Merida gas prices at the ‘top’

Meridanos are paying the highest cost per liter since the gradual release of prices at the start of this year…. MERIDA — In the Yucatecan capital this past weekend, a liter of Premium cost 17.88 pesos, while Magna reached 15.51 pesos per liter and diesel was offered at 16.39 pesos, according to data from the Commission of the Energy Regulator More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Cancun hoteliers mount $525K ad campaign to counter occupancy slump

CANCUN — Violence stemming from organized crime gangs, coupled with the US travel alert, has left $7.9 million USD in losses for hoteliers in Cancun, according to the hoteliers’ group. Carlos Gosselin More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Canadian leader urges improved conditions for Mexican workers and women

 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highlighted the need to improve salaries and working conditions in Mexico as part of the modernization of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in a wide-ranging More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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What you should know about vehicle Temporary Import Permits

For those Ex-pats or foreign tourists with a Temporary Import Permit (TIP) for their vehicle, there is a quick and convenient way to check the current status of your permit, along with some other useful information. More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Campeche expects to be declared soon a “Special Economic Zone”

Governor Moreno Cárdenas expects that the official announcement may be made by the end of November or beginning of December…. CAMPECHE — Governor Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas announced that he expects More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Mexico has worst bribery problem in Latin America: survey

The payment of bribes to access basic public services is more common in Mexico than any other country in the region, according to a new report on corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean. Completed by global More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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NAFTA: Trump, corporate leaders at odds over future of trade deal

WASHINGTON and MEXICO CITY — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Oct. 11 that he was open to bilateral trade pacts with either Canada or Mexico if a three-way deal cannot be reached to substantially More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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More jobs and investment the goal of three new economic zones in southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Three new economic zones have been created in southern Mexico that federal officials predict will generate thousands of jobs and millions in investments. Last week, President Enrique Peña Nieto More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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NAFTA now under fire from top Mexican officials also

MEXICO CITY — Mexico will only remain within the North American Free Trade Agreement if the renegotiated treaty is good for the country, Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Tuesday Oct. 10, as trade negotiators More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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To be competitive, Yucatan needs more gas stations: chamber

Canacintra business chamber urges doubling the number of gas stations in the state… MERIDA — Next year, the installation of 250 new gas pumps will begin in Yucatan under the brands Costco, Gulf, ExxonMobil, More...