Corruption in Customs office impedes Yucatan’s trade growth: expert

The office requires more investment in the maritime terminal to detonate foreign trade since it has limited capacity… MERIDA – One of the main problems that Customs faces is corruption, because although Yucatán has great potential in terms of foreign trade and handles a limited amount of cargo, it has versatility, and that increases its possibilities More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Tourists delayed for hours in Rio Lagartos by protesting salt workers

Workers from the salt mines blocked the access road to the port on Monday November 27 for three hours…. LAS COLORADAS DE RÍO LAGARTOS – The protesters led by Arturo Castillo Dzul placed red blankets at More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Take precautions for Merida street closures around ramp to Progreso highway

The reconstruction of the bridge located at the intersection of the highway to Progreso and Merida’s Periferico begins on Nov. 30th…. MERIDA – On Thursday November 30 will begin the improvement project More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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More cruise passengers for Progreso next year

Carnival Cruise Line will bring more passengers to Progreso as it raises the number of cabins devoted to short cruises out of Galveston and New Orleans. The short cruises out of New Orleans and Galveston include More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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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 More...

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...