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Too young for a last Goodbye …

Too young for a last Goodbye …

Every night Melanie says goodbye with a kiss to her Parents. She is the only child and they just adore her. She plans to study accounting after high school. In bed she is thinking about her friends and that guy that she likes so much… and finally she just falls asleep. Everything is quiet at

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Kenya interested in buying Sinaloa corn

Kenya interested in buying Sinaloa corn

Officials from Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture met with Sinaloa Livestock and agriculture officials, as well as corn traders, with a  view to establishing a business relationship. Joseph Kipserem, Kenya’s Director of Grains, said that they are interested in establishing a business relationship and find a reliable source of grains, but mainly corn, to meet their

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2018 Carnaval: Welcome to Pata Salada!

2018 Carnaval: Welcome to Pata Salada!

On October 12th at the Angela Peralta Theater the 2018 Carnaval Theme was revealed: Welcome to Pata Salada! The Cirque of Talents    Joyful music and dancers with ocean costumes welcomed the candidates for Carnaval Queen, Little Queen and the Happiness King. The Carnaval theme will honor the creativity and talent of local artist like

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Street vendors in Olas Altas to be relocated

Street vendors in Olas Altas to be relocated

The environmental protection Secretary gave a deadline to the food concessions in Olas Altas to leave the area by December 31 this year. The City authorities want to reduce the number of vendors from 54 to 27. Their idea is to have regulated vendor stands that are better designed to complement the views in Olas

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2017 Sinaloa Cultural Fest

2017 Sinaloa Cultural Fest

The 30th edition of Sinaloa Cultural Festival of this year will have a different format with cultural shows and activities during 51 days instead of just 15 days as in prior years. The festival will start from October 13th to December 3rd, with shows from Thursdays through Sundays and this year the theme is “Here is

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Human Rights Board forces Sinaloa to attend to 2,000 people displaced by violence

Human Rights Board forces Sinaloa to attend to 2,000 people displaced by violence

“Cristina” decided to leave her village with her husband and three children in  the summer of 2011 . One night before her departure, an armed group came into her town in the mountainous area of Sinaloa ransacking the houses and burning it. “They arrived in many trucks and the men had AK-47s…they went into the houses looking for members

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Construction schedule on the Malecon

Construction schedule on the Malecon

According to the Director of Public Works, Joel Garcia, from now to December 31st, the Malecon will be under construction. That means that during this period parking will not be available in the meridians of Avenida Del Mar from Insurgentes to Rio San Lorenzo (about 2.2 kilometers). The first phase from Valentinos to Amigos Plaza

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New project on the Golden Zone

New project on the Golden Zone

The plaza located at Camaron Sabalo Avenue and Playa Gaviotas at Golden Zone with some stores (including the Dairy Queen) was demolished to start the construction of a new mall that will be part of the “Camino al Mar” project. The Project will include 2 condominium towers with 28 floors each, a 16 storey building

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Social Media helps fight crime in Centro

Social Media helps fight crime in Centro

According to Ernesto Soto, Public Security Secretary of Mazatlan, crime rates dropped considerably in Centro because the residents and businesses owners have direct contact with the police commanders through social networks or WhatsApp. Soto said that reports of unusual situations or suspicious strangers in the area have been addressed immediately by the police after receiving a report. Police

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How many train accidents would authorities need?

How many train accidents would authorities need?

On September 28th,  another train accident took place in Mazatlan . According to the authorities, around 2:00 pm a red Volkswagen Golf driving along Pacifico Avenue sped up at the railway crossing in an attempt to beat the train. The car went into the bushes after been hit by the train and fortunately the driver

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Centro and Malecon revamp move forward.

Centro and Malecon revamp move forward.

The first phase of the Malecón revamp is almost done. Despite many complaints and even a citizens march protesting against the changes to the boardwalk , the construction work of the second phase will move ahead this week while the third phase is going through the bidding process. The second phase includes 1.3 kilometers of

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No movement on Mazatlan’s Port revamp project

No movement on Mazatlan’s Port revamp project

The President of the Pacific Transport Board (Conatram) Antonio Felix, says that the project of extending and revamping the Mazatlan Port be met with urgency. The project had been announced and promised by President Pena Nieto. “We need to have a competitive cargo and cruise ship port” said Antonio This Thursday, national transport authorities will

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Disney Cruise ship re-visits Mazatlan!

Disney Cruise ship re-visits Mazatlan!

On September 28th, the Disney Wonder cruise ship will return to Mazatlan for the first time in 4 years. She’s eventually on her way to her home port of Port Canaveral in Orlando, FL via the Panama Canal. The Sinaloa Government and Tourism Authorities have been negotiating with Cruise ship lines like Disney to promote

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Tropical Depression Pilar to unleash flooding, mudslides across western Mexico

Tropical Depression Pilar to unleash flooding, mudslides across western Mexico

Tropical Depression Pilar is expected to raise the risk for flooding downpours across western Mexico into Tuesday. Pilar became a tropical storm Saturday night before weakening into a tropical depression on Monday morning. The slow-moving storm will continue to stream downpours onto the western coast of Mexico enhancing the threat for flooding and mudslides. “The

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Vancouver paramedic flies to Mexico following deadly earthquake to assist in relief efforts

Vancouver paramedic flies to Mexico following deadly earthquake to assist in relief efforts

A Vancouver paramedic has dropped everything to go and help his fellow countrymen, following the deadly earthquake in Mexico on Tuesday. As soon as David Cavazos heard about the 7.1 magnitude earthquake, he boarded the first flight to his old home. His brother-in-law, Diego Hernandez, says the emergency medical technician used to work as a

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