OPINION: What lies ahead for Mexico and U.S.?

Mexican Presidnet Enrique Peña Nieto (left), U.S. President  Donald Trump.(PHOTO: telegraph.co.uk.)

Well, it’s finally come to pass.  Donald Trump is President of the United States, having been installed in the traditional inauguration ceremony on January 20th, 2017, in Washington, D.C. My 17-year old son was able to attend as part of a youth organization, and he had a great time. Meanwhile, I was at work at school and showed it in my classroom. Of More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Peña Nieto outlines goals for talks with Trump Jan. 31

The BBC provides this advance look at Mexico’s goals in next week’s meetings between Presidents Trump and Peña Nieto… President Enrique Peña Nieto has vowed to fight for Mexico’s interests More...

Hotels in Playa del Carmen beach area. (PHOTO: reuters.com)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Mexico still safe for Canadians to visit, but stay in comfort zones: expert

It’s still safe for Canadians to visit Mexico as long as they don’t get too adventurous, says a former British Columbia police officer and Mexico security expert. Walter McKay, a former Vancouver cop More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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OPINION: These are not normal times (Dan Rather)

With a famed and storied career that has spanned more than six decades, Dan Rather has earned his place as one of the world’s best-known journalists. He has interviewed every president since Eisenhower and, over More...

Police guard the entrance to the Blue Parrot nightclub after shooting Monday Jan. 16. (PHOTO: ap.org)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Merchants move to ban music festivals in Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN – In light of recent events, local businesses in Playa del Carmen are lobbying to ban festivals such as BPM and ARENA, while general security for the Cancun-Riviera Maya region has been generously More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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So, what is going to happen to “EL CHAPO” now?

JOAQUIN “EL CHAPO” GUZMAN LOERA FACES CHARGES IN NEW YORK FOR LEADING A CONTINUING CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE AND OTHER DRUG-RELATED CHARGES             WASHINGTON – Acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Gerónimo Gutierrez, fifth Mexican ambassador to the US in five years

The Secretariat of Foreign Relations (SRE), which is now led by Luis Videgaray, prepares its first castling, designating Gerónimo Gutierrez, former deputy secretary for North America, as Mexico’s new ambassador More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Aeromexico expects slower growth in 2017 but executive optimistic about next four years

Aeromexico expects slower growth this year as a result of the uncertainty surrounding Donald Trump’s policies as U.S. president, but the airline’s finance chief said he was optimistic about Trump’s More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Good bye Obama

The handover of power in the United States is not just a change of guard for that country but a defining moment for the 7.4-billion people who inhabit this planet. Whether through his agenda and policies (presuming More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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NAFTA… Do we HAFTA’?

Donald Trump said he will get tough on Mexico and China starting Day 1 of his administration. Top of Trump’s wish list is to renegotiate or “terminate” NAFTA — the North American Free Trade More...