Forecasters watching possible tropical storms affecting the Yucatán Peninsula

Map: National Hurricane Center

The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) stated Sunday June 18 that there is a 90 percent probability that a tropical storm will form in the next five days, with possible impact on the Yucatan Peninsula. The weather system is likely to gradually develop as it moves from North to Northwest across the Yucatán Peninsula. Then, on Monday and Tuesday, it is More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Campeche Underwater Archeological Museum to be inaugurated

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

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Campeche offers off-the-beaten-path adventures

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 26th, 2017

Campeche will host national amateur golf championship for the second time

CAMPECHE — The 90th National Golf Championship of Amateurs 2017, that will have as its headquarters at the city of San Francisco of Campeche,  will be held from June 7 to 11.  Jorge Manos Esparragoza, head More...

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Peninsula’s mega blackout was due to ‘overload’: CFE

It affected 1.7 million people in three states, requiring up to 8 hours to restore service. MERIDA – The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) says that by Tuesday May 23, at 6:30 p.m., 99 percent of the electricity More...

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Peninsular environment notes

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Robbery and destruction of Mayan sites reported in Campeche

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Yucatán, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Tabasco Chiapas and Some regions of Oxaca are the zones in dispute by the organized crime. (Image: Diario de Yucatan, with information  from Standford University)
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