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June 16, 2019

Culture

¡Campamentos de verano 2018 en Puerto Peñasco!

Se aproximan la temporada vacacional y miles de niños tendrán su tiempo de descanso y podrán disfrutar  levantándose un poco más tarde, pero también necesitan mantener activa tanta energía y que sus mamis y papis puedan continuar con sus labores.  Es por eso que varias escuelas e instituciones han organizado cursos y campamentos de verano […]

Las Palomas launches “StrawLess Ocean” Campaign

By José Antonio Pérez As a socially responsible company, the tourist complex Las Palomas Beach and Golf Resort is implementing a new campaign for a “StrawLess Ocean”, given the negative impact these have on oceans, marine wildlife, and the environment. Hector Vázquez del Mercado, General Manager for Las Palomas, detailed through this campaign, which was […]

Circus Mexicus 2018 Line-up!

With Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers Circus Mexicus bringing much more than a three-ring experience to Puerto Peñasco this year, we hope this helps all the Peacemakers get where you need to go between tequila, tacos, and siestas! Enjoy! Shake, Raffle & Roll – raffle tickets can be purchased @ -Thur June 7th – 12-4pm […]

Cachora – Craft Beer hecho en Peñasco!

A Spanish rock playlist sounded in the background at El Tapeo; it was about 6 in the afternoon, I was offered one of the new house craft beers while I waited for my interview with craft brewer Martin Quintero to begin. An ambiance enhanced by wood fixtures on the wall, ornamental recycled wine bottles, signs […]

¡No te quedes con ganas de ir al concierto Circus Mexicus!

Pensando en la comunidad rocaportense que desea asistir a “Circus Mexicus”, es que por otra ocasión se ofrecerán boletos a solo 15 dólares para hacer la entrada más accesible. Este show que se ha realizado por más de 15 años y que en esta edición es del 7 al 10 de junio reúne a bandas […]

What’s Clean Beach Certification?

In March 2017, Puerto Peñasco received the honor of obtaining Clean Beach Certification for a 1500 meter lineal stretch of coastline extending from Playa Bonita Hotel to Las Palomas on Sandy Beach.  This September, a second environmental audit is planned to corroborate upholding of Mexican Beach Sustainability Norms.   Yet, what’s Clean Beach Certification? Twelve things […]

Pinacate in efforts to monitor endangered “Casquito” turtle

By José Antonio Pérez As part of work to protect and conserve endangered species endemic to the region, staff at the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve are taking part in intense monitoring efforts of the “casquito” (Kinosternon) turtle, which is unique to the Sonoyta River. Horacio Ortega Morales, Deputy Director at the […]

Y se prendieron con el Detector de Metaaaaal

Un rompehielos de glam rock y notas agudas con la presentación de Moderatto fue el recibimiento que tuvieron los participantes de la doceava edición  del tradicional y exclusivo torneo de Golf, que se realiza anualmente para celebrar el aniversario de Las Palomas Beach and Golf Resort. La banda de rock-pop  que inició con un popurrí […]

Sea Shepherd Miracle IV operation rescues sea turtle entangled in gillnet

By José Antonio Pérez Patrolling through the vaquita marina refuge area in the Upper Gulf of California on April 22nd (Earth Day), the Sea Shepherd Farley Mowat ship, which is part of the Miracle IV operation, found and rescued a sea turtle trapped in an illegal gillnet. Sea Shepherd members were conducting recovery operations on […]

World Wildlife Fund mourns diminishing numbers of endangered vaquita

By José Antonio Pérez The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) mourned confirmation of the first reported death this Spring of the endangered vaquita in 2018, as each specimen is vital for the species’ survival given their numbers are estimated to be under 30. The WWF also reiterated the urgency to end illegal fishing of the also […]

¡Del mar a tu paladar! Ostiones y más

Llevar el ostión fresco hasta su paladar además de preparar varios platillos de mariscos con un toque especial es un oficio que hacen con gusto las integrantes de la Cooperativa Única de Mujeres en Puerto Peñasco. En el kilómetro 7 de la carretera Puerto Peñasco – Caborca se encuentra su granja , en el estero […]

Pinacate Biosphere Reserve sees 80% increase in visitors

By José Antonio Perez Horacio Ortega Morales, Deputy Director at the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve reports since the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Alter was named a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 2013, visits to the area of increased by at least 80% and continue to rise. Ortega Morales detailed the last four years have […]

Nunca Jamas tocando como siempre siempre

¡Pues me voy sola ! Me dije a mi misma luego de que no tuve éxito invitando a un par de amigos al Party-Fest que realizaría en la playa una radio difusora local para celebrar su tercer aniversario  y donde se presentarían los Nunca Jamás, como parte de repertorio.  El grupo que se autodenomina  del género […]

Stations of the Cross traditions during Holy Week

This Friday, starting at 9 a.m., scores of people will breathe life into biblical figures by representing the traditional Stations of the Cross. The procession will begin on the malecon and end with the “crucifixion” of Christ at the foot of the hill located just near the entrance to the Old Port. The religious event, […]

12th Annual “Caminos de Kino” to recall steps of Padre Kino at Pinacate

In recalling the footsteps of Jesuit priest Padre Francisco Eusebio Kino through this region more than 200 years ago, the 12th “Caminatas de Kino” journey is scheduled to take place March 17th – 18th at the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve.  Organizers note this year’s trip will explore new sites, and also include talks about the life […]