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Would you like to get in touch with other Australians in Mexico? Are you in need of help and advice from your Australian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Australian expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. San Miguel de Allende or the Yucatán Peninsula? Whether you have settled as an expat in Mexico or are still More...

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Trump Peña
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Moctezuma’s Revenge

Franklin Foer, Atlantic Magazine collaborator, posted an interesting article where he describes the “Mexican revenge”, highlighting that Donald Trump has made the classic bully’s error: He has underestimated More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Jewish travelers claim they were ‘held hostage’ by Cancun hotel in bill dispute

CANCUN — About 550 U.S. travelers who claim they were “held hostage” by a Cancun hotel over allegedly unpaid bills are back from their highly problematic Jewish holiday in Cancun, and they’re More...

Former Governors Duarte (left) and Yarrington. (PHOTO: sdpnoticias.com)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Up to 55 years in jail for ex-Gov. Duarte?

If convicted of money laundering and organized crime, the former governor of Veracruz could finish up with a 55-year prison sentence, says a senior official in the Attorney General’s office. According to mexiconewsdaily.com, More...

This recent Getty Images file photo shows a section of existing border wall near San Diego, Calif. (PHOTO: america.aljazeera.com)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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U.S. government shutdown looms over border wall funding controversy

WASHINGTON — The week of U.S. President Donald Trump’s 100th day in the Oval Office could culminate in a government shutdown if Congress can’t reach a deal by midnight Friday April 28 to keep federal More...

Los Cuinis leader. PHOTO: eleconomista.com
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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U.S. Treasury Dept. targets front companies linked to Los Cuinis leader

–Alleged assets include Playa del Carmen shopping Center.– The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City distributed the following U.S. Department of the Treasury news release on Thursday April 20.  WASHINGTON – More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Expats in Mexico sense anti-Trump tensions

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — This colonial jewel, with its cobblestone streets, Spanish architecture and Gothic-style pink stone cathedral, has long been a magnet for thousands of Americans who call More...

Former Governor of Veracruz Javier Duarte with his wife Karime Macías. (Photo: Debate)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Uncertain future for wife of ex-Gov. Javier Duarte

Deputy prosecutor Elías Beltrán clarified that neither the wife nor the close family of the former governor of Veracruz has pending arrest warrants. Mexico City — Karime Macías Tubilla, wife of Javier More...

Ex-Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte, left, with President Enrique Peña Nieto. (PHOTO: cuartoscuro.com)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Captured ex-Gov. Duarte of Veracruz was once his party’s future

Mexico has a long history of corrupt fugitive governors, including one who was arrested in Italy just last week, but former Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte stands out, the Associated Press reports. Since his arrest More...

Javier Duarte, Former Governor of Veracruz, captured in Guatemala. (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Ex-Gov. Duarte’s extradition could take up to a year: official

According to Reuters.com, the extradition of a former state governor for Mexico’s ruling party arrested in Guatemala at the weekend on corruption charges could take up to a year, a senior Mexican official More...