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May 19, 2019

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Elections 2018

On July 1st, elections were held in Mexico and millions of Mexicans went out to vote and act as Election Officials and clerks.  In addition to the Presidential race, this year included elections for both state level and federal Representatives and Senators, as well as mayoral races here locally and across Sonora. MORENA (Movimiento Regeneración […]

Mayor Kiko Munro visits Arizona to promote Puerto Peñasco

Phoenix, Arizona. Feb. 26, 2017. Accompanied by Senator Juan Carlos Romero Hicks of Guanajuato, Mayor Kiko Munro paid a working visit to Arizona to promote Puerto Peñasco as a safe destination for tourism and investment. Municipal Economic Development Coordinator Jorge Valdez Félix joined Mayor Munro and Senator Romero Hicks as they first visited Peoria High […]

City seeks collaborative exchange with sites in California

By José Antonio Perez Upon the invitation of Roberto Rodríguez, Mexican Consul in Oxnard, California,  a commercial mission from Puerto Peñasco is visiting Los Angeles and neighboring counties this week, with the goal of seeking collaborative exchanges in further positioning the city on the international map, announced Mayor Kiko Munro. The mayor affirmed his administration […]

Peñasco present at AZ-Sonora Mega Region Council

Last week Mayor Kiko Munro and part of his team visited Arizona to strengthen cooperative ties with other cities while promoting investment in Puerto Peñasco. The mayor took part in the meeting of the Arizona-Sonora Mega Region Council, which consists of officials from diverse sister cities in Sonora and Arizona and seeks to increase participation […]

Positive response to “Borrón y Cuenta Nueva” at Water Department

Throughout the month of October, the “Clean Slate” (Borrón y Cuenta Nueva) program is in effect at the local Water Department (OOMAPAS). The program, which was part of the campaign platform of Mayor Kiko Munro, aims to assist residents with outstanding water bills by forgiving debt while taking steps to ensure timely payments in the […]

Changing of the Guard at City Hall

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero and Azucena Mazón On the evening of September 15th fireworks lit up the sky above City Hall in Puerto Peñasco as Prof. Gerardo Figueroa Zazueta waved the Mexican flag over the large crowd gathered for the annual “Grito” festivities, commemorating the 205th anniversary of the start of struggles for Mexican Independence. This […]

Proposals aim to enhance tourism to Puerto Peñasco

In preparation for the swearing in ceremony on September 16th, Puerto Peñasco’s next mayor Ernesto “Kiko” Munro has spent much of his time since the June elections in gearing up to guide the city’s future. Following visits to both Hermosillo and Mexico City to review and in some cases rediscover existing proposals and ideas for […]