95 German tourists rescued from sinking Cozumel ferry

COZUMEL – About 9:30 am Wednesday Nov. 15, a catamaran that transported 95 German tourists to the Passion Island began to sink near the northern part of Cozumel Island. Immediately after noticing this trouble the captain made an emergency call to get all the people in the boat rescued, but by that time the boat’s stern was already under water. (Photo: More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Quintana Roo real estate market third-hottest in Mexico: survey

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Real estate sales in Quintana Roo are consistent, with the state coming in third place nationally, reported Lamundi at AMPI Playa del Carmen. During the recent La Asociación Mexicana de More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Authorities shut down bio-hazardous waste enterprise in Merida

The compay exceeded authorized limits for the collection of bio-hazardous waste, with mishandling that put at risk the environment…. MERIDA — The company Medam S. de R.L. of CV, located in the exit to More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Aeromexico is looking to suspend Merida-Miami service

Tourism chief confirms that Aeromexico seeks to suspend Merida-Miami flights because the route isn’t profitable any more… MERIDA — Yucatan’s Secretary of Tourism Promotion, Saul Ancona Salazar, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Police dogs find AK-47 ammunition in a Merida delivery enterprise

The seizure was made by canines and officers of the Criminal Investigation Agency… MERIDA — Elements of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) of the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) detained a More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Yucatan is the safest state: National Crime Watch Organization

The ranking reflects the high levels of security and the climate of social peace that are experienced in the State… MERIDA — In the final stretch of the last quarter of 2017, Yucatán maintains the lowest More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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800 participate in the Ninth Merida Home Tour

The project was carried out in benefit of BAI Foundation of Yucatan, which is dedicated to the prevention of adolescent pregnancies, as well the application of quick tests of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Puerto Morelos residents march against crime

PUERTO MORELOS, Q. Roo — A peaceful demonstration was held in the seaside town of Puerto Morelos, south of Cancun, Sunday Nov. 12 by citizens who say they are concerned about the rise in crime. Nearly 150 people More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Yucatan judge orders preventive detention for two alleged drug traffickers

The alleged drug dealers are also accused of attempted murder of a police officer…. MERIDA — The two alleged drug dealers who shot an agent of the State Investigative Police were charged with the crimes More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Polish tourist robbed on bus trip to Merida

When she arrived at her Merida hotel she realized that her purse was missing with all her money, credit cards, cell-phone and passport. MERIDA — Mrs. Magdalena Zacharewycz reported that on  Sunday November More...