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Welcome to Spring Equinox at Las Labradas!

Welcome to Spring Equinox at Las Labradas!

The National Institute of Antropology (INAH) and Sinaloa Tourism Secretary  invites everyone to the Spring Equinox celebration at Las Labradas  on March, 19 with different holistic, cultural and gastronomic activities taking place. On Monday March 19, from 8:30 am to 4:00, different activities including: traditional deer dancing, a solar welcome, health rituals, gastronomic corridor and documentary about ulama

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Daylight saving time for Sinaloa on hold!

Daylight saving time for Sinaloa on hold!

The last Session of Congress was canceled because of a lack of quorum, where a proposal to suspend Daylight Saving Time for Sinaloa was introduced. To increase commercial relations with Arizona, addressing health issues and tourism improvement were some of the reasons for the  proposal to suspend DST in Sinaloa – a proposal supported by

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Creation of the Mazatlan Central Park starts…

Creation of the Mazatlan Central Park starts…

The construction of the Mazatlan Central Park has started with heavy duty machinery cleaning up about 120,000 square meters of land alongside the Camaron Lagoon. Cleaning up will be the first phase of the project and is estimated to finish in about 3 months.  The whole project will take 4 years to complete. More than

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Protests against 3-tower project in Sabalo Country.

Protests against 3-tower project in Sabalo Country.

Residents of Sabalo Country neighborhood are protesting against the construction of 3 towers of 17 stories each. According to Santos Canedo, President of the Residents Association, the neighborhood is only zoned for a maximum of 3 floors. The project is called Ferrara Pacific City on Anguila street. Sabalo Country is a neighborhood that has existed

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10 day Countdown to the new Malecon!

10 day Countdown to the new Malecon!

After months of protracted delays to the renovations of the Malecon, the project is due to be completed by March 25, just in time for Holy Week. Joel Garcia, Director of Public works, said that there will be a one year warranty after completion to cover possible defects. The renovations started last June amidst protests

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Sinaloa Governor checks out Faro improvements

Sinaloa Governor checks out Faro improvements

Sinaloa Governor, Qurino Ordaz and his wife Rosy Fuentes visited Mazatlan’s Faro (lighthouse) to see the restoration and renovations being made. The Governor enjoyed the spectacular views from the second highest natural lighthouse in the world and said that his administration is investing $14 million pesos on the renovations of this iconic place. The improvement

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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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