Campeche: Heritage sites, beaches, ruins, ziplines, wildlife, golf — and more

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Travel writer Lea Lane raves about Campeche in this piece for forbes.com. Mexico offers many exceptional areas for exploration, and I’ve written about many of them. One of my favorites is Campeche – the Mexican state on the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. One of its positives is that it not only offers tour opportunities More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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U.S. forestry experts visit Yucatan to share firefighting knowledge

From April 17 to 29, eight technicians from the United States Forest Service USFS will visit the Yucatan Peninsula in order to conduct supervision of the Incident Management Teams (Equipos de Manejo de Incendios, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Campeche included in list of 5 most colorful cities in Mexico

According to Travelers Today, these are the five most coloful cities in México: Having the ultimate travel adventure sometimes requires you to wander off in the deepest parts of the jungle or swim in the deepest More...

Pemex's CEO, José Antonio González Anaya. (PHOTO: Milenio)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Pemex promises 108 billion pesos to boost hard-hit Campeche

CAMPECHE — In a speech that contrasts with the reality that the state lives, whose economy fell 5.8% in less than two years, Pemex’s CEO, José Antonio González Anaya, pondered the company’s various More...

Merida school children fight the heat with ice cream and 'paletas'. (PHOTO: yucatan.com.mx)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Record scorchers: Yucatan highs could reach 107° F this week

Forecasts call for the Yucatan Peninsula to experience continued scorching hot temperatures this week, especially Tuesday and Wednesday April 4-5, with records of between 38.0 and 42.0 degrees Celsius (100 to 107 More...

Eni says Campeche oil find is bigger than expected. (PHOTO: infodiacam.com)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Mexico’s oil reserves could be gone in 9 years without new finds: report

Mexico’s existing oil reserves are dwindling so fast the country could go dry within nine years without new discoveries. Bloomberg News reported that the National Hydrocarbons Commission said Friday March More...

President Enrique Peña Nieto has predicted 'reactivation and regeneration' for Campeche and Tabasco. (PHOTO: gob.mx)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Mexico launches regional anti-poverty program targeting Campeche

Mexico is getting ready to launch a new program to lift its poorest out of poverty. President Enrique Pena Nieto signed a law last year to set up special economic zones in the country’s southern and central regions. CGTN’s More...

Eni says Campeche oil find is bigger than expected. (PHOTO: infodiacam.com)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Eni CEO says Campeche oil find likely bigger than estimates

Italy’s Eni said on Wednesday March 29 it expected that its recent discovery off the coast of Campeche would hold more than the 800 million barrels of oil it originally estimated, Reuters reported. “This More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Italian driller hits pay dirt in Campeche Bay

CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Campeche — Eni has successfully drilled the Amoca-2 well in the shallow waters of Campeche Bay, off the Yucatan Peninsula, confirming the presence of high-quality oil in multiple reservoirs. Amoca-2 More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Izamal, Campeche and Isla Mujeres make this list of most colorful Mexican towns

Travel Pulse collaborator and a veteran travel writer, Art Kramer recently published an interesting list of the most coloful towns of México, which includes Izamal, Campeche and Isla Mujeres in the Yucatan Peninsula, More...