Uncontrolled tourism is bad for Mexico’s environment: expert

The uncontrolled increase of tourism in Mexico could affect the future of its unique beaches. Holbox is an example of how tourism can consume Mexico’s environment… According to El Universal, tourism in Mexico looks on the surface like piña coladas and sunglasses, but underneath are plastic bottles and organic waste suffocating ecosystems. More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Solar energy will help power Merida in June 2018

PROGRESO — The San Ignacio Solar Energy Park, which will generate electricity to sell to the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), will start operating in June 2018, said Manuel Mendizábal, legal representative More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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Good summer for Yucatan’s ports

August is the most productive month for beach destinations… The penultimate Sunday of summer vacation was very positive for service providers in Yucatan, especially the beaches, where more than 100 thousand 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 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...