Deregulated gas prices coming to Yucatan this week

Gas prices in Yucatan will remain under government control till November 30th… MERIDA – It is not ruled out that there could be a slight decrease in the fuel’s price, although this will depend on the gas station owners, said Luis Herrera Fallas, general director of regulation and tariffs of the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE). The federal More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Three Yucatecan doctors honored by an international physicians web site

In a national ranking by the web site Doctoralia, three Yucatecan doctors were recognized in their specialty areas… MERIDA – A total of 29 health specialists were awarded in the fourth edition of the Doctoralia More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Yucatan poinsettias production lags as demand soars

There is only one producer left in Yucatan that supplies the Merida market with 10,000 poinsettias… MERIDA – The Yucatan Peninsula demands 80,000 poinsettias (Flores de Noche Buena, “Christmas Eve Flowers”) More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Yucatan’s new anti-corruption prosecutor vows to root out graft

The new official asknowledges that he will have to start from scratch his anti-corruption team… MERIDA – The first deputy prosecutor of what will be the State Anti-corruption System of Yucatan, José Enrique More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 26th, 2017
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Cooler temperatures mean respiratory diseases season in Yucatan

In just one week 10 thousand respiratory diseases cases were recorded in Yucatan…. MERIDA – Medical authorities report a notable increase in cases of acute respiratory infections, a figure that has grown More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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Mexico revokes Monsanto’s GMO soy permit

MEXICO CITY — Monsanto Co. said on Thursday Nov. 23 that Mexico’s agriculture sanitation authority SENASICA had revoked its permit to commercialize genetically modified soy in seven states, including Yucatan, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Cenote-cleaning projects will help preserve Yucatan’s water supply

State officials undertake the cleaning of more than 70 cenotes in Abalá, while a private entrepreneur is cleaning other cenotes around the state…. YUCATAN –  The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Rail improvements including Mérida-Valladolid line will conclude in 2018

The railroad will bring benefits to Yucatan in logistic development as a strategic point for international trade… MERIDA — In the first quarter of 2018 the new rail freight center and the branch that More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Paramedics at Yucatan tourist sites undergo certification process

The Cultur board seeks to provide improved first-aid and emergency services for Yucatan visitors… MERIDA — Paramedics from the Board of Cultural and Tourist Services Units (Cultur) will certify their More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Ready to race? Try Yucatan’s “Carrera de la Naranja”

The 10K race is December 10 at 7 o’clock, and the participation of 200 runners is expected… OXKUTZCAB, Yuc. — A popular feature of the traditional Oxkutzcab Fair, the third edition of “The More...