Consumers get the shaft for gasoline, propane, even tortillas

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Pemex gas pump.

Gas stations, propane distributors and tortilla vendors have been in the sights of the federal consumer protection agency, which has levied fines of 21 million pesos for short liters, incomplete kilos and pricy tortillas. Profeco said that along with the fines came criminal charges against six gas stations — one in the State of México, one in Mexico More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Peña Nieto outlines goals for talks with Trump Jan. 31

The BBC provides this advance look at Mexico’s goals in next week’s meetings between Presidents Trump and Peña Nieto… President Enrique Peña Nieto has vowed to fight for Mexico’s interests More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Aeromexico expects slower growth in 2017 but executive optimistic about next four years

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NAFTA… Do we HAFTA’?

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Expect traffic disruptions due to street repairs around new Merida convention center

With an investment of more than 100 million pesos ($5 million USD), major repair work will start Saturday Jan. 21 on Colón Avenue, an important artery in Merida’s northern hotel zone. The Secretary of Public More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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NAFTA re-do will be first focus for U.S. Commerce Secretary nominee

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Campeche joins Ford boycott

Ford Motor Company lost some business last week to two Mexican firms. This week, a state joined the boycott. The governor of Campeche announced Tuesday Jan. 17  that the state would no longer buy Ford vehicles More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Chinese investors train their eyes on Merida

China is internationalizing its investments and with a better collaboration mechanism, Mexico and Yucatan can attract millions of dollars because in this part of the world there are many opportunities, according More...

A fire prompted temporary evacuation of the Grand Bahia Principe Hotel in Tulum last weekend. (PHOTO: forbes.com)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Fire breaks out at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

TULUM, Q. Roo — Guests at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum in Mexico’s Mayan Riviera were definitely feeling the heat over the weekend, not from the sun but from a large fire that broke out late Friday night Jan. More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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How to do something positive for Mexico

In light of U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday Jan. 20, a movement in favor of pro-Mexico policies has begun to take shape, with the message below going viral on Facebook. TYT is publishing More...