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Bomb Threat in Culiacan

January 11, 2017 Today at 10:15 am, one of the employees of PRI (Political party) in Culiacan received a phone call warning a about a bomb in the building. Approximnately 100 employees were evacuated. Army bomb specialists are reviewing the 3 levels of the building and the area has been secured by federal and municipal police.

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It’s Property Tax collection time…

January 9, 2017 Setting the example himself this morning Mayor Fernando Pucheta paid his property tax (Predial), and receiving a 10% discount for early payment. The amount collected in 2016 related to property tax was 285.8 million pesos. The Mayor made a call to everybody to pay this tax promptly, which will be used for the city

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Athleticism race

January 8, 2017 Mazatlan families participated this morning in the first athletics race called “Only ONE Mazatlan for You” at Los Reyes Avenue which is the start of the Sport Municipal Institute. Mayor Fernando Pucheta and Monica Coppel, Municipal Sports Director assisted at the event. The Mayor said that sports promotion will be one of the priorities

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Foundation laid for Mazatlan’s Disability Rehabilitation Center

January 6, 2017 Quirino Ordaz, in coming Sinaloa Governor, laid the foundation of the new facilities of the Disability Rehabilitation Center (CRRI in Spanish). The Center will increase by 50% the number of rehab therapies provided in the south of Sinaloa and will represent a total investment of 30 million pesos (15.4 mp in it is

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Army Police in Sinaloa

January 6, 2017 Antonio Castaneda, Sub-Secretary of Sinaloa Government, clarified that the Army Police will be performing activities as Municipal Police. He explained that since today the army police will be patrolling the streets while the municipal police will be in training. The Army Police will be protecting the people and the public property, as

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IHG Announces Opening of Holiday Inn Resort® Hotel in Mazatlan

The hotel is the first Holiday Inn Resort property in Mazatlan and the second IHG-branded property in Sinaloa State The new-build 164-room beachfront property is the first Holiday Inn Resort in Sinaloa State and the fourth in Mexico. Gerardo Murray, Regional Vice President, Brands & Marketing Mexico, Latin America and The Caribbean, IHG said: “With

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Cleaning campaign & Malecon improvements

January 6, 2017 This morning Mayor Fernando Pucheta led a cleaning campaign on the Golden Zone in coordination with the business association of the Zone. The cleaning started at Playa Gaviotas, an area that has the “clean beach” certification. The Mayor encouraged the businessmen to participate actively to improve the image in the area. “Cleanness is

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Welcoming the New Tourism Secretary

January 2, 2017 The new Tourism Secretary, Marco Antonio Garcia Castro, welcomed the passengers of Ruby Princess cruise as one of his first activities since taking over Sectur. After that, the Secretary held a meeting with the Director of API Mazatlan ( Port Administration) who discussed the project of Port rebuilding and improvements planned. The project is

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Mayor’s government Ceremony

January 1, 2017 Incoming Mayor Fernando Pucheta, held a ceremony at Angela Peralta Theater to showcase his new government for the next two years. The mayor said that he will work for a responsible government, law-oriented, and focused on security and public services. He also wants to improve the city’s quality of life within a framework of

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Grand opening of Shark tank

December 23, 2016 After more than 6 years  Mazatlan’s locals and visitors can finally visit the biggest shark tank in Latin America. The opening today was a celebration that included dance performance by the Vilanova ballet and fireworks enjoyed by more than 500 onlookers. The tank holds 2 million liters of ocean water and 18 sharks of

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Shrimp catch is going down

Ricardo Luna head of the Pacific workers union reports that shrimp fishing is becoming less profitable because of higher costs, lowered catches, and bureaucratic barriers. He said that many of the 400 shrimp boats that are taking a holiday break will not be back again to continue fishing for the rest of the season. They have been affected by the cost

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Improving Mazatlan streets…

December 22, 2016 Mayor Carlos Felton cut the tape for the opening of the rebuilt sewer system in Centro, Bonfil Industrial Park and other parts of the city made with an investment of 171 million pesos by Jumapan. A total of 8,474 meters were repaired in Centro and 4,200 meters at Bonfil Industrial park. In Colonia Flores Magon,

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Christmas Decorations at Parque Lineal

This Christmas Lineal park is full of decorations . Mazatlan Families and visitors will be enjoying walking and admiring the Christmas decorations for the 5 kilometers of the park. The decorations at the lineal park replaces the Christmas villa that used to be behind the Aquarium. Mayor Felton said that he is sure that the families will

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Assault and robbery at Seguro Social (IMSS) Facilities

December 19/2017 At 8:00 am this morning at the  IMSS facilities located at Avenida Del Mar and Najera, two men with guns assaulted a group of three of nurses. The men hid their guns to bypass the first security point at the entrance by Rotarismo street and assaulted the nurses in the elevator. Apparently, one of the nurses

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Olympic pool opening

“This is making history, our Olympic pool is the driver for aquatic sport development” said professor Osiris Chavez, Water-polo vice president at the opening celebration of the Olympic pool in Mazatlan’s Ciudad Deportiva. The Olympic pool is an investment of around 58 million pesos, with a  length of  50 meters of length and 20 meters

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