Mexico mulls importing avocados due to high prices of domestic produce

The growing global appetite for avocados has been blamed for a litany of sorrows, from self-inflicted stab wounds to stopping young people from buying their own homes, according to The Guardian. But in Mexico, the world’s biggest producer, what used to be a dietary staple is now too expensive for many ordinary consumers. And, now the country More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Nine tourists die in Playa del Carmen during holidays

All deaths were due to natural causes except a Russian man who drowned in a cenote…. PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Nine vacationers died in this destination during the holiday season, all due to natural causes More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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PRI says new coalition rules aimed to stop leftist AMLO

MEXICO CITY — Rules adopted by Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party allowing it to form coalitions and non-members to run for president were necessary to stop leftist Andres Manuel Lopez More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Merida’s mayor promotes the city in Miami

Vila preps travel agents in Miami on Merida’s many attractions…. MIAMI — Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal led a training meal that was offered to more than 30 travel agencies in Miami, with the aim of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Auditor alleges $80 million pesos deviated by 16 former Yucatan mayors

MERIDA — Yucatan’s Superior Auditor filed a new package of 16 criminal complaints against former municipal presidents from the 2012-2015 administration before the Attorney General’s Office, alleging More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Merida airport implements extra security checks for flights to U.S.

During high season, the airport has reinforced security throughout the facility, and on flights to the United States, they have implemented a final review at the entrance of the airplane…. MERIDA — The More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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NAFTA talks off to rocky start: NY Times

WASHINGTON — According to the New York Times, the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is off to a rocky start. The Trump administration lectured Canada and Mexico on the failures of the current More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Billionaire Trump friend considered for Mexico ambassador

Tom Barrack, President Trump’s longtime friend and well known billionaire, is under consideration for the post of ambassador to Mexico, Politico reported last week. Yet White House officials and advisers More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Business tourism continues growth in Quintana Roo

The business tourism sector in Quintana Roo has grown steadily over the last year…. CANCÚN — The business tourism industry has shown a significant growth this year rising more than 6% compared to 2016, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Free enterprise is on display in Mexican mercados

In this article for TheStreet, Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes that, if you are interested in free enterprise, there’s no place you’ll see it more clearly than at a Mexican mercado, More...