New Cancun-Baltimore flights to be offered by Spirit Airlines


Spirit Airlines plans to add flights to Cancun from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport starting in November. Cancun will be the airline’s first international route at BWI, the airport said Monday May 22. Spirit shifted its regional operations in September 2012 to the airport, where it has grown from serving two destinations More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Southwest Airlines to add new weekly St. Louis – Cancun route

Southwest Airlines announced St. Louis Lambert International Airport will become its next international gateway with service to Cancun. The airline set November 11 as a start date for the Saturday round trip service More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Yucatan and Houston, Texas reinforce their commercial links

HOUSTON — Currently there are 14 companies from Yucatan that are exporting to the United States and another 33 are in talks to start exportation of their products, and by the time Pedro Cabrera Quijano of More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Trump formally tells Congress he wants to renegotiate NAFTA

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City distributed this press release from the U.S. Trade Representative on Thursday May 18. Washington, D.C. – Today, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified Congress More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Expats’ cost of living: expectations and reality

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire describes how (or even if) expats living in places like Mexico could achieve a lower cost of living. A study of expats primarily in Central America, “Expats: More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Exxon Mobil joins multinationals opening gas stations in Mexico

Exxon Mobil Corp announced it will bring its Mobil-brand gas stations to Mexico, investing $300 million USD in the coming decade as it seeks to gain a foothold in the country’s retail fuel market, Reuters More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Virtual virus that disrupted the world hits Merida companies

Companies that have been infected say that the virus asks for thousands of pesos as ransom. MERIDA — Three companies in the city have been attacked by the digital virus named “WannaCry”, which has been More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

U.S. border agency says it has picked finalists to design wall

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. federal government said last week that it has settled on finalists to design President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, but it won’t identify them. U.S. Customs and More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Americans heading to Cancun and Orlando this summer

Americans are headed to Orlando and Cancun this summer, according to a recent review of three million trips planned by Allianz Global Assistance customers. Allianz reviewed nearly three million trips planned by More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Yucatan hotel owners demand a 16% tax for renting rooms or houses through ‘apps’

They ask the government for an equal payment of taxes by all. MERIDA — The Mexican Chamber of Hotels in Yucatan (CMHY) reported that they will ask for people renting rooms in their homes through digital platforms More...