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Director Jenkins with pirated video in Yucatan. (PHOTO: Instagram)
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Director finds pirated video of his Oscar-winning film in small Yucatan town

MUNA, Yucatan — What else would an internationally renowned filmmaker expect to find at a Mexican street vendor’s stall of pirated films but one of his own? That’s what happened last week to Oscar Award-winning More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Activist priest criticizes church and state officials in Veracruz

Catholic priest and social justice activist Alejandro Solalinde Guerra, who has described Veracruz as Mexico’s biggest graveyard, denounced both politicians and church officials for crime and complicity yesterday More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Many companies steer clear of bidding for border wall work

Hundreds of companies have been eyeing work on President Donald Trump’s 30-foot border wall with Mexico. Some, however, won’t touch it with a 10-foot pole, reports Bloomberg News. Mexican cement giant Cemex More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Italian driller hits pay dirt in Campeche Bay

CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Campeche — Eni has successfully drilled the Amoca-2 well in the shallow waters of Campeche Bay, off the Yucatan Peninsula, confirming the presence of high-quality oil in multiple reservoirs. Amoca-2 More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Another journalist murdered in Mexico, third this month

Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach spent her final days documenting murders, the Los Angeles Times reported. She reported on the six people killed in a single night in her home state of Chihuahua, and on the assassination More...

Luis Videgaray. (PHOTO: bloomberg.com)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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We’re prepared for end of NAFTA, Mexico’s top diplomat says

Mexico is prepared for the end of the North American Free Trade Agreement if it can’t reach a deal with the U.S. and Canada that benefits all three nations, the country’s top diplomat said. President Enrique More...

Students and teachers at the Nicolas Guillen elementary school in the lower class Nueva Tepalcate barrio in the city of Chimalhuacan, State of Mexico. Mexico. The school consists of eight small, provisional classrooms without electricity for 170 students. (Photo: Vallarta Daily)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Mexico wants all its kids to speak English as well as Spanish in 20 years

MEXICO CITY — President Trump may want to wall off America’s southern neighbor, but Mexico is still happy to talk, writes Joshua Partlow in the Washington Post. With an eye to making its population more More...

A general view of a market in Mexico City. PHOTO:   REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Mexico’s rising inflation prompts hints of more interest rate hikes to come

Mexican annual inflation rose at its fastest pace in nearly 8 years in early March, prompting central bank chief Agustin Carstens to hint at higher interest rates to combat an inflation “bubble” he said More...

Cancun restaurant Pizza del Perro Negro has closed after an alleged extortion attempt. (PHOTO: noticaribe.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Several Cancun restaurants close in wake of extortion attempts

CANCUN — With a series of attacks against restaurants in Cancun, organized crime is sowing terror stemming from the indifference and inefficiency of law enforcement authorities that have failed to stop the More...

17 de marzo de 2017. El alcalde Mauricio Vila con el gobernador de Querétaro. Foto oficial
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Mérida and Querétaro unite to promote tourism

Mérida and Querétaro are joining forces to boost the tourism sector in both cities, through offering new and traditional regional products and the most exclusive hotels of the southern region of México,. The More...