Two tourists found dead in Tulum’s Laguna Nopalitos

On Friday March 20, the bodies of the two people who went missing the night before, turned up in Tulum’s Laguna Nopalitos. According to information obtained, the fire department went to the scene on board the 9004 rescue unit. Firefighters arrived at the scene and spoke to Mr. Mauricio Herrera Uc Kan, from Yucatan, who said that on Thursday More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Tulum’s boutique hotel Punta Piedra secured by federal agents

Tulum, Q.R. (RMN)— Agents of the State Attorney General’s Office secured a boutique hotel on the coastal strip of the Tulum-Boca Paila highway, known as Punta Piedra. Federal agents of the Fiscalía General More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Quintana Roo

Cancun, Q.R. — FIGURES UPDATED (March 22): In the last 24 hours, the number of positive cases of coronavirus in Quintana Roo has risen from 11 to 12, according to the Secretary of State Health. Alejandra Aguirre More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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U.S. issues level 4 health advisory – Do Not Travel

The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with 191,127 confirmed cases worldwide as of March 18, 2020, according to the World Health Organization’s most recent (18/03/2020) Coronavirus More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 19th, 2020
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Cancun mayor orders all bars, clubs, theaters, casinos closed

Cancun, Q.R. — Cancun’s mayor María Lezama Espinosa announced that her administration has ordered the closing of cinemas, bars, discos and casinos effective immediately, as part of the measures to prevent More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 19th, 2020
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Amid growing coronavirus threat, AMLO says he’s putting trust in good-luck charms

In recent weeks, as Mexico’s neighbors to the north and south have restricted air travel and closed schools and businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Mexican President Andrés More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Border between Canada and the U.S. will close for non-essential travel

President Donald Trump confirmed the news in a tweet on Wednesday morning. “We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Toxic fumes affect over 6,000 people in Chetumal

CHETUMAL, QUINTANA ROO (Times Media Mexico) .- An open-air garbage dump has been burning for a week and nearly six thousand people living in the surrounding neighborhoods are already suffering the effects of the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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United States suspends all visa procedures in Mexico due to coronavirus

The United States Embassy in Mexico announced the suspension of the issuance of visas in all diplomatic offices and consulates across Mexico, due to the Covid – 19 pandemic, starting on Wednesday March More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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The good news about the COVID-19

The 1918 flu pandemic, also known as the “Spanish flu,” caused about 40 million deaths within a year. While the world is now facing a pandemic again, could something similar happen again today? Scientists around More...