US Pledges Billions in Economic Aid to Mexico and Central America

The United States has released a statement committing billions of US dollars toward developing Mexico and Central America in attempts of strengthening their economies. In doing this, the United States hopes that it will curb illegal immigration to the US by stabilizing their economies and improving their quality of life. In a collaborative partnership More...

by Riviera Maya Times | Published 3 days ago
By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
0 Comments

Plastic bags and straws will soon be officially banned in the state of Yucatan

The initiative sent by Governor Mauricio Vila, with the purpose of modifying the Law for the Integral Management of Waste and eliminating the use of plastic bags and straws in Yucatan, is already being analyzed More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
0 Comments

Heat and lack of rain cause the strongest drought in 20 years in Yucatan

The conditions indicate one of the most extreme droughts of the last 20 years in Yucatán, as high temperatures prevail, which causes most of the territory to be very dry, as a result of the lack of rain. Faced More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
0 Comments

Two women arrested for growing peyote in Mérida, Yucatán

Mérida, Yucatán.- Two residents of Mérida will be imprisoned for at least four months for possession of 569 psychotropic pills and two  peyote cactus specimens, which contain the hallucinogen substance known More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
0 Comments

Mexico celebrates Benito Juárez on March 18

March 18 is a National Holiday, with banks, government offices and many businesses closed as Mexico celebrates Benito Juárez, who rose from humble origins to occupy the Presidency of the Republic on several occasions More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
0 Comments

Over 100 endangered sea turtles turn up dead in Guerrero

The Federal Attorney’s Office for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA), in cooperation with both state and federal authorities, is currently assessing the magnitude of an environmental contingency related to the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
0 Comments

First Details of Guillermo del Toro’s Animation Center

The 34thGuadalajara Int’l Film Festival (FICG), boasting a new general director, Estrella Araiza, wrapped March 15 with a bevy of cash prizes spread out among several categories. Documentaries ruled, led by More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
0 Comments

Asylum seekers abandon US plans in face of new policy

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Juan Carlos Perla says he spent his first night in the U.S. in a cold immigration cell with 21 others at the nation’s busiest border crossing. Fluorescent lights were always on in More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 15th, 2019
0 Comments

Jaque Studio creates “small village” of guest lodges for Tulum’s Jungle Keva hotel

Palm leaf-lined ceilings meet wooden fixtures and furnishings inside this hotel in Tulum, which Jaque Studio has designed in reference to its verdant surroundings. Jungle Keva comprises of just four 50 square-metre More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 15th, 2019
0 Comments

Classics will roll again during the sixth edition of the Rally Maya Mexico

The race will start in Uxmal, Yucatán and finish in Chetumal, Quintana Roo. In a press conference, Benjamín de la Peña Mora, CEO and founder of the RMM made the official announcement of the sixth edition of the More...