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 paradise. Now State authorities and residents have set up the Committee for Sustainable Tourism Development of Holbox, which was held on Monday More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Progreso entrepreneurs oppose oil extraction in Yucatan waters

They integrate a movement to make the oil companies abandon their intentions of transforming Yucatan into an oil dependent state like Campeche…. PROGRESO – The leaders of fishermens’ groups along the More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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After drenching Yucatan, Franklin to strengthen in Gulf of Mexico prior to second landfall

Tropical Storm Franklin will move back over open water Tuesday night Aug. 8 and is forecast to strengthen to the Atlantic’s first hurricane of 2017 prior to making a second landfall in eastern Mexico, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Tourist medical services offered in Progreso

Port medical center provides attention 24-7…. PROGRESO — The Health Center with Expanded Services of Progreso (Cessa) works seven days a week with a service 24 hours a day, for the benefit of residents More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Tropical Storm Franklin could be hurricane when it hits Yucatan Peninsula tonight

Experts predict waves from 3 to 5 meters high in Quintana Roo…. Tropical Storm Franklin could be near hurricane strength when it hits the Yucatan Peninsula Monday evening Aug. 7. The National Hurricane Center More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Outsiders aren’t welcome in the coasts of Yucatan

Inhabitants of several fishing communities in Yucatan forbid access to their towns by non-Yucatecans…. RIO LAGARTOS — According to La Revista Peninsular, since Thursday August 3 the town of Rio Lagartos More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Politicians move to stop oil extraction off Yucatan coast

The PRD is working on legal moves and protests to stop the federal government initiative to start oil extraction in Yucatan waters…. In response to the tender for exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Watercross racing coming to Progreso July 29-30

On July 29 and 30, more than thirty riders will participate in the XI Mexico Watercross Grand Prix 2017 (XI Gran Premio de Motos Acuáticas Campion de México 2017, in Spanish), which is taking place in Progreso’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Río Lagartos among the most polluted beaches in México

According to a study carried out by the the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS), Rio Lagartos is among the country’s 10 most polluted beaches. The agency conducted a seawater More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Red tide is approaching Yucatán coasts

According to SIPSE, in the beginning of these summer vacations the red tide is approaching Yucatecan coasts. The sighting of this phenomenon took place on Monday in the strech between Dzilam and San Felipe, which More...