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May 22, 2019

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ANNOUNCING: THE MARK AND GARY SPRAY HOMEWORK CLUB!

By Kathleen “la Tía Katy” Duncan As many of you know, we recently lost two very special vecinos who also happened to be brothers. Gary and Mark Spray both had huge hearts and loved the community of Puerto Penasco. They were both also dear friends of mine as well as dedicated and generous supporters of […]

Holy Week and Easter bring economic revenue of 150 million pesos

By José Antonio Pérez The president for the Puerto Peñasco Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCV), Hector Vázquez del Mercado, confirmed expectations were definitely met over the Easter / Holy Week period, with the arrival of 117,000 tourists and 150 million pesos in revenue. Vázquez del Mercado highlighted the fact the number of visitors is actually […]

Despliega Sector Naval “Operación Salvavidas Semana Santa 2019”

Por José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco es una de las 178 playas del país, en las que la Secretaría de Marina, a través de Sector Naval, como Autoridad Marítima Nacional y en funciones de Guardia Costera, ha implementado la Operación Salvavidas “Semana Santa 2019” del 13 al 28 de abril. Mediante un boletín de prensa […]

2019 Oaxacan Cultural Expo

Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.  April 16, 2019 The municipal administration of Puerto Peñasco invites the entire community to visit the 2019 Oaxacan Cultural Expo, set up at Plaza del Camaron now through April 28th. Municipal DIF Director, Imelda Zamudio Sánchez, detailed over the three week stay, the cultural expo features Mexican treats, artisanal sweets, as well […]

Officials launch 2019 Semana Santa Safety Operative

Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.  April 9, 2019. More than 380 agents from the three levels of government, representing security departments along with volunteer service and emergency institutions, will participate in the 2019 Semana Santa Safety Operative from April 18th – 28th.  It is estimated over 135,000 visitors will make their way to Puerto Peñasco during this […]

Invierten mil 100 millones en infraestructura turística en Puerto Peñasco

Por José Antonio Pérez Mil 100 millones de pesos se invertirán en la tercera fase del complejo turístico Las Palomas, cuyo inicio atestiguó la gobernadora Claudia Pavlovich Arellano, durante su gira de trabajo por Puerto Peñasco este martes. Ante representantes de sectores se llevó a cabo el banderazo de inicio de obras, que se reactivan […]

Rinden homenaje a jovencitas fallecidas

Señalizan sitio del accidente y develan placa Por José Antonio Pérez A un año de su fallecimiento en Puerto Peñasco, dos jovencitas springbreakers fueron homenajeadas por sus familiares, mejorando la señalización vial del sitio donde se estrelló el automóvil que abordaban y develando una placa conmemorativa. Donde se une el camino de terracería a La […]

Announcing Mark & Gary Spray Homework Club!

Contributor Kathleen Duncan,  AIM Peñasco,  Steps of Love As many of you know, we recently lost two very special vecinos who also happened to be brothers. Gary and Mark Spray both had huge hearts and loved the community of Puerto Peñasco. They were both also dear friends of mine as well as dedicated and generous […]

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador visits border region

By José Antonio Pérez Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) visited the border town of San Luis Rio Colorado on Tuesday, March 26th, to unveil programs for the Northern Border, as well as to express assurances to address fishing concerns in the Upper Gulf of California. Though vowing to fulfill commitments of the federal […]

Asegura AMLO que atenderá problema de Pesca en el Alto Golfo

Reitera que no subirá la electricidad y otros energéticos Por José Antonio Pérez El problema de pesca en el Alto Golfo de California sí será atendido, afirmó el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador, pero pidió tiempo para atender y cumplir con todos los compromisos asumidos por su gobierno, dado que son muy grandes y graves […]

15 million pesos contemplated for beach improvements

By José Antonio Pérez Luis César García González, Operational Coordinator for ZOFEMAT (Federal Maritime Land Zone), reported Puerto Peñasco presented the ZOFEMAT Technical Committee with a 15 million peso investment proposal to go toward beach improvement projects. The funds, he detailed, represent resources yet to be used from income collected from the Federal Zone. The […]

Rotary Club grant aims to provide drinking water to public schools

By José Antonio Pérez and Shandra Keesecker-Rivero With March 22nd heralded as World Water Day, this seemed like the perfect opportunity to share progress on this much-anticipated water plant. In addition, for Rotary International, March is known as Water and Sanitation Month. A water purifying plant, meant to supply free drinking water to public schools […]