Police recover six stolen cars used by supposed Uber ‘drivers’

The vehicles were leased to provide personal transport service through online platforms, but the “drivers” used them to commit crimes… MERIDA — Members of the State Investigation Police (PEI) of the Public Security Secretariat (SSP) recovered six cars that their respective owners delivered to supposed “drivers” to work on More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Negative international perception of Mexico is unfair: tourism chief

“The travel alerts to Mexico due to insecurity are unfair and damaging, but the reality is that there are no shootings or terrorism here, as it does happen in the United States and many countries in Europe”, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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$200K pesos stolen in Merida home robbery

There has been an increase in robberies of houses after problems with security-deposit companies…. MERIDA — On Sunday November 5, thieves stole a safe-box from a home located in the San Antonio Cinta More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Emergency 9-1-1 app will debut in Yucatan in January

The cellphone app will have a Panic Button and direct line with the police department…. MERIDA — In January 2018 the mobile application for the emergency number 9-1-1 will operate in Yucatan, which will More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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American polygamist detained in Chihuahua triple-murder investigation

CHIHUAHUA — With the help of the FBI, prosecutors of the Mexican state of Chihuahua detained an American polygamist wanted for questioning related to the triple murder of three male youths, one of them a More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Love triangle results in shooting in Pensiones neighborhood

A fight for a woman between her husband and a soldier ended with a neighbor gravely wounded on Saturday in Colonia Pensiones… MERIDA – The past Saturday November 4th was when it all happened: a fight that More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Police officers charged with killing two Americans on Coahuila highway

MEXICO CITY — The Associated Press reports two Mexican police officers have been charged with fatally shooting a U.S. citizen and a U.S. legal resident at a highway checkpoint near Saltillo in the northern border More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Illicit activities worth $58 billion USD a year in Mexico, government admits

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government has noted serious shortcomings in its fight against corruption in a classified report seen by Reuters, which was prepared ahead of an international evaluation of the country’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Authorities halt land clearing in Cuxtal Nature Reserve

Profepa has closed the area and stopped the illegal activities that were carried on there… MERIDA — Inspectors of the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection stopped the vegetation removal activities More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Riviera Maya sexual-assault victims’ posts removed by TripAdvisor: Report

Leading travel review website TripAdvisor removed posts warning about rapes at Mexican resorts from its online forums, according to tourists who submitted them, and refused to publish other reviews that described More...