Tag archive for ‘violence’
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 Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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U.S. travel warnings don’t deter many visitors to Mexico

According to MSN, tourists are still flocking to Mexico despite U.S. travel warnings…. Paola Hernandez-O’Connor, a 27 year old living in New York City, has seen her fair share of violence in Mexico, where 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 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 Monday, October 16th, 2017

Cancun hoteliers mount $525K ad campaign to counter occupancy slump

CANCUN — Violence stemming from organized crime gangs, coupled with the US travel alert, has left $7.9 million USD in losses for hoteliers in Cancun, according to the hoteliers’ group. Carlos Gosselin More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 13th, 2017

U.S. travel warning impacts the tourist influx to Cancun

As a result of the recent rise in crime and homicides, 300,000 hotel reservations reportedly have been cancelled…. CANCUN — Irene Prado, sales manager of Secrets Silversands from the hotel chain A & More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Police attribute Cancun weekend attacks to CJNG cartel

Those responsible are said to be from the same group that executed two Ministerial Police agents in Gran Plaza Mall recently…. CANCÚN — The attacks that were recorded Sunday night Oct. 1 in different More...