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No Pangas to Stone Island from Playa Sur

Understandably the men who ferry people to and from Stone Island were upset over the loss of business.

Mexican President Arrives in Maz Today

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will arrive in Mazatlán this afternoon at 6:30pm and will spend the night at an hotel in Cerritos.

Sectur Announces Six New Hotel Projects

Two have already begun construction, two more will begin in May and two are awaiting right of passage permits from the railway company.

Raul Rico Calls “Bandódromo” a Success

Families could have fun at the location from 8:00 pm in the evening until 4:00 am the following morning with free entertainment.

UPDATED: Mazatlán saw almost one million visitors over Semana Santa

On Saturday alone it is estimated that 211,000 people invaded the city’s beaches.

Profepa Attempts to Close Beer Stands

Despite the “Closed” notices attached to the stands, they remained open as beer company employees continued to sell their product to thirsty beach goers.

Holiday Traffic Bottlenecks at La Marina

The long wait saw some impatient drivers drive their cars over sidewalks in an effort to move forward.

Restaurants Sales up 30%

Employment at local restaurants was up 15 percent during the first part of the week.

Profepa to let Beer Stands Remain Open

Ten beer stands that were scheduled to open on Mazatlán’s beaches could not do so because the breweries sponsoring the beer stands had not obtained the necessary permits.

Mayor Makes First Change in his Cabinet

Nadia Haydée Vega Olivas has resigned as head of the Urban Planning and Development department.

Profepa Closes Beer Stands

Marbiel Chollet, Coordinator of Profepa in the south, said no permits had been issued for the beer stands.

Carlos Felton: No Beer on Ave. Del Mar

The Mayor said Avenida Del Mar is 100 percent for families, while Olas Altas is for fun, dance, music and alcohol for those who want to drink.

Fishermen Donate Free Fish to Poor Families

Two tons of fresh fish were donated to 2,000 families living on the periphery of the city.

Mexican President to Visit Mazatlán Next Week

Peña Nieto will visit Mazatlán next week to inaugurate the ship Buque de Investigación Pesquera y Oceanográfica.

Surfers to Assist Lifeguard Squad during the Holidays

The surfers will walk the beaches and ride the waves advising swimmers and beachgoers.