Canadian ambassador promotes relations with Yucatan

Canada’s ambassador to Mexico, Pierre Alarie, visited Merida for the inauguration of FICMaya… MERIDA — In an interview with the local newspaper La Jornada Maya, the diplomat estimated that since the elimination of the visa to Canada, the entry of Mexicans to his country has grown by 60%, but he commented that more promotion is needed More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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The four most haunted places in Yucatan

As Day of the Dead and Halloween approach, keep in mind that the White City and Yucatan have abandoned places that shelter legends of ghosts and supernatural experiences told by those brave enough to enter… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Business chamber seeks to raise minimum wage in Yucatán

If the initiative succeeds it will give workers a better standard of living; it also seeks to achieve this improvement without having an inflationary impact…. MERIDA — The Confederation of Employers More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Authorities face off over attempt to preserve cockfights in Tekax

Human Rights agency opposes Tekax City Council declaration of the sport a “cultural heritage”…. MERIDA — The Yucatan State Human Rights Commission (Codhey) expresses its rejection of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Yucatan sets benchmark for environmental projects

Yucatecan officials described environmental and clean-energy projects in a videoconference heard by 6,900 Latin American leaders… MERIDA — Governor Rolando Zapata Bello was invited to this activity of More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Musician Armando Manzanero to be honored at Chichén Itzá

The concert will be on February 3rd, and tickets are available starting October 24th…. MERIDA — The next February 3 will be when the artistic career of Armando Manzanero, in his native Yucatan, is celebrated, More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Mexico’s meetings and events industry ranks fifth in the Americas

The Mexico Tourism Board reports the country has seen rapid growth in its meetings industry, and according to the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA), Mexico now ranks fifth in the Americas More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Yucatan expects strong economic activity in November

Day of the Dead, the X’matkuil Fair and the “Buen Fin” will be among assets contributing to projected 7 billion pesos ($372 million USD) in economic activity… MERIDA — November is one of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Yucatan ready for designation as Special Economic Zone

So far, nine companies have expressed interest in investing and generating jobs when the state finally gets activated as SEZ…. MERIDA — The Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Yucatan already has the necessary More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Precautions recommended for predicted heavy rainfall

MERIDA — Due to the intense rainfall that is expected in the region, the State Civil Protection Unit (Procivy) urges people to take with them umbrellas or raincoats, wear closed shoes with rubber soles to More...