show the traditional face of Sinaloa, a State of noble and hard-working people”, said Rosy. The Expo continues until September 21. The Vatican Museum is one of the most visited –

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Mexican politician caught plagiarizing a Frank Underwood monologue

Mexican politician caught plagiarizing a Frank Underwood monologue

Is it possible to plagiarize the work and ideas of a fictional character? If so, a politician in Mexico has accomplished just that. The similarities between the Netflix show House of Cards and real-life politics in Latin American has been somewhat of a running joke. But Miguel Angel Covarrubias Cervantes, the former mayor of a

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Sinaloan looking forward to inspiring others

Sinaloan looking forward to inspiring others

Orlando was camping on Mount Everest along with other climbers and Sherpas at the 6,100 meters level when the earth started to shake and a white cloud blanketed him. He was completely covered in snow….but it was just him dreaming! On April 25, 2016 Orlando Castro (from Sinaloa) survived a 7.8 level earthquake in Nepal,

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Reed Erickson – A famous transgender resident of Mazatlan

Reed Erickson – A famous transgender resident of Mazatlan

Rita Alma Erickson was born in El Paso, Texas, of German descent, and raised in Philadelphia. In 1946 she was the first woman to graduate from Louisiana State University in mechanical engineering. She was already involved with a New York woman who was a left wing activist. Rita worked as an engineer, until she was

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Mango harvest starts in Sinaloa

Mango harvest starts in Sinaloa

Mango producers in the Northern area will begin harvesting and packaging in June. Producers have very good expectations for the 2017 mango harvest and expect to export 45,000 tons of mango to the United States. Daniel Ibarra Lugo, the President of the Association of Producers and Exporters of Mango in the area that is free of

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Mexico’s Jhony Corzo Crowned World Champion at 2017 ISA World Surfing Games

Mexico’s Jhony Corzo Crowned World Champion at 2017 ISA World Surfing Games

A historic week of competition at the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games in Biarritz, France concluded on Sunday as an edition to go down in the record books. Mexico’s 18-year-old prodigy Jhony Corzo earned the Gold Medal in the Open Men’s Division, the first-ever individual Medal for Team Mexico that also propelled his team to

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Mexico’s Indigenous appoint female Presidential candidate

Mexico’s Indigenous appoint female Presidential candidate

Zapatistas and the Mexican National Indigenous Congress have nominated Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a woman practicing traditional pre-Hispanic medicine, as the first indigenous independent Presidential candidate for Mexico’s 2018 election. The assembly included delegates from 32 states for a total of 848 delegates from 58 Mexican indigenous communities. Most notably, Patrico Martinez received the

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