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By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 4th, 2020
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Manta rays caught on video in Holbox during lockdown (VIDEO)

Due to the absence of tourists on the beaches of the Yucatan Peninsula, as a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a local resident caught on video a pair of manta rays swimming off the coast of Punta Cocos, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 4th, 2020
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Man drowns in Playa del Carmen after entering closed beach

Playa del Carmen., Quintana Roo. — A 55-year-old man has reportedly drowned in Playa del Carmen on Friday April 3rd, after entering the sea when beaches are closed and without lifeguards. The drowning occurred More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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Tulum’s tourism industry is getting crushed by Covid-19

Yesterday, Eugenio Barbachano, the tourism minister of Tulum, Mexico, which has served as one of wealthy New York’s winter escapes for much of the past decade, was staring at empty sand. Barbachano was self-isolating More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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Hotels in Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and CDMX send messages of Faith

For the last couple of nights, the fronts of hotels in several tourist cities in Mexico changed their facade. Despite the fact that almost no one walks the streets, the lights of these buildings illuminate hearts More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – COUPLING?: CRESTED CARACARA

Caracara cheriway, Caracara Quebrantahuesos (Spanish), Mexican eagle Coupling? Or practice? Although I did not capture the entire sequence, I say it’s practice since the female tail feathers appeared lowered More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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Isla Mujeres police arrest American who coughed and spat an islander on the face

ISLA MUJERES POLICE ARRESTED AMERICAN MAN NAMED RAYMOND AT THE GAS STATION IN CENTRO AFTER HE SPAT AND COUGHED IN AN ISLANDER’S FACE. Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo (March 31, 2020) .- A 63-year-old American More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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Checkpoints detect 12 people with symptoms of Covid-19 in Chetumal

CHETUMAL, QUINTANA ROO (April 2, 2020).- At least 12 foreigners with Covid-19 symptoms have been detected in the sanitary checkpoints installed in the south of the state. Most of them were traveling from Bacalar More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Mexico is already testing its own Covid-19 vaccine

In the field of prevention, the work of Mexican molecular medicine researcher Laura Palomares stands out. And today, her team is developing a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, based on the work they have been doing in More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Cancun airport shuts down terminals 3 and 4

Cancún, Quintana Roo (March 31, 2020).- Aeropuertos del Sureste (Asur) has closed terminals 3 and 4 of the Cancun International Airport due to the drop in demand as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic. These More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Maintenance works are carried out in Chichén Itzá

Rehabilitation of the trails, pruning and brush removal, are some of the maintenance works carried out at the Chichén Itza archaeological zone. With the COVID-19 pandemic, Chichén Itzá was forced to be More...