Tropical Storm Lorena is now a category one hurricane heading towards Cabo

Tropical Storm Lorena is strengthening as it approaches the coast of southwestern Mexico, where it poses a dangerous threat of flash flooding and mudslides. Lorena is expected to continue intensifying over the next few days, likely becoming a hurricane as it brushes Mexico’s southwestern coast through Thursday. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Mérida is ready to host the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in September

A wide range of activities will take place in Yucatan on the occasion of the “World Summit” of Nobel Peace Prize winners, to be held from 19 to 22 September. Mauricio Vila Dosal, governor of Yucatan said: More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Combined investment of Mexican states will promote Sustainable Tourism Culture

The governor of the State of Yucatan, Mauricio Vila Dosal, signed the agreement “Tourism as the Engine of Prosperity,” joining forces with the governors of the Mexican states of Aguascalientes, Baja More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Mexican entrepreneur Javier Burillo Azcárraga arrested in California for the murder of his son

Property records show that a man arrested on manslaughter charges after his 11-year-old son was thrown overboard from a boat and killed by the vessel is a member of one of the richest and most powerful families More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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AMLO’s amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses and abortions

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Investors are confident that their projects will be profitable in Cancun

The director of Tourism of the municipality of Benito Juárez  (Cancún), Francisco López Reyes reported that the constant promotion of this important destination both inside the country and abroad, has been recognized More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Chihuahua dogs’ wedding goes viral on social networks

A video of the wedding ceremony of two Chihuahua dogs, who celebrated their union surrounded by their loved ones, went viral on social networks. The owners of the pets led the celebration at the Sheraton Buganvilias More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Long weekend fails to meet expectations in Riviera Maya and Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, SOLIDARITY, September 13.- Compared to other years, the current “low season” is hitting the tourism industry hard in Playa. They report operations of only 30 percent, which according More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Warning as hurricane Humberto forms off Florida coast

MIAMI — Beachgoers on the southeastern U.S. coast should be wary of potentially dangerous rip currents caused by Hurricane Humberto, the National Hurricane Center said Sunday Sep. 15th. Late Sunday, Humberto strengthened More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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The “Master Fraud” over 1 billion USD diverted to 172 companies during the Peña Nieto administration

Mexico’s federal government is investigating the triangulation of resources in federal agencies during the Peña Nieto administration when at least MXN $27 billion (1.1 billion USD approx.) were diverted. According More...