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 tariffs on other countries’ products. And the president has promised repeatedly to cut the trade deficit. But so far More...

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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...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Cancun signs ad deal to lure tourists from China

CANCUN — Cancun and Riviera Maya will become part of regular advertising in China with the signing of a new agreement to promote Mexico’s Caribbean region in Shanghai, riviera-maya-news.com reports. After More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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How to find the best gasoline prices with mobile apps

Forbes Mexico reports that since last Thursday and into the future, fuel prices in Mexico are being defined by the market and not by the government, meaning demand and supply will determine the value of gasoline More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Merida taxis evolve to improve service

Online transportation platforms have changed mobility in Mérida, so that standing and waiting for a cab is something that most people don’t do anymore…. MERIDA – Bad practices of taxi drivers are being More...