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Hip-Hop Contest in Mazatlán this Weekend

The rap fest will feature local groups Cuartro44, Sucursal 7, Broken Felas Gang and others from surrounding towns and Culiacán.

State Offers Free Services in Colonia Urías

Hundreds of Mazatlecos from different colonias took advantage yesterday of the Fourth Institutional Services Fair held in the plazuela of Colonia Urías.

Colima Volcano’s Ash covers Nearby Towns

Over the weekend the Colima Volcano in western Mexico has erupted, sending a column of ash about 5 kilometers (3 miles) into the air.

Three Companies Submit Bids for Public TV Networks

The IFT said that it had approved proposals from eight interested parties on November 13, but that only three had decided to bid.

Proceso Highlights México’s Bad Numbers

It also notes that Mexicans work 2,226 hours a year, while the OECD average is 1,765 hours.

NGO: Kidnappings up 8% in October

Six kidnappings occur every day in Mexico, according to the Association to Stop Kidnapping.

November 24, 1957

On this date at the age of 61 in Mexico City, Mexican muralist and painter Diego Rivera died.

Mazatlán Central Park Project to Begin Next Year

Two new designs not incorporated in the plan presented to the public on August 11 are a cultural corridor of statues linking the museum with the aquarium and an aviary.

Mexico’s first lady to sell controversial mansion

Mexico’s first lady announces she was putting her multi-million-dollar private mansion on sale to end a controversy over her purchase of the property from a government contractor.

Mexico farmer innovates for production boost (video)

Hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

Families lead search for Mexico’s missing

The case of Mexico’s 43 missing students has drawn attention to the thousands of others who have gone missing in the country.

What’s next after big protests in Mexico?

What’s next for Mexico after massive protests over the disappearance of 43 students?

Protesters clash with police in Mexico City over missing students

Thousands are protesting Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto’s handling of the disappearance of 43 students in the southern state of Guerrero.

Movies Playing Nov. 21 – 27

Our resident film critic Ken Albanese reviews this week’s movie selections including The Hunger Games – Mockingbird Pt. 1 starring Jennifer Lawrence.

November 22, 1855

On this date during the term of Juan N. Álvarez, the Juárez Law was decreed stating all men in Mexico are equal.