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TMAZ expands at Mazatlán after boost from Mitsubishi

TMAZ expands at Mazatlán after boost from Mitsubishi

Terminal operator Mazatlán Maritime Terminal (TMAZ) is to invest US$350,000 to expand its facilities in the port of Mazatlán, after receiving increased volumes of freight from Mitsubishi. TMAZ, whose principal shareholder is Chilean company SAAM, currently occupies an operational free trade area of about 160,000 sq.mt, which can accommodate 1,600 vehicles. However, it has a contractual

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Traffic awareness program on Avenida del Mar

Traffic awareness program on Avenida del Mar

The first generation of cadets from the Public Security Secretariat started a program of traffic awareness on Avenida del Mar The Avenue is one of the favorite spots for Tourists, but even with numerous traffic lights,  pedestrians have low or no priority and cross walks are completely ignored. As part of the program, the cadets will

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Mazatlan will have a monument for “The Beatles”

Mazatlan will have a monument for “The Beatles”

“All you need is love”……and maybe also a monument to the Beatles in your city to attract more tourists? Mayor Luis Guillermo Benitez said that the Federal Tourism Secretary authorized the project of a monument for the Beatles in Mazatlan. “We are going to have a monument with music. We do not want to have just a sculpture

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Gray whale found dead in Altata

Gray whale found dead in Altata

A few days ago reports of a gray whale swimming at Altata Bay (North of Sinaloa) were reported. Unfortunately, on Sunday the whale was found dead. The whale displayed injuries on it’s tail and dorsal fin, and according to marine life experts the injuries were consistent with a shark attack. Every winter, hundreds of Pacific gray whales return

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Civilian volunteers find 11 bodies in a clandestine grave north of Mazatlan

Civilian volunteers find 11 bodies in a clandestine grave north of Mazatlan

The remains of 11 unidentified bodies were found this Thursday at 2 different locations north of Mazatlan Military police received a report of a human skull found in the area known as Miravalles. After an extensive search two more graves were found, one with seven bodies and the other with two. Two more bodies were

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Stone laying ceremony of Fiesta Inn and One Hotels

Stone laying ceremony of Fiesta Inn and One Hotels

Directors from Grupo Posadas, the biggest Hotel’s operator in Mexico and Ahre Group participated at the stone lying Ceremony of Fiesta Inn and One Hotels in the Golden zone. Fiesta Inn is designed as a business class hotel, and construction will start in June and will be ready in approximately 20 months. “One Hotel” is

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Parking lot for Del Mar Av. will be ready next weekend

Parking lot for Del Mar Av. will be ready next weekend

Starting next weekend the parking lot in front of the Aquarium will be available to the general public. The lot was rented by City Hall to support the lack of parking on the Malecon after the renovations. Initially, the cost will be $30 pesos (full day). Shuttle buses will be available for the next 8

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Baby dolphin “Esperanza” dies at the Aquarium

Baby dolphin “Esperanza” dies at the Aquarium

After three months of dedicated care, sadly the dolphin “Esperanza” (“Hope”) died of a cardiac arrest on Monday, announced Pablo Rojas, Director of the Mazatlan Aquarium. She died despite the hopeful expectations from experts who looked after her 24/7. They even planned to relocate her but sadly the baby dolphin didn’t survive. The Director said

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2019 Monigotes generate divided opinions.

2019 Monigotes generate divided opinions.

In preparation for Carnaval, “Monigotes” are installed on the Malecon every year. But apparently, the figuerines this year are not quite the same as in previous years. According to a survey by the newspaper El Debate , there are many locals and tourists who are not so happy with this year’s Monigotes. Some of those

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Stone laying ceremony of Mazatlan’s new aquarium.

Stone laying ceremony of Mazatlan’s new aquarium.

Federal Secretary of Tourism, Miguel A. Torruco,  laid the foundation of the new Mazatlan Aquarium which will cost $1.4 billion pesos via  a Public/Private partnership. “The Sea of Cortez Aquarium” will be fundamental to recovering the spot as a touristic destination that Mazatlan had during the 60’s and 70’s ” said Mayor Guillermo Benitez at the Ceremony.

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Mazatlan bike share system is in place!

Mazatlan bike share system is in place!

Sustainable Development Secretary of Mazatlan announced the start this weekend of the Bike Share service. Director Carlos Gandarilla, said that the campaign “Muevete Chilo, Sinaloa” (Move you cool Sinaloa) will present the first phase of bicycles that will be installed in Mazatlan. The program is coordinated by City Hall and starts with 11 stations and 100

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Sinaloa takes part in Spain’s FITUR Tourism Exhibition

Sinaloa takes part in Spain’s FITUR Tourism Exhibition

From the 23rd to 27th January, Madrid once again became the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair. This year’s event was bigger than ever, both in terms of participation, its international scope, and in its new content, in line with the industry’s record growth. This year’s edition

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Four-way logjam through 54 holes at qualifying tournament in Mazatlan

Four-way logjam through 54 holes at qualifying tournament in Mazatlan

At the  PGA TOUR Latinoamérica’s second Qualifying Tournament at Estrella del Mar, the top of the leaderboard merely became more crowded Thursday as four players moved to 14-under to share the lead through 54 holes. Americans Jacob Bergeron, Tom Whitney, and Carson Jacobs all shot 7-under 65s in the third round to get to 14-under,

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RIU Groupo announces a US$40 million investment in Mazatlan

RIU Groupo announces a US$40 million investment in Mazatlan

Carmen Riu announced during a meeting with Sinaloa Governor, Quirino Ordaz, that the Spanish Group RIU is going to invest $40 million dollars to expand their hotel in Mazatlan adding 300 new rooms and increasing amenities for their guests such as restaurants, pools and entertainment area. The Governor said that this is great news and

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Airline SWOOPS into Mazatlan with inaugural flight

Airline SWOOPS into Mazatlan with inaugural flight

Yesterday, January 20th, new airline Swoop made its inaugural flight from Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) south of Vancouver, BC to Mazatlan International Airport (MZT), arriving at 5:30 pm with 176 passengers. At the beginning of the year, Swoop announced that Abbotsford International Airport will enjoy twice weekly service to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) and twice weekly service to

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