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Sinaloa’s Teacher was victim of violence

Sinaloa’s Teacher was victim of violence

Aide Rodriguez Campana, 38 years old, was found dead with a gunshot to her head after going missing for five days. She began working as a high school teacher in the remote education system of Sinaloa’s towns located in rural zones. Since 2014 she was hired to teach at the high schools located in La Palma, Navolato

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Dia de Muertos Parade

Dia de Muertos Parade

This year the traditional parade of Dia de Muertos and festivities at Downtown will take place on November 2nd: 6:00 pm – Macario Movie (Spanish) at Angela Peralta Teather (no tickets needed) 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm – Walk tour by Angela Peralta and Cultura every 20 minutes (tickets sold out!) The Traditional Dia de Muertos street walking

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A new Aquarium in Mazatlan takes shape..

A new Aquarium in Mazatlan takes shape..

Mar de Cortez (Sea of Cortez) Aquarium will be part of the Central Park project and its construction begins in the next few weeks. Four contractors will be participating: ABEQU (From Bernardino Quintana ex-director of ICA), Constructora Marko, The Vancouver Aquarium and Operadora Audax – they won the bid and tomorrow an agreement will be signed with

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Aftermath of Willa…

Aftermath of Willa…

Willa skips Mazatlan On Tuesday, October 23th, Hurricane Willa hit Escuinapa, a town 92 kilometers south of Mazatlan. The hurricane was degraded to Category 3  with sustained winds of 195km/h. Preparations for Willa’s arrival In Mazatlan, were extensive with most local businesses reinforcing their windows and doors. Many people panic shopped at the markets, school

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Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Willa Headed For Mexico Landfall Early This Week; Hurricane Warnings Issued

Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Willa Headed For Mexico Landfall Early This Week; Hurricane Warnings Issued

Hurricane Willa remains a strong Category 4 off the Pacific Coast of Mexico after rapidly intensifying over the weekend. Willa will bring destructive winds, life-threatening storm surge and flooding rainfall to Mexico where it is expected to make landfall later Tuesday into early Wednesday Tropical Storm Vicente also poses a heavy rain threat to Mexico in the week ahead. Vicente and

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Swoop Airlines adds service to Mazatlán

Swoop Airlines adds service to Mazatlán

Mazatlán has a new direct flight from Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The new service from Swoop Airlines will operate twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays from January 20, 2019 through April 21, 2019 on a Boeing 737-800s that has a capacity of 189 passengers. The flight will depart from Abbotsford at 10:15 a.m. and will be arriving in

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15,020 new seats on flights to Mazatlan

15,020 new seats on flights to Mazatlan

Mazatlan will increase its air connectivity with the United States and Canada with 15,020 new seats a year, in addition to the opening of a new Montreal flight, according to Tourism Secretary Óscar Pérez Barros, adding that the total number of seats will be increased to 142,907, during the 2018-2019 season. At a press conference,

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Norwegian Bliss visits Mazatlan tomorrow.

Norwegian Bliss visits Mazatlan tomorrow.

Prepare to be wowed. This Wednesday, October 10, the newest ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line’s fleet (NCL) will be visiting Mazatlan Port from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The name Norwegian Bliss was chosen by NCL’s Facebook fans. A floating conservation canvas The striking original artwork on the hull of Norwegian Bliss is meant to inspire.

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Mazatlan won World Travel Awards Latin America as leading destination

Mazatlan won World Travel Awards Latin America as leading destination

The finest travel brands in South and Central America have been unveiled at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Winners at the red-carpet gala evening included the ancient Incan city of Quito, which fended off stiff competition to be named South America’s Leading Destination. Meanwhile, Mazatlán, Mexico, with its tropical

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Shrimp fishermen went from joy to disappointment

Shrimp fishermen went from joy to disappointment

In Rosario, local fishermen went from joy to disappointment after attempting to fish for shrimp. The Authorities lifted the ban on shrimp fishing earlier, but warned of low catches and small sizes. In the area of Huizache-Caimanero the rainy season this year was inadequate for shrimp production. After 3 hours most of the fishermen just caught

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Shark Tank collapse investigation closes without charges

Shark Tank collapse investigation closes without charges

The Internal Control Department of Mazatlan City Hall closed its investigation of Mylai Quintero, Ex-Director of the Mazatlan Aquarium, for the collapse of the shark tank in 2017. The investigation of the diver who supposedly was in the tank at the moment of the incident was also closed. Rafael Padilla, in charge of Internal Control, said

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Independence Day celebrations and AMLO visiting Mazatlan

Independence Day celebrations and AMLO visiting Mazatlan

September 15th On the evening of September 15, the traditional “Grito de Independencia” is celebrated throughout Mexico when authorities in Mexico from the President to Municipal Mayors and invited guests gather on balconies of public buildings at approximately 11:00 pm to shout out “Viva México” three times in memory of the declaration of the Mexican

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New Sinaloa Tourism Secretary

New Sinaloa Tourism Secretary

Oscar Perez Barros was appointed as Sinaloa Tourism Secretary by Governor Quirino Ordaz. Perez is a businessman in the Radio industry and was the President of the Sinaloa Chamber of Television and Radio. His predecessor, Marco Garcia will be representing the Sinaloa Government in Mexico City. The Governor said that “We made this decision towards strengthening

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The controversial “Venados” new logo

The controversial “Venados” new logo

Venados – the Mazatlan baseball team – showed off a  redesigned logo and had a fashion show last Sunday, September 9th at Galerias Mall to introduce a new clothing line including the official jersey and t-shirts along with other items. Venados advertising defines the new logo as “irreverent, innovating and energetic” and it also says

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Diego Maradona to coach Dorados de Culiacan

Diego Maradona to coach Dorados de Culiacan

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has arrived in Sinaloa to begin his new job as head coach of second-tier Mexican soccer club Dorados de Sinaloa. Maradona takes over a club in 13th position in the Ascenso MX and without a win in the opening six games of the 2018 Apertura. Dorados have only managed two goals

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