Thousands of Christmas shoppers jam Merida’s Downtown

MERIDA – According to Municipal Police of Mérida (PMM), around 8,300 people per hour arrived at the Historic Center of Merida over the weekend to make their purchases for Christmas festivities, including toys, clothes, shoes and Christmas preparations in general. The police department in charge of monitoring the streets of the city and providing More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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RIU opens new hotel in Costa Mujeres

CANCUN — RIU Hotels & Resorts has just inaugurated the Hotel Riu Dunamar, the company’s first in Costa Mujeres and its eighteenth in Mexico. The 5-star hotel is located on a spectacular white-sand More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Merida Airport celebrates arrival of passenger #2 million

MERIDA – From Indiana, United States, José Fraga Salomón recently arrived at Merida International Airport “Manuel Crescencio Rejón” to be recognized as Passenger Number 2 million arriving to city by plane. (Photo: More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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U.S. trade deficits with Mexico and China are getting bigger

According to Money CNN, President Donald Trump often cites the U.S. trade deficit as a sign that America is losing to China, Mexico and other countries on trade. He uses it to justify renegotiating trade deals and slapping More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Gas stations now may choose to be independent or franchise

Fuel costs will also depend on the barrel price and the peso/dollar exchange rate… MERIDA – In Mexico despite the control exercised by the government over oil production and commercialization, not all gas More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Delayed or canceled flights in Merida trigger 68 complaints

MERIDA – Friday December 8 was the first month anniversary of the Civil Aviation Law, which guarantees the compensation to travelers for delays and cancellations of their flights. Since then, at the Merida Airport, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Demand soars in Mexico for natural Christmas trees

A total of 295 domestic producers will sell their natural trees this season, including almost 10 thousand in Merida… MEXICO – For Christmas 2017 there are 900 thousand trees in Mexico’s commercial More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Merida taxi fares among the most expensive in Mexico

In addition to the three thousand units that already operate in the Yucatan capital, another 800 permits will be granted soon… MERIDA – The three thousand taxis that operate in the city will soon be joined More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Check out these bargain flights to sunny destinations

If you are reading The Yucatan Times while enduring frigid temperatures in the U.S., and you’re looking to escape the cold with a tropical getaway, or to schedule a last-minute trip to see friends and family More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Campeche, Yucatan and Q. Roo ports are on new ‘Grand Mayan Experience’ cruise

Campeche Governor Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas led the presentation of the Victory cruise line that next year will begin operations in the state with the first season of The Grand Mayan Experience route, leaving an More...