Delivery companies tell you what not to send

Although package-delivery firms have strict standards, drug shipments are continuous, despite periodic reviews by the authorities… MERIDA – Delivery companies are always vulnerable to organized crime, which knows how to evade preventive measures to send drug shipments. The problem is that some firms have a policy to verify the content of shipments, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Xmatkuil Fair: Security presence will ensure safety of fair-goers

A security operation will prevail at the Xmatkuil Fair this year so that visitors can enjoy everything it offers without safety concerns…. MERIDA — The head of the Trade Fair Committee, Humberto Rodríguez More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Mexico’s safety-deposit box system at risk: expert

In the wake of Cancun seizures, he notes that there is no legal regulation of security-box enterprises…. MERIDA — The companies that rent security boxes in the country are not under the regulation of More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Authorities say they found contraband in seized Cancun security boxes

They ask for “patience” from innocent box owners affected by the massive seizure, assuring belongings will be returned…. CANCUN — The head of the Deputy Attorney General for Organized Crime Investigation More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Merida Police Department faces corruption troubles

An investigation reportedly revealed a commander who allegedly accepted payoffs to release criminals… MERIDA — According to La Verdad newspaper, the imminent dismissal of the deputy director of Public More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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K-9s help in Merida seizure of marijuana in FedEx packages

The packages from Mexico City were destined for Merida… MERIDA – Police seized more than 30 kilos of marijuana in a delivery company, and dogs trained to detect narcotics were the main protagonists of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Merida feels the effects of Cancun safety-box crisis

Due to the Quintana Roo events, Meridanos emptied their security boxes at the companies First National Security, Stonewall and City Safe… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, at the beginning of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Cockfights will remain illegal in Yucatan: legislator

The Tekax Council initiative to declare cockfights as Human Heritage will not be approved, legislative leader declares… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, the Tekax city council was seeking to More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Three Isla Mujeres police officers suspended for failing to stop disturbance

ISLA MUJERES, Q, Roo — Three agents of the General Direction of Public Safety and Municipal Transit were suspended in Isla Mujeres and are in the process of being investigated. The agents, whose names were More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Police gunfire jolts Playacar beachgoers

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo  — Tourist Police in the vicinity of Playacar in Playa del Carmen arrested a man Monday Oct. 30 for selling fake jewelry items along the beach, but not before firing off a round of shots. The More...