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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Campeche will host national amateur golf championship for the second time

CAMPECHE — The 90th National Golf Championship of Amateurs 2017, that will have as its headquarters at the city of San Francisco of Campeche,  will be held from June 7 to 11.  Jorge Manos Esparragoza, head More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Forum considers cross-border missing children

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City distributed this press release on May 24. Coordinators from Mexico, the United States, and Canada met today at the annual tri-national Amber Alert forum.  The Amber Alert is an More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Contamination brings Merida’s drainage needs to forefront

Experts propose installing drains in each colony and new real estate development in the city. MERIDA – Engineer Ph.d. José Humberto Loría Arcila and Architecture Ph.d. Marco Tulio Peraza Guzmán, both academics More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Yucatan Wal-Mart employees expected to strike Saturday over profit sharing

Wal-Mart didn’t give its employees the corresponding profit sharing. MERIDA — Employees of the Walmart and Bodega Aurrerá chains, both in Merida and Motul, called for a strike on Saturday May 27, because More...

One of the world's busiest airports, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson would offer service to Merida if Delta-Aeromexico's proposal secures government approval. (PHOTO: youtube.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Atlanta-Merida flight among new routes proposed by Delta-Aeromexico

The new joint venture between Delta and Aeromexico could begin five U.S-Mexico routes in the fall, including an Atlanta-Merida flight. Pending government approval, Delta and Aeromexico will jointly schedule and More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Construction companies will assume costs of 400,000 pesos for vandalized streets

MERIDA — The repairs to Merida streets vandalized with sulfuric acid will be the responsibility of the construction companies, as a sign of “solidarity” with the citizens, municipal authorities More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Supreme court upholds Yucatan’s regulation of Uber

Features of the transport service by ‘apps’ justify extra requirements: SCJN. Mexico’s National Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) rejected the proposal to invalidate the extra requirements for the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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New Yorkers make Merida their second home

Tim and Marsha Weaver already have a name picked out for their vacation home in Mérida. According to New York Post, last October, the Montclair, NJ, couple purchased a historic house with plans to transform it More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Tax revenues subsidize operation of Merida’s Great Mayan World Museum

With tax contributions the Great Mayan World Museum pays its debts. MERIDA — The cost of the construction and operation of the Great Mayan World Museum is not paid with the resources of this cultural venue, More...

A copy of President Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 budget is on display on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2017.  PHOTO: reuters.com
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Trump proposes drastic cuts in foreign aid for Mexico, Central America

President Donald Trump on Tuesday May 23 proposed drastically slashing U.S. foreign aid spending in Mexico and Central America, which are struggling with drug violence, graft and poverty that prompts many from the More...