The image of Mazatlan improves in the United States


The good perception of the Americans about Mazatlan is reflected in the increase of cruises to the port.

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Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- The image of Mazatlan in the United States has improved, and it shows the increase in cruise ships that visit the city, said Consul Anthony Clare.

Anthony Clare, Consul General of the United States. (Víctor Hugo Olivas, El Debate)

The influx of foreign tourists has increased compared to past years. The experience offered by Mazatlan as a tourist destination goes beyond sun and beach since there are many attractions, such as history, culture, landscapes, and wildlife, that offer a deeper experience, added Clare.

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The consul highlighted the investments in the boardwalk and the historic center. The creation of the Tourist Care and Protection Center (Capta) and the presence of the Tourist Police also seemed right.

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Consular Expo

The interview with the consul Anthony Clare was obtained during the Consular Expo, which provides civil services in conjunction with the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (SRE) for Mexican and American citizens, including information to obtain a visa as an immigrant or non-immigrant and study programs in the United States.

The services directed to the North American citizens are oriented to provide medical support in accidents, legal, social security, services to the military since the US Navy and the coast guard use Mazatlan to rest. 

The majority of citizens in this port are children and older adults.

The main service for Mexicans is social security. Anyone who has a social security number, is 62 years old and has worked for 10 years in the United States, is entitled to a pension. It is not necessary that he reside in the neighboring country, said José Luis Chávez, in charge of the American social insurance program in Mexico.

Pensions for Mexicans

On June 4 and 5, Consul Expo will be held in Culiacán and Los Mochis respectively, to provide pensions for Mexicans who have worked for more than 10 years in the United States, have a social security number and are 62 years of age or older. . The procedures will be free and the interviews are conducted in Spanish. In Culiacán, the venue will be the Jesús Alfredo Cuen Ojeda Sports Center, from 08:30 to 13:00 hours, and in Los Mochis, the Research and Education Center, corner Ángel Flores and Álvaro Obregón number 500, at the same time.

Source: el debate

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