Shark that attacked an American child in Cancun was actually a Barracuda

According to local government sources, the headline-grabbing shark attack on a 10-year-old American boy in Cancun was actually a barracuda attack outside of Benito Juarez municipality. The official Twitter account of Benito Juarez City Hall tweeted out that a review of the incident found no reports of a shark attack on Cancun beaches on March More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Four dead bodies found in Cancun’s hotel zone

The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Quintana Roo reported on Monday the discovery of a fourth body in Cancun’s hotel zone, after a search operation. It added that two suspects were More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 30th, 2023

Mexico’s National Taco Day is celebrated annually on March 31st

National Taco Day is celebrated every year in Mexico. There are some previous mentions of Taco Day being celebrated on May 3, but that is no longer the case. In Mexico, Día del Taco (Day of the Taco) is celebrated More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

U.S. citizen shot in the leg by armed men in Puerto Morelos

A U.S. tourist was shot in the leg by unidentified assailants at a resort town on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, prosecutors in the coastal state of Quintana Roo said Tuesday. They said the shooting occurred in More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

With the U.S. as its the main market, tourism recovers in Quintana Roo

Travel agencies report a 19% growth in the recovery of tourism, driven mainly by tourism from the United States, which represents close to 90% of arrivals, that is, the most important tourism for Mexican Caribbean More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 27th, 2023

Cancun: groundbreaking for SLS’ fourth luxury tower

The groundbreaking ceremony for the SLS Bahia Beach luxury residential project took place with the participation of development partners Jorge Perez, Roberto Kelleher, Antonio Elosua and Carlos Ancira, who, equipped More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 25th, 2023

Quintana Roo women defend the important work of midwives in a National Forum

March 23.- A group of women from Quintana Roo participated in the forum “Defense of traditional midwifery” held in Mexico City, in which they exposed its importance and great contribution to society. Gracia More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 24th, 2023

Fire at a Coppel store in Cancun leaves one injured

Firefighters and Civil Protection personnel from Cancun are working to extinguish the fire in a Coppel store. A Coppel store in Cancun caught fire this Thursday afternoon, March 23rd, which mobilized the emergency More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 12th, 2023

Cancun tourists average spending up by 20%

The tourist numbers in Cancun and Quintana Roo state as a whole are increasing with each coming year, and this means more tourist dollars. Not only that, tourists are traveling with the intention of spending more More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 10th, 2023

Sargazo threatens the beaches of Quintana Roo

A raft of brown-colored seaweed in the Atlantic Ocean is so vast it can be seen from space. Spanning roughly 5,000 miles — about twice the width of the United States — the thick blanket of sargassum floats More...