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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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Carnival Splendor cruise ship arrives in Mazatlan

Carnival Splendor cruise ship arrives in Mazatlan

This morning the Carnival Splendor cruise ship arrived in Mazatlan with 3,627 passengers and 1,145 crew. At seven o’clock in the morning the ship docked at the Terminal where she had arrived from Cabo San Lucas, and it will continue it’s voyage at 5:00pm to Puerto Vallarta. Upon obtaining permission to disembark from the ship,

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Hotels filling up for Independence Day celebrations.

One week after the end of the summer vacation period, reservations at the hotels on Avenida Del Mar in Mazatlan are at the 50% level for the Independence Day celebrations on September 15th & 16th. The President of the Tres Islas Hotels Association, José Ramón Manguart Sánchez, said that for September 16, they expect to

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Mazatlan’s NEW aquarium will be the most modern in Latin America

Mazatlan’s NEW aquarium will be the most modern in Latin America

Mazatlan’s Mayor has declared that the New Aquarium will be Latin America’s most modern facility of it’s kind and will be an important urban public space for the City. As a tourist attraction it will add enormous value to Mazatlan he added. “The new aquarium has been designed with these objectives: 1. To add value

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Clean up of Mangroves, Esteros and Bays in Mazatlan

Clean up of Mangroves, Esteros and Bays in Mazatlan

A massive clean up of Mangroves, Estuaries and Bays in Mazatlan took place last weekend. There were also trees planted followed by a talk on the subject of contamination and separation of garbage to reduce the risk of contamination. “The clean up of mangroves, esteros and bays is endless.”, says Sergio Torres, Secretary of Fishing

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Bodies found with the help of a drone

Bodies found with the help of a drone

The body of Pablo was found 200m. from where he drowned along with his brother in the Rio Presidio just south of Mazatlan. Early this morning rescue teams arrived from the “Escuadron Acuatico” “Grupo Cobra Villa Union” and “Proteccion Civil” to the scene at the Rio Presidio to continue the search for the missing Pablo.

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Public bike program at risk?

Public bike program at risk?

Mayor Luis Fernando Benitez said that they are analyzing the continuity of the public bike program before extending it to other areas in Sinaloa State. The State Government was hoping to extend the public bike project to the Downtown area as part of a sustainability program. However, according to the Mayor, the company in charge

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Let’s go plogging!

Let’s go plogging!

Plogging is the new fitness fad you need to know. A combination of “plucking” and “jogging,” this multitasking activity combines burning calories with keeping your environment trash-free. “It is all about doing something about our environment and health before it is too late,” a Sweden-based group called Plogga shared on its Facebook page. “We have found a solution to

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Drunken tourist crashes on Camaron Sabalo

Drunken tourist crashes on Camaron Sabalo

On Sunday, June 9, around 6:00 am, a tourist from Coahuila fell sleep while driving after a bout of drinking. He lost control of the car and crashed into two other cars that were parked on Avenida Camaron-Sabalo. The Tiguan SUV and the Jetta were seriously damaged, but fortunately, there were no injuries. Tourism Police

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