President Peña Nieto inaugurates Campeche’s Mega Drainage, then city floods due to ‘Franklin’

CAMPECHE — Despite the inauguration of the Mega Drainage held by Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto on Tuesday August 8, the same day that Tropical Storm Franklin reached the city of San Francisco de Campeche, the city suffered the effects of unpredictable nature by facing massive flooding and the collapse of a hill. Translation: EPN: People More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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‘Franklin’ brings storms and cancelled flights to Yucatan

Due to the dense clouds caused by tropical storm Franklin that are spread all over the peninsula, Volaris announced flight schedule changes to and from Merida, while respecting Merida as travelers’ point of 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 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 Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Campeche land deals enriched Duarte the most, federal prosecutors allege

Little by little, the details of the allegations of illicit enrichment against former Veracruz governor Javier Duarte, currently awaiting trial, are coming to light, mexiconewsdaily.com reports. After months More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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Yucatán leads Peninsula in foreign investment growth

Out of the three states of the Peninsula, Yucatan showed a significant growth in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) during the first quarter of the year. The state obbtained 21.5%; Quintana Roo, 18.5 %, and Campeche More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Coral reefs in the Yucatan Peninsula threatened by global warming

Concerned experts warn that coral reefs in Campeche, Yucatán, Quintana Roo, Veracruz and other states are at serious risk in their breeding system, as reported in El Expreso de Campeche with information from Notimex. In More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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Very hot weather to make a comeback in the Yucatan Peninsula

YUCATÁN — Very hot temperatures up to 102 degrees Fahrenheit (39 degrees Celsius) are expected this week for the whole Yucatan Peninsula, according to the National Water Commission (CONAGUA), through the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Forecasters watching possible tropical storms affecting the Yucatán Peninsula

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 More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Campeche Underwater Archeological Museum to be inaugurated

The museum in the state of Campeche will recreate the sensation of being in underwater environments. CAMPECHE – According to El Universal, the San José el Alto Stronghold Underwater Archeological Museum, in Campeche, More...