Yucatecan actress Ofelia Medina claims the Maya Train Project will create ‘indigenous slavery’

Yucatecan actress, social activist and writer Ofelia Medina, expressed her discomfort for the Maya Train Project, by indicating that the project will create more ‘indigenous slavery’, as she claims, has happened in the area of Cancun and the Riviera Maya. She expressed her disapproval for the policies of the current federal government, led More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Late summer or early fall, best times of year to visit Mexico (SF Gate)

If a Mexico beach vacation is on your radar, the best time to go if you want to get a deal is late summer or early fall. That’s according to the travel experts at Expedia, who have combed through its treasure More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism shares new promotion strategies (Travel Pulse)

The worldwide closures of the Mexico Tourism Board offices left both a void and plenty of speculation as to what the country would do to hold onto its status as one of the world’s leading tourism destinations. More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Massive arrival of sargassum expected for southern Quintana Roo

In the next few hours a massive arrival of sargassum is expected in the southern part of the state of Quintana Roo. According to reports from the Sargazo Cancun Monitoring Network, and satellite images shared by More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, April 22nd, 2019
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99.9999% chance humans are causing global warming, and other science-based facts on climate change for Earth Day

Climate change is real and increasingly a part of our daily lives. New research and studies out in just the past six months highlight the latest facts about the human-caused shift to our global weather systems More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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AMLO says US government is willing to invest in Maya Train project

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the U.S. government has offered to help finance a proposed train line for Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. López Obrador said on Saturday April 13, that U.S. Secretary More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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Travel search engine “Viajala” to invest $3 million USD in Mexico over a 3-year period

Mexico — Travel search-engine Viajala says they will invest more than $3 million USD in Mexico over the next three years after experiencing rapid growth in the country. The meta-search engine for flights and hotels More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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In first-ever live speech from an underwater submersible, president pleads for ocean protection

DESROCHES ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 13th, 2019
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AKUMAL MONKEY SANCTUARY & RESCUED ANIMALS

This Sanctuary is a place where you can find a great variety of primates and other rescued animals. From the majestic and emblematic spider monkey to beautiful rescued capuchin monkeys and ring-tailed lemurs from More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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Riviera Maya ready to receive 1,250,000 tourists for Semana Santa

Derived from tourism promotion strategies, the incursion in new markets and the strengthening of air connectivity, the destinations of Quintana Roo are ready for an estimated occupation of 87.5 percent with the More...