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Cosmic Dancers at Machado

Cosmic Dancers at Machado

Prehispanic dance and music performance at Plazuela Machado to welcome all the visitors in town, by: Ehekatlaka* (man of the wind) from Jalisco Oxtlahum* (13 number in maya) from Mazatlan Yaocelopzin* (Jaguar warrior) from Mexico City This type of dance is intended to honor God, and to engender a connection with the cosmos. Before starting

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Mexican Black Friday

Mexican Black Friday

Buen Fin (Mexican Black Friday) is approaching and most retailers are bombarding special discounts to consumers. November 18  is the start of the so-called “cheapest weekend of the year”, the truth is that Buen Fin has a little bit of everything: Great discounts, overpricing and then discounting to look like they are bargains as well as very long

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Sinaloa’s Luxury Cemetery

Sinaloa’s Luxury Cemetery

The Humaya Gardens cemetery in Culiacan is famous for the  extravagance of its tombs and mausoleums that resemble miniature cathedrals. Construction of the tombs  cost between $400,000 and $8 million pesos. Some even have two or three floors , a balcony, solar panels, air conditioning, satellite TV and even a kitchenette. Marble floors, gold plating and

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Warning about new banking phone scams….

MEXICO (UNIV) ._ The National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Users of Financial Services (CONDUSEF)is warning of a telephone scam that seeks to defraud customers of BBVA Bancomer, and an email scam with customers of Banamex and Banorte. According to the organization this new modus operandi of the fraudsters begins when a call is

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Spanish as a Second Language: Are you kidding Me?

Spanish as a Second Language: Are you kidding Me?

Mazatlán resident Maxim takes a lighthearted look at Mexico as seen through the eyes of an extranjero.

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