Friends of México, AC, Mazatlan México

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Welcome to Friends of México Home Page

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Welcome to the Friends of México web site.

We hope you will find it interesting and informative. Our purpose for this web site is to keep you up to date on what is going on at Friends of México and to make your stay in Mazatlán more enjoyable, whether you live here a few months each year or year round. If you are a first time visitor to our web site, please go to Visitor Menu and click on the tab Welcome to our Website. There you will find detailed information about Friends of México and the programs which we support. This home page is designed for our members and gives detailed direction on how to navigate the web site. You will notice in the upper right hand corner a pull down menu which allows you to select the language you wish to read. The normal setting will be ENGLISH however you can open and click on ESPAÑOL and it will convert to Spanish where the translations exist. We will be working on these translations for some time to come so please bear with us as we make this transition.

Our Web site is divided into two major sections. The first is open to the public and the menu tabs in this information area which are public are visible upon accessing the web site on your browser. The second section is for members only and you must be a member in good standing to access these areas. To access them, you need to log in with your User ID and Password. (If you have forgotten or lost your User ID or Password please contact the webmaster at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and we will send you a new temporary password and instructions on how to log into this web site). The menu tabs for the areas restricted to members only will only appear in the menus after the member has properly logged into the site as a current member.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 January 2017 17:28

No notary services at Consular Agency Mazatlan

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Please be advised that there will be no notarial services offered at the U.S. Consular Agency in Mazatlan from February 6th – 17th.  Notarial services will resume normally on February 20th.  Please plan accordingly.


La Agencia Consular de los Estados Unidos en Mazatlán no proporcionará servicio de notario del 6 al 17 de febrero. El servició se reanudará el 21 de Febrero. Por favor planee su cita con tiempo.



Demonstration in Nogales, Sonora

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U.S. Consulate General Nogales

Security Message for U.S. Citizens:

Demonstration in Nogales, Sonora

January 13, 2017

The U.S. Consulate General Nogales informs U.S. citizens that large demonstrations are expected at Port of Entry DeConcini January 14-15, 2017 to protest the increase in gasoline prices.  U.S. citizens are urged to use the Mariposa Port of Entry until further notice. As always, avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

For further information:

  • See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Mexico.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Consulate General Nogales (, located at Calle San Jose, Fracc. Alamos, Nogales, Sonora, Mexico 840065, and is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • You may also call 001-619-841-3203 during normal business hours and after-hours.
  • Contact information for the U.S. Consulates General in Mexico can be found on the U.S. Embassy Mexico City website.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
  • Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

NOTE:  The timestamp on this e-mail message may reflect Washington, D.C., time, which may differ from local time.


February 2017 General Meeting Notice

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Friends of Mexico will hold its monthly Meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. We will have as our guest speaker Doctor Ana Laura Humaran, from the new Marina Hospital on maintaining your good health here in Mazatlán and about health concerns for the Senior Citizens living in Mazatlán. Everyone is invited to attend. The meeting will be held at La Palapa Del Mar next to Casa Country on Camarón Sábalo. Breakfast will begin at 9:30 the meeting begins promptly at 10:00.

Also, please mark your calendar for the Annual Scholarship Reunion which will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at La Palapa Del Mar. Details will be in the February newsletter.


You can renew your membership for 2017 on Fridays at Rico’s Coffee Shop in the Golden Zone from 10:00 to 12:00 noon

Last Updated on Monday, 16 January 2017 12:58

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Next Events

Sat Jan 21 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
Ground Hog Day
Sat Jan 21 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
Feast Day de San Antonio de Abad
Sat Jan 21 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
Dia de la candelaria (Candlemas)
Wed Jan 25 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
Oaxaca Trip
Tue Feb 07 @02:00PM -
Monthly Board Meeting
Tue Feb 14 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
Valentine's Day
Tue Feb 14 @09:30AM - 11:00AM
General Meeting with Breakfast
Wed Feb 15 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
Flag Day (Canada)
Wed Feb 22 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
Mexico City Trip