U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border

WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, the TSA said on Wednesday. A TSA spokesman said the agency was looking for volunteers to support efforts at the U.S. border with Mexico, where the More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Mexico has bad news for Donald Trump

Secretary of Economy, Graciela Márquez, announced that Mexico is preparing a list of US products to apply tariffs in retaliation for steel taxes fixed in 2018. “The Mexican government is finalizing the new More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Playa del Carmen: Tourist nearly drowns after becoming trapped in sargassum (VIDEO)

PLAYA DEL CARMEN.- According to information from local media, a tourist was just about to drown in ​​Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. The incident was caught on video and it quickly went viral on social networks. As More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Maya Train project could significantly affect paleontological areas: INAH

The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) released a count of four paleontological sites in Chiapas, Quintana Roo and Yucatan, where fossil remains ranging from 10 thousand to 300 million years old More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Shooting in Playa del Carmen bar leaves one dead and 11 seriously injured

“One dead and eleven injured was the result of a shooting that took place on the evening of Monday May 13th, at a bar in Playa del Carmen”, the Quintana Roo Attorney General’s Office said. Through More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Pemex gets refinancing worth $8 billion USD with loan from JPMorgan, HSBC and Mizuho

Mexico moved to bolster investor confidence in its embattled state oil company, announcing an unprecedented $8 billion syndicated loan along with new tax breaks for the energy producer. Petroleos Mexicanos officials More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Scientists test radical ways to fix Climate Change

Scientists in Cambridge plan to set up a research centre to develop new ways to repair the Earth’s climate. It will investigate radical approaches such as refreezing the Earth’s poles and removing CO2 More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Gunshots in Cozumel, no casualties or people injured

Incidents involving firearms were recorded during the weekend in the San Gervasio neighborhood of the island of Cozumel, where three attacks occurred that fortunately did not result in any casualties or people injured. The More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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Loss of OHIP Out-of-Country Coverage

The Ontario government confirmed on May 1, 2019 that it will eliminate OHIP’s out-of-country travel insurance coverage after a brief six day public consultation. The change is expected to take effect by Oct. More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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Cancun taxi driver charges tourists $4,500 pesos for an 8 mile trip

A Cancun taxi driver was exhibited on social networks after he tried to rip off a group of Peruvian tourists charging them 4,500 pesos (225 USD) for a 12 kilometer (8 miles) trip from the Hotel Zone to Region 96 More...