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 address to the Senate on Friday Oct. 13. On the second and final day of his first state visit to the country, Trudeau told senators and More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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U.S. travel warning impacts the tourist influx to Cancun

As a result of the recent rise in crime and homicides, 300,000 hotel reservations reportedly have been cancelled…. CANCUN — Irene Prado, sales manager of Secrets Silversands from the hotel chain A & More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Mexico has worst bribery problem in Latin America: survey

The payment of bribes to access basic public services is more common in Mexico than any other country in the region, according to a new report on corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean. Completed by global More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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NAFTA: Trump, corporate leaders at odds over future of trade deal

WASHINGTON and MEXICO CITY — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Oct. 11 that he was open to bilateral trade pacts with either Canada or Mexico if a three-way deal cannot be reached to substantially More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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NAFTA now under fire from top Mexican officials also

MEXICO CITY — Mexico will only remain within the North American Free Trade Agreement if the renegotiated treaty is good for the country, Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Tuesday Oct. 10, as trade negotiators More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Government of Yucatan, model in Latin America: IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank recognized the state for good results in the implementation of its budget…. BUENOS AIRES — The Government of Yucatan has been recognized by the Inter-American Development More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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Yucatan joins Ibero-American Tourist Caves Association.

In association with this organization the state wants to take advantage of its natural riches through alternative tourism…. MERIDA — To promote conservation, sustainable tourism development and scientific More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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Political risk rising in Mexico as López Obrador looks locked in: Forbes

Forbes.com observes that although Mexico’s July 1, 2018 presidential elections are still months away, the market is treating the probable outcome as a win for populist firebrand Andrés Manuel López Obrador, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Yucatan’s cuisine scores a big hit at Chicago International Gourmet Festival

Míriam Peraza Rivero served 10,000 tacos because the people just love the taste of Yucatecan food…. CHICAGO — In a pleasant breakfast among colleagues, cook Míriam Peraza Rivero recalled her experience More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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International environmental summit underway in Merida

150 experts from fifteen countries have come to Merida to talk about environmental policies…. MERIDA — More than 150 academics, federal judges, environmentalists and environmental protection officials More...