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Merida International Airport (File photo)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Merida airport closed briefly due to light aircraft accident

The two runways of Merida International Airport were closed briefly Sunday Feb. 19 by an accident involving a light aircraft based here. Reports indicate that a single-engine Beechcraft was in the process of landing, More...

Apartments in Playa del Carmen. (PHOTO: Blue Pearl Apartments)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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How to find a cheap apartment in Playa del Carmen

For travelerstoday.com, Marc Delize came up with this article on finding an inexpensive apartment rental in Playa del Carmen. Playa Del Carmen is a laidback beach town in Quintana Roo — a favorite destination More...

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left; Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right. (PHOTO: reuters.com)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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OPINION: Mexico-U.S. trade relations top agenda for visiting Trump cabinet secretaries

Financial journalist Tom Hudson writes in the Miami Herald that when two members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet visit Mexico this week, immigration may rightly dominate the headlines, but trade relations More...

Some 500 undocumented migrants from Central America cross the border to enter Quintana Roo each day, according to unofficial estimates. (PHOTO: sipse.com)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Costa Maya has become ‘sanctuary’ for undocumented immigrants

XCALAK, Q. Roo — The Port of Xcalak has become a ‘sanctuary’ for people of Central American origin, such as Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador, who illegally arrive to Quintana Roo’s Costa More...

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Pemex gas pump.
By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Gas prices in Mexico to fluctuate with market starting this week

Mexico’s Finance Ministry said that national gasoline prices fell 2 Mexican centavos per liter on Saturday Feb. 18, but prices would be set daily beginning this week as the country moves toward a free market More...

Viktor-Elbling
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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What do German investors see in Mexico?

Viktor Elbling, German ambassador to Mexico, believes that German companies will keep their investments in the country, although he admits there are concerns about Donald Trump’s trade policy. Mexico is More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Trump cites non-existent terror attack in Sweden

PRESIDENT Trump was in campaign mode when he told a rally in Orlando that there had just been a terror attack in Sweden. There hadn’t. But there had been a show on TV … No media or government agency around More...

Daniel Ramirez Medina
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Is the arrest of a ‘dreamer’ the sign of things to come for Mexican immigrants?

The first of the so-called “dreamers” arrested under the Trump administration now faces deportation. Is this immigration enforcement business as usual or something new? Daniel Ramirez Medina’s More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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“Hand me your cell phone and passcode…”

Rory Cellan-Jones, a Technology correspondent for the BBC, tells you all about bringing your cell phone into the U.S. in the “Trump era”.  Next time you plan to cross the U.S. border, better leave your More...

Laredo, TX (Photo: El Universal)
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Nuevo Laredo prepares to receive thousands of deportees from U.S.

A Mexican city across the border from Texas is preparing itself for an influx of deportees as President Donald Trump vows to get tough on undocumented migrants. The Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo receives more More...