Tag archive for ‘Politics’
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Comment: Angry voters reject Mexico’s major political parties

As angry voters reject major parties, Mexico’s 2018 presidential race grows chaotic, writes political analyst Salvador Vázquez del Mercado… Mexico’s 2018 campaign season has not officially begun, but More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Merida activists urge more space for pedestrians and cyclists

Associations point out that this sector of the population hasn’t been treated correctly due to the poor infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists… MERIDA — Civil organizations grouped in the Citizen More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Cockfights will remain illegal in Yucatan: legislator

The Tekax Council initiative to declare cockfights as Human Heritage will not be approved, legislative leader declares… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, the Tekax city council was seeking to More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

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 Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Merida the best city to grow a business in Mexico: survey

Merida leads national ranking of the cities with the most agile regulatory procedures…. MEXICO CITY — Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal announced that the National Observatory for Regulatory Improvement in Mexico More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Presidential race may be crowded with independent candidates

There could be a wide range of choices when Mexican voters elect a new president next year: 86 people registered as independent candidates by Saturday’s deadline, the National Electoral Institute (INE) announced. The More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Mexico bets on tourism to supply trade with USA

According to El Universal, Elena Achar, Head of the Regional and Sectoral Coordination Unit of the Federal Ministry of Tourism (Sectretaría de Turismo abbreviated SECTUR), stated that tourism is a great option More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 20th, 2017

George W. Bush: “Bigotry seems emboldened” in Trump era

Acording to Yahoo News, in a rare public speech on Thursday Oct. 19, former President George W. Bush blasted the state of discourse that has marked President Donald Trump’s first nine months in office. “Bigotry More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Luxury Miami apartment among properties owned by PRD leader

The national leader of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (referred to as PRD), Alejandra Barrales, lives in luxurious Lomas de Chapultepec, a Mexico City uptown  neighborhood, in a property she acquired in More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 6th, 2017

An unprecedented 11 independent candidates seek Mexico’s presidency

One Yucatecan candidate is among the 11 already declared, with the deadline to register October 8…. MEXICO — With two days to go before the closure of registration to express their intention to participate More...