Authorities investigating fatal construction-site collapse in Merida

MÉRIDA — The construction site on Calle 60 where a deadly collapse occurred Monday Dec. 4 was eerily silent and deserted Tuesday morning. Minutes before 11 pm Monday and after more than three hours of work, the emergency and security rescue actions were completed in the area where a building of the Paseo 60 complex, which rises behind the hotel More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Centro’s Pasaje Picheta will be refurbished

The government will improve the image and services offered by the historic building adjacent to the Plaza Grande… MERIDA – The “Pasaje Picheta”, located next to the Yucatan Palace of Government, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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La Plancha park proponents want a tramway and bike route

This neighborhood stands out for its good commercial activity; now residents intend to provide environmental and cultural value… MERIDA – The change in land use of “La Plancha” rail yards and More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Merida meeting shines spotlight on haciendas as tourism resource

MERIDA — About 90 of Mexico’s most prominent landowners — owners of historic haciendas from various regions — are gathered in Merida this week for a conference aimed at helping to generate More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Merida Council and Harvard U. collaborate on urban development for Merida

Harvard University students from The Graduate School of Design have published their most recent research work on Merida’s urban development. The book-length document will be taken into consideration by Merida’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Cancun timeshares company draws complaints

CANCÚN — Complaints and claims against Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (LHVC) have affected the good image of Cancun, Novedades Quintana Roo newspaper reports. Even though visitors allegedly have been scammed More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Quintana Roo real estate market third-hottest in Mexico: survey

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Real estate sales in Quintana Roo are consistent, with the state coming in third place nationally, reported Lamundi at AMPI Playa del Carmen. During the recent La Asociación Mexicana de More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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800 participate in the Ninth Merida Home Tour

The project was carried out in benefit of BAI Foundation of Yucatan, which is dedicated to the prevention of adolescent pregnancies, as well the application of quick tests of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Foreign investors revive the historic center of Merida

They transform the physiognomy of the city and convert old mansions into boutique hotels and restaurants that attract foreign tourists as investors and visitors… MERIDA — In less than a decade, the face More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Merida Council recognized for online property-tax collection

The City Council receives distinction for making it easier to pay property tax… MERIDA — With its project “Predial (property tax) in 3 steps”, the Merida Council was named “The most More...