El Marro’s mother and sister are still under arrest

El Universal (June 23, 2020).- Mexican authorities released 26 suspects who were detained in Celaya, Guanajuato, over the weekend. And remained three days in detention. A total of 17 women and 9 men were released after being detained for two days even after state authorities announced they could be charged with terrorism. The 26 suspects More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Rare 6-meter oarfish caught by Cozumel fishermen

MND .- Fishermen from Cozumel, Quintana Roo, encountered a rare, six-meter-long (20 feet) oarfish this week.  In a video posted to Facebook, the fishermen filmed the bizarre-looking fish they found swimming More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Spirit Offering More Than 30 Flights to Cancun From Major US Cities

As the travel industry begins to rebound from the devastating impact of COVID-19, many airlines finally feel safe enough to resume their flight schedules. Among them—Spirit Airlines. As reported by the Riviera More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Mexico blows past 20,000 coronavirus deaths

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Coronavirus deaths in Mexico surpassed 20,000 on Friday after the health ministry reported 647 new fatalities and 5,030 new confirmed cases. Total cases now stand at 170,485, with More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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AMResorts Debuts Renovated Cancun All-Inclusive

Caribbean Journal (June 19, 2020) Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has officially reopened the transformed Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun all-inclusive in Mexico.  It’s the first AMResorts property More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, June 19th, 2020
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Cancun region outlines reopening strategy

It seems Mexico’s biggest tourist destination, the state of Quintana Roo, is gearing up for the summer season. Dario Flota Ocampo, the tourism director for the Quintana Roo Tourism Board, held a webinar More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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GigNet Completes Installation of Fiber-Optic Broadband Network in Tulum

GigNet Completes Installation of 14-kilometer Fiber-Optic Broadband Network from Downtown Tulum to the Tulum Hotel Zone. (BUSINESS WIRE)–GigNet, a Digital Infrastructure company with a 200-kilometer fiber-optic More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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Everything you need to know for travel to Cancun this summer

There was no need for a massive advertising blitz. Cancun has reopened to tourists. And tourists know it. “I’ve been stuck in New York City in my apartment for three months, so I decided that (being) More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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López Obrador flirts with the communist regimes of Cuba and Venezuela

López Obrador flirts with the communist regimes of Cuba and Venezuela days before the T-MEC comes into force. The Mexican president said he would sell gasoline to Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions. MEXICO CITY More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Small islet is discovered not far from Isla Mujeres was a man-made island

The emergence of a small islet was discovered not far from Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo. Meteorologist Antonio Morales Ocaña, reported the sighting of a small islet, which is located behind Isla Mujeres. The More...