Announcements~Avisos

Confirman suspensión del Rocky Point Rally de Motociclismo

Celebrarán el vigésimo aniversario del tradicional evento en 2021 Por el alto riesgo de contagios de Covid-19 ante la aglomeración de personas, ha sido suspendida de manera definitiva la edición número 20 del Rally Rocky Point de motociclismo, confirmó Óscar Federico Palacio Soto. El presidente del comité organizador del encuentro de motociclismo de Puerto Peñasco […]

20th Anniversary of Rocky Point Rally pushed to 2021

Rocky Point Rally. Sept. 23, 2020 We would like to thank everyone for your patience and interest in what is happening with plans for the 2020 Rocky Point Rally. As many know, this was supposed to be our 20th Anniversary celebration! However, due to health concerns surrounding Covid-19, the traditional Rocky Point Rally and events […]

CEDO eyes October reopening

The Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) is programming to renew activities in October, detailed Executive Director Nélida Barajas Acosta. Until the center reopens, detailed Barajas Acosta, CEDO will continue to strengthen community work with areas within the Puerto Peñasco – Puerto Lobo biologic fishing corridor.  CEDO’s Visitors Center, ecotours, and […]

Realizan campaña de apoyo a pescadores del Alto Golfo de California

Esfuerzo conjunto entre CEDO, Vaquita CPR, Pesca ABC y Museo de La Ballena Ayudar a cubrir las necesidades médicas, de viaje, alimentarias y de costo de vida a las cuales se enfrentan los pescadores del Alto Golfo de California por la pandemia de Covid-19, es el objetivo de la campaña de donación Francisco “Paco” Valverde. […]

Covid-19 protocols lead to adjustment in cancer detection campaign

Carmen Morales Valles, president of the local George Papanicolaou chapter, reports the group is making necessary adjustments to their free October cancer detection and prevention campaign to ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols.  While necessary adjustments are made and dates set for the annual campaign, Morales Valles urges women over 35, or at a reproductive age, […]

Casa Hogar Home for the Elderly plans Board change

Santiago Ruiz Hurtado will be stepping down after five years serving as Board President for the José Dávalos Valdivia Home for the Elderly, affectionately known as Casa Hogar.  The transition process to a new board is currently underway, in coordination with the San Francisco parish. Ruiz Hurtado expressed satisfaction with results achieved at Casa Hogar […]

Traditional Independence Day festivities in Puerto Peñasco to be virtual

While Covid-19 has impacted how Puerto Peñasco will celebrate the 210th anniversary of Mexico’s independence, the fiesta will go on – virtually!  A virtual Independence Day “grito” will be held on the evening of September 15th.  In addition, a variety of presentations will be aired from Sept. 13th – 15th to complement the festivities! Puerto […]

RCPM continued support for Puerto Peñasco

Even though Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers traditional Circus Mexicus wasn’t able to take place on the shores of Puerto Peñasco this past June due to Covid-19, that didn’t stop the band’s giving spirit and dedication to the community. During Puerto Peñasco’s stricter city lockdown phase, Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers helped promote fundraising and […]

Peñasco moves on to Phase 7 of reopening plans

Members of the Municipal Health and Safety Board have approved the next phase (VII) of Puerto Peñasco’s reopening plan to revive the city’s economy.  In a City press release, Mayor Kiko Munro indicated so far the City has been able to achieve 95% of reopening goals.  The press release further indicates that via a video […]

Voting Message – US Embassy in Mexico

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!  Follow a few simple steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections: 1.  Register to vote:  Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually, so you may […]

Peñasco reopening extends to gyms and movie theaters

Puerto Peñasco’s economic revival strategy entered Phase 6 on August 15th, with the reopening of additional businesses as approved by the Municipal Health & Safety Advisory Board, announced mayor Kiko Munro. In an Aug. 18th press release announcing Phase 6, the mayor noted while time has shown responsible decisions made in the community have kept […]

Inicia Fase 6 del Plan Peñasco se Activa

Puerto Peñasco, Sonora; a 18 de agosto del 2020.- La fase 6 del plan estratégico “Peñasco se Activa” dio inicio este 15 de agosto con la reapertura de negocios denominados no esenciales aprobado por el Consejo Municipal de Salud y Seguridad y así, continuar reactivando la economía del municipio de Puerto Peñasco, afirmó el alcalde […]

Peñasco mourns loss of brothers after drownings in Cholla

Sunday afternoon brought tragedy to the area of Cholla Bay after a couple from Guadalajara, Jalisco fell into the water from a jet-ski, followed by residents jumping in to try and rescue them.  Two of the would-be rescuers succumbed to the waters of the Sea of Cortez, while one person from the jet-ski was taken […]

Local George Papanicolaou Group reactivates cancer prevention center

After five months of inactivity, the local George Papanicolaou Group announced it would be resuming services as of Monday, August 17th.  The center, which is located a block north of the General Hospital will offer care Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays under strict health protocols to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Individuals seeking service must make […]

Reactivarán módulo de la Agrupación George Papanicolaou

Retomarán acciones en la lucha contra el cáncer Luego de cinco meses de inactividad, el módulo de la Agrupación George Papanicolaou reabrió sus puertas el 17 de agosto, con el objetivo de continuar como institución líder en la prevención y detección oportuna de cáncer en Puerto Peñasco, informó Carmen Alicia Morales Valle. La presidenta de […]