Violence against journalists in Playa del Carmen needs to stop

“How can we promote measures and practices against violence and insecurity in our city, if journalists ar constantly under attack by citizens”, declared councilor Faviola Ballesteros. Ballesteros made a call to the municipal president of Playa de Carmen, Laura Beristain, demanding to respect the rights of journalists, and stop the wave of More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Playa celebrated World Poetry Day on March 21st

The Free Books initiative celebrated World Poetry Day with an open microphone on Thursday March 21st at the Callejón del Arte, where 20 playenses read different poetic creations to the listeners. Rossy Vivanco More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Holiday Inn Express arrives in Playa Del Carmen

Looking for an affordable getaway to Playa del Carmen, Mexico? Look no futher, Holiday Inn Express has arrived to Playa Del Carmen! The bustling beach town on the Caribbean coast of Quintana Roo is now home to its More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Dead jaguar shows a more sinister situation

SOLIDARIDAD, Q.Roo – More than 20 pellets were found in the lifeless body of a female jaguar that was hit by a car on Sunday March 10, on the road that connects the tourist destinations of Playa del Carmen and More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Another jaguar was hit on the road Playa del Carmen – Tulum

Tulum, Quintana Roo.- A female jaguar was run over on the evening of Sunday March 10th, not far from the security stop on the Playa del Carmen / Tulum highway near the entrance to the Rio Secreto and Xcaret parks. More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Sexual related crimes decreased by 40% in Quintana Roo

Unlike 17 states in Mexico, where complaints of sexual violence increased by 163 percent during 2017 and 2018, in relation to previous years, in Quintana Roo, during the same period a decrease of 40 percent was More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Concierges of southeast Mexico meet in Playa del Carmen

The Association of Concierges of Mexico Southeast Region held their second working meeting of 2019 in Playa de Carmen. Pamela Hernández, welcomed the members of this association and thanked The Fives Downtown hotel More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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AAA Adds Five Hotels in Mexico to Five Diamond List (two of them in Quintana Roo)

AAA has released its annual list of properties that have received Five Diamond Award status, and five of the newcomers are in Mexico. The new AAA Five Diamond Properties in Mexico are: Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Playa More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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One out of every 25 residents of Playa del Carmen has HIV

The Civil Association “Vida Positiva” based in Playa del Carmen, dedicated to perform free tests to detect the human immunodeficiency virus, provide advice and liaise with health institutions released More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Stranded sea turtle found in Playa del Carmen

On Monday Feb. 11, tourists reported that a juvenile white turtle specimen was found on Playa del Carmen’s Shangri-la beach, which is not normal considering that the fact occurred outside the spawning season More...