Tag archive for ‘Crime’
By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Delivery companies tell you what not to send

Although package-delivery firms have strict standards, drug shipments are continuous, despite periodic reviews by the authorities… MERIDA – Delivery companies are always vulnerable to organized crime, which More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Merida Police Department faces corruption troubles

An investigation reportedly revealed a commander who allegedly accepted payoffs to release criminals… MERIDA — According to La Verdad newspaper, the imminent dismissal of the deputy director of Public More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Suspect in Jerry Barceló murder arrested in Cancun

The crime’s alleged motive was embezzlement in the company Alarmas 911…. MERIDA — Efrain N, the alleged material author of the Sept. 1 murder of Yucatecan businessman Jerry Raymundo Barceló Cazola More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Subject released in the Ema Molina murder case

MERIDA – An unexpected turn has occurred in the case of Ema Gabriela Molina Canto, the ex-wife of a controversial Tabasco politician who was shot to death at her house in Merida, as reported previously on TYT. More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Thieves hijack 13 semi-trailers with Yucatan octopus worth more than $2M USD

The trailers were transporting fresh octopus from Yucatan to multiple cities in the central zone of the country…. PROGRESO — ​​Organized crime has hit the Yucatán fishing industry and put the sector More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Survey ranks the most insecure cities in Mexico based on residents’ perceptions

Merida is perceived as the securest major city in Mexico, while nine out of 10 people in Mexico City reported feeling insecure living in the north and east zones….  The National Survey of Public Urban Security More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Neighbors complain about clandestine parties in Merida

Every weekend there are troubles in several parts of Merida stemming from clandestine parties where drugs and alcohol are sold to minors…. MERIDA — Clandestine parties have taken on new strength in various More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Vandals damage tourist photo sign in Isla Mujeres

“Vandals destroyed the photo backdrop located at the tourist corridor of Isla Mujeres in the east end of the malecón,” informed the municipal government. In this regard, the director of the municipal More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Another Playa bar shooting leads mayor to demand security cameras in all establishments

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo — Playa del Carmen’s top politician is warning businesses of a zero tolerance policy for those who have yet to install security cameras. Solidaridad’s municipal president Cristina More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Smugglers of drugs and people operate on Campeche’s southern border

Despite heavy investments made by the State and Federal Governments, organized crime continues to operate in the south of Campeche…. CAMPECHE — Despite millions of pesos invested in patrols, armaments More...