Yucatan coast suffers the “north winds” effect

Progreso’s new fuel terminal was damaged and trees uprooted… PROGRESO – The strong winds that accompanied the cold front number 14 arrived with gusts that exceeded 80 kilometers per hour (50 miles per hour), damaging three of the five tanks under construction at the fuel terminal under construction in the Port of Progreso. Also a fishing More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Thousands of Christmas shoppers jam Merida’s Downtown

MERIDA – According to Municipal Police of Mérida (PMM), around 8,300 people per hour arrived at the Historic Center of Merida over the weekend to make their purchases for Christmas festivities, including toys, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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No garbage collection service in many Merida neighborhoods Dec. 12-13

Pamplona is the only collection company that will work normally on Tuesday Dec. 12, with their usual shifts in the corresponding sectors of Merida…. MERIDA – The Directorate of Municipal Public Services More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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RIU opens new hotel in Costa Mujeres

CANCUN — RIU Hotels & Resorts has just inaugurated the Hotel Riu Dunamar, the company’s first in Costa Mujeres and its eighteenth in Mexico. The 5-star hotel is located on a spectacular white-sand More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Merida Airport celebrates arrival of passenger #2 million

MERIDA – From Indiana, United States, José Fraga Salomón recently arrived at Merida International Airport “Manuel Crescencio Rejón” to be recognized as Passenger Number 2 million arriving to city by plane. (Photo: More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Yucatecan artisans seek help finding new markets

Women of Tekax, Yucatán forced to sell at low prices in order to move their products… TEKAX, Yuc. — The women artisans of Tekax, Yucatán, are forced to sell their textile creations at bargain prices More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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New Tulum restaurant to offer pre-columbian Mesoamerican cuisine

TULUM, Q. Roo — When René Redzepi, chef and co-owner of Noma, decided to pack up and head to Tulum, where he opened Noma Mexico, his chef de cuisine, Jose Luis Hinostroza (who also worked at Alinea), More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Delayed or canceled flights in Merida trigger 68 complaints

MERIDA – Friday December 8 was the first month anniversary of the Civil Aviation Law, which guarantees the compensation to travelers for delays and cancellations of their flights. Since then, at the Merida Airport, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Yucatan receives international award for ecological policies

The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) 2017 recognized the ecological efforts made by the state government… CUERNAVACA, Morelos – For the development of public policies and More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Merida taxi fares among the most expensive in Mexico

In addition to the three thousand units that already operate in the Yucatan capital, another 800 permits will be granted soon… MERIDA – The three thousand taxis that operate in the city will soon be joined More...