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 […]

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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 […]

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Let’s get Funky! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Sponsored this week by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort Just like that, next Monday is April 1st – no joke! After the whales, came the spring breakers, and after the spring breakers we await a Semana Santa swarm of bandas  …with a brief respite in between filled with volleyball, golf, mariachis and more!  A […]

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2019 Spring Break tourism exceeds expectations in Rocky Point!

By José Antonio Pérez Approximately 110,000 tourists in all visited Puerto Peñasco over the two main weeks of Spring Break 2019, generating economic revenue of over 117 million pesos (6.5 million USD) and exceeding expectations of the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). OCV President Héctor Vázquez del Mercado emphasized most visitors filled the town […]

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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 […]

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Upcoming VIRTUAL US CONSULAR OFFICE HOURS

The United States Consulate General in Nogales, Mexico, is very happy to announce its schedule of upcoming office hours.  This is a free service, designed to increase communication between American citizens in Puerto Peñasco and the American Citizen Services staff in Nogales.  If you have questions or concerns that you’d like to discuss with a […]

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Spring on! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Sponsored this week by Capone’s! With Spring Break days and daze winding down, we launch right into actual Spring (Spring equinox TODAY at about 3 p.m.). Be on the look-out for lots of kiddos dressed up around town tomorrow in their “spring-time” best (bunnies, ducks, flowers….). You may even come across a kindergarten or two […]

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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 […]

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