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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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Road closures for 2018 Triathlon

Road closures for 2018 Triathlon

Some roads will close early this weekend for the 17th edition of 2018 Pacific Triathlon  being held in the city on May 25th and 26th. Today, May 25th, transit police closed Del Mar avenue from Valentinos to Paseo Claussen.  They expect to reopen that section of Av. Del Mar at 9 pm. On Saturday May

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“Marijuana Greenhouse” seized

“Marijuana Greenhouse” seized

In a two-story building of an old electricity company in downtown Culiacan a marijuana greenhouse with 777 plants, two air filters and other equipment was found to be in operation. The Federal Attorney General said that the work of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) allowed it to identify the property, located on Juan José Ríos

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EL Chepe Express, a new luxury train to the Copper Canyon

EL Chepe Express, a new luxury train to the Copper Canyon

Marco Garcia, Sinaloa’s Secretary of Tourism, announced that on May 17th El Chepe Express will start operations as the most modern and luxurious trains in Latin America. The new train will have 6 carriages: The Tourist class for 60 passengers has recliner seats and panoramic windows to enjoy the amazing views, 4 HD screens and

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Restaurants and Palapas at Malecon say goodbye

Restaurants and Palapas at Malecon say goodbye

As part of the Malecon renovations many of the Palapas along with restaurants and souvenirs stands were dismantled. Economic support was promised by the Government but none of this has materialised. Now that the Malecon renovation in complete, the lack of parking stalls and restricted beach access  are forcing these businesses to shut down. The

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5 Storey parking tower in Centro..

5 Storey parking tower in Centro..

The construction of a vertical parking tower in Centro has started –  designed to enhance parking after all the renovations that took place. The project is being executed by a private company and is located between Carnaval and Ángel Flores streets. Heavy duty machinery and a plastic cover over the drawing of the structure can

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