Newcomers will arrive after the earthquakes, but not “massively” as everybody expects.
MERIDA — It is unlikely that Mérida will receive a wave of people from the center of the country in the wake of the devastating earthquakes a few days ago, says engineer Aref Karam Espósitos, municipal director of Urban Development.
“Of course we expect the arrival of some families who will leave Mexico City, but the reality is that they will migrate in big enough numbers to affect population dynamics”, it will definitely not be a massive exodus, as some say,” Karam Espósitos said.
The municipal official makes it clear that there is a normal migration flow every day. “There is a continuous entrance of people who come to live in the State and people who change their residence to other places.”
“Anyway, in case of a possible “immigration avalanche”, the city is ready to receive these people. Mérida is growing with a more vigorous dynamic than usual and it is well prepared to welcome newcomers without major problems,” continued the official
“We are ready for a migratory movement, and far from affecting our quality of life, it could be a advantage to modernize our state capital. Our customs and traditions, that distinguish us from the rest of Mexico, will remain without distortion in spite of any external influence” he concluded.
more recommended stories
Canadian company to invest 57 million USD in Yucatán Peninsula beach resort
MONTREAL — Transat A.T. Inc. says it.
Expert warns of large tourist drop for Cancun in 2019
“The number of foreign tourists arriving.
Mexican journalist gunned down in Chiapas (VIDEO)
The public prosecutor’s office of Chiapas.
Mérida, recognized as one of the most important tourist spots in Southeast Mexico
The Municipal Tourism Directorate is currently.
Mérida Restaurant Week kicks off today!
From September 24 to 30, Mérida.
Mérida seeks to provide broader public space Internet connection
The technology management of the City.
The Cancun Declaration: 190 countries committed to preserve the environment
Among the commitments of 190 countries.
Immediate response by Yucatán’s law enforcement authorities as they capture Chicxulub murderers
The immediate and effective response by.
Tulum to become Mexico’s first sustainable tourism zone
The municipality of Tulum will become.
Yucatan the ultimate bird-watching destination
If you are into birdwatching, Yucatán.