Love triangle results in shooting in Pensiones neighborhood

A fight for a woman between her husband and a soldier ended with a neighbor gravely wounded on Saturday in Colonia Pensiones… MERIDA – The past Saturday November 4th was when it all happened: a fight that resulted in a shooting in the Pensiones colony before dawn Saturday. Later the woman with the initials K.V.C.G. confirmed that the fight was More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Merida restaurants want ‘eco-friendly’ designation

At least 15 restaurant enterprises in Merida have already registered to obtain this certification…. MERIDA — So far, the Sustainable Development Unit of the City of Mérida has received the request of More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Authorities halt land clearing in Cuxtal Nature Reserve

Profepa has closed the area and stopped the illegal activities that were carried on there… MERIDA — Inspectors of the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection stopped the vegetation removal activities More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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For the second year, Kanasín’s “Nohoch Pib” breaks size record

In its first edition in 2016, the Nohoch Pib measured 120 linear meters; this year it was 150 meters… MERIDA — In this second edition of the “Nohoch Pib” (Nohoch: Mayan word that means “Big/Huge”), More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Misuse of sewer drainage in Merida, a problem that affects everyone

Merida sees improper use of sewer drainage in the streets, as people discard their garbage in there or divert their own drain pipes to those spaces.,, MERIDA — On a tour through different streets and avenues More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Merida still remains a ‘paradise’: BBC

The prestigious international news network BBC reviews security in Merida…. Is Merida truly a paradise? If we compare it with places where there are often “narcobloqueos”, confrontations between More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Delivery companies tell you what not to send

Although package-delivery firms have strict standards, drug shipments are continuous, despite periodic reviews by the authorities… MERIDA – Delivery companies are always vulnerable to organized crime, which More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Merida’s downtown streets are full of seasonal vendors

This situation causes obstacles for pedestrians trying to walk on the sidewalks…. MERIDA — Despite the fact that the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives (IMEF) has indicated that informal trade in More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Xmatkuil Fair: Security presence will ensure safety of fair-goers

A security operation will prevail at the Xmatkuil Fair this year so that visitors can enjoy everything it offers without safety concerns…. MERIDA — The head of the Trade Fair Committee, Humberto Rodríguez More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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European Union adds Merida to prestigious urban-environment program

The International Urban Cooperation (IUC) program facilitates links between cities of the European community with different regions of the world, in order to help their leaders obtain new tools related to sustainable More...