Yucatan Times Columnist Interviewed by Emmy Award Winning Journalist Peter Greenberg in Playa

About a week ago, I woke up on a Wednesday morning and decided to check my email, which I had not checked in a few days because every time I do I find myself weeding through innumerous amounts of junk mail, and then forgetting what I was doing in the first place. Nevertheless, that morning I opened my mail ready to delete all 400 messages I had let More...

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By Alex On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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Radio Guest List–Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda

This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Joining Peter Greenberg this week is Historian Tiziana Roma, with a report More...

By Alex On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
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Hotel occupancy of 85% is expected in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen remains as a favorite for tourists during May and June, months in which a hotel occupancy of 85% is expected, and which represents a daily flow of more than 34,000 visitors. Rocío Ocampo Colmenares, More...

By Alex On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Playa del Carmen a playground for adults

The website The Province posted and article about how tourists are once again returning to Mexico’s popular east coast playground of Playa del Carmen, now that Canada and the U.S. have lifted their travel advisories: Steeped More...

By Alex On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Gastronomic history of Playa del Carmen to be rescued

The municipality of Solidaridad (where Playa del Carmen is located), has less than 30 years of life, but Playa del Carmen has more than 100 years of history, so it is important to rescue its rich past, including More...

By Alex On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Double execution in Puerto Aventuras

PUERTO AVENTURAS, Quintana Roo. – On Sunday May 6th, two subjects were executed by heavily armed men after a car chase in the area known as El Sause, two kilometers away from the town of Puerto Aventuras, More...

By Alex On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Corpse found inside a cenote near Playa del Carmen

On April 16, residents of  fraccionamiento Bali, in the southern end of Playa del Carmen found the body of a man inside a dry cenote in the south of Playa del Carmen, not far from Puerto Aventuras. According to More...

By Alex On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Despite negative news, Playa del Carmen is still a favorite destination for foreign tourists

The General Directorate of Tourism in Playa de Carmen, Quintana Roo, reported that during Holy Week there was an increase of 18.19 percent in the arrival of foreign tourism, while hotel occupancy reached 91.46 percent. According More...

By Alex On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Let’s dance at the ‘International Salsa Festival’!

The Zenzi restaurant and dance schools, with the support of the Government of Solidaridad, held the First International Salsa Festival at the City Theater of Playa del Carmen, with the purpose of providing public More...

By Alex On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Two men assault a business in Playa del Carmen’s Colonia Eiidal

On Thursday April 5, a couple of thieves assaulted a store at gunpoint in Playa del Carmen’s Colonia Ejidal, taking 2,000 pesos ($115 USD) in cash from the register. The incident occurred in a business located More...