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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Conjunctivitis outbreak triggers prevention measures in Peninsula

Health authorities in Yucatan and Quintana Roo have activated special programs of prevention and treatment to deal with outbreaks of conjunctivitis, the eye disease that principally affects children. However, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Seeking affordable care, Baby Boomers are becoming ‘medical tourists’

The Baby Boom generation—the dominant market demographic in the U.S. since the 1950s—is now reaching the time of life when people inevitably need more and more healthcare. The Affordable Care Act set some limits More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Earthquake donation centers in Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Chetumal

CANCUN — Donation Centers have been installed throughout the state of Quintana Roo to collect canned foods, clothing, bottled water, bathroom tissue and other items in order to help the victims of  the Sept. More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Merida public transport fares will not rise this year: official

Merida will maintain with no changes for the rest of this year the cost of $3 and $8 pesos per ticket…. MERIDA — The Yucatan State Government Transportation Directorate this week ruled out an increase More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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New highway to permit Merida-Celestun trip in 45 minutes

It is expected that in two weeks the construction project will be ready to open…. MERIDA — In a just a couple of weeks, the Mérida-Celestún highway will be opened to traffic, which will make it possible More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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You’re invited to enter video contest for expats in Mexico

‘The Expat Guide to Living in Mexico’ Invites Readers to Show Why They Love Mexico in 3-Minutes or Less to Win Prizes… Expats In Mexico – The Expat Guide to Living in Mexico – is celebrated More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan coast near nuclear plant

According to the dailystar.co.uk, a huge earthquake has rattled the east coast of Japan on Wednesday September 20 at 2:37 AM local time – just 200 miles from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The 6.2-magnitude More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Injured wild animals treated in Riviera Maya rescue shelters

AKUMAL, Q. Roo — On Sunday September 17, 14 birds of prey, among them eagles and owls that are protected by federal regulations, were taken to shelter and treatment in one of the Environmental Management Units More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Officials present plans for new theme park in Riviera Maya

The park will be the most modern and ambitious in Latin America, officials announced at Mexico’s presidential mansion…. Carlos Peralta Quintero, former owner of the Quintana Roo Tigres baseball franchise, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria batters Puerto Rico, leaving entire island without electricity

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The island of Puerto Rico is completely without electricity, a spokesman from the governor’s office said Wednesday Sept. 20. “We are 100% without power.”  Hurricane More...