CICY and “Amigos de Sian Ka’an” join forces for environmental conservation

With the goal of joining efforts to organize and develop educational activities, and research projects aimed at the conservation of water and ecosystems in the state of Quintana Roo, the Yucatan Scientific Research Center (CICY) and Amigos de Sian Ka’an A.C. signed an academic, scientific and technological collaboration agreement. The document More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Puerto Morelos is Cancun’s best kept secret

If you think you already know what Cancun is all about and have decided it’s not for you, wait! Puerto Morelos is just as accessible but far more charming and exclusive than downtown Cancun. There’s something More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Whistleblower doctor in critical condition from coronavirus

BEIJING (Agencies) – The Chinese doctor who tried to warn others about the Wuhan coronavirus has died, according to multiple media reports. However, Chinese government has denied such information and released More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Foreign residents in Mexico to pay income tax

MEXICO (Televisa) – Congresswoman Martha Romo Cuéllar, proposed an initiative for temporary residents in national territory to be obliged to pay income tax. Legislator Romo Cuéllar, presented an initiative More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Another cruise ship has been quarantined over coronavirus scare

A cruise ship is being held in quarantine in Hong Kong’s Kai Tak cruise terminal amid concerns about an outbreak after three passengers tested positive for coronavirus. The World Dream’s operator, Genting More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Hey Cancun, say hello to Canopy!

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) debuts its new lifestyle brand Canopy by Hilton in the Caribbean and Latin America with Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla. The 174-room urban oasis is situated in Cancun’s lively ‘Hotel More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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Cartel violence could escalate to insurgency in Mexico, experts say

Brussels.— The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) expects Mexico to close this year with a new homicide record, while alerting the evolution of drug cartels in insurgent organizations. In More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Radio broadcasting legend Howard Stern and wife spotted in Tulum

HOWARD STERN WAS DRAGGED TO TULUM BY HIS GORGEOUS WIFE BETH (AND JIMMY KIMMEL). Anyone who listens to the absurdly brilliant Howard Stern knows that he hates going anywhere. But in January 2020, he was dragged More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Red tide devastating sea turtle population in Oaxaca, Mexico (VIDEO)

Oaxaca, Mexico.- Sick turtles are being temporarily removed from the ocean and placed on floaties and in shallow pools whilst they recover. According to officials, 292 sea turtles have already died. Autopsies on More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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What will happen to the 53 hectares of protected area in Holbox legally claimed by a private company?

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) lost an injunction (amparo) trial against the company Península Maya Developments, which voided an agreement that would allocate 53.8 hectares of the More...