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Banda: Music to your ears?

I remember listening to ‘Banda’ music in Mazatlán 25 years ago and it didn’t make me want to throw beer bottles at the band.

August 27, 1784

On this date Friar Junipero Serra, Franciscan founder of missions in California Alta, died in San Carlos de Monterrey.

High Contamination Levels Detected in Tidelands

The most severe is El Infiernillo, including at the Juárez bridge and surrounding zone.

Five Narco Laboratories Destroyed

The capture of Juan José Esparragosa Moreno, “El Azul,” has resulted in the uncovering of five synthetic drug laboratories.

High Waves from Hurricane Marie Hit Stone Island

Waves six to seven meters high provoked by Hurricane Marie hit Stone Island damaging 27 beachside restaurants and three hotels.

Sports Fishermen Capture Rare Find

Sports fisherman reported yesterday capturing a rare catfish not generally known to local Mazatlán fishermen.

Civil Associations Accuse DIF of Keeping Federal Funds

DIF cut the budgets of non-government organizations who attend to people with diverse physical and mental incapacities.

August 26, 1899

On this date Mexican painter muralist Rufino Tamoyo was born, an artist who renewed the essence of traditional Mexican art and one of the most famous in Mexico and the world.

Mayor Presents New “Citizens Security Center”

Six public service departments will be installed in the center located on one of Mazatlán’s main thoroughfares.

August 25, 1829

On this date, eight years after Mexico’s independence, American Ambassador to Mexico Joel R. Poisett on behalf of his country offered the Mexican government five million pesos for the Texas territory, which offer was refused.

Residents in the North Without Water – Again

Colonias in the entire northern zone up to Cerritos will have to wait a few more days until full water pressure is restored.

Lineups Continue for Free School Supplies and Uniforms

Parents continue to lineup at stores participating in the State government’s free uniform and supplies program.

Port Closed in Wake of High Waves from Hurricane Marie

High swells are affecting Mexico’s Pacific coast shoreline as hurricane force winds from Marie extend up to 60 miles from the storm’s center.

Mexico government launches its new federal police force

They are known as Gendarmerie and its primary task will be to protect industries, businesses and farms.

Waste water contaminates Mexico rivers

Pollutants including sulphuric acid and heavy metals from a copper mine have entered rivers in country’s north.