'Important Changes' Category


Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Puerto Pe;asco in known for the beautiful sunsets, the beautiful beach and its wonderful views. Seaside reservations offers a new concept of a sunset cruises, the capacity is limited and you are warrantied to have a wonderful time. The Senorita Rita is a comfortable boat, with the capacity of 50 people, you will be able to enjoy your own music with an iPods, you can ask the crew to put watt ever music you like, the bar is open to drinks such as Margaritas, Beer and snacks. The music will make you want to dance the view will make you in love.senorita rita

The sunset cruise is out for Two hours, you will have the best view of town, and you will get to see the dolphins, the calmness of the ocean enjoy a drink with your husband or wife, the kids will have fun looking out the board, and the pictures you get to take will be amazing.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a part of Puerto Pe;asco with Se;orita Rita.

The ship departs at 4:30 pm you have to be there at 4:00 so you wont miss it, the ship is located berry close to Thirteen street on Balboas and you will have the time of your life.

FM3 in Rocky Point

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

FM3 in Rocky Point and other parts

What do I need to Do to get the Mexican FM

To obtain the FM3 you must first buy an FMT tourist visa, shown to the right. This you can do on your own. FMTs can be purchased for $25 dollars at ports-of-entry. In our case, we purchased ours at the Lukeville/Sonoyta border

The FM3 application, shown to the left, is quite involved. The questions range from what are your father’s and mother’s name, what is your eye color, to what religion do you practice and what is the shape of your face. The application is in Spanish and the answers to the questions are required to be written in Spanish.

Have Black and White Photos Taken

To accompany the application are black and white photos of you. The photo requirements are very specific. You must have 2 identical black and white photos that are 1 X 1 inches with a straight-on head shot and a right profile head shot. Gabriela took us to a small photo studio to have our pictures taken. The studio charges $9 dollars for 2 photos that were ready in 10 minutes.

sizzling event 2011

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

City government will build an obelisk to the marina and town

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

By: Victor Salazar


Due to a request from the Secretary of the Navy (Semar) and a longstanding concern of the council, the municipal Public Works (OP in spanish) Department will conduct an unprecedented work in this city, by building an obelisk, which will have several uses between government official event and along with events of Semar, said Fernando Curiel Navarro.

The Director of Public Works (OP) of this city, revealed exclusively that the obelisk that plans to build, will serve as a venue for civic events and solemn both the Navy and the City, so that the obelisk will be built on the esplanade boardwalk (Rocky Point´s malecon).

“As we all know and everybody has seen, the Navy has always supported us with marching bands and their elements in different events, and what better than these events, with an obelisk look more worthy of admiration and in a place like the waterfront, we want with the obelisk, even more prominence to this iconic area of ​​the city, “he said.

Curiel Navarro explained that the malecon´s esplanade is the place where the obelisk will be biult, as it is an area of ​​more wide and open to visitors and locals, popular and comprehensive civic events will take place in town and for this nature, the town also will bear the investment costs of the obelisk, and Marina provide monumental flag and plaque commemorating the sailors who will be commemorated every year.

“The work is not yet started, the work is to be defined, what we do know is that the work will be a concrete building covered with granite, is a fast work, commitment to have it ready by June but we can have it before, May this be ready, “he said.

The head chief of OP said that the height of the obelisk will be between 10 and 13 feet tall, which will further enhance the levee, the city and will be a work worthy of inheriting for future administrations and society itself peñaquense.

Mayor opens new offices in Rocky Point Fire Department

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Rodrigo Munro accompanied by Rubén Gracia General Coordinator of Civil Protection in the State as well as Rubén Martínez Salido inaugurated the new office remodeling Fire Station Cmte Alfonso Sanchez Miranda ¨ ¨. In the presence of the elements of fire and then the Board meeting that makes up this instance, the Mayor performed the ribbon-cutting marked the beginning of operations of the renovated facilities. Zepeda Munro thanked the Board members, congratulating the ¨ · Who Smoke swallows are always there to safeguard the integrity of Puertopeñasquenses as it was during this Holy Week which together with the various agencies were able to white balance. ° This is being done is for the Fire Department but also for all the people of Puerto Peñasco I want to congratulate you all for your work and for always being there when you need them citizenship ¨, he said. On behalf of the Governor Guillermo Padres Elias, Ruben Rodrigo Gracia extended a big congratulations to all who make up the Fire Department for their work and make good use of resources which demonstrates the interest that has to work in benefit of Puerto Peñasco. Highlighted the work that has been been doing together, adding how important it is working in coordination with ability and enthusiasm by the public. The Head of the Municipal Civil Protection, Ruben Salinas welcomed those attending this significant event, which highlighted the work done so far is Puerto Peñasco for this department has an office development worthy of work. He thanked the efforts and the support from the Mayor who is always attentive and was able to listen to suggestions and needs that this unit has. He called on all his staff to continue their efforts by inviting them to put twice as dedication and commitment to continue watching and caring for all who live in our city. The event was also attended by the Secretary José Ramón Campos Santos, Trustee Attorney Noe Bañaga Farías, Fernando Andrés Sosa Day Sector Naval Admiral Luis López López Regidor, etc.

Train staff of the Municipal Public Security

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

 With the goal of having more police forces trained and equipped to provide better service to citizens the Public Security Bureau launched the “Training Program 2011 ¨ the elements of the Municipal Police provides 16 workshops to be held this year .

Items such as weapons and shooting, human rights, police ethics, basic manual, reporting among others are part of this training will be given to police officers by the City and the Grant for Municipal Public Security (Subsemun) in addition to the Institute of Public Safety of the State (ISSPE).

On behalf of Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Munro, the Secretary José Ramón Campos Santos welcomed the audience by emphasizing the great importance that have this type of training for agents, which will help them continue with due regard to the public.

He stressed that these programs allow them to better public servants, men and parents, instilling respect for the peñasquenses, stressing the commitment of the Municipal Government to continue providing the necessary tools to do a better job.

“This course is for the benefit of you, to continue honoring this corporation and what care is their job, all in support of our community,” he said.

Highlighted the work of the Inhabitant of the efforts so far to the elements that make up the Municipal Police have this kind of training and a good team, hoping this will become one of the best in the state and national levels, said Santos Campos.

For its part, the Director of Public Safety Lazaro Hernandez Bravo said that these workshops will give better guidance elements and preparation for the city, and inspire warmth and trustingly on people.

He urged the staff of this corporation to put total dedication and commitment during this training which is part of a better preparation to continue with their daily work to the benefit of the integrity of the inhabitants of this Municipality

Rocky Point INFOMEX Login

Friday, March 25th, 2011

In Puerto Peñasco have a commitment to transparency so asking to be included in and the technology platform INFOMEX Access to Information, said the Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Munro.
Mayor mentioned his interest because citizens have confidence that there is good use of public resources for which signed the agreement through which citizens can access information more easily and faster, and thus advance transparency in governance.
Puerto Penasco is one of the 10 municipalities of Sonora which together with State Government agencies and government information transparency, made the Sign Letter of Accession to Infomex system with which formalized the commitment to transparency, acting as witness of honor, the General Director of the Company and Institutional Relations of IFAI, Enrique González Tiburcio
Through this new system in the state, all citizens, within and outside the agency may release the information to Hermosillo, Guaymas, Cajeme, Navojoa, Huatabampo, Nogales, San Luis Río Colorado, Agua Prieta, Caborca ​​and Puerto Penasco; and three executive, legislative and judicial branches, and Information Transparency Institute (ITI).
“With this addition, the new sound is added to an advanced technology platform and also to facilitate and enhance access to information by citizens, such access extends beyond the borders of our state,” said Governor Guillermo parents.
The signing was carried out by the Governor Padres, Gonzalez Tiburcio and the mayors of Puerto Peñasco, Alejandro Zepeda Munro, of Hermosillo, Javier Gandara Magaña, Caborca, Dario Murillo Bolanos, of Huatabampo, Prospero Ibarra Otero, of San Luis Rio Colorado, Baldenegro Jesus Manuel Arredondo, of Guaymas, César Adrián Hernández Lizárraga; and Navojoa, José Abraham Lopez Mendivil.

More transparency
The state ruler said that the system INFOMEX be accessible to all who request it abroad or here in the country, wishing to know the information state and the municipalities that joined this effort and also the powers of the State of Sonora such as the legislative and judicial branches and agencies of our state.
“Here in our state so far we had the Request System Public Information of the State of Sonora (SIPS), which set and puts the public activity information available to all who require Sonora.”
The system complied with the provisions of Article 6 establishes and regulates Constitutional Right to Information, but did only within the state territory.
“With the Infomex the required information in our organization is no longer available only to the Sonoran, but of all Mexicans,” said the Head of the Executive.
In the event, witnessed one of the first requests for information, the Director General Care and Institutional Relations Society of IFAI, Enrique González Tiburcio, the President of the Supreme Court, Max Gutierrez Cohen, Chairman of the State Legislature Sonora, Guerrero Nathanael Lopez, deputy David Cuauhtemoc Galindo, the secretary of the Comptroller General, Carlos Francisco Tapia Astiazarán, the Vocal Chair of Transparency Institute of Information of the State of Sonora, Ricardo Ibarra Hurtado, and the President Commissioner State Commission for Access to Public Information in Sinaloa, Alfonso Alvarez Paez.
INFOMEX system has been implemented and tested on a large number of bodies across the whole country as the National Human Rights Commission, the Federal Judiciary Council, the Federal Electoral Institute, the Supreme Court of Justice nation and the Electoral Tribunal of the Judiciary of the Federation.
This technology platform serves as a ‘single window’ Access to Information and with it, Sonora joins the other 23 states of Mexico that have this system: Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Distrito Federal, Durango , Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Morelos, Nuevo Leon, Nayarit, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tabasco, Tlaxcala, Veracruz and Zacatecas.
For his part, Secretary of the Comptroller of the State Government of Sonora, Carlos Tapia Astiazarán said that on instructions from Governor Fathers, “we will continue working for the New Sonora, Sonora are always well informed.”
At the end of the event held in the Governors Room of the Government Palace, Guillermo Padres thanked the representatives of the Federal Institute of Access to Information (IFAI), the powers of the State of Sonora and the municipalities present, for the support to enable that from this Thursday, join the system Sonora INFOMEX

TG Group readies new offer for Mexicana Airline

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

The new proposal TG Group to be updated because the airline’s conditions have changed since last October, when it submitted its first offer, so it will be this Wednesday when investors get together to understand and analyze the situation of the company .
Juan Carlos Torres said that BT Group has sufficient resources to capitalize on Mexicana Airlines, ‘we are very serious commitments and we do not promise something that we will not comply’.
Recalled that the first proposal had planned injection of $ 150 million to a backup line of 80 million dollars, but it all depends on the updated business plan to see if it will be sufficient for the reactivation of the airline.
Moreover, the offer was to keep 85 percent of the workforce and use 62 aircraft and eight operating point 54 back, they would be aircraft type Airbus A319 and the A320, Fokker 100 and Boeing B717, used for Click.
However, he is now proposing fewer aircraft would be because some were given to the landlord, ‘but we would be trying to get back to as many computers as possible. ”
Regarding the possibility of continuing with the agreements reached with the investor group, Juan Carlos Torres said it would comply with agreements with creditors and with regard to collective labor contracts, ‘and in that sense we have no problem. ”
“Our business plan on the part of labor liabilities does differ (as presented by Capital PC), but had already been accepted by the unions and would not mean a problem because they are respecting the rights of workers. “

Advanced Lucent’s work on the Malecon

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Look quite advanced work on the boardwalk, so it is estimated that before the Easter holidays, the new view of the waterfront come alive and can have a decent family compound of a city to vacation and enjoy the sea, as what is Puerto Penasco.
Although the work of the seawall began last year in early October, the work is projected to be completed before the end of the first quarter of this year, ie end of March, said in a previous interview director Public Works.
New benches, planters, landscaping, and even remodeled baths are part of the work done in this area of the city landmark, which was also remodeled and overhead wiring in the past year, to give more views of the area.
Apart from the work of green areas, restrooms and bleachers, renovation of common areas and walkways and sidewalks, in previous weeks took the checkered flag for once and for all, paving work will be completed to the pier before the holidays Easter and very possibly Spring Break.
Undoubtedly, the work done and the changes made to the levee, and draw attention of tourists and locals, although the areas are not yet completed, but a stroll along the boardwalk, may already be a pleasure for the family or the tourists looking to be in close contact with the sea.
The paving of the boardwalk, in its entirety will cost approximately 10 million pesos, which is an unprecedented amount for the paving of this area of the city, which will have a surface newly paved with reinforced concrete, slightly above 4 thousand 500 square meters, more than 4 million square feet of sidewalk and thousand 690 meters fittings

UTH help start the career paramedic in other country’s technological universities

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Hermosillo Technological University, one of the first to offer paramedic career in Mexico, today is an example for other universities that are beginning to venture into this field and who want to create this race to offer within its educational offerings.
24 and 25 of this month, went for training to Hermosillo UT System Director of Emergency State of Tabasco, Ceballos Julio Cesar Dominguez, Director of UT Linking Usumacinta, Lastra Alberto Gonzales, the Department Head Linking Planning and Usumacinta UT, Guadalupe García Cruz, and the master of the UT of Puerto Peñasco, José León Chávez Julo. Since the curriculum, the income profile, graduate profile, audiovisual information, the structuring of academic practices and methods of evaluation (ABC. Competency Based Learning) were some of the issues revolved around training, which was given in the premises of the UTH by the Director of the Paramedic career Dr. Sergio Romero Morales and Guadalupe Marmolejo López Teacher on the premises of the UTH.
Marmolejo teacher, pointed out that one of the main objectives is to raise awareness in students, to develop an attitude of foresight to safeguard their lives and really value human dignity to provide services with quality pre-hospital