Mérida and Querétaro unite to promote tourism

17 de marzo de 2017. El alcalde Mauricio Vila con el gobernador de Querétaro. Foto oficial

Mérida and Querétaro are joining forces to boost the tourism sector in both cities, through offering new and traditional regional products and the most exclusive hotels of the southern region of México,. The two cities laid out plans during a breakfast that took place in the city of Querétaro on Wednesday March 22nd. Lourdes Mora Anaya, Director More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Mexico stock-market index hits all-time high, despite Trump

This may comes as a surprise to anyone not following Mexico closely. The country’s benchmark stock-market index, the IPC, hit a new all-time high on Tuesday March 21, writes Ian Bezek on seekingalpha.com. The More...

Chicza chewing gum is produced in Campeche and Quintana Roo. (PHOTO: chicza.com.uk)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Mayan chewing gum penetrates global organic-foods market

Mayan farmers in the states of Campeche and Quintana Roo have become players in the global chewing gum market with their unique and organic product. Sold under the brand Chicza Organic Rainforest Gum, the biodegradable More...

Spring breakers have complained of mistreatment by tourist police. (PHOTO: borderlandbeat.com)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Cancun hoteliers: Clean up police corruption to preserve tourism

CANCÚN — “The insecurity and violence in Cancun has reached alarming levels, so it is time to apply zero tolerance security schemes such as those implemented in New York and managed to reduce high rates More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Samsung will remain in Mexico

According to the Secretariat of Economic Development of Baja California, Mexico (Sedeco), Samsung will maintain its investment in the region and will create 200 new jobs this year. Samsung Mexico plans to remain More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
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Mexican Institute of Industrial Properties approves trademarks for the Trump brand

The saga of Donald Trump’s relationship with Mexico took another twist on Sunday. After all the talk of the wall the president claims Mexico will pay for, despite the country saying that it won’t, and the cancellation More...

Mexico must be ready to retaliate if Trump levies border tax, says minister Guajardo. (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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Country-specific rules of origin in NAFTA unacceptable: Mexico

Under the trilateral trade deal, rules of origin can specify that products must meet minimum regional (NAFTA-wide) content requirements to be tariff-free, but there are no national content requirements   Country-specific More...

The Mexican Ministry of Defense (SEDENA) has created state of the art bullet-resistant vests that provide safety and comfort for operatives (Photo: El Universal)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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Made in Mexico state-of-the-art bullet-resistant vests

The Mexican Ministry of Defense (SEDENA) has created state of the art bullet-resistant vests that provide safety and comfort for operatives as a result of the combination of research by specialized military engineers, More...

Mexico's property tax is called "predial." (PHOTO:  Mexico Nueva Era)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Mexico’s low property taxes could soon be increasing

Property owners in Mexico enjoy very low property taxes but that could soon change. Mexico’s Finance Secretary said on Tuesday during the 100th general assembly of the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico More...

Cars in line at Mexican border at San Ysidro, Calif. (PHOTO: kpbs.org)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Expect stepped-up border searches if you’re driving to Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have ramped up outbound searches of vehicles entering Mexico, looking for smuggled cash, ammunition, firearms, and other contraband, Phoenix New Times reported. Outbound searches More...