6 beaches in Cancún are among the Top 15 in Mexico

Cancun has beaches that are not only renowned in Mexico, but also worldwide. This famous touristic destination boasts six beaches with the category ‘blue flag’, which are among the 15 best in the country. CHAC MOOL It is located in the hotel zone of Cancun. It is a beach with turquoise waters and strong currents that invite you to practice More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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’17 Photos that Will Make You Want to Visit Mexico Right Now’

Condé Nast Traveler magazine, one of the world’s leaders in travel journalism, has just published a collection of 17 stunning images of Mexico in the June 2017 issue. The article, titled “17 Photos More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Collapsing buildings pose threat in Merida’s Centro

Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal warned that there are six houses in Merida’s Centro at risk of collapse due to the serious deterioration caused by more than 20 years of abandonment. He also said that he has already More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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June 28, World Sexual Diversity day: The Mexican perspective

Today, June 28, is recognized worldwide as World Sexual Diversity day. The Mexican government has been investing in changes that are in favor of the acceptance and respect of sexual diversity around the country. More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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June is Cancun’s deadliest month in a deadly year

CANCÚN, Q. Roo — On Saturday night June 24, one execution and the discovery of a dead body, both within an hour, were reported to the police in Cancún. On Monday June 26, two more executions were recored More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Missing Merida chef turns up in Chetumal after ‘party with friends’

The SSP (Yucatan State Police) reported that they have located young chef Brianda Elizabeth Castillo Cupul, reported as missing. She was found in Chetumal, Q. Roo, where she traveled of her own volition. She reportedly More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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New parrot species reportedly discovered in Yucatan

Traci Watson writes in National Geographic that for decades, countless bird lovers have scoured the Yucatán Peninsula on a quest for rare species. Now it appears they all missed one—and a bright and noisy one More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Quintana Roo, state with most online banking fraud in the Southeast

Quintana Roo stands out in Southeast Mexico as the state where online banking fraud has increased the most in the last few years, SIPSE Noticias reports. PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo — In the Southeast, in the More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Merida chef still missing after Uber ride Sunday

MERIDA — A woman who works as a chef in a restaurant located in the center of Merida on Sunday June 25 boarded a Uber vehicle at approximately 5:30 a.m. and from that moment nothing else is known about her More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Two tropical waves to bring rains this week to the Yucatan Peninsula

The National Water Commission (Conagua) says the arrival of two new tropical waves will maintain downpours of heavy rain throughout the week in Quintana Roo, Yucatán, and Campeche. Forecasters predict heavy rains More...