Nine tourists die in Playa del Carmen during holidays

All deaths were due to natural causes except a Russian man who drowned in a cenote…. PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Nine vacationers died in this destination during the holiday season, all due to natural causes except a Russian man who drowned while scuba diving in a cenote, informed the director of Public Safety, Juan Martín Rodríguez Olvera. “What More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Merida’s mayor promotes the city in Miami

Vila preps travel agents in Miami on Merida’s many attractions…. MIAMI — Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal led a training meal that was offered to more than 30 travel agencies in Miami, with the aim of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Auditor alleges $80 million pesos deviated by 16 former Yucatan mayors

MERIDA — Yucatan’s Superior Auditor filed a new package of 16 criminal complaints against former municipal presidents from the 2012-2015 administration before the Attorney General’s Office, alleging More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Merida airport implements extra security checks for flights to U.S.

During high season, the airport has reinforced security throughout the facility, and on flights to the United States, they have implemented a final review at the entrance of the airplane…. MERIDA — The More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Business tourism continues growth in Quintana Roo

The business tourism sector in Quintana Roo has grown steadily over the last year…. CANCÚN — The business tourism industry has shown a significant growth this year rising more than 6% compared to 2016, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Vehicle verification will now be mandatory in Yucatán

Vehicles owners now will have to demonstrate the good condition of their vehicles…. MERIDA — The Yucatan chief of the Secretariat of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) announced last weekend More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Officials promise Holbox problems will be solved

A work group will be installed in the island to work on solutions to demands from entrepreneurs and the population…. CANCUN — More than 20 years have passed since the island of Holbox became a tourist More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Refurbishment work authorized for Merida’s Historic Center

The City Council will establish a permanent work group to organize and to guarantee the realization of refurbishment works in Merida’s Historic Center, to keep it clean and beautiful…. MERIDA — On More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Cancun airport gears up for increased passenger flow

CANCÚN — Due to the fact that the number of visitors to Cancún — the main tourist destination in Mexico and Latin America – has grown substantially for the last few years, airport authorities decided More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Merida owes 500 million pesos for streetlamps: Supreme Court

The cancellation of  a contract with a Chinese company resulted in compensation of that amount…. MERIDA — The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) ruled against the council of Mérida, which More...