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American woman killed on Stone Island

American woman killed on Stone Island

Sinaloa authorities are investigating the murder of a woman who formerly lived in Colorado Springs and had been living in Mexico for the past three years. The victim is known by her immediate family as Holly Brenda Horsman, 49, and by other relatives as Holly Brenda Anderson. Holly was brutally beaten and killed. Her body

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Emergency landing at Mazatlan airport

Emergency landing at Mazatlan airport

A Volaris jet with 146 passengers had to land today May 6, at Mazatlan Airport after experiencing an engine problem during the flight. The plane was flying the from Tijuana  to Uruapan but made the emergency landing at Rafael Buelna airport around 11:40 am. The passengers waited for a while at Mazatlan airport and the

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Southbound bypass to Mazatlan Airport is now open

Southbound bypass to Mazatlan Airport is now open

Airport Bypass Secretary of Transport, Javier Jimenez inaugurated the bypass that connects the Mazatlan freeway (libramiento) to the airport. The construction called for an investment of $160 million pesos funded by Federal resources. The bypass has been a long term project but has finally been completed. The bypass will improve driving time coming from south

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Holy week will be safe and fun – says Mazatlan’s Mayor

Holy week will be safe and fun – says Mazatlan’s Mayor

To ensure security for locals and visitors during Semana Santa (Holy Week) a major Security Operation will be in place until April 28 with the deployment of 1,072 police, transit and lifeguards patrolling with 180 vehicles. The main tourism areas from Stone Island to Faro, and from Faro to Cerritos will be patrolled, including bus

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Robbery at Cimaco Store

Robbery at Cimaco Store

The Department store Cimaco located in the Mall “Gran Plaza”  was robbed on April 10th. during the early morning. A group of unidentified thieves broke the doors and showcases of the Cimaco taking high-value merchandise, mainly watches. The store’s video surveillance system and a night guard noted the damages in a closed area. They found

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More flights into Mazatlan from Canada announced at Tianguis 2019

More flights into Mazatlan from Canada announced at Tianguis 2019

Sinaloa Governor Quirino Ordaz and Federal Tourism Secretary Miguel Torruco inaugurated Sinaloa’s Pavilion at 2019 Tianguis held in Acapulco. The Pavilion featured the Carnaval show and a gastronomic exhibition with the best of Sinaloa’s cuisine. The Governor achieved one of his first targets – increasing the flights to Mazatlan – after negotiations with Sunwing. Flights

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Machete attack in Teacapan

Machete attack in Teacapan

A car flipped over on the  Escuinapa-Teacapan highway after been chased from Teacapan port. After the accident, a man and woman were attacked with a machete. During the attack, an 8 year old boy that was traveling with the couple, ran away into nearby fields from where he was later rescued. Unfortunately, the woman succumbed

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Canadian Rotary Club donates 9 vehicles to Mazatlan

Canadian Rotary Club donates 9 vehicles to Mazatlan

During their Annual visit, a Canadian Rotary Club is sponsoring the program “Highway to Mexico 2019” and as part of the XVIII anniversary, the club from Grand Prairie, Alberta donated 9 vehicles to Mazatlan. As part of the ceremony, Felix Selier, Leader of “Highway to Mexico” program said that they will keep donating more rescue

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Dog waste on the beaches may result in a health threat – Ecology Director

Dog waste on the beaches may result in a health threat – Ecology Director

The Ecology Department of Mazatlan is worried about the high amounts of dog waste that could result in a larvae attack endangering the health of barefoot walkers, passers-by and locals on Mazatlan’s beaches. When pets defecate, there are living organisms in their feces, and due to the humid and warm environment that the sand produces,

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Consumer Protection gives ultimatum to the Changueras

Consumer Protection gives ultimatum to the Changueras

As part of the impending Holy Week operations, Consumer Protection (PROFECO) found that most of the stands in the Mazatlan shrimp market known as “Changueras” are not complying with the regulation of showing the prices of the products. Sergio Palomino, PROFECO delegate met with the Leader of the Shrimp sellers and gave them 24 hours

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Sinaloa reporter Omar Camacho found dead

Sinaloa reporter Omar Camacho found dead

Camacho’s body was found in the evening of March 24 in the village known as “La Escalera” Camacho was a sports reporter for “Noticieros Altavoz,” a program on local radio station Chávez Radiocast. Camacho also founded and edited Évora Sport, a Facebook page dedicated to sports events in Sinaloa. “Despite welcome promises by President Andrés

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Man dies after fall from punch by Mazatlan actor Pablo Lyle

Man dies after fall from punch by Mazatlan actor Pablo Lyle

A man suffered a head injury from a fall after a Mazatlan actor’s single punch during a road rage incident Sunday, according to the Miami Police Department. He died at Jackson Memorial Hospital, a hospital employee confirmed Thursday on behalf of his family. A witness told police officers that Pablo Lyle, a 32-year-old Mazatlan celebrity

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Cultura Director resigns

Cultura Director resigns

Mayor Luis Guillermo Benitez confirmed that Oscar Blancarte resigned his position as Cultura Director for personal reasons. The Mayor said that so far there is not an official candidate for this position but in the next few days the Cultura Board will be announcing the name of a new Director. Oscar Blancarte is a movie

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2019 Handcraft Expo in Mazatlan

2019 Handcraft Expo in Mazatlan

The Expo’s objective is to support and promote the handicraft traditions of Mexican culture and is showcasing 200 participants from 20 states in Mexico and 4 guest countries: Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Turkey at Soriana Rafael Buelna (before MEGA) parking lot from March 22 to April 8. Products are available for sale to the general public. Offerings include

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Former island prison could be part of Mazatlan’s surrounding tourism attractions

Former island prison could be part of Mazatlan’s surrounding tourism attractions

The Federal Government said Monday it has transferred all the inmates from the infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie “Papillon.” About 584 of the prisoners have been moved to mainland jails in the northern border state

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