Cancun’s ‘mean streets’: Where are they located?

The northwest of the city is where police receive the most criminal reports…. CANCÚN — Of the 13 sectors in which Cancun has been divided, now reduced to seven, sector six is ​​the most dangerous. According to the sectorized map presented by State Secretary of Public Security Rodolfo del Angel Campos to the local Congress in Cancún, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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American dies in Immigration custody in Merida

Van Jeffrey Endacott, 56, had been arrested for disturbing the peace and turned over to immigration authorities for deportation…. MERIDA — Van Jeffrey Endacott, a U.S. citizen from Arkansas, had entered More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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The FBI visits Yucatan Attorney General

The purpose: Strengthen both agencies collaborative bonds…. MERIDA — Ariel Francisco Aldecua Kuk, Attorney General of Yucatan, held a meeting with the Legal Attaché of the United States Embassy in Mexico More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Mexico is one of the main financial malware creators

Mexico, Brazil and Peru are listed as the countries in Latin America with the highest malware development…. Mexico is the second country most attacked by hackers in the region, but it also is one of the three More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Location scout for ‘Narcos’ TV series murdered in Mexico

A location scout for hit Netflix show “Narcos” has been shot dead in Mexico while looking for places to film the programme’s fourth season. Carlos Muñoz Portal, 37, was found dead in his car More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Another execution in Playa del Carmen; 44 so far this year

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo — A man was shot dead on Monday September 18th at Colonia Las Palmas, which makes it homicide case number 44 so far this year in Playa del Carmen. According to preliminary information, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Tough sanctions applied to Cancun bars for underaged drinking

So far this year authorities have encountered 50,000 minors around 32 bars in the hotel zone, or drinking alcohol in Cancun…. CANCUN — Media reports indicate a total of 32 establishments recently have More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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COMMENT: Violence threatens Mexico tourism

Mexico is a tourist bonanza, with so much to offer foreign tourists, including beach resorts, pre-Hispanic ruins, colonial downtowns, and a wide variety of natural landscapes. Tourism earns US$20 billion annually More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Police couple executed in Cancun shopping-center parking lot

CANCUN — A police couple was shot to death on Saturday night Sept. 16 in the parking lot of the Gran Plaza shopping center in Cancun. According to preliminary information, those executed are two ministerial More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Mexican Caribbean tour will promote image as safe destination

According to Travel Pulse, Mexican hoteliers are organizing a U.S. tour of the Mexican Caribbean in hopes of combating the recent U.S. State Department travel warning and reinforcing the region’s reputation More...