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“Patasalada” Carnaval – Video

“Patasalada” Carnaval – Video

Enjoy 2018 Mazatlan Carnaval Parade

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2018 Carnaval Program

2018 Carnaval Program

Mazatlan  is ready for the 2018 Carnaval celebrations from February 8 to 13. Mazatlan’s Carnival is labelled the most important in Mexico and the 3rd largest on an international level.   2018 Carnaval Program Thursday 8  2:00 p.m. – Gastronomic show at Plazuela Machado, 7:30 p.m. – Crowning of Tulio as Joy King and Banda Carnaval at

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Sun Country Airlines begins new service to Mazatlán from Denver

Sun Country Airlines begins new service to Mazatlán from Denver

Sun Country Airlines inaugurated new nonstop flights between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Mazatlán, Mexico (MZT) on January 24. “At Sun Country, we love to fly our passengers to sunshine-filled destinations and are excited to partner with Denver International Airport to give our travelers access to experience all what Mazatlán has to offer,” said Jude

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Woman in fatal fall from Cerritos hotel.

Woman in fatal fall from Cerritos hotel.

On January 23rd, around 5:00 pm guests holidaying at the RIU Emerald Bay were shocked by the sight of a woman falling from the 11th floor of the hotel. According to witnesses, a loud noise was heard from the 2nd floor roof followed by a man from a balcony shouting hysterically and pointing to the

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Mazatlan Mayor Resigns….but may be back?

Mazatlan Mayor Resigns….but may be back?

Mazatlan Mayor Fernando Pucheta, at a City Board Session requested for an undefined leave of absence in order to be able to run for elections as Mayor for the next period. Joel Boucieguez will be the interim Mayor. Pucheta will apply as pre-candidate on January 27th and the elections will be on July 1st to

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2018 Carnaval Queens!

2018 Carnaval Queens!

Last Saturday in a glamorous ceremony at the Angela Peralta Theater, the Carnaval Queen and the Flowers Queen were chosen from 11 candidates. The event included dance shows and traditional Banda music. The jury elected Alexa Mendez as Carnaval Queen and Sofia Briseno as Flowers Queen. Alexa is 20 years old and is an Engineering

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Mazatlan-Durango highway remains closed.

Mazatlan-Durango highway remains closed.

Since last Friday, January 12th, the Mazatlan-Durango Highway has been closed after a trucking incident on the Baluarte Bridge. The truck was transporting 34,000 liters of diesel when it exploded after crashing into the bridge structure.. According to the police investigation high speed was the cause of the accident. Significant damages to  the asphalt and

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Sinaloa present at Madrid Tourism Fair

Sinaloa present at Madrid Tourism Fair

“Sinaloa is ready for  2018 Mazatlan Tianguis Turistico” said Sinaloa’s Governor, Quirino Ordaz at the International Tourism Fair in Madrid. The Governor and the Mexico Tourism Secretary, Enrique de la Madrid, presented the Mexico stand at the Madrid Fair and held meetings with Spanish investors such as Barcelo Group and Melia looking for tourism opportunities

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3,500 military police will be permanently stationed in Sinaloa

3,500 military police will be permanently stationed in Sinaloa

To reinforce the security strategy, a large group of military police arrived at Los Mochis Airport. Some weeks ago they stopped patrolling the streets while their presence was analysed, said Governor Quirino Ordaz. Governor Ordaz has now confirmed that 3,500 military police that arrived will be in charge of the security for all of the

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2018 Carnaval Music Events

2018 Carnaval Music Events

2018 Carnaval Music events were announced and will be as follow:   Day / Hour                              Artist                                Location Feb 2 – 8:00 pm      OSSLA –

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Elota’s Director of Security is kidnapped

Elota’s Director of Security is kidnapped

On Friday, January 5th, Ignacio Juarez, Elota’s Director of Security was having lunch with his bodyguard at a Chinese restaurant “Hermanos Carillo” in downtown Elota when both were kidnapped by an armed group that left in two white Cheyene trucks. The police received an anonymous report at 4:30 pm about the kidnapping and since then

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The lagoon and other City improvements.

The lagoon and other City improvements.

Kids finished their winter holidays and went back to school, animals are running away from the lagoon area and tons of dust is everywhere – all this is just part of the Mazatlan city drama! The construction on the Malecon goes on all day and night. The workers toiling hard to complete the construction by

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EZCORP Announces acquisition of 21 pawn stores in Sinaloa

EZCORP Announces acquisition of 21 pawn stores in Sinaloa

EZCORP, Inc. a leading provider of pawn loans in the United States and Latin America, announced that it has acquired 21 pawn stores located in Sinaloa and operating under the name “Bazareño.”  The Bazareño stores make up the largest chain of pawn stores in Culiacan, giving EZCORP the number one position in that market with

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Woman detained in Sinaloa to face charges in US

Woman detained in Sinaloa to face charges in US

A woman who fled the US after being charged with embezzling more than $800,000 from her Tucson employer was returned from Mexico to face charges from 2015. Tara Valencia, 38, was wanted by the Internal Revenue Service for 19 financial offenses, each of which is punishable by 15 years or more in prison, according to

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Transit Overhaul in Mazatlan

Transit Overhaul in Mazatlan

Governor Quirino Ordaz announced the start of concrete paving of two roads in Mazatlan that will be a significant overhaul of the City transit. Bahia Avenue will be at Mazatlan Central Park with a length of more than one kilometer, a width of 26 meters and 2 lanes, representing an investment of $60 million pesos.

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