Beware what you read on social media, it could be fake news

On Wednesday Dec. 6, the FALSE information of 50 corpses found on a Cancun beach terrified people in social networks… CANCUN –  According to Novedades Quintana Roo newspaper, the image of several dead bodies on the beaches of the Mediterranean that went around the world in 2016 was “retouched” with Photoshop to add elements of the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Cancun signs ad deal to lure tourists from China

CANCUN — Cancun and Riviera Maya will become part of regular advertising in China with the signing of a new agreement to promote Mexico’s Caribbean region in Shanghai, riviera-maya-news.com reports. After More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Quintana Roo ranks highest in marijuana use in Mexico: survey

A survey reveals the five states in Mexico with the highest drug use and the drug of choice of the overall population… According to the National Survey on Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Consumption (ENCODAT) More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Robbed German tourist makes her home in Cancun airport

Ingrid has wandered Terminal 2 for six months since being robbed of her luggage on arrival… CANCUN — Ingrid is a 72-year-old German citizen who has lived since June 16 at the facilities of the International More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Canadian tourist dies after being hit by car in PDC

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — A Canadian woman has died after being hit by a car while crossing a road outside a hotel in Playa del Carmen. The accident occurred Monday afternoon Dec. 4, outside the Ocean H10 hotel in north More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Giving in to ‘Temptation’ at Cancun’s newest topless-optional resort

CANCUN — A $40 million renovation has seen Temptation Cancun rise to new levels. TTG’s travel expert and collaborator Andrew Doherty headed to the topless-optional resort to experience its sensual More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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Tourists report armed robbery outside Cozumel ATM

COZUMEL, Q. Roo — On Wednesday Nov. 29, Municipal Police officers responded to an armed robbery outside a Santander ATM, located on 10th avenue on the corner with 3 South Street in Cozumel. The victims of More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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28 Cancun cops being investigated for crime links

CANCUN — More than two dozen Cancun police officers are under investigation for possibly playing a role in organized crime, reports riviera-maya-news.com. Approximately 28 members of the Municipal Secretariat More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Conflict brews over land-use restrictions on Holbox

ISLA HOLBOX, Q. Roo — A conflict is on the verge of breaking out between the federal government and residents of Isla Holbox over land-use restrictions, according to mexiconewsdaily.com. The disagreement arose More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Smaller properties are defining luxury in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

For many years, Mexico’s luxury lodging inventory was defined by large chain properties that dot the strips and shorelines of famous destinations like Ixtapa, Cancun and Los Cabos. But more and more, travel agents More...