Thousands of Christmas shoppers jam Merida’s Downtown

MERIDA – According to Municipal Police of Mérida (PMM), around 8,300 people per hour arrived at the Historic Center of Merida over the weekend to make their purchases for Christmas festivities, including toys, clothes, shoes and Christmas preparations in general. The police department in charge of monitoring the streets of the city and providing More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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No garbage collection service in many Merida neighborhoods Dec. 12-13

Pamplona is the only collection company that will work normally on Tuesday Dec. 12, with their usual shifts in the corresponding sectors of Merida…. MERIDA – The Directorate of Municipal Public Services More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Merida Airport celebrates arrival of passenger #2 million

MERIDA – From Indiana, United States, José Fraga Salomón recently arrived at Merida International Airport “Manuel Crescencio Rejón” to be recognized as Passenger Number 2 million arriving to city by plane. (Photo: More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Merida taxi fares among the most expensive in Mexico

In addition to the three thousand units that already operate in the Yucatan capital, another 800 permits will be granted soon… MERIDA – The three thousand taxis that operate in the city will soon be joined More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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K9 team discovers body of fifth victim in rubble of Merida building collapse

MÉRIDA — The State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) reports that rescuers have recovered the body of a fifth worker who died as a result of a building collapse that occurred at a construction site in More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Merida taxis evolve to improve service

Online transportation platforms have changed mobility in Mérida, so that standing and waiting for a cab is something that most people don’t do anymore…. MERIDA – Bad practices of taxi drivers are being More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Yucatan’s holiday season begins with lighting of Government Palace

The Yucatan Government Palace decoration will remain until January 6 and will be turned on daily until 9:00 pm… MERIDA – The Yucatan Government Palace dresses up with the traditional lighting of the Christmas More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Aeromexico launches flights on Merida-Atlanta route

The Merida International Airport is already the eighth most important in the country… MERIDA – On December 1, the Mérida-Atlanta route was inaugurated, operated by Aeromexico, with daily flights and a capacity More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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A year later, trial of Canadian photographer’s alleged killer begins in Merida

As TYT published in October 2016, the alleged murderer of Barbara McClatchie Andrews was arrested and submitted to custody while the investigations were carried out… MERIDA – On Monday December 4, the oral More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Authorities investigating fatal construction-site collapse in Merida

MÉRIDA — The construction site on Calle 60 where a deadly collapse occurred Monday Dec. 4 was eerily silent and deserted Tuesday morning. Minutes before 11 pm Monday and after more than three hours of work, More...