Doctor at Star Médica Hospital in Merida accused of malpractice

MÉRIDA — The Star Médica private hospital in Mérida again is in the “eye of the hurricane”, as one of its doctors is accused criminally of malpractice, since he operated on a woman and allegedly left inside her body a 50-centimeter catheter that was close to causing a sepsis that could have cost her life. Milenio newspaper reports More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Police dogs find AK-47 ammunition in a Merida delivery enterprise

The seizure was made by canines and officers of the Criminal Investigation Agency… MERIDA — Elements of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) of the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) detained a More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Yucatan is the safest state: National Crime Watch Organization

The ranking reflects the high levels of security and the climate of social peace that are experienced in the State… MERIDA — In the final stretch of the last quarter of 2017, Yucatán maintains the lowest More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Puerto Morelos residents march against crime

PUERTO MORELOS, Q. Roo — A peaceful demonstration was held in the seaside town of Puerto Morelos, south of Cancun, Sunday Nov. 12 by citizens who say they are concerned about the rise in crime. Nearly 150 people More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Yucatan judge orders preventive detention for two alleged drug traffickers

The alleged drug dealers are also accused of attempted murder of a police officer…. MERIDA — The two alleged drug dealers who shot an agent of the State Investigative Police were charged with the crimes More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Polish tourist robbed on bus trip to Merida

When she arrived at her Merida hotel she realized that her purse was missing with all her money, credit cards, cell-phone and passport. MERIDA — Mrs. Magdalena Zacharewycz reported that on  Sunday November More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Is Cancun headed in the right direction?

CANCUN — This is what tour operators and service providers had to say about Cancun and the Riviera Maya during the last edition of Cancun Travel Mart, Mexico Summit 2017 regarding the state of tourism in More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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American with gun in luggage arrested at Cancun airport

CANCUN — Federal police have reported that a man from Texas was arrested at the Cancun International Airport over the weekend after a scan of his luggage found he was carrying a .40-millimeter Smith & More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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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 More...

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...