New Cancun-Baltimore flights to be offered by Spirit Airlines

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Spirit Airlines plans to add flights to Cancun from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport starting in November. Cancun will be the airline’s first international route at BWI, the airport said Monday May 22. Spirit shifted its regional operations in September 2012 to the airport, where it has grown from serving two destinations More...

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Hurricane Dean approaches the Yucatan Peninsula in 2007. (MAP: earthobservatory.nasa.gov)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Cancun conference shines spotlight on Mexico’s progress in dealing with disasters

Menaced by volcanoes, earthquakes and hurricanes, Mexico has made strides in forming a national plan to reduce those and other risks, but business and communities must be involved to make the country more robust More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Mob attacks Russian in Cancun over online insults

CANCUN — A mob of angry Mexicans attacked a Russian man in Cancun with sticks and rocks over his repeated insults against locals, and the 42-year-old man was accused of fatally stabbing a youth in the melee, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Yucatan and Houston, Texas reinforce their commercial links

HOUSTON — Currently there are 14 companies from Yucatan that are exporting to the United States and another 33 are in talks to start exportation of their products, and by the time Pedro Cabrera Quijano of More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Trump formally tells Congress he wants to renegotiate NAFTA

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City distributed this press release from the U.S. Trade Representative on Thursday May 18. Washington, D.C. – Today, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified Congress More...

Tourists visit archeological site at the beach in Tulum National Park, Quintana Roo state, Mexico on March 22, 2017.   (Photo DANIEL SLIM/AFP/Getty Images)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Hollywood escapes to Valle de Guadalupe, Tulum, and San Miguel de Allende

Rihanna was the biggest thing to happen to Valle de Guadalupe, a village, about a five-hour drive from L.A., when she visited the formerly sleepy ranchero-filled wine-producing valley, according to Hollywood Reporter. It’s More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Exxon Mobil joins multinationals opening gas stations in Mexico

Exxon Mobil Corp announced it will bring its Mobil-brand gas stations to Mexico, investing $300 million USD in the coming decade as it seeks to gain a foothold in the country’s retail fuel market, Reuters More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Reward offered in search for fugitive who may be in Mexico

This press release issued by the FBI Field Office in Seattle was distributed May 17 by the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City . If the public has any information they may also contact the U.S Embassy switchboard 555-080-2000. Rewards More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Virtual virus that disrupted the world hits Merida companies

Companies that have been infected say that the virus asks for thousands of pesos as ransom. MERIDA — Three companies in the city have been attacked by the digital virus named “WannaCry”, which has been More...

Man identified by authorities as "M.K." and victim Gabriela Jaramillo. (PHOTO: cbc.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Canadian accused in Cancun murder to be jailed two years pending trial

CANCUN — A Quintana Roo judge has ordered a Canadian man suspected in a grisly Cancun murder held in custody for two years until he can stand trial, according to the Toronto Sun. The 33-year-old man — More...