Concurso de Belleza en Michoacán

Con el firme propósito de llevar adelante los proyectos ejecutivos elaborados por el Presidente Municipal Adolfo Tovar Ontiveros, destaca el papel promocional de los eventos que atraen inversión y ponen en alto al Municipio y su gente, además de poner énfasis en el desarrollo de la costa y con ello la detonación del turismo en una visión a corto y mediano plazo.
En ese sentido el Ejecutivo Municipal, dio a conocer en la capital del estado, la convocatoria de Nuestra Belleza Michoacán 2010, en donde destacó las bondades de la región costa, las cuales recaen el sus atractivos naturales propios para el turismo de aventura, ecológico, académico y hasta científico, sin dejar el turismo de negocios, el cual repunta en el puerto y en la industria en sus diferentes vertientes, así como el nuevo rostro de la ciudad y la limpieza de sus calles y playas, las cuales serán escenario de este magno evento de la belleza en Michoacán.
El acto protocolario estuvo a cargo de Alma Patricia Olmedo Núñez, Directora Estatal de Nuestra Belleza Michoacán; Iris Vianey Mendoza, Secretaria de los Jóvenes, además de contar con la presencia de Rubén Medina González, Director de la Administración Portuaria Integral (API), Jorge Mendoza Garibay, Presidente de la Asociación de Hoteles y Moteles de la Costa Michoacana; Alejandro Cazares Figueroa, Director General de Televisa Michoacán, Itzel García Nuestra belleza Michoacán 2009, entre otros.
Cabe señalar que la ciudad de Lázaro Cárdenas se encuentra lista para recibir al personal operativo y logístico así como a los patrocinadores y a los empresarios del mundo de la belleza, la cosmetología y el turismo de espectáculos, sin dejar la importancia de los medios de comunicación que darán cuenta del potencial de la Ciudad y Puerto de Lázaro Cárdenas, en el gran evento Nuestra Belleza Michoacán a celebrase el próximo 25 de junio en donde se contará con la presencia de Lupita Jones, Directora Nacional de Nuestra Belleza México, Perla Beltrán, 2do. Lugar en Miss Mundo 2008 que fungirá como conductora oficial y Elisa Nájera 5to. Lugar en Miss Universo 2008 que vendrá como invitada de honor y por último Itzel García Nuestra Belleza Michoacán 2009 quien entregará la corona el día de la gran final que se realizará en el Malecón de la Cultura y las Artes a partir de las 20:00 hrs.

Salen más de 10 mil autos

Por Carlos Torres Oseguera: La autopista Siglo XXI reportó entre sábado y domingo más de 10 mil vehículos retornando de la región costera, tras las vacaciones de Semana Santa, la caseta de cobro de Feliciano en donde esta la desviación a Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, destacó que el 70% de las visitas ocurrieron a las playas de Guerrero.
Y esto se percibe en la carretera que sale de la autopista hacia Zihuatanejo, la fila de vehículos en su retorno tras las vacaciones se larga por más de tres kilómetros, la secta de cobro de Feliciano que dispone un carril para la ruta a Zihuatanejo, tuvo que habilitar tres más de las casetas que cobran el peaje habitual de la autopista LC-Morelia.
Durante los tres primeros días del mes, el aforo vehicular se ha duplicado señalaron en la oficina de Caminos y Puentes federales (Capufe), destacando que el 1 de abril ingresaron más de 8 mil 600 vehículos a al zona costera, estimando que 7 de cada 10 ingresaron hacia Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.
Para el dos de abril el aforo superó los 5 mil vehículos y ya el sábado empezó el retorno registrándose sobre 7 mil automotores en ruta de la costa hacia el centro del estado, esta misma situación se dio en este domingo en que estimaban el cruce de más de 8 mil unidades.
En temporada normal el trafico se estima en poco más de cuatro mil vehículos en ambos sentidos, para las vacaciones se duplica el tránsito, propiciando el retorno como este domingo que hasta se cuadruplique el trafico en la autopista.

Aprecian turistas las playas

05 / 04 / 2010 [08:46Por Redaccion: La afluencia de visitantes este año en Semana Santa es mayor que lo que se presentó en el 2009, por lo que se espera que esta Semana de Pascua acudan más ciudadanos a conocer las diversas opciones para disfrutar de unas gratas vacaciones en la ciudad y en la Costa Michoacana, dijo el Presidente Municipal Adolfo Tovar Ontiveros.
Turistas que ya en otras ocasiones han estado visitando Lázaro Cárdenas vieron el cambio de imagen de la ciudad y felicitaron a las autoridades del Municipio que preside Adolfo Tovar Ontiveros por haber logrado que la ciudad así como sus playas estuvieran limpias y los paseantes quedaron impactados muchos de ellos por la tranquilidad que se vive en sus diferentes playas.
De acuerdo con el Encargado de Protección Civil, Sergio Farfán Medrano, el operativo que se formuló para brindarles seguridad a los bañistas que acudieron a las diferentes playas del Municipio fue el siguiente: se utilizaron 02 camionetas tipo pickup, 01 ambulancia, 2 cuatrimotos de Seguridad Pública.
Como personal: 01 Encargado de la unidad de Protección Civil, 01 coordinador operativo, 05 supervisores, 06 paramédicos, 13 salvavidas de base, 32 salvavidas pagados por el H. Ayuntamiento por la temporada de Semana Santa, 21 Salvavidas pagados por los enramaderos, 09 Personal de apoyo de Protección Civil.
Farfán Medrano dio como resultado preliminar del Operativo de Semana Santa hasta las 16:00 horas del pasado Domingo 04 de Abril del 2010, teniendo un saldo de: 01 persona fallecida, 23 personas rescatadas, 02 personas lesionadas
Por otro lado el Alcalde Tovar Ontiveros comentó: “Los visitantes nacionales y extranjeros, en nuestra ciudad pudieron disfrutar de diferentes opciones en estas vacaciones como visitar el recién inaugurado Malecón Bicentenario Río Balsas o también el Boulevard Costero donde pudieron practicar el ciclismo y atletismo”.
Agregó que durante las visitas a diferentes playas se ha percatado que la mayoría de los paseantes provienen del interior de nuestro Estado así como también de diversos destinos nacionales, principalmente del Distrito Federal, Guanajuato y Querétaro.
Por su parte, el señor Carlos Oropeza Calderón, procedente de Toluca, Edo. De México, manifestó su aprecio por las playas y, aunque reconoció que es la primera vez que visita Lázaro Cárdenas, dijo que el Malecón durante su visita por la noche es espectacular por las luces multicolores que se pueden observar de las empresas que ahí están asentadas y el caminar tranquilamente con su familia por la Riviera del Río Balsas, también aseguró que regresará “porque aquí la gastronomía es variada y muy exquisita y la diversión familiar la pueden encontrar en diferentes partes de la ciudad”.

Government promotes coastal touristic attractions and resorts

Besides a large number of activities related to the traditional Holy Week tourists who come to Michoacán during the upcoming holidays will find a wide range of facilities for leisure on the Michoacan’s cost, as well as Spas and Water Parks. This was announced at a press conference held at the State Tourism Secretary, with the participation of the Director of Promotion of self reliance, Juan Bosco García Castro and the President of the Association of Spas and Water Parks Michoacán , AC, Omar Gonzalez Campos. As for the attractions of the Costa, Castro Garcia reported that one of the great advantages of the 213 kilometers of beaches that have Michoacán is that they have a great biodiversity, gastronomy, beaches of soft sand and warm waters that allow the practice water sports without special suits neoprene or insulating polymers, as in other seas.

Bicentennial Coastal Boulevard, between palm infrastructure, with a journey of more than 10 kilometers from Playa Azul and Playa Erendira. You will also find the recently opened Centennial Malecón Balsas, which offers the best views of Rio Balsas and features family entertainment area. From there ships are seen arriving at the most important port on the Mexican Pacific. Note that in the first weekend of Spring Break Arena Expo is held at Playa La Soledad, where cultural activities are presented, sand figures contests, dances and sports activities.

He said other attractions in the region, such as handicrafts Nahua community in the municipality of Aquila, the boat rides estuaries (marine ecosystems rich in biodiversity) in the town of Lazaro Cardenas varied cuisine throughout the coastal strip, based on species turtles native to the region, water sports like surfing and Nexpa The Ticla and snorkeling in Pichilinguillo.

Castro and González García Campos agreed that while other places have water recreation options, Michoacán has characteristics that make it unique, as Route Health: a strip of beach resorts and water parks built around more than 400 springs that cross the entity from East to West, for more than a dozen municipalities, with a journey of approximately 200 kilometers, where visitors can enjoy the most varied scenery, from mountain forests to plateaux and valleys.

There are 22 members of the AMIBALPA spas throughout the state, some of them with hot springs. And during the holiday season offers recreational activities including events, competitions and festivals. Other services in the parks, in addition to the pools, are hotels, campgrounds, trailer-parks, shops, restaurants and meeting rooms, among others. The access fees range from 25 to 100 pesos, which allow the use of park facilities for up to 8 hours. And the price change is due to the extent of infrastructure and attractions to each Park and Spa offers.

Among the municipalities that make up the Path of Health include: Junagapeo, Hidalgo, Juarez, Queréndaro, Zinapécuaro, Zitacuaro Indaparapeo, Charo, Chucándiro, Huandacareo, Cuitzeo and Morelia. You can find more detailed information on these attractions and services with location maps and phone numbers on the websites: www.visitmichoacan.com.mx ; www.turismomichoacan.gob.mx and www.balneariosdemichoacan.com , you can also receive information in the email turgalería@michoacan.gob.mx or long distance phone charge 01 800 450 23 00 53 01,800,830

Coastal land value rise

16 / 03 / 2010 09:49
With the development undertaken by the state government the first beneficiaries are the owners of neighboring land to such work. Transcended even that groups of both domestic and foreign investors interested in buying orchards in order to plan tourism development in the coastal strip of the municipality. Meanwhile work is continuing to expand the road and is expected to be completed this month stretch The Habillal-Las Peñas.
The state government on its part has initiated contact with landowners both Playa Azul Habillal to negotiate the right of way that will be used to warrant the construction of the great road work. While substantial progress note of the Habillal to Las Peñas, lack of road construction from the point where the boulevard ends before arriving at Playa Azul.
The deviation is traced to one side of the treatment plant sewage out to the side of the secondary and then go straight to the river Acalpican which will be built on a bridge whose length and specifications have not been released.side of the beach and will connect the existing road with a mile ahead of the cruiser of this community.
It was learned that the state government has already initiated contacts with landowners of Playa Azul to initiate negotiations. Although not official, it is known that the authority offers to the owners of the orchards the economical purchase of fruit trees but does not consider any payment for the land value because it is used for the common good of communities and also benefit most directly are the owners of the lots that are already rising in value by the impact of the works being carried out. A state official who requested not to be identified said the state government has full confidence in finding availability of landowners on which to build the new highway route.
“We know of several projects for tourism develpment in this part of the coast but we must be clear that this is no reason for land owners to sell their properties but rther ask information that is most convenient and we believe that companies should be seeking to develop tourism projects and to do so will have the full support of the authorities, “the state official.
For its part, technical construction of the section responsible for the Habillal-Las Peñas reiterated that this month could be delivered most of the work and do not rule as to achieve complete work in this first stage. De Las Peñas to Caleta de Campos and work started by another company that won the competition of the work.
However, this company, RYMSA name already has complaints against him for alleged abuses to have destroyed a humble home in which a man of advanced age lived. This happened over the bridge Popoyuta community. While the house of wood and plastic roof was on land that would occupy in the new work, the above construction did not give any notice to the occupier and without further noticproceeded to demolish it with machinery.
The affected person expects the support of the authorities, since no land and homeownership

Tourists enjoying the beach

05 / 04 / 2010 [08:46} The influx of visitors on spring break this year is greater than what was presented in 2009, so it is expected to attend spring break week more people to learn about the various options to enjoy a pleasant holiday in the city and the Costa Michoacana, said Mayor Adolfo Tovar Ontiveros.
Tourists on other occasions have been visiting Lázaro Cárdenas saw the makeover of the city and commended the authorities of the Municipality who chairs Adolfo Tovar Ontiveros for ensuring that the city and its beaches were clean and were shocked many walkers them by the peace that exists in its various beaches.
According to the charge of Civil Protection, Sergio Farfan Medrano, the operation that was designed to provide safety to the swimmers who came to the beaches of the municipality was as follows: 02 were used pickup trucks, 01 ambulances, 2 ATV Safety Public.
As staff: 01 Charge of the Civil Protection unit, operations coordinator 01, 05 supervisors, 06 paramedics, 13 basic life-saving, 32 lifeguards paid by the City for the season of Easter, 21 Lifeguard, 09 Support Staff Civil Protection. Farfan Medrano resulted Preliminary Operating from spring break until 16:00 pm last Sunday April 4, 2010, with a balance of: 01 people died, 23 people rescued, 02 people injured.
In addition the Mayor Tovar Ontiveros said: “The national and foreign visitors in our city could enjoy this holiday options such as visiting the newly opened Pier Balsas River Bicentennial Coastal Boulevard where they could also practice cycling and athletics.”
He added that during visits to different beaches has found that most of the walkers come from within our state as well as various domestic destinations, mainly in the Federal District, Guanajuato and Queretaro.
In Mexico, expressed his appreciation for the beaches and, although he acknowledged that it is the first visit to Lazaro Cardenas, said that while visiting the Malecon at night is spectacular multicolored lights that can be seen from the companies that there are established and walking calmly with his family on the Riviera del Río Balsas, also said he will return “because here the cuisine is varied and very exquisite and family fun can find it in different parts of the city.”

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“Alabatros” Bridge begins formal operations: APILAC

Beginning this February, the Port Authority of Lazaro Cardenas (APILAC) will begin formal operation of “Albatros” or “Bicentennial” as it has been called, but its official inauguration will occur in March during the visit that makes this place the President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, in a “tour issue”, where he will inaugurate and supervise labors that the federal government made in the Port, with an investment of more than 1,200 million pesos.
This was made known, in an interview with Rubén Medina González, head of the APILAC, who noted that the commissioning of the bridge will become the salvation of many problems, especially the highway and the flow of goods and products to and from the port.”I speak of operation into the harbor infrastructure works such as the Albatros bridge, we are allowing loosening the social conflicts,” he said.
The port, agreed with the findings of a communicator, cease to be a “hammer” to beat the federal government, as the operation of that bridge, untied to anything that moves in the Port of any social conflict because although mining or any other social group and conduct threatens to block the entrances of the city, activity within the campus will not stop, as trucks travel freely call in Middle Island to the bridge and on to the highway, without having to go through the city for anything.
He said that in the “Thematic tour” which will be made by President Calderon, will be inaugurated as the aforementioned bridge labors, which took an investment of 560 million pesos, the monitoring of dredging in the order of 233 million pesos, also supervising the construction of the Mega Customs for another 300 million pesos, the construction of internal roads of the railway at a cost of 50 MP more and a series of internal road construction project for another 30 million pesos.
And with regard to the relationship out of the Port with the city, will symbolically hand over Will of Steel Avenue that is now complete.
All these work started last year and finished some of them and others in the process have generated in all of 2009, approximately one thousand direct jobs generated during construction stage, regardless of the permanent to be encountered in the operation stage of them.
Asked about the threat has launched the mining union, to block the port if the guild is not resolved favorably the question of the strike at Cananea, Sonora, Medina González said that the miners may block access and the roads they want, ” we will be vigilant as federal level that do not violate federal routes of communication, “while reiterating that the operation of the bridge Albatros will be the solution for the port, which is thus be independent of social conflicts.