Journalist executed in Playa del Carmen

On Thursday May 16th, a journalist from Playa del Carmen became the first individual murdered since the government of Quintana Roo assumed control of the security forces in the municipality of Solidaridad. Just a few hours after the head of the Public Security Secretariat in the State, Alberto Capella Ibarra, officially received the command of the police More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

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

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 6th, 2019

Study confirms that there is no organic waste that affects tourists in Riviera Maya

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo.- The Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) confirmed that the beaches of Cozumel, Tulum and Solidaridad are not a danger for the health of thousands of tourists More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Study says 1 in 25 is HIV positive in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

Vida Positiva AC reports that in 2008 less than 0.5% of the tests performed came out positive, and cases have not stopped increasing; in 2018 it was 2.6% and so far this year, we’re looking at 4%. Vida Positiva More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, April 19th, 2019

“Early Warning” for sargasso arrival in Playa del Carmen

Since Sunday April 14 in the early morning, many of the beaches of Playa del Carmen showed between two and five meters of macroalgae, preventing bathers and sun seekers to enter its gorgeous turquoise waters. With More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Check out this exclusive Playa del Carmen vacation package for Semana Santa

Book directly for exclusive Playa del Carmen vacation packages, hotel specials and access to our events and luxury resort-style amenities on the beach that Thompson Playa Del Carmen has to offer. Enjoy a Suite Escape More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Canadian reporter publishes eye-opening article about the situation in Playa del Carmen (VIDEO)

Avery Haines, Canadian CTV News W-5 investigative correspondent published a shocking interview with an alleged Mexican drug boss on Friday March 29th. Are Canadian tourists in the Mayan Riviera at risk of getting More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Man walks the streets of Playa del Carmen with shotgun in hand shooting at stray dogs

Residents of Colonia Forjadores in Playa del Carmen, denounced through social networks a man apparently of foreign origin, who at night goes out with a firearm to shoot street dogs (or at least tries to). In the More...