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Noise: An Annoyance or More?

Until México can get its governmental entities to address the noise pollution that affects many of us, those that suffer have little hope.

Health Center Collapses from Rain Damage

Walls collapsed breaking windows, causing flooding in the waiting room and damaging medical files.

Traffic Accident Statistics Show Decline

Between July 1 and 29 there were 86 reported traffic accidents.

Mazatlán’s Hotel cannot get it Right

With the tourist season in full swing the city’s hotels seem bent on running the tourists off.

It Pays to Work for Pemex

It is not surprising that there is a black market for buying jobs at Pemex.

Sinaloa Gags Journalists

Article 51 of an amended law limits media’s coverage of criminal acts.

Planting of Genetically Modified Soybeans Blocked

A district judge overturned a permit to Monsanto to plant genetically modified [GM] soybeans in Yucatán.

City Acquires Seven New Vehicles

The vehicles, including 16 new motorcycles, were purchased locally for 2,860,000 pesos.

August 1, 1867

On this date Russia sold Alaska to the United States for 7.2 million dollars.

Movies Playing Aug 01 to 06

Our resident film critic Ken Albanese reviews this week’s movie selections including Guardians of the Galaxy starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana.

Under 15 World Championship Baseball Begins Today in Maz

The tournament runs until August 10 with games being played at both the baseball stadium and Benito Juárez sports complex.

Former Councilor under Higuera Administration Arrested

Former councilor Lamberto Barraza Cázares (a.k.a. “El Poty”) has been arrested for aggravated robbery.

Lifeguards Rescue Over 55 from Drowning

Tourists have been flocking to beaches to escape the heat and humidity.

IMF Lowers México’s Forecasted GDP Growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its forecast of México’s economic growth from 3.0 to 2.4 percent for 2014.

Government May Pick up Part of Pemex’s Debt

Under the proposal, Pemex, the labor union, and the government would each accept one-third of the outstanding liability.