Yucatan sends 100 tons of aid to earthquake victims

MERIDA — To continue providing response to families affected by earthquakes, youth, authorities, citizens and foreigners who came to the collection center of the System for Integral Development of the Family (DIF), witnessed the fourth shipment of provisions. The President of the DIF Yucatan, Sarita Blancarte de Zapata, received the contributions More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Worldwide papaya producers to meet in Merida

Mexico will be the second non-Asian country to host the Symposium of Papaya Producers and the first in the Americas…. MERIDA — Experts from papaya-producing countries from different parts of the world More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Heading to Mexico? Busiest U.S. crossing is closing this weekend

The weekend border closure is to allow for the removal of a large metal canopy spanning over all the southbound lanes into Mexico…. According The News, with information of The Associated Press, the busiest More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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‘Boom’ in medical tourism looms due to Trump policies

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office estimates that 15 million Americans will fall off the health insurance rolls next year. That number will rise to 22 million over 10 years, and insurance costs will skyrocket More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Freeze on gasoline and diesel prices imposed

The maximum price of magna gasoline in Merida will be $15.38 pesos and premium $17.12 pesos…. MERIDA – Due to the earthquake of Tuesday September 19, the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) reported that More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Cheap airfares offered to Cancun from many U.S. and Canadian cities

As the air gets cooler around the U.S.A. and Canada, a trip to Cancun starts to seem even more appealing. Luckily, Scott’s Cheap Flights found low airfares from many U.S. cities to the Mexican Caribbean More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Giant wind turbines arrive in Yucatan for new Wind Farm

On Wednesday September 20 the first six of 28 wind turbines were transported to the new Wind Farm…. MERIDA — Milenio Novedades reported that on Wednesday September 20 there was a coordinated operation More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Influx of migrants to Mexican Caribbean expected due to earthquakes

Cancun authorities anticipate increase in demand for housing…. CANCUN — Following the strong earthquake in the center of the country, migration to the Mexican Caribbean is expected to increase more than More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Cancun’s Playa Delfines awarded ‘Sustainable and Clean Beach’ status

The popular beach received two environmental labels, the Blue and White Flags, certified by the Mexican Government… CANCUN — Playa Delfines received from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Conjunctivitis outbreak triggers prevention measures in Peninsula

Health authorities in Yucatan and Quintana Roo have activated special programs of prevention and treatment to deal with outbreaks of conjunctivitis, the eye disease that principally affects children. However, More...