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Movies Playing Aug. 26 – Sept. 01

The Mazatlan Messenger reviews this week’s movie selections including Jason Bourne starring Matt Damon.

August 26, 1822

On this date Iturbide is installed as Emperor of Mexico and orders the arrest of 19 legislators who attempted to nullify his appointment.

Going to El Centro? Best to Take Public Transport

The complete overhaul of approximately 4,000-5,000 meters of water lines is expected to cost approximately 39 million pesos.

Heat Index Reaches 48°C Yesterday

Mazatlecans suffered one of the hottest days so far this summer.

World’s Biggest Cargo Ship to Arrive in Mazatlán

The world’s largest cargo ship, Höegh Target, specializing in the transport of cars, buses and large machinery, will arrive in Mazatlán.

INEE Changes Rules for Teacher Evaluations

On Thursday the National Institute for Educational Assessment (INEE) announced changes to the teacher evaluations to be held this year.

Consumer Prices up in First Half of August

The National Index of Consumer Prices (INPC) increased 0.31 percent in the first half of August.

Kia Motors’ Sales More than Doubled in July

South Korea’s No. 2 automaker Kia Motors Corp. again renewed its monthly sales record in México in July.

Retail Sales up in June

On an annual basis, retailers’ income increased 9.1 percent.

Mazatlán’s Cliff Divers’ Plazuela gets a Scrub Down

The scrub down is a result of complaints from Mazatlecans and tourists of garbage and general uncleanliness in the area.

August 25, 1829

On this date American Ambassador to México, Joel R. Poisett, offered the Mexican government five million pesos to purchase Texas. The Mexican government refused the offer but it indicated the American intentions.

UAS Checks Students for Syphilis

In anticipation of the recommencement of classes after summer holidays, students began lining up for the free blood tests on August 19th.

Victims of Phone Extortion Found Safe

Police reports state the couple, 60 and 70 years old, after receiving a telephone call on Tuesday left their home in their car and disappeared.

Centro Store Fire Alarms Market Stall Holders

That fire has caused consternation among stall holders in the El Centro market.

Will 60,000 Teachers be Fired?

According to the law more than 60,000 teachers in the states of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Guerrero and Michoacán will have to be dismissed.