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Illegal Gas Station Spawns Lawsuits

The saga of the illegal construction of a gas station just off the Malecón continues with lawsuits against Mayor Higuera.

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Schools in disrepair welcome some returning students

The list of old buildings includes primary schools and the preschools.

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Bus discounts end as vacation period is over

Central Bus Mazatlán prepares to suspend holiday discount for students and teachers.

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Neighbours, Architect, Complain Tourist Corridor Left Unfinished

Six months after work began, funds for the Tourist Corridor have been exhausted leaving downtown residents disgruntled.

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Jumapam to Disconnect Delinquent Customers

Mazatlán’s water department is getting serious about collecting the 81.612 million pesos owed to it from delinquent accounts.

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Summer Tourists “Fantastic” for Mazatlán

Approximately 370,000 tourists have visited the city so far this summer.

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Carnival Cruise Lines Cancels Through January, 2015

Carnival Cruise Lines said that Mazatlán would not be on the itinerary of any of its cruise ships from October 2012 through January 2015.

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Airlines Cut Flights to Mazatlán

Loss of flights to Mazatlán and fare increases have travel agents worried.

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Mazatlecos Consider City Bus Service Bad

The consensus of the interviewed bus riders was that the bus drivers needed additional training.

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Congress Approves 18% Rate Hike for Jumapam

The rate increase will go into effect within the next two weeks.

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Record Seizure of Illegal Cigarettes at Mazatlán Harbour

40 million packages of cigarettes were off-loaded in Mazatlán where the cargo sat on the docks unclaimed for six months.

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Mazatlán Increases Security Camera Surveillance

Mazatlán now counts 52 video cameras distributed throughout the municipality to enforce security.

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Austerity Measures Will Not Affect Cultural Programs

The department is on budget and the Festival of theater and movie programs will continue as planned.

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UPDATED: Construction of Illegal Gas Stations Continue

Having obtained an amparo, one company is continuing with work despite contravening local regulations.

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Tourists Setting Mazatlán Records

During the summer vacation period about 375,000 tourists will visit Mazatlán.

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