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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Mexico announces new laptop, tablet security on flights to U.S.

Laptops and tablets on U.S.-bound flights from Mexico will be subjected to heightened carry-on security measures beginning Wednesday July 19 at the request of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Mexican authorities More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Chichen Itza may soon be free of vendors and hawkers: sources

Yucatan state government could soon announce a lobbying agreement with tourism service providers to evict the crafts vendors and hawkers who have occupied the archaeological zone of Chichen Itza for more than a More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Mérida included in network of world’s top gastronomic cities

The French network Délice, created in 2007, integrates the city of Merida in its list of gastronomic cities that work to share themes and practices in everything related to food. The jury voted unanimously to include More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Five Merida buildings to be demolished to avoid possible collapse

The director of Yucatán’s INAH (Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia), Eduardo López Calzada, stated that this federal agency has already authorized the dismantling of five buildings, which are a risk More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Playa del Carmen mayor reviewing options for new airport

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Mayor Cristina Torres Gómez considered that it is necessary to remove the current landing strip that is in the downtown area of Playa del Carmen, since it generates a serious setback, and More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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“Legión Holk” vandals hit Cancun’s Malecon Tajamar

CANCÚN – Young people who belong to “Legión Holk” have committed several acts of vandalism in Cancún, and promote suicidal acts like climbing sculptures and then killing themselves, such as what happened More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Short-circuit causes evacuation of Merida airport

According to El Diario de Yucatán, on Sunday July 16, Mérida’s international airport, “Manuel Crescencio Rejón”, had a 20-minute close down due to fire alarms going off because of a short-circuit More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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COMMENT: Isla Mujeres presents some unusual career opportunites

The writers of this post are Lynda L. and Lawrie Lock, Canadians who have been full-time residents of Isla Mujeres for nearly 10 years. You can read their blog here…. At Isla Mujeres there are many unusual More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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CHRONICLE: “Playa del Carmen is now a place with a heavy atmosphere”

After five years, a couple from Spain, Cristina and her boyfriend Carlos, returned to Playa del Carmen, Holbox and Cancún. Their experience has been a little different from previous occasions, but the Riviera More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Young Merida boxer hopes to follow path of world champion Berchelt, also from Merida

Merida has a long and storied history of boxing champions, including the current World Boxing Council Super Featherweight Champion Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt, who successfully defended his title in More...