44 bodyguards continue to watch over ex-Gov. Borge

Former Quintana Roo Governor Roberto Borge at a press conference during his mandate (Photo: Animal Político)

Former Quintana Roo governor Roberto Borge Angulo is under investigation for embezzling 25 billion pesos (almost US $1.8 billion), but taxpayers continue to pay for his security. The former governor, who completed his term of office last September, has a 44-strong security detail equipped with 12 official vehicles, all paid for by the state, according More...

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Karime Macías Tubilla wife of the former governor of Veracuz Javier Duarte (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Legislators ask for precautionary measures against ex-Gov. Duarte’s wife

The most terrible effect that corrupt governors perpetrate on their states is the enormous patrimonial and political damage left behind, and a group of legislators is asking the Supreme Court of Justice to establish More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Are you aware of the amnesty program for expats living in Mexico?

If you are currently living in Mexico without a visa or have over-stayed your visa, you should know that the Mexican government has recently announced the details of a new amnesty program for expats who live in More...

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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 Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Former Tabasco official to face femicide charge in murder of ex-wife in Merida

He is already jailed in Tabasco for money laundering and now he will face the justice of the courts of Yucatan. MERIDA — The Attorney General of the State of Yucatán has obtained an arrest warrant for Martín More...

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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...

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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 Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Airlines must compensate passengers for cancelled flights under proposed law

Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies has voted in favor of punishing airlines to the benefit of passengers when the latter suffer inconvenience due to flight delays and cancellations. While approved by the lower More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Trained dogs thwart attempt to ship narcotics to Merida

In Guadalajara, the Jalisco Attorney General’s Office, helped by trained dogs, seized “crystal meth”, whose destination was Mérida. GUADALAJARA — Jalisco police stopped a narcotics shipment 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...