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The Gems of Mazatlan

The Gems of Mazatlan

When Peter and Melinda Gebraad arrived in Mazatlan in 2014, they fell in love with what the city had to offer: the beaches, the blue skies and the Mexican people.   There was no question that Mazatlan would be their retirement destination, but they were troubled by that nagging, existential question:  How do we accelerate the

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Mazatlan Celebrates the second edition of ¨My Inclusive Aquarium¨

Mazatlan Celebrates the second edition of ¨My Inclusive Aquarium¨

As a commitment to bring social programs to as many people as possible, this morning the Mazatlan Aquarium celebrated the second year of “My Inclusive Aquarium”. Around 30 students of the Non-School Baccalaureate for Students with Disabilities, a subsidiary of Cecati 132, enjoyed a fun day at the aquarium. Science advisor Josefina Tirado, science thanked

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Mazatlan applies for certification of Clean and Sustainable Beach in Luna Boni

Mazatlan applies for certification of Clean and Sustainable Beach in Luna Boni

During the opening meeting for the certification of Luna Bonita Beach, held at the Oceano Palace hotel on Monday morning, Ricardo González Gómez, lead auditor of the Mexican Institute for Standardization and Certification, said that achieving the certification of “Clean and Sustainable Beaches will help Sinaloa have the largest number of certified beaches in the

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Mazatlan floods!

Mazatlan floods!

Houses and cars under water, overflowing canals and streams, as well as a sinkhole on the Mazatlan-Culiacán highway, were the most visible damages caused by the rains that fell in the city on Thursday morning. Continuous rainfall for more than 10 hours caused havoc in about 22 colonias, including Jacarandas, Expansion November 20, Lico Velarde,

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Mazatlan Maraton Pacifico 2019 this weekend

Mazatlan Maraton Pacifico 2019 this weekend

Get ready to live a fantastic adventure by the sea, a unique tour of the largest boardwalk in Latin America full of activities to enjoy with your family. For the first time, cross the finish line inside the majestic baseball stadium, home of the Venados de Mazatlán. The Organizing Committee of the Mazatlan Pacific Great

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2020 will see an Accessible beach in Mazatlan

One of Mazatlan’s beaches will be converted to accommodate disabled users. It will have adequate parking, and specialized personnel and equipment that will help the disabled to access the beach.. With an initial budget of just under $12 million pesos, the beach areas of Playa Norte, Pinitos, or Isla de la Piedra will be adapted

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Rain and cold weather for 4 days forecast for Sinaloa

Rain and cold weather for 4 days forecast for Sinaloa

Cold weather, heavy rains and winds until Friday, the National Meteorological Service forecasts for parts of Sinaloa, as well as for the Baja California Peninsula and in northwestern and northern parts of the country. According to the National Meteorological Service, bad weather is generated by the passage of two cold fronts in an interaction with

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You are invited!

I am sending a cordial greeting and at the same time want to invite you to the first Service Fair for the Foreign Community, “MAZATLÁN CARES”, being held by our Mayor Q.F.B. Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres, through the Center of Assistance and Protection to Tourists (CAPTA). Authorities of the three levels of government, Federal, State

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Tourists rate Mazatlan 8.9 as a vacation destination

Tourists rate Mazatlan 8.9 as a vacation destination

For the second consecutive year, the port of Mazatlan got a rating of 8.9, as a tourist destination, based on the results of a survey of 500 people over the age of 18, who enjoyed their summer vacation this year, according to José Ramón Manguart Sánchez. The President of Tres Islas Hotel Association, explained that

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Chairs and tables in Olas Altas & Plazuela Machado to go

Chairs and tables in Olas Altas & Plazuela Machado to go

The City Council of Mazatlan has ordered restaurants on the Paseo Olas Altas and Plazuela Machado to remove chairs and tables from the sidewalk. According to a statement, the restaurant workers had to ensure that a space of 1.8 meters of sidewalk must be obstacle free. Employees and owners of these premises expressed dissatisfaction with

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Remembrance Day Nov 11

Remembrance Day Nov 11

Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held this year at  the Casa de Camaron (next to new El Capitano , kitty corner across from Chilli Pepper.) on Nov 11th. We invite everyone to attend. We also ask everyone to be seated by 10:45 a.m.. Hope to see everyone there. Poppies will be available.

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Mazatlan´s Central Park to open in 3 months.

Mazatlan´s Central Park to open in 3 months.

By the end of November, Mazatlan could have a new tourist attraction, given the possible opening of the Central Park. This was announced by the Director of the Mazatlan Trust, Guillermo Zerecero Velo who revealed that currently the work is progressing without any problems, entering its final stage this week. As an entrepreneur promoting this

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Mazatleca Rosa María Guerrero wins gold in 2019 Parapan American Games

Mazatleca Rosa María Guerrero wins gold in 2019 Parapan American Games

Mazatlecan para-athlete Rosa María Guerrero won the gold medal for shot putt at the 2019 Parapan American Games being held in Lima, Peru. She won in the category F55/54/53 with a mark of 8.11 meters in her sixth throw of of the day to establish a Parapan American record! Rosa Guerrero, world medalist in 2017,

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Mazatlan’s Mayor delivers mattresses and food to victims of tropical storm IVO

Mazatlan’s Mayor delivers mattresses and food to victims of tropical storm IVO

Mayor Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres visited families of the Nov 20 Colonia, which was most affected by the overflow of the Jabalines stream after the rains caused by Tropical Storm Ivo.Around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday the Mayor toured the streets of the settlement where he delivered mattresses, mats, food hampers and backpacks with school supplies

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Pesca Azteca donates Bio-barriers to prevent maritime pollution

Pesca Azteca donates Bio-barriers to prevent maritime pollution

This initiative was carried out jointly with the Director of Municipal Ecology Sofía Trejo. Pesca Azteca is commitment to the environment and under its banner of “Blue Flag for a Cleaner Mazatlan” donated 2 bio-barriers 24 meters long each, that will serve to stop the garbage that pollutes about 17 colonias in the Estero ¨Los

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