Mazatlan is the second largest city in the state of Sinaloa, founded in the 16th century. Because of its beautiful nature, clean beaches and a warm climate, it is often called the Pearl of the Pacific.

Carlos Tejada, a coordinator of the Unesco Culture Sector in Mexico, affirmed that Mazatlán is a paradigmatic case in the theme of being a "Creative City", since it brings together the three gastronomic regions: valley, Sierra and coast, and the three expressions cultural typical of the state: the cuisine of the sea, the popular and international.

With the arrival of more than one million visitors and an economic income of more than 500 million pesos, the 121st edition of the Mazatlan Carnival will seek to break its 2018 records.

It is unfortunate the discovery of the 11 bodies without a life that was found in Mazatlan, due to that it is necessary that they reinforce the security for the tranquility of the citizenship, for what they trust that the government does its work in the best way, Oscar said. Palacios Gómez.

For shrimp fishing in Sinaloa, the future is uncertain and it is necessary to declare a state of emergency for the offshore fishing fleet, said the president of the National Chamber of the Fishing and Aquaculture Industries (Canainpesca), Humberto Becerra Bautista.

The secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco, and the governor of Sinaloa, Quirino Ordaz, placed on Monday the first stone of the new "Acuario del Mar de Cortés", which will be located in Mazatlan.

The governor of Sinaloa, Quirino Ordaz Coppel, and the federal tourism secretary, Miguel Torruco Marqués, began construction of the new Mar de Cortés Aquarium, which is projected to be the largest in Mexico and Latin America.

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