Telephone extortion cases on the rise in Merida

Reports of extortion in downtown Merida are on the rise, with the Municipal Police receiving between five to six complaints of this crime per week, said the director of the Municipal Police, Mario Romero Escalante. The police chief said that of the total number of calls on average only a couple of them achieved the level of telephone extortion with a More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Valladolid – a colonial gem in Yucatán 

VALLADOLID, YUCATÁN – If you live in Mérida or are visiting the area, spending a day or two in the small but beautiful colonial city of Valladolid is a great option. Officially the second city of Yucatán (after More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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First mayor from MORENA takes office in the Yucatan Peninsula

VALLADOLID — During a ceremony Sept. 2, Alpha Alejandra Escalante Tavera took oath as municipal president of Valladolid, becoming the only MORENA mayor in the whole Yucatan Peninsula. Party leader Andres More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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Unexpected Election Result in Valladolid

In the city of Valladolid, one of the most important in the state of Yucatán; in a totally unexpected turn of events, 39 year old Alpha Alejandra Tavera Escalante, MORENA candidate for mayor, is currently winning More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Mand dies crushed by palm tree in Valladolid

VALLADOLID. – On Tuesday April 28 the heavy rain in Valladolid left at least two dead and six injured. One of those killed was taxi driver Luis Cupul Cocom, who died after being crushed by a seven meters  (20 More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Don’t know what to do in Semana Santa? Take a bus trip to Valladolid!

ADO will offer Tourist Package to Valladolid The transportation company “Autobuses de Oriente” (ADO) is offering a tourist package for Valladolid to attract more visitors to the city. According to Noe Rodriguez, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Meet the Two Main Candidates for Mayor Of Merida

The Race Is On     Nerio Torres Arcila will be the PRI Party candidate for mayor of Mérida. Mérida, Yucatán, January 7, 2015.- The PRI Party of Yucatan will present today Nerio José Torres Arcila More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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Monday Morning Protest at Merida´s Airport

12 carrier groups as well as members of the taxi syndicate FUTV will attend next Monday at the entrance of Mérida´s International Airport to prevent the company ADO from starting a taxi service for tourists More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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Million Dollar Fire!

A spectacular conflagration destroyed two large warehouses located in Circuito Colonias/Colonia Obrera. It is still not clear what caused the accident that left a million dollars in property damage, but no injuries. The More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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PROFECO suspends three Major Airlines ticket sale

On Saturday, August 9th. PROFECO suspended  three major airlines ticket sale Nation wide due to communication irregularities. The Federal Attorney of the Consumers Defense (PROFECO) suspended ticket sale for Magnicharters, More...