Puerto Morelos residents march against crime

PUERTO MORELOS, Q. Roo — A peaceful demonstration was held in the seaside town of Puerto Morelos, south of Cancun, Sunday Nov. 12 by citizens who say they are concerned about the rise in crime. Nearly 150 people from Puerto Morelos held a March for Peace on Sunday morning where they protested the increase of insecurity that is being felt throughout More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Yucatan judge orders preventive detention for two alleged drug traffickers

The alleged drug dealers are also accused of attempted murder of a police officer…. MERIDA — The two alleged drug dealers who shot an agent of the State Investigative Police were charged with the crimes More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Polish tourist robbed on bus trip to Merida

When she arrived at her Merida hotel she realized that her purse was missing with all her money, credit cards, cell-phone and passport. MERIDA — Mrs. Magdalena Zacharewycz reported that on  Sunday November More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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New flights to Cancun from Washington and Chicago on Spirit Airlines

CANCUN — Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines just launched its first international flights from BWI Marshall Airport. Destination: Cancun, Quintana Roo. Spirit did not announce fare prices for the new BWI-to-Cancun More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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How climate change affects birds’ migration in Yucatan: Part 2

This article is the second of two parts on the Semarnat and Conacyt joint efforts to learn more about how climate change affects Yucatan and the migratory birds that come to the Peninsula each year in their journey More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Is Cancun headed in the right direction?

CANCUN — This is what tour operators and service providers had to say about Cancun and the Riviera Maya during the last edition of Cancun Travel Mart, Mexico Summit 2017 regarding the state of tourism in More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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How climate change affects birds’ migration in Yucatan: Part 1

This article is the first of two parts on the Semarnat and Conacyt joint efforts to learn more about how climate change affects Yucatan and the migratory birds that come to the Peninsula each year in their journey More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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American with gun in luggage arrested at Cancun airport

CANCUN — Federal police have reported that a man from Texas was arrested at the Cancun International Airport over the weekend after a scan of his luggage found he was carrying a .40-millimeter Smith & More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Extra security measures in place for Merida’s downtown during “El Buen Fin”

MERIDA — With the participation of nearly 1,500 members of the various public security forces, municipal, state and federal authorities guaranteed security for “El Buen Fin” (Mexico’s Black Friday) More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Merida’s urban-transport system a major challenge for government

Officials say the Merida Intelligent Transportation system could not be adopted by the City Council because the municipality does not manage this public service, as the responsibility is the State Government’s… MERIDA More...