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May 22, 2019


Activities to celebrate World Environment Day & World Oceans Day!

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero June 5th is World Environment Day, and right on its heels we celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th. With these two environmentally conscientious dates in mind, the City of Puerto Peñasco along with CEDO, the Naval base, and non-governmental organizations including EcoHope, the local Association of Architects, Pinacate Biosphere Reserve, and […]

Club de Conversación de Inglés 10 al 25 de junio

ITSPP:  La práctica del inglés para aquellas personas con niveles intermedio y avanzado de este idioma, es esencial para su aprendizaje, perfeccionamiento y dar continuidad a sus conocimientos del mismo; es por ello, que el Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Puerto Peñasco, iniciará en los próximos días esta dinámica modalidad de conformación del Club de Conversación […]

Presentation Of New Commercial Flight in Las Vegas!

By Arq. Plinio Rivero The Mexican Consulate in Las Vegas was recently the site for presentation of the new Las Vegas – Puerto Peñasco – Hermosillo Aeroméxico flight path, set to begin June 20th. The event, directed at travel agents and tour operators and which included presentations about the destinations, was led by Sonora Governor […]

A talk with Sonora Secretary of Public Safety

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero Ensuring citizens are the center of everything, on May 24th Sonoran Secretary of Public Safety, Ernesto Munro Palacio, made a stop through his hometown of Puerto Peñasco as part of Governor Padrés’ efforts to maintain clear communication between his administration and the community. People began filing into the Gerardo Portugal Martinez Municipal […]

Marina Fest 2013 to be held May 24th – June 2nd

Press Release During a recent press conference, plans for Puerto Peñasco’s traditional Marina Fest 2013 were made known. The Fest, which will take place from May 24th to June 2nd, is organized by the Business and Professional Women’s Club in coordination with the administration of Mayor Gerardo Figueroa Zazueta. Aleyda Grijalva Ibarra, President of the […]

Creation of Puerto Peñasco Health Tourism Consultative Board

City Press Release On Friday, May 17th, Sonoran Secretary of Health Dr. Bernardo Campillo García swore in members of the newly formed Health Tourism Consultation Board, presided over by Mayor Prof. Gerardo Figueroa Zazueta. The Mayor stressed the interest of many who invest in health tourism, and who today have become pioneers in this area. […]

Recycling efforts in Puerto Peñasco

By SKR According to Global Calendar, May 17th is celebrated in many spots on the planet as International Recycling Day.  In Puerto Peñasco various HOAs are launching their own recycling programs, or expanding efforts, by calling on homeowners to recycle a variety of items including aluminum cans, cardboard, plastic bottles, batteries, and more. [There are […]

Local DIF celebrates Mother’s Day!

City Press Release In honor of the May 10th Mother’s Day holiday, on May 8th the local DIF threw a celebration for more than 1200 moms at the “Chamizal” Event Hall. Puerto Peñasco First Lady, and DIF President, Rafaela Félix de Figueroa welcomed all the moms and remembered her own late mother. “Thank you mom, […]

Castaways Kids Foundation tops off Day of Fun with gala dinner

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero In days leading up to the April 30th celebration of Children’s Day, the Castaways Kids Foundation of Kurt Mitchell Geisler and Anne Saillart held a day of fun for 120 children at the Las Palmas complex on Sandy Beach. The children were all selected from Esperanza Children’s Home, area community centers, and […]

Puerto Peñasco Children’s City Government 2013

[Info from City Press Releases/SKR] On Friday, April 26th, the City decided upon those who would form the 2013 Children’s City Government in honor of Children’s Day (April 30th). On Monday, April 29th, young appointed Mayor and Lázaro Cárdenas Elementary School 6th grade student Frania Guadalupe Celaya Rodríguez took part in a ceremony alongside Mayor […]

Reforms to Bank Trust law should have tremendous impact for Puerto Peñasco!

Opportunity for foreigners to acquire property directly!   By Architect Plinio Rivero Lavin Today, April 23, 2013 the Mexican House of Representatives approved reforms that would allow foreigners to own RESIDENTIAL properties within border and coastal zones, thereby modifying Article 27 of the Mexican Constitution. This will impact the present prohibition of foreigners holding direct […]

Advances in Peñasco – Gila Bend Sister City Project

City Press Release Rafaela Félix de Figueroa, President of the local DIF (Office on Integral Family Development), along with members from the municipal administration, recently met with officials from Gila Bend, AZ, during an important binational meeting. This was the second meeting of the two cities, following a first held on March 4th in Gila […]

Local DIF gets ready for Children’s Day ~ Donations from SBR

City Press Release The DIF system in Puerto Peñasco, presided over by local DIF President Rafaela Félix de Figueroa, recently received a donation of toys from Sandy Beach Resort (SBR) that will be given out during upcoming Children’s Day festivities (April 30). Samuel Ortega Castro, DIF Director, was presented with the donation by Zorayda González  and Luisa […]