Cancun weekend murder toll at 4

CANCUN — The arrival of 100 military and 600 federal police in Cancun just one week ago did not prevent four people from being executed over the weekend, including one woman, according to “Infoqroo” news agency. On Friday October 27, two people died in a small park that is located at the intersection of Cobá and Náder avenues, right More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Suspect in Jerry Barceló murder arrested in Cancun

The crime’s alleged motive was embezzlement in the company Alarmas 911…. MERIDA — Efrain N, the alleged material author of the Sept. 1 murder of Yucatecan businessman Jerry Raymundo Barceló Cazola More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Mexico rejects U.S. heroin-source claim

Mexico’s Interior Secretary has rejected a statement by U.S. President Donald Trump that 90% of the heroin in the U.S. comes from Mexico. Trump made the assertion Thursday Oct. 26 during an address from More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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U.S. travel warnings don’t deter many visitors to Mexico

According to MSN, tourists are still flocking to Mexico despite U.S. travel warnings…. Paola Hernandez-O’Connor, a 27 year old living in New York City, has seen her fair share of violence in Mexico, where More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Subject released in the Ema Molina murder case

MERIDA – An unexpected turn has occurred in the case of Ema Gabriela Molina Canto, the ex-wife of a controversial Tabasco politician who was shot to death at her house in Merida, as reported previously on TYT. More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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One dead after incident involving taxi and Uber drivers in Cancun

CANCUN — One man is dead and another injured after another altercation between local taxi and Cancun Uber drivers, riviera-maya-news reports. On Thursday Oct. 26, a group of taxi drivers surrounded a car they More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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One injured by gunshots fired at Channel 10 in Cancun

CANCUN — One person was injured when two subjects opened fire on the front door of the Cancun building of Channel 10, a cable TV channel with coverage throughout the Yucatan peninsula. The head of the Attorney More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Increased security in Merida for end-of-year celebrations

Heightened police presence will remain permanent until the end of the year, in support of locals and tourists…. MERIDA — The new model of work hours of the Municipal Police of Mérida (PMM) working 12 More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Authorities face off over attempt to preserve cockfights in Tekax

Human Rights agency opposes Tekax City Council declaration of the sport a “cultural heritage”…. MERIDA — The Yucatan State Human Rights Commission (Codhey) expresses its rejection of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Mexico is primary source of heroin for U.S.: DEA

According to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration report, the biggest threat is the Sinaloa cartel; heroin overdose deaths tripled in the U.S. between 2008 and 2015…. The Drug Enforcement Administration More...