Bacalar: the last frontier in Quintana Roo

No, it is not an optical illusion. It is the blue reflected by Lake Bacalar with all its hues. Also known as the Seven Colors Lake, due to the colors it shows depending on the kind of soil, depth, and hour, Lake Bacalar is located 50 minutes away from Chetumal. This gift from nature is caused by seven cenotes spread along 43 kilometers. The sunlight More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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AMLO said that the Maya indigenous people will decide on the Maya Train, but tenders are already scheduled for December

Construction plans for the Maya train, the 1,452km passenger and freight rail line planned to connect five states in the southeast of Mexico, will be put to public consultation with indigenous communities in rural More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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AMLO evaluates freeing Quintana Roo former governor Mario Villanueva from jail

(Bloomberg) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said late Saturday that he’s working for the release of a former governor convicted of laundering money for a drug cartel, threatening to cause More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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The people will decide on the Maya Train project: AMLO

On Sunday November 10th, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador declared that there will be a public consultation next month, to continue with the construction of the Maya Train in Southeast Mexico or discard the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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AMLO will make a working tour of the Yucatan Peninsula this weekend

On Saturday November 9th, president Andrés Manuel López Obrador will arrive at Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo. The president of Mexico will make a working tour of the Yucatan Peninsula this weekend, focused More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Chetumal, Quintana Roo hosted “Devfest” a Google Developers Summit

Chetumal, the state capital of Quintana Roo, is one of the 400 locations around the world where this year’s Devfest takes place. Promoted by Google Developers Group Chetumal, Devfest is a worldwide community More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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PRO AGRO-INNOVATION: Creating business relations between Mexico and Belize

The Mexican Embassy in Belize in collaboration with its National Chamber of Commerce held a business meeting with various business owners today. In the meeting business owners were presented with business opportunities More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Expansion of Bahía de Chetumal Boulevard in the works

Chetumal, Q.R. — The Secretary of State Works says 12 studies are being conducted that will see the expansion of the Bahía de Chetumal Boulevard. William Conrado, the Secretaría de Obras en el Estado, says the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Ichkabal archaeological site may be opening for visitors in 2020

By the magical colored lagoon of Bacalar, lies one of the greatest Mayan political centers and perhaps one of the most important cities of the Yucatan Peninsula. It was discovered in 1995 and has been kept More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Three more stations added to the Maya Train Route (FONATUR)

According to Rogelio Jiménez Pons, director of the National Fund for Tourism Development (Fonatur), the Maya Train will add three more stations to its original route, Cancún Centro and Chetumal in Quintana Roo, More...