Day of the Innocents – Joke’s on you!

December 28th commemorates the day Herod sent out his troops to slaughter all male children under two years old in hopes of catching and killing the newborn King the Magi told him had been born in Bethlehem. But despite its bloody historical basis, it’s a day of fun and jokes—Jesus did escape, after all. Mexicans play elaborate practical More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Be careful if you’re planning to drive on the Tulum-Felipe Carrillo Puerto “stretch of silence”

Quintana Roo´s violence does not stop and authorities are doing nothing about it. CHETUMAL, Quintana Roo (Secretaría de Seguridad Pública) – In spite of the fact that federal, state and municipal security More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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Come to Cancun for the New Year!

When friends and family get together over the holiday season, they often discuss plans of weekend trips and exotic vacations together in the coming year. Instead of simply talking about the idea of going on a group More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, December 25th, 2019
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Feliz Navidad (Christmas in Mexico)

In Mexico, Christmas is celebrated from December 12th (Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe) to January 6th (Day of the Three Kings). From December 16th to Christmas Eve, children often perform the ‘Posada’ More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
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Carnival Glory sets sail after repairs from crashing into other cruise ship in Cozumel

Following some quick repairs to damage from the incident that took place on Friday 20th, when the “Glory” hit another Carnival ship in Cozumel, the cruise ship set sail from the Port of New Orleans Monday More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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14 Reasons Why Cancun is the best Christmas Time destination!

If you live somewhere with cold winters, then you understand what that means… 1. You can wear sandals outside    This means… No need to take 10 minutes strapping on your boots just to take out the garbage! 2. More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, December 16th, 2019
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A “New” Cancun Rises in the Mexican Caribbean

It’s not Isla Mujeres. Nor Playa del Carmen. The hottest destination on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast is Playa Mujeres — a.k.a. Costa Mujeres — a booming new resort area about a half-hour north of Cancun’s More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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Playa Hotels & Resorts names new Vice President of Revenue Management

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL (December 13, 2019) – Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ: PLYA, ‘Playa’), the owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean has named More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Evo Morales leaves Mexico and arrives in Argentina to seek asylum

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Bolivia’s exiled ex-president Evo Morales arrived in Buenos Aires on Thursday Dec. 12, where he is to seek political asylum, Argentina’s Foreign Minister Felipe Sola announced. Morales More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Nude portrait of Emiliano Zapata in high heels sparks fury in Mexico

A new portrait of Emiliano Zapata has caused a firestorm of outrage for its portrayal of the Mexican revolutionary hero striking a seductive pose – clad only in a pink sombrero and high heels. Furious campesinos More...