Campeche offers off-the-beaten-path adventures

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Still relatively unexplored by North American tourists, Campeche – the Mexican state on the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the Gulf of Mexico – offers endless opportunities and off-the-beaten-path explorations for tourists with a few days to spend. The region brims with a broad range of options, including two UNESCO heritage sites, white sandy More...

by Yucatan Times | Published 8 months ago
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...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

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...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Peninsular environment notes

The state of Campeche administration of the National Forestry Commission (CONAFOR), which presides Alonso Julián Pacheco Ucán, has reportedly refused to disclose information about the actual damages that have More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Robbery and destruction of Mayan sites reported in Campeche

CAMPECHE — Five complaints for looting and destruction of Mayan sites in Campeche were filed last year by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Jorge Alberto Aguilar Montero, head of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 12th, 2017

Narco-cartels dispute control of Yucatan and SE Mexico

Yucatan appears in a study on the transfer of drugs to the United States. A new Stanford University report indicates that Yucatan figures among routes used by organized crime to transport drugs to the United States More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Migration increases from Campeche to the United States

The principal effect is the increasing remittances received by the inhabitants of the state. CAMPECHE – After the Mexican oil industry was hit by the fall of oil prices around the world, and being Campeche a state More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Luxury and vintage cars can be seen at the Mayan Rally this month

MERIDA — Following a route from Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, to the Mayakoba complex in Quintana Roo, the 2017 Mayan Rally will be the fourth edition of this competition. Benjamín de la Peña, its founding More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Hurricane forecast 2017: 11 cyclones could appear in the Atlantic

The University of Colorado predicts the formation of 11 tropical cyclones. Despite the intense heat in the region, a new forecast indicates that the hurricane season will be below average. The University of Colorado, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Campeche: Heritage sites, beaches, ruins, ziplines, wildlife, golf — and more

Travel writer Lea Lane raves about Campeche in this piece for Mexico offers many exceptional areas for exploration, and I’ve written about many of them. One of my favorites is Campeche – More...