Yucatan wind farms gear up for clean-energy production in 2018

The installation of the Dzilam de Bravo wind farm reports good progress; in addition, in 2018 and 2019, nine more wind farms are set to come on line… MERIDA — It is projected that in the first quarter of 2018, the generation of electricity from the Dzilam de Bravo wind farm will be sent to the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) plants, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Yucatan beaches between Chicxulub and Telchac at risk of disappearing

The beach has already been reduced by 15 meters due to the erosion by ocean currents…. PROGRESO — In less than a year, 15 meters of beach have been lost at kilometer 32 of the Chicxulub-Telchac Puerto More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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New mall set to open in Progreso next year

The API Progreso Mall would begin to function before the 2018 Easter season, with the company Ricsa awarded the space concession…. PROGRESO — Raúl Torre Gamboa, director of the Port, said that after More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Grupo Modelo will increase beer exports through Progreso

Modelo Group’s Hunucmá plant will begin its beer exports to Europe and Africa in the second half of November…. MERIDA — The Secretary of Economic Development of the State (Sefoe), Ernesto Herrera More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Progreso’s Customs office upgrades with refrigerated storage

Freezer storage will be built at Progreso’s Customs office…. PROGRESO — In order to provide better service to companies that import and export perishable goods, Progreso’s Customs office will have More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Thieves hijack 13 semi-trailers with Yucatan octopus worth more than $2M USD

The trailers were transporting fresh octopus from Yucatan to multiple cities in the central zone of the country…. PROGRESO — ​​Organized crime has hit the Yucatán fishing industry and put the sector More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Yucatan hopes to capitalize on cruise mega-convention here this week

The Yucatan Siglo XXI Convention Center is hosting the conference meetings, workshops and trade show, and the opening ceremony featuring Mexico’s tourism secretary and Yucatan’s governor will be held More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Progreso vendors lament slow sales from cruise passengers

Cruise tourists prefer to visit archeological zones, Merida and other beaches over staying in Progreso…. PROGRESO — This was the first cruise of the week, and although sales were “regular” More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Merida and Progreso prepare to welcome cruise mega-convention

The largest cruise convention and trade show in the Caribbean and Latin America is coming to Merida and Progreso next week, and local officials are scrambling to get ready for the high-profile visitors. The Florida-Caribbean FCCA More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Eight white turtles rescued in Ciudad del Carmen

CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Campeche — In a joint operation of the Federal Environmental Police and the organization Alternate Movement for the Recovery of Affected Ecosystems (Marea Azul), authorities rescued eight More...