Quintana Roo, state with most online banking fraud in the Southeast

Quintana Roo stands out in Southeast Mexico as the state where online banking fraud has increased the most in the last few years, SIPSE Noticias reports. PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo — In the Southeast, in the course of 2017, other states have had an average of 200-300 complaints, while Quintana Roo has had around 500, according to Juan Bosco García More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Quintana Roo signs twinning partnership agreement with China

According to 20 minutos online newspaper, the government of Quintana Roo signed a letter of intent for a twinning partnership with the Province of Jiangxi, China; it aims to work in areas such as business, investment, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Mexico legalizes medical marijuana

The legislation to legalize medical marijuana received a 347-7 vote in favor of approval. The ruling eliminates the prohibition and criminalization of acts related to the medicinal use of marijuana and its scientific More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Peña Nieto bans oil extraction in Yucatán waters

On June 19th, El Diario de Yucatán newspaper reported that President Enrique Peña Nieto promulgated two decrees which prohibit oil extraction and exploration within a coastal margin area of 180 kilometers of Yucatan, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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A labor of love: Building a business in Mexico

This guest note was written by Catherine Gray of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo. Na’atik Language and Cultural Institute was founded by Catherine Gray and her husband Pedro Esquivel Puc in 2010. The only More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Letter to the Editor: Telmex customer complains about extra charges

On June 19, Paula Danylevich, a Riviera Maya resident, sent the following letter to the Yucatan Times regarding her Telmex bill: Telmex/Inbursa are running an illegal scam on their customers. I posted about it More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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New Merida business to convert vehicles to natural gas

A conversion workshop for the use of natural gas in vehicles is the new innovation in the energy sector of the city. MERIDA — The “Peninsular Natural Energy” a compressed natural gas plant, inaugurated More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Merida, the fastest city to start a company

The Federal Regulatory Improvement Commission (COFEMER) has presented an award to Mérida City Council and Mayor Mauricio Vila for their progress in regulatory improvement, and especially their Quick Business Opening More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Playa del Carmen hotels receive training in new system that locates tourists during hurricanes

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — At least 30 hotels took the first hurricane-season training in regards to the Guest Locator system usage, which will contain all the guests’ names and their location in case a weather More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Another Chinese city interested in doing business with Merida

MERIDA – According to Notimex, a delegation from China, made up of officials from Jiangmen, Guangdong Province, visited the city to seek business, tourism and cultural deals with the Yucatecan capital, said Mayor More...