Yucatan coast suffers the “north winds” effect

Progreso’s new fuel terminal was damaged and trees uprooted… PROGRESO – The strong winds that accompanied the cold front number 14 arrived with gusts that exceeded 80 kilometers per hour (50 miles per hour), damaging three of the five tanks under construction at the fuel terminal under construction in the Port of Progreso. Also a fishing More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Thousands of Christmas shoppers jam Merida’s Downtown

MERIDA – According to Municipal Police of Mérida (PMM), around 8,300 people per hour arrived at the Historic Center of Merida over the weekend to make their purchases for Christmas festivities, including toys, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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No garbage collection service in many Merida neighborhoods Dec. 12-13

Pamplona is the only collection company that will work normally on Tuesday Dec. 12, with their usual shifts in the corresponding sectors of Merida…. MERIDA – The Directorate of Municipal Public Services More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Conservative Anaya seeks presidency in new left-right coalition

MEXICO CITY — Mexican opposition leader Ricardo Anaya said on Sunday Dec. 10 he would seek to win the presidency in a left-right alliance after stepping down as head of the conservative National Action Party More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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RIU opens new hotel in Costa Mujeres

CANCUN — RIU Hotels & Resorts has just inaugurated the Hotel Riu Dunamar, the company’s first in Costa Mujeres and its eighteenth in Mexico. The 5-star hotel is located on a spectacular white-sand More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Merida Airport celebrates arrival of passenger #2 million

MERIDA – From Indiana, United States, José Fraga Salomón recently arrived at Merida International Airport “Manuel Crescencio Rejón” to be recognized as Passenger Number 2 million arriving to city by plane. (Photo: More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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World Happiness Fest coming to San Miguel de Allende

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — Today San Miguel de Allende announced the World Happiness Fest which will be held March 16-18, 2018 in San Miguel. After the success of the 2017 summit in Miami, USA, Luis More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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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 More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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U.S. to provide funds to restore Mayan site at Palenque

PALENQUE, Chiapas — The United States will fund restoration work at a Mayan archaeological site in Palenque, Chiapas, to the tune of USD $500,000. The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Their trip to Mexico convinced them of the value of travel…

Travel offers more lasting pleasure than mere acquisition of things, numerous studies show, a concept that millennials seem to have made their own. Before cellphones and social media and long before the word “millennials” More...