The construction of 450 miles of border wall starts in Arizona

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will…

Merida News

Eight businesses have been suspended in the last 15 days due to excessive noise

Mérida Yucatán; September 11, 2019 (ACOM) .- At least 8 businesses have been suspended for violating the Regulation of Ecological…

People prey on beer that fell off a truck on Periferico

On the morning of Thursday September 12th, thousands of canned beers fell from a truck that was heading south on…

Eight companies will increase the hotel and housing offers in the Yucatán

Boutique hotels, hotel residences and residential complexes are some of the tourism infrastructure projects that eight important companies will carry…

Lifestyle

Quintana Roo wants to attract more North American retirees

Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico - La Asociacion Mexicana de Asistencia en el Retiro (AMAR), a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and…

Barbie celebrates Day of the Dead

Mexico City (AFP) - Barbie has been many things -- from a bathing beauty to an astronaut to even president.…

“La Camarista” is the production that will represent Mexico in the 2020 Academy Awards Ceremony

La Camarista (The Housekeeper), a movie directed by Mexican cinematographer Lila Avilés, was the film selected by the Mexican Academy…

State News

“Torneos de Lazo” public display of animal cruelty in Yucatán

Municipal authorities in Sucilá, Yucatán allow the slaughter of animals in the infamous "Torneos de Lazo" in which animal cruelty…

Yucatecans have shown little (or no) interest in belonging to the National Guard

Yucatecans have shown little (or no) interest in belonging to the National Guard, two months after the call to recruit…

In just one week the number of dengue cases in Yucatan skyrockets

In just one week, dengue cases in Yucatan grew by 34 percent, from 46 to 62, according to the last…

Real Estate

Downtown Mérida: key element of the city’s plan to combat urban sprawl

One year into his term as mayor, Renán Barrera Concha says that population growth is one of his main challenges.…

Flat, a Mexican property tech startup, raises $4.6M pre-seed

Flat has raised one of Mexico’s largest pre-seed rounds to take the Opendoor real estate marketplace model across the Rio Grande.…

According to INAH, there is a real estate “boom” in the Historic Center of Mérida

As a consequence of the real estate “boom” in the Historic Center of Mérida, the Institute of Anthropology and History…

Beach Communities

First Progreso Sport Fishing Tournament a big success!

A resounding success was the First Progreso Sport Fishing Tournament, which brought together 101 vessels in three different modalities. Progreso…

Hundreds of flamingos arrive to the mangroves of Sisal

The arrival of hundreds of flamingos to the swamp of Sisal, Yucatán took the people by surprise in this municipality.…

Miraculously the missing fishermen from Celestún are found safe and sound !

Celestún, Yucatán; September 2nd, 2019 (ACOM) .- Three fishermen reported missing for eight days, were found in good health on…