Quintana Roo signs twinning partnership agreement with China

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According to 20 minutos online newspaper, the government of Quintana Roo signed a letter of intent for a twinning partnership with the Province of Jiangxi, China; it aims to work in areas such as business, investment, manufacturing, agro-economic, tourism, the proper use of the environment, as well as culture, Mexican authorities stated. The document More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Ichkabal, ancient city in Quintana Roo, to open in 2018

This Mayan city is larger than Chichén Itzá and Uxmal, which are known for their vast territories. BACALAR, Q. Roo — Its name is Ichkabal, it was discovered only 10 years ago, and it is located 40 kilometers More...

A banner is seen with a small group of Venezuelan protesters outside the site where the Organization of American States (OAS) 47th General Assembly is taking place in Cancun, Mexico June 21, 2017. Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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OAS summit in Cancun ends without Venezuela condemnation

The Organization of American States failed on Wednesday June 21 to issue a formal declaration condemning Venezuela’s government for its handling of the political and economic crisis in the South American country, More...

A United jet was struck by turbulence due to Tropical Storm Cindy near Cancun. (FIle photo)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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At least 10 people hurt when United flight hits turbulence near Cancun

HOUSTON — At least 10 people aboard a United Airlines jet were injured Tuesday June 20 when the plane hit turbulence near Cancun during a flight from Panama to Houston, the Associated Press reported. A Federal More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Cancún implements “Storm Plan” as Tropical Storm “Cindy” dumps rains

CANCUN — Tropical Storm ‘Cindy’, which is located 520 kilometers northeast of the Yucatan Peninsula, has caused heavy to pouring rains in Quintana Roo state. In Cancún, precipitation began Monday More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Child sex-tourism networks operate in Quintana Roo: NGO

Child sex-tourism networks are operating in Quintana Roo and three other states and have links with the travel and tourism industry, the Mexico chapter of the Save the Children Fund has alleged. The networks exist More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Deadly shooting in Tulum, fifth incident in the last month

TULUM, Q. Roo — On Monday evening June 19, just one block from the city hall building in the tourist paradise of Tulum, six shots were heard. On the corner of Osiris and Polar Street, while crossing the street, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Mahahual to Chetumal: An otherworldly lake, a time machine, and great presents for everyone    

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van. Chuck invites us to visit with him More...

Workers erect the roof on the school's new addition. (PHOTO: Courtesy Na'atik Language and Cultural Institute.)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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A labor of love: Building a business in Mexico

This guest note was written by Catherine Gray of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo. Na’atik Language and Cultural Institute was founded by Catherine Gray and her husband Pedro Esquivel Puc in 2010. The only More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Letter to the Editor: Telmex customer complains about extra charges

On June 19, Paula Danylevich, a Riviera Maya resident, sent the following letter to the Yucatan Times regarding her Telmex bill: Telmex/Inbursa are running an illegal scam on their customers. I posted about it More...