Maya language will be taught via Whatsapp

Through the electronic messaging cell phone service commonly known as Whatsapp, the three states of the Yucatan Peninsula (Yucatán, Campeche and Quintana Roo), will launch a new model of teaching the Maya language. A first stage will be for teacher training and a second phase for the general public. Known as Maya Whatsapp, the strategy already operates More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Quintana Roo expects the arrival of 4 million tourists during this summer holiday season

Chetumal.- The natural beauties of the state, which make the Quintana Roo people proud, along with the tourism promotion work carried out by the State Government, consolidate the tourism leadership of Quintana Roo More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Yucatecan mayors ready to defend their territory on boundary dispute with Q. Roo and Campeche

Mayors of the Yucatecan municipalities affected by the territorial changes that the state of Quintana Roo pretends to implement, reported on Thursday June 13th, that they have their legal defense ready to guarantee More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Trophy human skulls unveil Maya´s gruesome war practices

BELIZE Be. (The Conversation) – Archaeologists in the jungles of Belize recently discovered two “trophy skulls”. This significant event may help shed light on the very little-understood collapse of the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Tropical wave brings more rain to the Yucatán Peninsula

According to the national meteorological service, heavy rains are expected in a large part of the Yucatan Peninsula due to Tropical Wave # 2, which is moving over the southern part of the region. Conagua specialists forecast More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Bomb package explodes in Chetumal school principal’s face

On Thursday June 6th, a teacher at the Technical Studies Center Eva Sámano de López Mateos (Centro de Estudios de Bachillerato Técnico Eva Sámano de López Mateos), in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, was wounded after More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Quintana Roo State Congress approves single-use plastics ban

Chetumal, Quintana Roo. – The Congress of the State of Quintana Roo approved the Law for the Prevention, Integral Management and Circular Economy of Residues in the State, which will create a new integrated More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Four Underrated Cities for Retiring in Mexico

For those thinking of moving to Mexico, Puerto Vallarta and a few other cities usually pop up on the radar when contemplating prospective destinations for a new home. However, what many people don’t know is More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Old boundary dispute between the states of Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatan is reactivated

The recent reform of the Political Constitution of the state of Quintana Roo, would be actually taking territory away from the state of Yucatan. This situation would revive the famous (or infamous) borderline conflict More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, April 29th, 2019
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5.1 magnitude earthquake registered in Honduras was felt in Quintana Roo

The Geological service of the United States registered an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 off the coast of Honduras, early on Sunday, April 28, 2019. The earthquake had a radius of affectation of 250 kilometers, and More...