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Overflowing sewage water  – a problem in Mazatlan

Overflowing sewage water – a problem in Mazatlan

To avoid the sewage overflow on Mazatlan’s streets, all of the sewers need refurbishing.  The drainage system total 15,000 kilometers  and at least  40 percent  of them need to be fixed immediately, said Adalberto Becerra, General Manager of Jumapam. The General Manager said that some of the pipes are so old that is not possible to do

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Imports and Exports of cars from the port will DOUBLE this year.

Imports and Exports of cars from the port will DOUBLE this year.

This year the port of Mazatlan will see a doubling of vehicle Imports and exports by sea . According to figures from the Mazatlan Port Administration (API) through 2018, 80,000 Ford and Nissan Vehicles will be exported and 91,000 vehicles will be imported. The Union Leader of API works said that the arrival of vehicles

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Hotels reach 90% occupancy

Hotels reach 90% occupancy

Hotels in the Golden Zone reached an average occupancy of 90 percent during the weekend, said the Marketing Director of the of Hotels Association, José Gámez Valle. Mr. Gamez said that almost every year before the summer, hotels reach 100 percent of occupation because this is the time of the year with the most inexpensive

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4 men rescued after aircraft crashes at sea.

4 men rescued after aircraft crashes at sea.

A Cessna aircraft took off from Culiacan Airport yesterday headed to La Paz but shortly after take-off the aircraft the pilot reported a mechanical failure and communication with the control tower was lost shortly thereafter. Nevertheless, the crew were able to ask for help and provided their location. Marines set up an operation to locate

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Where are the monies? …..

Where are the monies? …..

$400,000 pesos are missing from a Mazatlan Public School The board of parents is asking Education authorities to investigate Lerdo Tejada Primary school, located in Infonavit Playas neighborhood. An audit performed in February on the Primary school detected $400,000 pesos missing from school fees. The School Principal was notified and was given 5 days to provide

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Olas Altas no longer pedestrian-only.

Olas Altas no longer pedestrian-only.

Mayor Joel Bouciéguez, announced the end of the pedestrian-only rule of the Paseo Olas Altas as requested by the restaurant owners of the area. Since mid-November of last year, Paseo Olas Altas was restricted to pedestrians only from Thursday to Sunday after the renovation of the avenue. In the beginning the concept did not work

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Tropical storm Bud closes Mazatlan beaches

Tropical storm Bud closes Mazatlan beaches

Although Tropical Storm Bud will continue to weaken, it will threaten western Mexico with flooding, rainfall and rough seas this week. Bud became the second major hurricane of the season in the East Pacific basin on Monday morning and reached peak strength on Tuesday morning with sustained winds of 130 mph (209 km/h) before weakening

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Public Security Secretary reassures public after Cerritos shooting

Public Security Secretary reassures public after Cerritos shooting

Early Monday morning (June 11th) a man driving a Jetta was chased and shot to death by an armed group at Sabalo Cerritos avenue. “This is an isolated case and we have not lowered the guard in terms of security” said Joel Soto, Secretary of Public Security. He added that security operatives are in place with

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Big Game Trolling Mazatlan 2018

Big Game Trolling Mazatlan 2018

The Mazatlan Big Game Trolling Tournament 2018 was held from June 8 to 10 at the Mazatlan Marina. According to the Tourism Secretary it was the first Pan-American Fishing Tournament. Teams from Paraguay, Costa Rica, Panama, the Dominican Republic and the U.S. participated as well as 2 local teams from Sinaloa and one from Quintana

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Three restaurants in Cerritos catch fire!

Three restaurants in Cerritos catch fire!

On Friday night June 8th, a fire started in one of the restaurants at Cerritos Beach. Apparently a wood stove was left unattended and the fire spread to one of the wooden posts of the restaurant and the fire spread quickly affecting two other restaurants. The watchman of the area called the Bomberos to report

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Divided opinions about Malecon Paving works

Divided opinions about Malecon Paving works

“The final renovation is not complete and they are going to close the avenue again!” complain Mazatlecos everywhere. There are opinions in favor and against the repaving of Del Mar Avenue. One week ago, Governor Quirino Ordaz announced an investment of $100 million pesos to re-pave Del Mar Avenue, but many protesters do not want

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Taxi companies are at it again!

Taxi companies are at it again!

Red Ecotaxis stopped an Atamsa taxi that went to pick up passengers at The Palms Resort Hotel located on Camarón-Sábalo Avenue to take them to the airport. Apparently Atamsa have just received authorization to take passengers to the airport but Ecotaxis disputes this. Twenty minutes later the passengers were transferred from the Atamsa cab to

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McGean murder update

McGean murder update

An anonymous source has reported that one of three men killed in a shooting last Friday in the Infonavit Playas area, was a suspect at large in the O’Neil McGean murder in October 2016. The report is unconfirmed and the authorities have not released any names other than to confirm that three men and a dog were

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Congress approves the donation of land for Central Park

Congress approves the donation of land for Central Park

Congress has approved the donation of a land of 6 thousand square meters located behind the Bosque de la Cuidad. The land will be used to start the construction of the Central Park project. It is unknown whether the project will be funded by the government or the private sector. The project is designed to

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Manufacturing Park to be built in Mazatlan

Manufacturing Park to be built in Mazatlan

Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel met with The Offshore Group Executives who made are launching an investment project to build a manufacturing park in Mazatlan. The Group will invest $15 million dollars in the first phase for construction and operation, to bring manufacturing plants to take advantage of Sinaloa’s connectivity with the United States. Sinaloa’s Governor

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