Pittsburgh to get seasonal weekly flight to Cancun on Southwest

CANCUN — According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Southwest Airlines will be adding seasonal, nonstop flights from Pittsburgh International Airport to Cancun, Mexico, the airport announced last week. Each Saturday from June 9 through Aug. 4, the airline will conduct a single flight to the popular vacation destination at 7:30 a.m. The flight is More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Saga of confiscated Tulum hotels continues with new eviction order

TULUM. Q. Roo — By order of a judicial warrant, three Tulum hotels that were recently returned to their supposed rightful owners are yet again, being confiscated. Three Punta Piedra hotels, which were returned More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Riviera Maya sexual-assault victims’ posts removed by TripAdvisor: Report

Leading travel review website TripAdvisor removed posts warning about rapes at Mexican resorts from its online forums, according to tourists who submitted them, and refused to publish other reviews that described More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Severed head and dismembered body placed on Cancun doorstep

The victim’s head was placed on a doorstep, and the perpetrators left a message written on cardboard in front of a house in Region 231…. CANCUN — The dismembered body of a man was left at the More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Cancun real estate the most expensive in Mexico

CANCUN — Real estate in the city of Cancun is the most expensive of any area in the country, says the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals. Jorge Francisco Alemán Yúdico, president of the Asociación More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Mexico’s safety-deposit box system at risk: expert

In the wake of Cancun seizures, he notes that there is no legal regulation of security-box enterprises…. MERIDA — The companies that rent security boxes in the country are not under the regulation of More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Authorities say they found contraband in seized Cancun security boxes

They ask for “patience” from innocent box owners affected by the massive seizure, assuring belongings will be returned…. CANCUN — The head of the Deputy Attorney General for Organized Crime Investigation More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Projects to diversify Quintana Roo economy on the way: official

CANCUN — “Investment is attracted to the state of Quintana Roo, in areas other than tourism, through the “Pro Quintana Roo” platform, which aims at diversifying the economy, in areas such More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Merida feels the effects of Cancun safety-box crisis

Due to the Quintana Roo events, Meridanos emptied their security boxes at the companies First National Security, Stonewall and City Safe… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, at the beginning of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Starfish display amazing features in Peninsula waters

It is important not to buy dry starfish or handicrafts made from them. It is best to enjoy them in their natural environment…. QUINTANA ROO — Undoubtedly one of the strangest animals in both its behavior More...