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...

by Yucatan Times | Published 7 hours ago
Hurricane Dean approaches the Yucatan Peninsula in 2007. (MAP: earthobservatory.nasa.gov)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
0 Comments

Hurricane forecast 2017: 11 cyclones could appear in the Atlantic

The University of Colorado predicts the formation of 11 tropical cyclones. Despite the intense heat in the region, a new forecast indicates that the hurricane season will be below average. The University of Colorado, More...

(Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
0 Comments

Cancun government to help protect sea turtles

Due to the nesting season of the sea turtle, the Municipal Department of Ecology coordinates with the hotel, business and student sectors, so that they can take the right measures to protect these animals. According More...

(Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
0 Comments

New private aviation terminal opens at Merida International Airport

The general manager of the International Airport of Merida, Óscar Carrillo Maldonado, reported that of the 37,000 operations per year that this terminal has, 35% represent private aviation. (Photo: Google) The More...

Gabriela Janeth Jaramillo (Photo: Vanguardia)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
0 Comments

Canadian implicated in beating death of young woman in Cancun

CANCUN — It was Saturday April 22 morning when 24-year-old Gabriela Janeth Jaramillo from Saltillo, Coahuila, was beaten to death in her room in a hotel located at kilometer 11 of Kukulcan Boulevard in the More...

Environmental Forum 2015 (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
0 Comments

Third annual environmental forum to be held in Merida May 12-14

The program was developed to address the concerns of students, professionals and others interested in relevant environmental issues. For the third edition of the Environmental Forum to be held from May 12 to 14 More...

(PHOTO: noticaribe.com.mx)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017
0 Comments

110 Playboy ‘bunnies’ coming to Merida for ‘mega-party’ June 30

For the first time in Mérida, the Playboy Mansion will host a party where the main attraction will be 110 Playboy ‘bunnies’, including 10 international playmates and the presence of 10 renowned musicians More...

seguridad_Yuc
By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017
0 Comments

Yucatan maintains lowest crime rates in Mexico

Yucatan achieved the lowest rates of high-impact crime in Mexico in February 2017, according to results published by Semáforo Delictivo Nacional. These results reflect the high level of security and the climate More...

(Photo: La Revista Peninsular)
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

Yucatan, one of the most popular destinations for medical tourism

National and international patients requiring clinical treatment increasingly identify Yucatán as an ideal destination to receive specialized and high-quality hospital care, including Mayab’s Lighthouse (Faro More...

royalton rivera hotel
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

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...