28 Cancun cops being investigated for crime links

CANCUN — More than two dozen Cancun police officers are under investigation for possibly playing a role in organized crime, reports riviera-maya-news.com. Approximately 28 members of the Municipal Secretariat of Public Safety are being investigated for their possible link to organized crime during the last three months. Head of Municipal Secretariat More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Police arrest five men armed with AR-15 rifles in Cancun

CANCUN — Five heavily armed men, who are allegedly members of a local organized crime group, were arrested by police connected with Quintana Roo’s Attorney General’s Office (Fiscalía General del More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Alleged ATM thieves offer restitution in exchange for release from detention

If Banco Santander accepts the agreement, the five alleged thieves would be released from jail… MERIDA — In a hearing held on Thursday November 30 at the Oral Justice Center in Merida (CJOM), there was More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Kidnappings in Mexico reach unprecedented level

So far in the administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto, there have been 6,235 kidnappings in Mexico, exceeding the 4,955 registered for the same period of the previous administration… El Universal newspaper More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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U.S. murder-charge fugitive arrested in Tabasco

William Joseph Greer, who fled from a murder charge in 2006, was arrested this week in Tabasco, where he had lived for four years…. TABASCO — One of the United States Marshals Service’s 15 most-wanted More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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American expat hotel owner sets precedent in Mexican self-defense law

GUANAJUATO — After an alleged robbery attempt at ‘Casa Zúñiga’, a hotel located on Subida de San Miguel street, next to the Pipila monument, in the city of Guanajuato, a member of ‘Los More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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Corruption in Customs office impedes Yucatan’s trade growth: expert

The office requires more investment in the maritime terminal to detonate foreign trade since it has limited capacity… MERIDA – One of the main problems that Customs faces is corruption, because although More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Cancun authorities crack down on nightclubs admitting minors

CANCUN — Surveillance operations have been carried out to prevent the entry of underage individuals to Cancun’s nightclubs and discotheques, said the director of inspection, Eduardo Mariscal de la Selva. Mariscal More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Despite their 15 lawyers, ATM gang suspects will remain in jail

The hearing held last weekend revealed that the amount of stolen cash reportedly reached almost one million pesos… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, the five alleged ATM thieves still await the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Beware of lost-pet scams

In Yucatan, the Prosecutor’s Office has detected several attempted telephone frauds towards owners of lost animals…. MERIDA – Revealing personal data when publicizing a lost pet could unleash telephone More...