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February 6, 1917

On this date the “punitive” expedition of 13,000 soldiers under General Pershing left Mexico after failing in its objective to arrest Pancho Villa for attacking Columbus.

Movies Playing Feb. 05 – 11

The Mazatlan Messenger reviews this week’s movie selections including Spotlight starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams.

The Ducks Are Coming, The Ducks Are Coming

For only 300 pesos you receive entrance to the event, delicious food, music, silent auction and sponsor one duck.

Black Swans Find a Home at the Aquarium

The aquarium has two new residents, a male and female black swan.

U.S. News & World Report Praises Mazatlán

The article states the city has a large, restored Centro Historico that is pleasant and accessible as well as 20 miles of beautiful beaches.

School’s Out on Monday and Tuesday for Carnaval

There will be no school for preschool, primary and secondary students in Mazatlán on Monday and Tuesday.

Municipality Eyes Purchase of 100 New Vehicles

The majority of the vehicles will be garbage collection trucks and police patrol cars.

Carnaval 2016 Queen of Floral Games Receives her Crown

During the ceremony local artists and musicians were heralded in music and dance.

February 4, 1402

On this date Nexahualcóytl, the son of Ixtlilxóchitl, was born in Texcoco. In 1431 he ascended the throne, reconstructed the city and introduced just laws. He is known as a great poet, philosopher, orator and legislator.

Cold Weather and Winds to Continue

Mazatlecans woke up yesterday to an early morning temperature of 9°C.

First Zika Case in Sinaloa Detected

The first case of the Zika virus in Sinaloa was confirmed yesterday by the Sinaloa Health Department.

Surfer Rescues Swimmer in Distress

A young 19-year-old tourist from the State of Hidalgo who was caught in a current while swimming in Olas Altas.

Two Found Murdered on Roadside in El Quelite

Police stated that family members of a person who had disappeared found the bodies and immediately reported their find to the authorities.

Let the Party Begin!

The Sinaloa Secretary of Tourism announced hotels are fully booked for Carnaval and he expects over 50,000 tourists will flock to the city for the event.

February 2, 1836

On this date the United States immediately recognized the independence of Texas by a group of mercenaries at the Alamo Fort.