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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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Sylvia Trevino, DIF President delivers her final report.

On December 19 Sylvia Trevino, DIF President, presented her last report at the Angela Peralta Theater. The presentation started with the DIF kid chorus singing and dancing. followed by a 35 minute video presentation of the main achievements of the 3 years she has led DIF. One of the main topics of her management was promoting healthy

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Transition government process starts…

After he was ratified as the incoming, Snr. Fernando Pucheta  his opponent Salvador Reynosa has accepted the electoral court decision and will not appeal the decision further in a  bid to avoid any confusion or suspicions so that the transition process can move forward. On Friday, December 16, the transition team, led by Lourdes Sarabia, contacted the Mayor’s office

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Emergency Call center working under protest

The emergency call center of the State of Sinaloa, known as C4 is protesting because their Christmas bonus has been reduced to 15 days from 60 days that had been in the past. C4 directs inbound 066 emergency calls and channels them  to police, ambulance or firefighters. On December 15, at 2:00 pm they protested with a strike

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Student shot at Culiacan University

Last Tuesday. December 13, at 6:45 pm, a student from the Culiacan University (UAS) was boarding his Mercedez Benz car with Michoacan plates at the University parking lot  when an unrecognized man began shooting at him. After committing the attack, the attacker ran away leaving the student with one bullet wound to his head and three to his body.

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Pucheta confirmed as new Mayor

Gabriela del Valle, President of the Federal Electoral Tribunal, has ratified the election of Fernando Pucheta as Mazatlan’s new  Mayor. Back in October The Municipal Electoral Board, and the Electoral Court of Sinaloa declared Fernando Pucheta (PRI) as the elected Mayor after a review of the election results. However, this decision was disputed by the opposition party

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