Merida gas prices at the ‘top’

Meridanos are paying the highest cost per liter since the gradual release of prices at the start of this year…. MERIDA — In the Yucatecan capital this past weekend, a liter of Premium cost 17.88 pesos, while Magna reached 15.51 pesos per liter and diesel was offered at 16.39 pesos, according to data from the Commission of the Energy Regulator More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Yucatan cultural attractions are poised to break annual visitors record

Museums and archaeological sites expect to close this year with more than three million visitors…. MERIDA — Yucatan is close to breaking the record of visitor influx in the state’s museums and More...

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Plan for “La Plancha” park appears set to get off the ground in 2018

Construction is expected to start early next year on the ambitious project to transform the lands of “La Plancha” into an urban park like Central Park in New York or Chapultepec in Mexico City…. MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Cancun hoteliers mount $525K ad campaign to counter occupancy slump

CANCUN — Violence stemming from organized crime gangs, coupled with the US travel alert, has left $7.9 million USD in losses for hoteliers in Cancun, according to the hoteliers’ group. Carlos Gosselin More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Canadian leader urges improved conditions for Mexican workers and women

 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highlighted the need to improve salaries and working conditions in Mexico as part of the modernization of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in a wide-ranging More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Merida public-transport operators seek fare increase

Despite bad treatment of users and units in poor physical and mechanical condition, owners ask to raise fares… MERIDA — The poor condition of transport units, coupled with the mistreatment by drivers More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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25 major real-estate development projects underway in Merida

According to City Hall, the Yucatecan capital is the fourth city in Mexico with the highest private real-estate investment, surpassed only by Monterrey, Mexico City and Guadalajara…. MERIDA — With 25 More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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COMMENT: Chaos within the PAN leadership

Margarita Zavala, wife of former President Felipe Calderon, has quit PAN (the partisan organization which made Felipe President) because of her differences with Ricardo Anaya, the current national head of PAN, who More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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San Miguel’s feel is ‘Mexican Disneyland’: Lonely Planet

Many people say that San Miguel is a bit like a Mexican Disneyland for foreign (mainly American) retirees and visiting chilangos (those from Mexico City). While there is a certain contrived fairy tale feel to More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Vandals damage tourist photo sign in Isla Mujeres

“Vandals destroyed the photo backdrop located at the tourist corridor of Isla Mujeres in the east end of the malecón,” informed the municipal government. In this regard, the director of the municipal More...